Troy Lisica (center) of rural Hoyt will receive a family trip to Florida later this month through the Dream Foundation. Lisica, who is a retired sergeant from the army, is battling stage four brain cancer. Lisica was notified of the trip on Monday morning. Those pictured include (from left) Greg Burden, executive director of the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs, U.S. Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, Lisica and his wife, Michelle, and Rep. Becky Hutchins of the 61st District.
A local veteran battling stage four brain cancer was honored on Monday with a free family trip to Disney World in Florida through the Dream Foundation, an organization that grants the wishes of adults facing life-threatening illnesses. Retired Sergeant First Class Troy Lisica of rural Hoyt was...
Royal Valley High School seniors Tristan Tessendorf and Kaylie Parker were named king and queen of courts Friday during halftime of the boys varsity basketball games against Hiawatha. 
Note: The Holton Recorder is publishing a series of feature stories about doctors in our community. The second story in the series is being published today. Nicole Meerpohl, OD, has been practicing optometry in a private practice setting in Holton since 1999. In 2009, Dr. Meerpohl merged her...
Jackson Heights’ King and Queen of Courts ceremony was a family affair on Friday as twins Logan (shown above, left) and Jordan (right) Wells were crowned Cobra Royalty during halftime of the winter homecoming game. The Cobras won the game, 56-50.
InVEST has announced that Cindy Hower of Holton has been selected by the Big “I” executive committee for its board of directors. Robert G. Slocum, CPCU, CIC, InVEST board chair and president of The Slocum Agency, Inc., an independent agency in Warwick, R.I., made the announcement. “Cindy brings...
Holton High School seniors Madi Reith (left) and Karl Wilhelm were named HHS winter courtwarming king and queen at halftime of the Wildcat varsity boys game against the ACCHS Tigers on Friday. The Wildcat boys and girls overpowered the Tigers at that night's games.
Two bills in the Kansas Senate have raised concerns for school districts across Kansas, and on Monday, the Jackson Heights USD 335 Board of Education learned more about them. During the board’s regular meeting – helmed by Middle and High School Principal Darren Shupe while Superintendent and...
With the uncertain future of state aid in regards to school funding, fiscal matters pertaining to future projects and scenarios were the center of discussion at the Holton school board’s regular February meeting on Monday night. Superintendent Dennis Stones spoke about the current financial...
“Romancing the Square” is the theme of this month’s Holton/Jackson County Chamber of Commerce “Second Saturday” promotion, coinciding with Valentine’s Day. Chamber director Carolyn McKee said several businesses on and around Holton’s Town Square will be open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Saturday,...


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