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As part of her recent visit to Holton, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (at left) stopped by the recently completed mural on the north side of the Jackson County Museum painted by Lindsey Kernodle (at right) of Wichita. The mural depicts a variety of animals and vegetation native to the eastern tall grass prairie. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly visited Holton last Friday morning as part of her “Prosperity On The Plains” tour. Gov. Kelly spent time at More Than Lemons and viewed the new mural on the north exterior wall of the Jackson County Museum.  Gov. Kelly joined Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce leaders...
The City of Holton will collect $76,510 more in local taxes with its new proposed budget for 2023 while keeping its overall mill levy the same, the Holton City Commission learned this week. During the commission’s regular meeting on Monday, Overland Park-based financial auditor Mike Peroo met with...
Abortion will continue to be a constitutional right in Kansas following the primary election held on Aug. 2. According to the unofficial results, 59 percent of Kansans who voted in the election voted against the “Value Them Both” amendment while 41 percent voted in favor.  If it would have passed,...
Kennedy White
Kennedy White was gifted with an entrepreneurial spirit. After graduating from Holton High School in 2012 and during his studies at Washburn University, White was able to start and grow a consulting firm that helps businesses create more value for themselves by identifying tax exemption...
Editor’s note: This article is fourth in a series about young professionals in the Jackson County community who returned to the community after college to build successful careers.    After graduating from Jackson Heights High School in 2005, Casey Patterson knew he wanted a career that would touch...
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office and the Holton Police Department will host a National Night Out event here on Tuesday, Aug. 9, it was reported.  The second annual event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the east side of the Jackson County Courthouse and will include a free meal and...
In late 2015, American Legion Riders Post 44 and other military veteran service groups in Holton took on a fund-raising drive to have a monument honoring Jackson County’s Purple Heart Medal recipients installed in Linscott Park, a goal they were able to accomplish in May of 2017. Now, the Legion...
A July 17 shooting incident on the Kickapoo Reservation in southern Brown County claimed the life of a Whiting man and has a Horton man facing a first-degree murder charge. Brown County Sheriff John D. Merchant said Monday that William Blacksmith, 35, of Whiting, died from multiple gunshot wounds...
Kim Clark
Agriculture is an important field to Kim Clark, a 2001 graduate of Holton High School who took the lessons that she learned in agricultural classes at HHS and used them to grow an agricultural curriculum and a Future Farmers of America program at Royal Valley High School. And as an ag teacher at...

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