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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...
Two local principals are being honored by the Kansas Association of Secondary School Principals, it has been announced. Rod Wittmer, Holton High School principal, is being recognized as the KASSP Area I High School Principal of the Year honoree. Jackson County resident David Coufal, Hiawatha Middle...
In 1967, Holton Hospital administrator Roger Lewis came up with a plan for an auxiliary organization that would serve the hospital’s needs, and he asked his wife, Dorothy, to work on putting such an organization together. At the first organizational meeting on July 12, 1967, a total of 65 women...
Three Royal Valley students have won first place in the middle school division of the MY HERO International Film Festival. On Thursday, RVHS freshmen Luke Boyden, Colin Everts and Colin Caviness were notified that their film, “Emma Cushman: A Light In The Darkness,” was the top film entered in the...
More than $100,000 in cash and property has been returned to Jackson County residents through the Kansas State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property program in the past two years, according to information provided by the state treasurer’s office. According to Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner, more...
Dustin Brinkman, 35, Hoyt, has filed for one of two open seats on the Hoyt City Council.  “Hoyt has become home to my family and me,” Brinkman said. “It is a great community, and I want to make sure we continue to look to the future and promote responsible growth in both residential and commercial...
The Holton Community Theatre recently received a $10,000 donation from the Chris and Carrie Holliday family. A check was presented to Shannon Wittmer, HCT creative director, during the Oct. 14 performance of “The Treasure Of Shiver River” at Penny’s. “It is our desire to purchase our own property...

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