News

Chris Jurgens’ long tenure as the Scott City police chief officially ended on Monday afternoon when he submitted his resignation by e-mail to Mayor Everett Green.

Two township boards that were disbanded years ago are going to be reactivated temporarily in order to officially give Scott County ownership of two cemeteries.

Teachers and all classified staff within USD 466 (Scott County) will get a 2.5 percent pay increase under a new agreement approved by the board of education and the Scott County Teachers’ Associati

Scott County commissioners have approved a resolution which is the first step in a possible unification of the Scott and Finney county Extension districts.

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It’s not unusual to feel anticipation, even excitement, about the start of a new school year.

Sports

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No coach expects a flawless performance in the opening game of the season.

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Scott City was able to release a lot of pent up frustration when they hosted Ulysses in a volleyball dual on Tuesday.

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Following the first-ever high school football Jamboree, SCHS head coach Jim Turner had no trouble describing the experience.

“It was great,” said Turner.

Week 1 Hugoton vs Scott City Fri., Sept. 6 7:00 p.m. Home

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Scott City added the Hays tournament to their schedule this year in order to get an early idea how they will stack up against quality competition.

Columns & Opinions

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Scandalous, or even illegal, behavior by our politicians used to be so simple . . . even mundane.

From single-payer health care to climate change, the 2020 Democrats have ambitious plans. But these new, grand, and green deals aren’t as radical as some make them sound.

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It was comedy night in the West Wing of the White House and, as usual, President Trump had his staff and members of the cabinet roaring with laughter.

Presidential candidates should take a pledge: The middle class should not pay one dollar more in new taxes until the superrich pay their fair share.

So this is what the Second Coming looks like.

Lifestyle

The Goddard USD 265 board of education has passed a resolution to file suit “against manufacturers, distributors and sellers of electronic cigarettes and vaping products.”

Access to emergency services and community resources is vital to all Kansans.

Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal.

For decades, doctors have known that losing weight can significantly lower risk of heart disease and by extension, reduce the risk of dying from heart-related events such as stroke and heart attack

Aetna Better Health is struggling to keep its Medicaid contract with KanCare, to the point that state officials found fault with Aetna’s recent plan to improve services.

Obituaries

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Dr. William A. Huseman, 67, died Sept. 9, 2019, at his home in El Dorado Springs, Mo.

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Robert William Harkness, 88, died Sept. 6, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital.

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Frieda Vernice Graff, 93, died Sept. 10, 2019, at the Wichita County Health Center Long Term Care in Leoti.

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Daniel William Snell, 51, died Sept. 3, 2019, at the Oklahoma University Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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Melvin “Jan” Silvey, 74, passed away on Aug. 27, 2019, at McKee Hospital, Loveland, Colo.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009