Dog attacks revive ‘potentially dangerous’debate

Two German Shepherds that were impounded for allegedly attacking a donkey in Scott City have once again raised the issue of when a dog is considered “potentially dangerous.”

Santa will be in Scott City this weekend as part of the Chamber of Commerce’s “Santa Saturday” sales event.

the spirit of Christmas

Scott City Elementary School third graders sing “In the Spirit” during the third and fourth grade holiday concert matinee on Thursday afternoon.


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Craig Tuttle has often heard hemp production referred to as the “wild west” as producers are learning their way around the still evolving marketplace.

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While many shoppers are delivering a hit to their bank accounts during Black Friday shopping sprees, their pocketbooks were taking another hit with the arrival of property tax statements.


Beaver matmen looking for strong start to season

A two-time state champion and a two-time state runner-up are a pretty good core for any high school wrestling team.

SC girls have no fear of chasing state title dream

A bracelet on SCHS head coach Sarah McCormick’s wrist and of her Lady Beavers is imprinted with three words: Chase The Lion.

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With most football programs an 8-3 season and a runner-up finish in district play would be cause for celebration. Scott Community High School doesn’t consider itself most programs.

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In less than a three minute span, Wichita County saw their hopes of a berth in the 8 Man-DI state championship game fade away.

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Scott City’s inability to keep Goodland off the boards contributed to a 33-26 loss on the home floor Saturday - the first of the season for the Lady Beavers.

Columns & Opinions

Foreign leaders laughing with us

Arriving home early from a NATO summit in the United Kingdom, President Trump was jubilant about the reception he received from other world leaders in London.

“Why can’t they be like we were, perfect in every way?” was a classic lyric from the 1963 musical “Bye Bye Birdie.” This dismissal of a young spoiled generation has been around awhile.

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God speaking.

You’re probably wondering why here, why now, why a newspaper?

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While visiting with a group of Washington, D.C., third graders President Trump shared his version of the first Thanksgiving.

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another view


The annual Christmas Home Tour will be held on Sun., Dec. 8, from 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Scott Community High School junior class, the cost of tickets is $25.


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It seems there are rules to follow in just about everything - even when baking holiday cookies.

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Jonathan Sanchez readily acknowledges there was a time when his primary interest in marijuana was as a recreational drug.

TOPEKA - A top Republican in the Kansas Senate said he’s designed a Medicaid expansion plan that aims to walk a fine line - one that can win over conservatives without losing support from moderate

The holiday season is coming which for many can mean family get-togethers.


Dianne M. Krebs Unruh

Dianne M. Krebs Unruh, 64, died, Dec. 1, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

She was born May 13, 1955, in Scott City, the daughter of Floyd and Corinne (Whitham) Krebs.

William M. ‘Bill’ Wright

William M. “Bill” Wright, 62, died Nov. 8, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Mo.

Joseph Gerstner

Joseph Gerstner, 88, died Nov. 13, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

Roy E. Brandenburg

Roy lived his 74 years of life on earth from December 8, 1944, to October 25, 2019.

Born in Peoria, Ill., but growing up in Belle Fourche, S.D.

Kirby Lee VanDegrift, 64, died, Oct. 24, 2019, at his home in Ness City.

He was born on Sept. 22, 1955, in Ness City, the son of Barry and Loretta (Switzer) VanDegrift.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009