News

Face masks are now optional at Royal Valley schools following a 4-3 vote during the RV Board of Education’s retreat last week. The new policy took effect on June 7. At the board’s retreat on Wednesday, June 2, at RVHS in Hoyt, board member Ann Kelly made a motion to make the district’s face...
A primary election will be needed to narrow down the field of candidates for two school board positions in Jackson County, according to the Jackson County Clerk’s Office. Four people have forced a primary election for the position five seat on the Jackson Heights Board of Education, and four other...
The Holton and Royal Valley school districts are offering free meal programs this summer to area children, it has been announced. Holton USD 336 is providing a U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Food Service Program to any child 18 years and younger this summer at the Holton Elementary School...
One of the fastest growing sports in the country is girls’ wrestling, and Holton High School is getting ready to start its own team next year with Mike Lovvorn at the helm. “It’s just going to be an amazing experience for these girls to go and be able to compete and battle,” said Lovvorn, who was...
Lisa Hyten, victim services coordinator for Jackson County, yesterday expressed her concerns with the Jackson County Commission’s recent actions to seek potential reimbursement from Jacqie Spradling, who served as the special prosecutor for the county during the Jacob Ewing trials. Hyten met with...
Alfred Twombly’s looking for more than just a little break in the rain in the days leading up to this weekend, one of the busiest of the year at the Holton Cemetery, where he’s taken care of the grounds for more than half a century. “I’ve got to go out and mow when it settles down a little bit,”...
Open-class exhibitors who didn’t get a chance to show their crafts or livestock at last year’s Jackson County Fair will have that chance this year, according to Jackson County Fair Association secretary Deb Dillner. “We are moving forward with plans for our traditional fair,” Dillner said of the...
A new state bill signed into law recently allows Kansas liquor stores to open earlier on Sundays, as well as sell alcohol on certain holidays. House Bill 2137 also makes “cocktails to-go” permanent in the state. Previously, it was only a temporary measure during the pandemic. Gov. Laura Kelly...
In addition to positions on area school boards and the Meadowlark Extension District council, the Nov. 2 general election will also include a position on the Holton City Commission, as well as positions on area city councils, it has been reported. Candidates have until noon on Tuesday, June 1, to...
About five and a half years ago, Holton resident Jared Morris came home from work and, on the spur of the moment, decided to see if he could run two miles without stopping. The 2004 Holton High School graduate had been undergoing therapy for a work injury, and part of that rehabilitation effort...

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