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If you love antique vehicles, the classics or street rods, the Lake Scott Rod Run has become a premier destination.

With all the construction taking place around Scott City Middle School, some residents living to the east are expressing concern about the prospect of more water flowing in their direction.

The Scott County Emergency Management Service (EMS) will begin another Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class on Sept. 12, but has extended the sign-up deadline to Mon., Aug.

Music staff in the Scott County school district (USD 466) will need to be shuffled around during the upcoming school year in order to compensate for the loss of a teacher.

As students prepare to return to classrooms over the next few weeks, a question facing more and more districts is whether they will have enough teachers at the head of the class.

Sports

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Two-a-day workouts were a long-time tradition that marked the start of the football season.

But that was another time.

Yeah, I’m one of those. Always thinking ahead.

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Enjoying the outdoors has never been a problem for Sara Kay Carrell.

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It seemed that this season was destined to be a very forgettable one for Reagan Smyth.

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It’s easy to assume that the weight room is only about building strength and power.

And while that’s always a goal, it’s not the only goal.

Columns & Opinions

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Without realizing it, we are living in a new renaissance of fantasy.

When I teach about race in sociology classes, I often begin by asking students how and when the idea of race came about.

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A lot has been said over the past three years about a divisive tone that’s been set by Donald Trump.

To understand the roots of the white rage that President Trump taps into with unerring and unconscionable precision, it helps to look at a recent news story from South Africa.

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Who didn’t grow up hearing the story about George Washington admitting to his father that he was the one who chopped down a cherry tree?

Lifestyle

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Those once-trendy first-gen veggie patties have been eclipsed by the newer alt-meat products eagerly lionized on social media. But predictions of the old school’s demise are highly exaggerated.

Plant-based protein alternatives will not be the demise of the traditional meat industry.

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LAWRENCE - Before starting his CBD company, Chris Brunin researched the competition, the labs they used, the products they sold.

After years of criticism over delays and mishandling of Medicaid applications at a centralized call center, the state of Kansas is sending more workers to help people directly, face-to-face.

Recent years have ushered in a wellness movement that emphasizes body positivity and holistic health over thinness and crash diets.

Obituaries

Phyllis C. Wilson Geist Rowland, 86, died on August 8, 2019, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City. A memorial service will be held on Sat., Aug.

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Dale Eugene Eckels, 84, died Aug. 2, 2019, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

He was born July 5, 1935, in Cheyenne Wells, Colo., the son of Louis and Mollie (Hindergart) Eckels.

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Ella Mae Eisenhour, 85, died Aug. 4, 2019, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

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Loren C. Janzen, 82, died July 25, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital.

He was born Dec. 26, 1936, in Ellsworth County, the son of Albert and Clara Janzen.

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Charles Henry Turner, 76, Arkansas City, died July 26, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

H e was born May 16, 1943, in Noel, Mo., to Chester and Ruth (Burrours) Turner.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009