As a four-year-old in his mother’s studio, Kade Bonville can recall his first artistic experience.

Local law enforcement is adding to their crime solving capabilities with the hiring of a full-time investigator to begin duties on June 26.

Scott City water customers will soon see a $1.29 increase in their basic rates in order for the city to upgrade electronic meter reading equipment used by the public works department.


There’s little doubt what was Scott Community High School basketball coach Brian Gentry’s top priority during his team camp.

Scott City had a huge day in the pool, claiming 13 individual titles and six relay golds in Western Kansas Swim League action held in Leoti last Saturday.

Call it the home pool advantage.

The Scott City Stars were dominating in their home swim meet on Saturday, claiming 33 gold medals and a team title.

Columns & Opinions

Gov. Sam Brownback had two options during the recently completed marathon legislative session. He could choose to lead or get out of the way.

He got the hell out of the way.

In the four days leading up to June 14 there were eight mass shootings in the United States that led to 12 deaths and 27 injuries.

For more than two years, the Kansas Legislature has behaved like a student who has been given a homework assignment they didn’t want to do.


Larry Morris always envisioned the prospect of one day owning a 1941 Chevrolet coupe.

Classic cars are meant to be enjoyed and for Charles and Lois Modlin that means being on the open road.

Youngsters in the summer reading program at the Scott County Library were entertained on Tuesday by Savannah Ball with the Southwest Kansas Library System and her puppet show.



Louise V. Parkinson, née Heyne, 102, died June 19 at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City, Kansas, after a fall at her home in May.

Ronald L. Kershner, 66, died June 18, 2017, at his home in Scott City.

Michael E. Heim, 38, died June 7, 2017, in Pawnee County, Kansas, from an automobile accident. He was born July 19, 1978 , in Scott City, the son of Vernon Elroy Heim and Kara Kuntzsch.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009