During her time as the Scott City Chamber of Commerce director, Lindsay Singley has heard too often from businesses how difficult it is to hire a quality workforce.

It was a little more than 21 years ago when Annette Orr took her first child to a local daycare when she was two-months-old.

That didn’t last long.

One man, one vote is a core democratic principle.

But what happens when one man represents 10 votes, or 20, or 30?

Converting the former railroad tracks into a walking trail from Sixth Street to Alice Avenue could offer more than health benefits for Scott City residents.

If the early response is any indication, the Eastridge Villas senior housing project should have little trouble getting enough residents.


In two powerlifting meets this year, Loren Faurot has simply overpowered the competition.

Six events. Six gold medals.

A SCHS baseball team that is light on numbers and experience figured to offset that with two pitchers at the top of the rotation who are as good as anyone in the Great West Activities Conference.

The frustration was evident on Sarah McCormick’s face and in her voice following Wednesday’s opener in the Class 3A state tournament.

Three years ago the Scott Community High School girls had never experienced a state basketball tournament.

With only six wrestlers making the trip to the Class 4A state tournament, the Beavers knew they had little room for error if they were to bring home a state trophy.

Columns & Opinions

Usually I don’t look to sitcoms for wisdom, but the new season of One Day at a Time has a real gem (or many, actually, but here is one).

God is not perfect.

Yes, that’s difficult to accept about an allknowing, all-everything omnipotent being, but God makes mistakes.

Western Kansans are often times our worst sales people when it comes to telling others about what this part of the state has to offer.

It’s no surprise that a Democratic governor and a Republican-controlled legislature should find themselves at odds when it comes to ideology and policy decisions.

That’s politics.

History has demonstrated time and again that a number of Republican lawmakers aren’t big supporters of public education.


The High Plains Study Club met on March 7 at the Spencer Flight and Education Center at the Scott City Airport.

Susie Gooden was the hostess and the co-hostess was Kari Unruh.

Mandi Osborn is a relative newcomer in the daycare business.

She started operating The Tot Spot out of her home five years ago in order to stay at home with her four children.

The High Plains Study Club met Feb. 21 at the home of Sidney Janzen. Jane Ann McClellan was the co-hostess.

The meat-processing company that sued ABC News for calling its beef “pink slime” now is producing “100 percent ground beef,” according to the USDA’s labeling board.

Twice, Rep. Jarrod Ousley introduced bills that would create a watchdog over the Kansas agency in charge of looking after children from troubled families.


Evan Eugene Eggleston, 84, Hooker, Okla., entered his eternal reward on March 9, 2019, at Heritage Community in Guymon, Okla.

Merton Lynn Goodman, 69, died March 9, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

He was born Dec. 14, 1949, in Norton, the son of Merton Ferris and Dorothy Dean (Davis) Goodman.

Evelyn Lucille Waller, 80, died March 9, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

Larry R. White, 78, died March 8, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

Venus M. Gropp, 97, died March 5, 2019, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009