In a special meeting on Thursday afternoon, Scott County commissioners voted unanimously to mandate the wearing of masks.

A unique opportunity to see the Perseid meteor shower at Little Jerusalem/Badlands State Park will be offered on Thurs., Aug. 13.

COVID strikes close to home with Scott City mayor, family

Everett Green is like most Midwesterners.

He’s a Republican. He voted for Donald Trump. And he was somewhat skeptical about the coronavirus pandemic.

$132,000 in relief funds to local businesses

Restaurants and motels in Scott City will be the primary recipients of $132,000 in coronavirus relief funds approved this week by the Scott County Development Committee.

During a special meeting on Monday morning, the Scott County Commission voted to opt out of Gov.


There will be some new faces on the sideline when the fall sports season begins for Scott Community High School and Scott City Middle School athletes.

Attention to the small details separates good from great matmen

The difference between good wrestlers and great wrestlers are the little things.

College athletes see opportunity for change

Athletes in the major universities have been making their voices heard in recent years in an attempt to get a piece of the revenue pie generated through sports - primarily football and basketball.

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As badly as we want to have sports this fall, the MLB’s Florida Marlins is showing just how difficult that’s going to be.

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During their high school careers, Brett Meyer and Kelly (Wycoff) Meyer were among the track elite in Kansas.

Columns & Opinions

Despite an abundance of wishful thinking, COVID-19 didn’t disappear during the summer and it’s not fading away this fall.

When death is a political strategy

You have to give Republicans their due.

When it comes to governing, they do a miserable job except when taking care of their wealthiest donors and Wall Street bankers.

While “social distancing” is now the rule in public schools and on university campuses, the term “social disconnect” is now being used for the failure of online education to provide the connections



Prescription drugs have long provided two bad examples of American exceptionalism.


Food insecurity rises in Kansas amid COVID-19

TOPEKA - Haley Kottler sees firsthand desperation of young families struggling to put food on the table as the economy wilts under the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adolescence is a difficult stage for both teens and their parents.

WICHITA - More than 26,000 people in Kansas have contracted COVID-19. Roughly 350 of them have died.

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A new Kansas Department of Health and Environment policy makes lung cancer screenings available at little to no cost for Medicaid recipients at high risk of the disease.


Salena S. Nichols, 99, died August 2, 2020, at the Bethel Home in Montezuma.

She was born on June 12, 1921, in Halstead, the daughter of Peter A. and Susanna (Nightengale) Johnson.

Marion V. Garman, 90, died Fri., July 31, 2020, at Trinity Nursing and Rehab in Merriam.

Marion was born March 19, 1930, in Turon, the son of Charles and Maudie (Ruckman) Garman.

Mary Elizabeth Clark (Boulware)

Mary Elizabeth Clark (Boulware), 85, died on July 29, 2020, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City. She was born on Feb.

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Gloria Nan Hostetler, 84, died July 24, 2020, at Country Living in Anthony.

Gloria was born in Hutchinson, on April 24, 1936, the oldest child of Emery and Bernice (Miller) Bontrager.

Mary Elizabeth (Boulware) Clark died on July 29, 2020, at the Scott County Hospital.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

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