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By Elizabeth Hutfles Wetmore High School Area veterans will be honored at a ceremony at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11 in the Wetmore school gym. The KAY club of Wetmore is sponsoring this annual event. Chief Petty Officer and Wetmore graduate Shannon McQueen will be the featured speaker. There will...
Preparations for the annual Veterans Day Parade, set for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11, are “going well,” according to parade organizer Carolyn Koger, but there is still plenty of room for anyone wishing to honor America’s military veterans to enter a float or other parade entry. Holton’s two veterans...
A steady stream of voters filed in and out of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Mayetta on Tuesday evening, which is the designated voting location for those residing within city limits or Cedar or Lincoln Townships. Many people voted after work before the polls closed at 7 p.m.
Republicans held or took ground in Tuesday’s midterm election, with Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback coming from behind in early polling to take a second term, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins reelected to new terms, Becky Hutchins returning to the Kansas House of Representatives, a...
Holton High School’s FFA (Future Farmers of America) chapter scored well at this year’s national FFA convention, with its horse judging team taking national champion honors and its parliamentary procedure teams also ranking among the nation’s best. At the 87th annual National FFA Convention, held...
On Friday, Holton Parks and Recreation director Mike Reichle helped officials from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism stock 1,000 trout in Elkhorn Lake at Rafters Park for anglers to come and catch starting on Saturday. This marks the fifth year that the City of Holton has worked...
By Brian Sanders The history of Holton's Town Square and many of the buildings that house its businesses will be the focus of the second "Second Saturday" promotion, coming up from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 8 on the Square. "Historical Holton" is the theme of...
By Brian Sanders For nearly two decades, Boyd and Helen Murphy Plankinton of Holton have enjoyed sharing their knowledge of events and artifacts of olden days with their "living history" presentations that have taken them around the state and across the country. This coming Saturday, Nov...
By Brian Sanders Two separate trials have been scheduled for February for a Holton resident accused of sexually abusing a minor at her residence in Hoyt this past July. On Friday, Jackson County District Court Judge Micheal Ireland, noting a busy court schedule through the end of the year, set the...
By Brian Sanders A Wetmore resident charged with exposing himself to two minor children in Hoyt will be placed under "basically a house arrest" with his parents, Jackson County District Court Judge Micheal Ireland said Thursday during a hearing. Jason A. Seematter, 24, charged with two...
By Ali Holcomb Advance voting for the Nov. 4 general election begins today (Wednesday) on the second floor of the Jackson County Courthouse. Any registered voter in the county can vote in advance from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Clerk’s Office until noon on Monday, Nov. 3. Voters must...

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