USD declines free clinic offer from county

It turned out that the county’s offer of a free building to USD 466 (Scott County) wasn’t too good to refuse. The board of education decided to reject the offer, citing no immediate need for the former Scott City Clinic and not wanting to take on the added costs for upkeep and renovation. “I’m...
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SC matmen are runner-up at Ulysses

Eitel, Tucker Jurgens are   gold medalists ----------------- Wyatt Eitel didn’t figure to be winning tournament titles after a two year absence from wrestling. Then again, the Scott Community High School senior wasn’t planning on Cooper Griffith being out of action due to an injury...

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Paul Schuyler Jennison

Paul Schuyler Jennison, 70, died Nov. 20, 2014, at his home in Concord, Calif. He was born May 11, 1944, in Ransom, the son of Robert H. and Tillie H. Jennison. He was raised in Healy and graduated from Healy High School in 1962. He was a 1966 graduate of Ft. Hays State College, Hays, with a degree...

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Judy Diane Redburn

Judy Diane Redburn, 65, died Dec. 15, 2014, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City. She was born on Oct. 4, 1949, in Scott City, the daughter of Richard Wayne and Elsie Mae (Smith) McEachern. A lifetime resident of Scott City, she was a homemaker. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Scott...

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Deb’s ‘family’ continues to grow during the holidays

Every year at this time Deb Lawrence’s family grows . . . a lot. With the help of financial donations offered throughout the year, and assistance from more than 15 volunteers who gathered in the basement of the First Christian Church on Tuesday morning, Christmas was made a little brighter for...

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Beavers find offensive balance; complete SW Classic sweep

Most players would feel they had a bad night on the court if they were held 11 points below their scoring average. Not Scott Community High School senior Trey O’Neil. “I told myself (Saturday) morning that I wanted to get more guys involved in the offense so we can have more fun out there,”...

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Schinnerers to celebrate 60 years

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Schinnerer will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Monday, Dec. 29. Clyde Schinnerer and Glenda Thomas were married Dec. 31, 1954, in Scott City. The couple has six children: Tonda Stafford, Edmond, Okla., Mark Schinnerer, Carlsbad, N.M., Leah Ries, Mankato, Minn., Donna...

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Couple plans March 21 wedding

Randy and Cindy Scheuerman, Scott City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea, Chesterfield, Mo., to Bronson Baber, D.C., Kansas City, son of Brock and Christina Baber, Tribune. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Scott Community High School and a 2011 graduate of Kansas State University...

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Late start to mat season no problem for Hayes

Lane Hayes didn’t just open the wrestling season with a tournament title. The Scott Community High School senior dominated the heavyweight division at the Hoxie Invitational on Saturday, claiming one of Scott City’s two gold medals. Hayes pinned all three opponents, including the championship...

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Kristina Ann Kuhn

Kristina Ann Kuhn, 42, died Dec. 7, 2014, after a four-year battle with cancer at the Greeley County Hospital, Tribune. She was born on June 15, 1972, in Denver, Colo., the daughter of John Joseph Kuhn and Rita Kay Baker. A resident of Tribune since July of 2014, moving from Denver, Colo., she was...

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Beavers rally against Trinity in SW opener

Trailing by nine points late in the third quarter and with Sloan Baker drawing his fourth foul, it was beginning to look like the Scott City boys were going to suffer a rare home loss in their season opener against Wichita Trinity. Instead, like they have done so often, the short-handed Beavers sim- ply...

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Saturday Notebook

What could have been with so many near misses in   3A title game In a game that’s decided by a lone touchdown scored in the final minute, it’s easy to think about what might have been. The Beavers certainly had several near misses which could have easily changed the outcome of...

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Plymells will observe 70th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Plymell, Hays, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Dec. 23. Harold Plymell and Willodean Royston were married on Dec. 23, 1944, in Troy. Their life has included many years of farming, custom cutting and over-the-road trucking. They lived in Pattonsburg, Mo., followed...

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Janice Lorene Fry

Janice Lorene Fry, 65, died Nov. 30, 2014, at the Lane County Hospital, Dighton. She was born on Feb. 23, 1949, in Scott City,  the daughter of August Theodore and Marie (Meineka) Bockelman. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Scott City. Janice grew up on the family farm in Lane...

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Northern Cheyenne becoming more aware of Battle Canyon connection

Micah Highwalking finds her life deeply woven between two worlds. As a direct descendant of two great Northern Cheyenne chiefs, she is proud of her rich heritage. But she also represents the future of the Northern Cheyenne as the first of her people to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West...

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Ronald Dean Davis

Ronald Dean Davis, 79, died Nov. 29, 2014, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City. He was born on Nov. 29, 1935, in Ree Heights, S.D., the son of Edi- son and Bernice (Witte) Davis. A resident of Healy for over 30 years, moving from Washington State, he was a seed cleaner foreman. He attended grade...

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Constance ‘Connie’ Carman

Constance “Connie” Carman, 70, died Dec. 1, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City. She was born on Oct. 25, 1944, in Underwood, N.D., the daughter of Edward and Bernice (Mittleider) Steinwand. A resident of Garden City since 1966, she had been an administrative assistant for McGraw...

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Hydroponics provide gardening enjoyment, challenges year-round

Don’t tell Larry Caldwell there is something he can’t grow in his garden - like the time, while he was living in Hutchinson, he was told he couldn’t grow rice. “I set out to prove otherwise,” recalls Caldwell. He set up a wading pool in the back yard and proceeded to establish...

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State title slips away from SC with 2 fourth quarter TDs

When senior tight end Sloan Baker raced into the end zone with his right fist raised into the air celebrating the go-ahead touchdown in Saturday’s Class 3A championship game, Scott City fans could feel that another state title was within their grasp. “I really felt we needed to make just...

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Inside the Huddle with the X-Factor

WR Avant a great addition to Chiefs I’ve seen the other side of the Black Hole . . . and I’ve returned. In all honesty, it was a great experience. Of course, Kansas City losing put the Black Hole fanatics into a lot better mood and left me at much less risk of feeling their wrath. As...

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Saturday Notebook

Trap game at Halstead nearly snared Beavers’ title hopes Following the narrow escape from Halstead in the sub-state title game, the Beavers weren’t making excuses about the overtime win. They knew squarely where to put the blame for a less-than-Beaveresque performance. “We had a...

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Carol Jeannine Schmidt

Carol Jeannine Schmidt, 57, died Nov. 24, 2014, at the Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, Colo. She was born on Oct. 24, 1957, in Scott City, the daughter of F.   Gordon and Alta Jeannine (Clinton) Schmidt. A lifetime resident of Scott City, she grew up on a farm southwest of Shallow Water. She...

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Beavers avoid upset with OT thriller at Halstead

Thirty minutes after the trophy presentation during Saturday’s sectional playoff game at Halstead, Scott Community High School senior Chantz Yager still had the game ball tucked in his right arm. “I haven’t let go of it yet,” he said with a huge grin. Who could blame him. On...

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