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Holden PD To Host Coffee With A COP

The Holden Police Department is hosting a Coffee With A Cop community relations event Tuesday. Jan. 31 at Key Coffee in Downtown Holden. The HPD is inviting anyone to “Come down and enjoy a cup of joe and solve the city’s problems chatting with the Chief.” Any individual having questions should contact 816-850-4154 or Facebook…

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Lake Committee Discusses Creation Of Master Plan

Don Slone Holden Lake Committee The Holden Lake Committee met Tuesday, Jan 17. The first item discussed was the creation of a Holden Lake Master Plan to guide us as we develop the lake as a real community resource. The goal is to enhance the areas around the shelter house on the south side and…

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Top Individual Placings Lead Lady Eagles Wrestling Team To Program’s First Conference Title

  The Holden girls wrestling team added a milestone victory to the Lady Eagle wrestling program’s record books on Friday, Jan. 13, by collecting the Holden girls wrestling program’s first ever conference championship. The team returned from the MRVC Girls Wrestling Tournament at Center High School with the MRVC-East championship trophy in hand. With all…

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Chamber Recognizes Frazier, Anstine

    The Holden Area Chamber of Commerce recently recognized and thanked Caleb Frazier and Dwight Anstine for their many years of service to the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Said Chamber representatives, “Both Caleb and Dwight are an incredible asset to our community and even though they are both passing on their seats…

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Gingerich Family Benefit Raises $4,524.48

    Saturday night’s benefit for the Gingerich family proved to be a huge success as the proceeds will top $4,524.48. The event, hosted by H.O.P.E Coalition, Inc. at the organization’s Community Activity Center, saw lively and generous crowd enjoy a night of fellowship while playing trivia, tasting chili, participating in a silent auction and…

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Fundraiser Underway For Debbie Bradfield

A raffle fundraiser is currently underway for Debbie Bradfield. Items include a quilt, a pillow, and a table runner. Those interested in participating in the fundraiser are asked to contact: Shelley Phenix. 660-281-1615 No date has been set for the drawing at this time.

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Council Has Full Docket At Dec. 13 Meeting

The Holden City Council had a full docket when it met for its regular session Tuesday, Dec. 13. After approval of minutes from November, the Council first heard from Dave Chastain in the Public Comments And Communications portion of the meeting. Chastain said he was concerned about revenue for the City Park Board and about…

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HAMA Holds Monthly Meeting

Donna Chaney HAMA News Contributor The Holden Area Ministerial Association (HAMA) met Dec 7. Pastor Tamera Mortenson opened the meeting and ask Pastor Josh Christy to lead us in prayer. Minutes from November meeting were read and approved. Pastor Travis Webb gave the treasurer’s report and it was accepted. The report from the food pantry…

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