Cost puts halt to US83 changes

Despite public opinion and what appeared to be a majority sentiment on the Scott City Council, highway markings on south US83 Highway in the city won’t be changing. The cost of making those changes and the fact it would be the city’s responsibility has halted an attempt to remark US83 as...
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Lois M. Bryant

Lois M. Bryant, 96, died April 22, 2017, at the Scott County Hospital. She was born Feb. 17, 1921, in Dighton, to Frank and Zuma Fern (Dodge) Sharp. A resident of Scott City since 1973, moving from Pine Bluffs, Wyo., she was a co-farmer of Bryant Farms, homemaker and a mother. She was a member of...

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Near photo finish costs SC driver hopes of a state 3-peat

Fifteen seconds. In electric car racing that’s nearly a photo finish. That narrow margin is all that kept Scott Community High School driver Karlee Logan from having a chance at a three-peat in the second phase of the state competition held on Wednesday at the Scott City Airport. After mechanical...

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Politics shouldn’t be a game

 Much is said about the degree to which partisanship has taken over our politics. Not that being partisan is unusual or likely to lead to the demise of civilization as we know it. We are all partisan about something or another - K-State vs KU, Chiefs vs Broncos, Chevy vs Ford. It only becomes...

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Lady Beavers claim 2 relay golds

The times weren’t what the Scott City girls were hoping for, but with a pair of gold medals in hand it was hard to be disappointed following the Scott City Relays on Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Beavers swept the 4x400m and 4x800m relays and pulled away for the team title in the 81st annual track...

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Joseph Berning

Joseph Berning, 90, died April 14, 2017, at the Wichita County Health Center LTCU, Leoti. Joe was born Sept. 16, 1926, on the Berning family homestead near Marienthal, to Joseph and Veronica (Heili) Berning. A lifetime resident of Wichita County, he was a farmer and stockman. He was a member of St....

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Grace B. Crist

Grace B. Crist, 91, died April 14, 2017, at Homestead Assisted Living, Garden City. She was born March 8, 1926, in rural northwest Hamilton County, to Daniel and Erma (Schenbeck) Bruchy. She graduated as valedictorian at Holcomb High School on May 18, 1944. In 1981, she graduated cum laude from Saint...

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Lawrence D. ‘Larry’ Dearden

Lawrence D. “Larry” Dearden, 62, died April 15, 2017, at the Scott County Hospital. He was born on March 29, 1955, in Garden City, to Alva A. and Alene Mae (Urban) Dearden. A lifetime resident of Scott City, he was a farmer. He was a member of the Immanuel Southern Baptist Church, Scott...

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Tax hike, school funding still await legislative action

There’s no mistaking that the mood of the Kansas Legislature has been much different over the past three months compared to what it’s been over the previous four years. Veteran lawmakers agree that the level of cooperation is much different and the legislature has been willing to tackle...

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Sheila M. Bieberle

Sheila M. Bieberle, 56, died April 3, 2017.  Sheila grew up on the f a m ily farm north of G r a i n field. She  graduated from Wheatland High School in 1978 and attended Kansas State University.  Sheila worked as a dental hygienist for Dr. Karl Neuenschwander in Hoxie until she moved...

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Frank Paul (Sr.)

Frank Paul (Sr.), 73, died April 7, 2017, at St Catherine Hospital, Garden City.  H e was born Nov. 5, 1942, in Shallow Wa t e r , to Philip and B e r t h a  (Erskin) Paul.  He was a lifetime resident of Scott County. He worked for Bruce’s Carpet and Tile for 32 years and then...

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Perry Marvis Owens

Perry Marvis Owens, 67, died April 12, 2017, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.  H e was born Aug. 12, 1949, in H o b b s , N . M . , to J.W. and Wil- lie Mae (Sutton) Owens.  He attended school in Sayre, Okla., and graduated from high school in 1967. He served in the United States...

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Allan Keyse

Allan Keyse, 70, died April 8, 2017, at Hays Medical Center.  H e was born Nov. 30, 1 9 4 6 , in Scott City, to Louis Oscar and  Aileen (French) Keyse.  A lifetime resident of Scott City, he was a retired auto mechanic.  On Nov. 19, 1967, he married Cheryl Geist in Scott City....

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Lucille D. Dirks

Lucille D. Dirks, 87, died April 1, 2017, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City. She was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Cimarron, to Enoch D. and   Suzanna (Ratzlaff) Unruh. A resident of Scott City since 1945, when she moved from Fredonia, she was a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and EKG technician. She...

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Edwin L. Allen

Edwin L. Allen, 94, died April 4, 2017, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City. He was born on Feb. 2, 1923, in Scott County, to Albert Allison and Ethyl Gertrude (Miller) Allen. A lifetime resident of Scott County, he was a farmer. He was a member of the Prairie View Church of the Brethren, Friend. On...

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Marc M. Mitchell

Marc M. Mitchell died March 31, 2017, in Lawrence.  He was born June 30, 1952, in Garden City, Ks., to Lewis and Donis Mitchell, Scott City, Ks. Marc attended Scott Community High School and graduated in 1970. He enrolled at the University of Kansas later that year and joined the Delta Chi fraternity...

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Rough start for SC golfers at Buffalo Dunes

There’s nothing quite like starting your golf season on the toughest course on your schedule. That was the challenge facing the Scott Community High School golfers when they hit the links at the Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in Garden City on Monday. The tournament started an hour late so that frost...

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Millers to celebrate 50th anniversary

William (Bill) and Barbara (Wilken) Miller, Scott City will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sat., April 1. They were married April 1, 1967, at the First Christian Church, Scott City. They have one son, Dak Miller, and wife, Monique, Scott City, and one daughter, Paula Miller, Winfield.  They...

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