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Annual Christmas Bazaar To Be Held December 3

This year’s Annual Christmas Bazaar is set for Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 at the Hallar Community Building, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children will have a nice surprise in store for them as Santa will be there, so all are encouraged to bring a camera for a picture with him. Concessions will be available and…

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Churches To Serve Thanksgiving Dinner

The Holden Community of Christ Church with help from the Presbyterian and First Christian Churches will again prepare dinner on Thanksgiving Day. All are invited! All are invited to the Community of Christ Church, 4th and Pine for a delicious meal and fellowship. Dinner will be served about noon. Individuals should contact us to reserve…

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Chamber To Hold Christmas Lighting Contest

The Holden Area Chamber of Commerce will help make the holiday season a little brighter this year by sponsoring a Christmas Lighting Contest. All participants of the event will be judged on creativity, overall display and the effort involved. Prizes in Chamber Bucks will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners! Those…

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Christmas Store Annual Event Scheduled For December 2 & 3

As the Christmas season is quickly approaching, the First United Methodist Church has set the date for the annual Christmas Store event to be held Dec. 2 and 3 to be held at the church. If the generosity in your heart cries out to help this cause, monetary donations, or contributions of food and gifts…

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Jack Lee Gard

Jack Lee Gard, 90, longtime Kingsville resident passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. Jack was born March 3, 1932 in Longview, Washington, son of George and Mary (Nichols) Gard. He graduated from Kingsville High School. He was united in marriage to Grace Ann Bray on September 9, 1949…

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Michael Lloyd Roach

Michael Lloyd Roach, 46, of Lathrop, MO, passed away November 5th, 2022. He was born September 2nd, 1976, in Kansas City, MO. He was a member of the Local 10 Ironworkers for more than twenty-seven years, after graduating in 1995 from Grandview High School. Mike loved his career as an Ironworker and was proud to…

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Chamber To Hold Annual Shop Small Saturday Event

Saturday, Nov. 26, will kick off the Christmas holiday season when the Holden Area Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Customer Appreciation & Shop Small Saturday. The day promises to be an exciting one, filled with events for every age, extended business hours until 8:00 p.m., contests, and a shopping sweepstakes, which could provide a…

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BPW Learns Of Sunshine Request

A Sunshine request involving property on North Grand Street and presented to Holden Mayor Ray Briscoe was reported to the Holden Board of Public Works at it’s monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 1 by Water Superintendent, Tony Lerda. The request, he said, is being handled by the Mayor and City Administrator, Cynthia Freeman, but they wanted…

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Chamber Holds Awards Banquet

    The Holden Area Chamber of Commerce enjoyed another well-attended and enjoyment-filled evening last Friday night when it hosted it’s annual awards banquet at the Community Activity Center in Holden. During the gathering, attendees were treated to a social hour, great meal catered by Jamie’s Place, presentation of awards and games, this year themed…

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JESSIE E. GASTON

Jessie Earlene Gaston, 73, of Holden, was born April 23, 1949, in Wyandotte, Michigan, the daughter of Jesse Earl and Anita Delores (Krug) Frick. She departed this life, Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at the Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Jessie was first employed as cab driver for the Yellow Cab Company in Kansas City. She later…

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