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Financial services firm Edward Jones once again ranks among the Fortune 500, accoring to Shannon L Wright, Financial Advisor in Holton. This is the firm's sixth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by Fortune magazine.   Fortune magazine ranks the largest U.S....
Lane Lassister of Mick’s Tree Service is shown above after installing a solar light atop a flag pole at Hoyt Cemetery recently. The solar light was recently purchased for the cemetery, and Mick’s Tree Service volunteered its time and equipment to install the light at Hoyt Cemetery and St. Joseph...
This Saturday, Holton High School alumni and classic car aficionados will converge on Holton’s Town Square for the annual Glory Days activities, culminating in the annual HHS Alumni Banquet, it has been reported. This year’s Alumni Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at HHS, where 2006 graduate...
The Holton Recorder will be combining its Monday and Wednesday editions next week and will publish the combined edition on Wednesday, May 30, due to Monday’s Memorial Day holiday. The Holton Recorder office will be closed on Monday to observe Memorial Day as will many local businesses, including...
The Jackson County Community Band is gearing up for its sixth season this summer with its first concert set for 3 p.m. this Saturday on the Holton Square during Glory Days. The band formed in 2013, and 20 to 30 community members played in the group throughout the band’s season last year, according...
“Cherish your family.” Those were the words of Holton High School summa cum laude graduate AJ Haussler, whose speech during last Saturday’s HHS commencement ceremony began with a focus on one particular member of his family — his father, HHS social sciences teacher Kurt Haussler. As a Kansas...
Karen Williams, an administrator in Topeka USD 501, has been selected as the new principal for the Holton Elementary School, effective for the 2018-19 school term. The Holton school board met here Monday evening for a special meeting. At that meeting, Williams was selected by a unanimous vote of...
The Jackson County Museum is opening a new exhibit this weekend honoring the teaching career of Robert “Bob” Brown, who served as Holton High School’s music teacher for almost a quarter of a century. “A Tribute to Bob Brown: The Music Man” will open Friday at the museum, 327 New York Ave., and will...
A retirement celebration was held at Holton Elementary School last Thursday afternoon for the four retiring  staff members shown above (from left) Nancy Lundin, Mary Porter, Sheila Day and Robin Fernkopf. The last day of classes for Holton students is Wednesday. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
When the school term comes to a close in Holton on Wednesday, four USD 336 staff members will be retiring after more than 100 years of combined service.  Pre-K special education teacher Mary Porter has taught in Holton for the Special Education Cooperative for 37 years.  Robin Fernkopf is retiring...
Some ongoing facility issues in USD 336 had the full attention of the Holton school board here Monday evening. The board approved a motion to purchase and install 92 new video security cameras  as part of a new digital watchdog surveillance system. A total of 35 of the new video security cameras...

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