Welcome to The Scott County Record's website.
Rod Haxton serves as owner/editor under Buckshot Publishing to The Scott County Record.
Haxton moved from Kinsley to Scott City in 1993. At the location of 104 West Fourth he began publishing The Scott County Record on Wednesday, September 8.
This publication had 12 pages and it's first headline read, Deja Vu, Hospital Board Gears Up for Recruitment Challenge - Again.
The staff consisted of four employees, in addition to Haxton. The advertising staff consisted of Glenda Ryan and Bev Strickert; the office manager was Shirley Suppes; and assisting with news reporting was David Frederick.
The Tri-County Advocate
Haxton decided to tie the three neighboring counties of Wichita, Scott and Lane together with a FREE monthly publication that would represent their communities with news, sports and by promoting their events.
The first Advocate hit the presses on Tuesday, August 11, 1998 and had 12 pages. The idea was akin to the many shoppers on the market, however, Haxton wanted to offer more meat than advertising and bring communities together by giving them the news from their surrounding area.
The Scott County Record began it's website in November 2004. Tony Jasnoch was employed as webmaster while he lived in Texas. He moved to Scott City and completed his work on the site in 2006 when he took employment with the North Platte Telegraph in Nebraska. In 2007 The Scott County Record joined Pixel Power Haus in designing the current website. Pixel Power Haus is located in Hays, Kansas and is a division of Hays Daily News.
On June 1, 2007 The Scott County Record opened it's doors in it's new location at 406 Main St., Scott City.
As of January 2014 the average pages printed in The Scott County Record is 32 and up to 52 pages, including special sections. It has a circulation of approximately 1,900 papers. With nearly 800 papers selling off the newsstands weekly.
It has 5 additional pick up sites: Heartland Foods, Casey's, Presto and The Pantry.
The Tri-County Advocate averages 32 pages and is mailed to approximately 3,200 homes in the counties of Scott, Lane and Wichita. It features not only a news section but also, sports, farm and professional business directory. The Advocate is usually mailed out the first week of each month.
It has 10 additional pick up sites: Heartland Foods, El Quartelejo Inn & Suites, Marz Motel, Revcom Electronics/RadioShack, Scott City Area Chamber of Commerce, Scott City HealthMart Pharmacy & Giftologists, Scott County Lumber and the VIP Senior Center, El Quartelejo Museum, Lazy R Motel and Scott City Inn Motel.
The Record staff, in addition to Haxton includes: Kathy Haxton, advertising sales and assistant editor; Ross Roberts, graphic design; Stefanie Jones, office manager; David Lundy, driver; Melissa Jasnoch, proofreading/distribution; Paige Tuttle, proofreading; part owner and assisting with proofreading is Boots Haxton, mother of Rod Haxton.
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- GOP relief: Republicans still have no alternative to Obamacare - Jul. 2, 2015
- Activism by whose definition? - Jul. 2, 2015
- James ‘Jim’ Allen Jones - Jul. 2, 2015
- Bonnie Darlene Simon - Jul. 2, 2015
- Aelard Merl Unruh - Jul. 2, 2015
- Dennis Carpenter - Jul. 2, 2015
- Charles McNutt, Jr. - Jul. 2, 2015
- James ‘Jim’ R. Sawyer - Jul. 2, 2015
- Janice Carol Cox - Jul. 2, 2015
- Herbert Charles Graves - Jul. 2, 2015
- UMC to welcome pastor, family at service, brunch - Jul. 2, 2015
- Card shower to honor Perrys - Jul. 2, 2015
- Garden Club members tour popular sites in Oregon - Jul. 2, 2015
- Surprising harvest is nearing completion - Jul. 2, 2015
- Lancaster Ricardo Chapman, born May 20, 2015 - Jun. 25, 2015
- Jeffery V. Long - Jun. 25, 2015
- Elsie Jane Johnson - Jun. 25, 2015
- Joyce J. Koehn - Jun. 25, 2015
- Thomas J. Hutchins - Jun. 25, 2015
- Terry G. Rohrbough - Jun. 25, 2015
- You can’t argue with modern math - Jun. 25, 2015
- Margaret J. Lee - Jun. 18, 2015
- Scott City Stars win 27 golds at Leoti - Jun. 18, 2015
- SC girls sweep pool play in Gold Crown camp - Jun. 18, 2015
- Larsen is spring grad at NCKTC - Jun. 18, 2015
- 3 on spring roll at NCKTC - Jun. 18, 2015
- Deardens on KWU honor list - Jun. 18, 2015
- Rebecca ‘Becky’ Teeter - Jun. 18, 2015
- Joseph John ‘Joe’ Stottmann - Jun. 18, 2015
- Mary Margaret Moore - Jun. 18, 2015
- Finger-pointing: Brownback blames Dems for lengthy budget fiasco - Jun. 18, 2015
- Spare the rich: Low-, middle-income burdened with tax hikes - Jun. 18, 2015
- Lawmakers creating own reality - Jun. 18, 2015
- Hospital management under fire - Jun. 18, 2015
- Scheuerman-Baber exchange wedding vows on March 21 - Jun. 18, 2015
- David Ross Bridgeman - Jun. 11, 2015
- Stars claim 9 golds at Dodge City - Jun. 11, 2015
- Wheat harvest is rapidly approaching - Jun. 11, 2015
- Barnett, Schumacher earn semester honors at Southwestern - Jun. 11, 2015
- Ft. Hays State spring honor list includes 14 area students - Jun. 11, 2015
- Ellis is Manhattan Tech graduate - Jun. 11, 2015
- 11 area students earn semester honors at KSU - Jun. 11, 2015
- SCMS mascot is back on BOE agenda - Jun. 11, 2015
- Bettie P. Mead - Jun. 11, 2015
- Floyd A. Stanton - Jun. 11, 2015
- Mr. Prosecutor: Kobach must now back up his voter fraud allegations - Jun. 11, 2015
- Backing down: Rhetoric catches up with conservative lawmakers - Jun. 11, 2015
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- Big Spring shelters are latest addition at Lake Scott - Jun. 11, 2015