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  The winners of the Super Pick ‘Em Contest this year were Tom McLaughlin Sr. and his wife Evelyn of the Muscotah area shown in the photo above with their daughter Kathy McLaughlin and the 40-inch flat-screen TV that they won. Tom guessed that the score of Super Bowl 53 would be 9-3 with...
Holton Community Hospital CEO Carrie Saia accepted the donation of $100,000 from The Farmers State Bank to go toward the hospital’s expansion project, presented by FSB President and CEO Tonya Barta this past Thursday. Shown from left to right are Saia; Leslie Smith, bank board secretary; Judy May, bank vice president; Susan Pfrang, bank board member; Gary Pfrang, bank board chairman; Terri Young, bank vice president; and Barta. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 Holton Recorder include: • The Farmers State Bank in Holton has made a significant donation to Holton Community Hospital’s expansion project. Find out how much and how you can make a donation. • A record number of season passes to Banner Creek Reservoir were...
Holton Street Superintendent Greg Tanking was hard at work before the crack of dawn on Monday removing excess snow from parking areas along the south side of Holton’s Town Square. Tanking and his crew are getting ready to remove more snow and other precipitation due to winter weather that is expected to make its way into the area on Friday. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Highlights of the Wednesday, Jan. 16 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Three companies providing bottled water to Holton Elementary School in the wake of blue-tinted water at the school have announced they will stop providing water on Feb. 1. Find out the Holton USD 336 Board of Education’s...
A winter storm that passed through the area late Friday and early Saturday dumped about four to six inches of snow on Holton, transforming the Town Square — the south side of which is shown here — into a winter wonderland. (Photo courtesy of Troy Moppin)
Highlights of the Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Nebraska woman charged in the November 2017 deaths of three members of a Sabetha family has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Find out more about the case, as well as when the woman will stand trial. • Jackson...
President Mark Windsor has announced the appointment of Kevin McDermed as vice president for Exchange Bank & Trust. McDermed will assume the position of Chief Financial Officer in 2019 following the retirement of Senior Vice President Russ McCort. McCort has served in the CFO position for 40...
A 2018 graduate of Royal Valley High School charged in connection with the reported Oct. 3 shooting of a 17-year-old girl at a residence on the Prairie Band Potawatomi reservation was sentenced to five years in prison during a Thursday morning hearing in Jackson County District Court. However, in...
By Amy Austin, Library Director If you missed out on Beck Bookman Library’s trivia night, put on by the Friends of Beck Bookman Library, don’t worry. We will schedule another evening of fun soon. Everyone seemed to have a great time and several hundred dollars were raised to benefit the library....
During the song “A Hat For My Snowman,” several Royal Valley Elementary School kindergarten students decorated this paper snowman for winter. The song, along with three others, were a part of the student’s winter holiday program performed on Monday at the school. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Top stories in the Wednesday, Dec. 19 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • The Holton City Commission has affirmed its support of Holton Community Hospital’s expansion project by agreeing to act as a “conduit” for the issuance of more than $14 million in bonds for the project. Find out more in...
The Holton Recorder will be combining its Monday and Wednesday editions in the next two weeks and will only print one edition on those Wednesdays, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, due to the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Recorder will publish one, combined edition during those two holiday weeks. There...
Six-year-old Bryler Brucken (center) shared his Christmas wish list with Santa Claus while Bryler’s younger brother, two-year-old Treagen, waited his turn during a recent visit to Santa’s Workshop. The brothers are the sons of Chad and Kayla Brucken of Holton. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
Top stories in the Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 edition of The Holton Recorder include: • Holton High School senior Madison Taliaferro died Saturday at a St. Louis hospital while waiting for a double lung transplant. Learn more about this courageous girl and her struggle with cystic fibrosis. • A rural...

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