Opinion

Rep. Randy Garber (R-Sabetha) at the legislative meeting here last Saturday morning described Medicaid expansion in Kansas as the extension of health care benefits to about 150,000 of our citizens between the ages of 19 and 64 who can work. What Rep. Garber did not say was whether the 150,000...
Starting April 1, Kansans age 21 and older can now purchase beer with alcohol content up to 6 percent at convenience stores and grocery stores. This may be cause for celebration for some, and it may seem like a small deal for others, especially if you live in big urban areas. But in smaller...
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 22 this week, saying she was not interested in endorsing another tax experiment like the one that former governor Sam Brownback and his misguided supporters promoted. Kansans would do well to tell their Republican senators and representatives who backed...
In light of the information that surfaced regarding Judge Jeffry Jack’s social media presence, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly swiftly announced that she was withdrawing Jack’s name from consideration for the Kansas Court of Appeals vacancy. Judge Jack, at the request of Gov. Kelly, submitted a letter...
In Anderson County, southeast of here, efforts are under way by area cattlemen to organize a pasture burning cooperative consisting of trained volunteers. It sounds like a great idea. Anderson County’s Extension office personnel has offered to provide the training for those who need it. The idea is...
While community hospitals in nearby Horton and Hiawatha are struggling financially, it is reported, our own Holton Community Hospital has recently announced progressive plans, and has secured low-interest financing from USDA Rural Development, for a $14.6 million hospital expansion project. A total...
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Program for kids up to age five is  coming to Jackson County and that’s great news for the community! A story on page one today tells all about it. Research after research shows that reading regularly with children, beginning in infancy, can produce a significant...
Beck Bookman Library in Holton is starting the new year with a library logo contest but so far there haven’t been very many logo designs submitted, it has been reported. Don’t worry, however. There’s still plenty of time to enter the contest! Amy Austin, library director, said entry forms and rules...

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