News

Scott Bartlett (shown above) has recently installed some vintage gasoline pumps, signs and gas pump globes at his former business, Scott’s Shop, along Vermont Avenue in Holton.
Before Scott Bartlett purchased the building at 326 Vermont Avenue that became known as Scott’s Shop, it had been the site of a gas station, owned or leased by several different people through the years. Bartlett — who’s been semi-retired for “about four or five years” but still comes down to the...
Plans to expand U.S. Highway 75 north of Holton to four lanes moved forward on Thursday, March 7, when Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced that those plans have been added to the Kansas Department of Transportation’s IKE Development Pipeline and that $126 million in state funds has been earmarked for...
Not everyone is excited about plans to widen U.S. Highway 75 to four lanes between Holton’s north city limits and Kansas Highway 20 in Brown County, as comments heard about the highway expansion plans during Monday’s Jackson Heights USD 335 Board of Education meeting attested. “No one is going to...
Market values for homes in Jackson County have increased by an average of nine percent this past year, according to Jackson County Appraiser Kate Immenschuh.   Property valuation notices were mailed to county property owners at the beginning of the month and values for all classifications were up....
Nathan Hale (shown above), director of The Boys and Girls Club of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation since 2009, said the club’s 90,000-gallon indoor pool was recently renovated. The club, which has been active since 1998, continues to grow, Hale said. (Photo by Brian Sanders)
When the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation started its chapter of the Boys and Girls Club back in 1998, the club was confined to a small room in the Potawatomi Activities Center, a 20-year-old building that, at the time it was built, housed the Potawatomi Tribal Council, the Elder Center, dining hall...
Advance voting is now under way for the March 19 presidential preference primary election, according to the Jackson County Clerk’s Office. Advance voting began Monday at the clerk’s office, which is located on the second floor of the Courthouse. Anyone can vote in advance at the clerk’s office from...
Holton Middle School students and staff were evacuated from their school building near the end of the day on Friday over a bomb threat received at the school, according to Holton USD 336 school officials. Holton Superintendent Bob Davies said no bombs were found at the school after the threat was...
The Jackson County 4-H ambassadors will host a community Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, at the Northeast Heritage Complex just south of Holton, it has been reported. This is the second year the ambassadors have sponsored a community hunt, which was previously held on the Jackson...
Business owners on Holton’s Town Square and their patrons either love them or hate them. Some want them to stay around as long as possible, while others just want them gone — and in some cases, they have been removed. They are the Bradford pear trees that have been a part of the Square’s landscape...
A groundbreaking ceremony was held on the north side of Banner Creek Reservoir Monday afternoon for the new community building set to be constructed. County officials, members of Friends of Banner Creek Reservoir and area contractors and subcontractors were on hand for the event. (Photo by Ali Holcomb)
Construction of a multipurpose community building is under way following a groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon at Banner Creek Reservoir. Jackson County officials, Friends of Banner Creek Reservoir (FOBCR) members and representatives from area contractors and sub-contractors gathered on the...

Pages

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141
 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Greer Citizen newsletter feed