News

Administration and staff in the Scott County school district had an on-line meeting on Monday to decide what instruction will look like for the remainder of the school year.

Local supermarket trying to keep pace with Covid-19 panic buying

Store shelves empty of toilet paper, hand sanitizers and a few other products have become the norm as people react to the Covid-19 threat.

Scott County Commissioners and elected officials decided during a special meeting last Thursday that the courthouse will be closed until further notice in response to the coronavirus.

City Hall in Scott City has joined the many government offices and public buildings which have closed its doors during the Covid-19 pandemic.

As guidelines from federal and state officials continue to evolve on a daily basis, Scott County health, emergency management and elected officials are trying to determine the community’s response

Sports

Weathers is GWAC First Team; Rumford, McCormick All-League

Over the past two seasons, Emily Weathers has emerged as an offensive force for the Scott Community High School girls.

Yager, Gooden are GWAC All-League

After leading Scott Community High School in scoring this past season, it was no surprise that Hunter Yager should earn All-League First Team honors in voting by coaches in the Great West Activitie

Cotton brothers sign with Carolina Hurricanes

After outstanding college careers, David and Jason Cotton are ready to take their game to the next level.

it wasn’t to be

For 24 minutes, the Scott Community High School girls were firmly in control of their Class 3A state tournament opener against Halstead.

Lifeguards have been approved and hired for the upcoming summer by the Scott City Council, based on recommendations of the pool managers.

Columns & Opinions

No one can say at this time whether the executive orders being issued by Gov. Laura Kelly are too extreme or have allowed Kansas to get ahead of the Covid-19 outbreak in our state.

There’s still no cure for stupid

While the impact of Covid-19 on the world’s health and economy can’t be understated, it’s not the biggest problem we face.

Education is “standing down” across the globe to slow the contagion of COVID-19. Many schools are shuttered.

Whether we like it or not, life around us is changing because of the coronavirus.

Denial comes with big price tag

When Trump was elected president nearly four years ago, his supporters who were looking to shake up the political establishment had to be thinking, “What’s the worst that can happen?”

Lifestyle

Ten days ago, Gov. Laura Kelly made her state’s children the first in the country sent home for the rest of the school year.

There’s a lot of uncertainty surrounding the current coronavirus outbreak, and the disruptions to daily life can take a toll on someone’s mental health.

Regardless of where you live, virtually every community has programs that rely on volunteers to operate.

Ks. coronavirus numbers low; some question testing methods

Seven people in Kansas and Missouri have tested positive for coronavirus as of Thursday, with one of those - a man in his 70s living in a long-term care facility in Wyandotte County - dead from the

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has launched an online resource center for Kansans to learn more about COVID-19, get answers to commonly asked questions about the virus and r

Obituaries

Juanita Janssen

Juanita Janssen, 100, died on March 20, 2020, at The Ranch Nursing Home, Garden City

Virginia K. Clinton

Virginia K. Clinton, 61, died March 22, 2020, at her home in Scott City.

She was born on Oct. 23, 1958, in Scott City, the daughter of Reece and Delores (Thon) Roemer.

Delores Ann Herrera

Delores Ann Herrera, 77, died on March 22, 2020, at the Wichita County Health Center in Leoti.

Judith Ann Kitch

Judith Ann Kitch, 79, died March 13, 2020, at the Scott County Hospital.

She was born on July 14, 1940, in Ness County, the oldest daughter of Herman and Nella (Lewis) Funk.

James ‘Lex’ Alan Holiman

James “Lex” Alan Holiman, 62, died March 11, 2020, at Nashville, Tenn.

James was born Nov. 17, 1957, to Benjamin Joseph Holiman and Ruby Lucille Holiman in Scott City.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009