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More than four years after the need for a new “first-out” fire engine for the Holton Fire Department was identified — and almost two years after the city was awarded a Kansas Department of Commerce grant for the purchase of a new fire engine — the City of Holton will likely have that new fire...
Several Jackson County residents have filed for the 2024 general election, it has been reported. Republican Tom Hoffman of Emmett has filed for the District Three commission seat currently held by Keith Kelly.  The District One seat, which is held by Dan Brenner, will also be included in the next...
Every year, the Holton City Commission distributes funds from the City of Holton’s Sitzler Fund to assist city residents who may have difficulty in keeping up their utility bill payments during the winter months. This year, however, due to increases in interest rates, commissioners will be able to...
Jackson Heights food service director Carrie Harris (at left) and cook Liz Rostetter (at right) recently led an effort to bake 200 pies as a fund-raiser for the Honor Flight program at JHHS. The apple and pumpkin pies, made from scratch, netted $4,000 for the school’s June 2024 Honor Flight. (Submitted photo)
At Jackson Heights High School, food service director Carrie Harris and cook Liz Rostetter can be found making school breakfasts and lunches for hungry Cobras from day to day. But Harris and Rostetter have also added the task of making pies and cinnamon rolls as fund-raising items for Jackson...
In the past, the Holton City Commission has discussed what it would take to connect the concrete fitness trail at Countryside Park with the fitness trail at Banner Creek Reservoir. At the commission’s regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 20, former city commissioner and current Jackson County...
Deb Watkins (shown above) recently opened Anne’s Attic at 319 Pennsylvania Ave. in Holton, and she sells a variety of antiques, collectibles, vintage furniture and home decor. Watkins is also selling vintage Christmas decor during the holidays.
Deb Watkins has opened Anne’s Attic in Holton, offering antiques, collectibles and vintage furniture. “I’m excited to be a part of the growing downtown community,” said Watkins, who was born and raised in Holton.  Located just off the southeast side of the Square at 319 Pennsylvania Ave., Anne’s...
The fourth annual Family Christmas Store event will be held next Friday and Saturday at The Courtyard event center on the east side of the Holton Square. Tell your friends and neighbors! “Our goal is to help those who need some assistance during the holidays and don’t have the extra funds for gifts...
Drive down Fourth Street in the morning before school, and chances are you’ll see Dave Snyder’s smiling face and friendly wave as you approach the crosswalk at Colorado Avenue, where he’s been helping kids cross the street and get to Holton Elementary School safely for several years. “A smile and a...

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