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This next weekend, it’s time to “fall back” as Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 5. Don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour before going to bed on Saturday night, Nov. 4.  The time change will officially “fall back” at 2 a.m. on Sunday, creating darkness earlier in the evenings and more...
A former Hoyt resident facing a November trial on child sex charges was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession of child pornogra­phy, according to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse. Following a Wednesday afternoon traffic stop in Hoyt, Leon Holloway, 52, of Onaga was arrested on a charge of...
A Topeka man was arrested in Jackson County Saturday afternoon in connection with a vehicle burglary in rural Mayetta, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse reported. Morse said the vehicle burglary occurred at 1 p.m. Saturday, and within an hour, a suspect was in custody.  Todd Gordon Severt Jr., 30,...
Holton native Chad Bontrager is the new owner of Yoder Meats, it was reported. (Photo courtesy of The Hutchinson News)
There’s a new Bontrager in town, but he’s no relation to the folks who live around this small Amish community. Or at least, Chad Bontrager of Holton doesn’t have any relatives in Yoder that he knows of. But on this weekday afternoon, he stood in the meat market of Yoder Meats - three hours from the...
Jackson Heights Middle and High School held a fall concert on Tuesday evening in the JHHS gym, members of the middle school choir vocalized Rossini's "William Tell Overture" for an appreciative audience. 
Advance voting for the Tuesday, Nov. 7, general election is now under way for Jackson County voters, it has been reported. Any registered voter can cast their vote in advance at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse between now and noon on Monday,...
Fund-raising efforts for the seventh Jackson Heights High School Honor Flight will continue this Saturday with a special Elk Creek Opry performance. But an increase in airline ticket prices has made the need to raise more funds a priority for the local program, those involved with the program have...
Several businesses in downtown Holton will again be handing out candy on Halloween as part of the fourth annual “Trick Or Treat Around The Square.” The event is being held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, at downtown businesses, it was reported. The event is being held after the annual...
Carolyn Kennedy,  Bruce Yonke and Kristen Colter are seeking election to two open seats on the Meadowlark Extension District #7 Board of Directors.  The general election has been set for Tuesday, Nov 7, and will also include races for school board and city council positions. Carolyn Kennedy Carolyn...
Seventeen Kansas counties, including Jackson County, have been awarded a total of $8.17 million by the Kansas Department of Transportation for replacement of bridges. KDOT received 83 applications requesting $33.2 million in funding under the Federal-Aid-Off-System Bridge Program for federal fiscal...

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