News

Just when it appeared one hurdle had been cleared in efforts to transfer some City of Scott City employees to a different retirement plan, it has seemingly been replaced by another obstacle.

a great way to start the day

With the backdrop of an early morning sun, fishermen test their skill during the Lake Scott catfish tournament held on Saturday and Sunday.

Scott County, in conjunction with the Scott County Development Committee, will be distributing another $250,000 in grants to local businesses who have suffered economic hardship resulting from COVI

Even with about 200 students on “modified quarantine” at some point during the past month, Scott County schools have kept their doors open and have not had to suspend activities.

aerobatics autograph

Ten-year-old Chloe Chenoweth, Scott City, has her face autographed by stunt pilot Stephen Covington following the “Freedom in the Sky Airshow” held Saturday afternoon at the Scott City Airport.

Sports

double your fun

Two of the best double teams in the area didn’t get a chance to meet in the finals of the Scott City Invitational.

Beavers come up short in 4th quarter scoring flurry

For more than 3-1/2 quarters, Scott City and Cimarron were locked in a defensive slugfest which saw the Bluejays holding a slim 3-0 lead.

A long road trip and a disastrous opening round against the home team didn’t prove to be a good combination for the Scott City tennis team when they traveled to Phillipsburg on Tuesday.

SCHS boys win Tribune title

Roberto Apodaca acknowledges that he has taken a different approach to his final season with the Scott Community High School cross-country team.

WCHS backs run wild in Trego romp

With two backs rushing for more than 100 yards, Wichita County (2-0) was able to make quick work of Trego County in a 50-0 win that ended at halftime because of the 45 point mercy rule.

Columns & Opinions

One more time, Charlie Brown

We hate to say it, but Democrats have been the Charlie Brown Party.

As the election draws near, Donald Trump and Mike Pence are campaigning across Ohio, Michigan, and the rest of the Midwest, making big claims about “bringing back” jobs.

Making a pandemic ultra-political

Protecting the health and well-being of Kansans during a pandemic shouldn’t be political.

In 1971, there were about 2,400 doctorates in engineering awarded to U.S. citizens and a little more than 500 awarded to foreign students studying in the United States.

Lifestyle

Huffs to observe 60th anniversary

Verle and Rose Huff, Scott City, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Fri., Oct. 2.

Verle Huff and Rose Yehle were married on Oct. 2, 1960, in Oakley.

 

The High Plains Study Club met Sept. 17 with a brunch at the home of Shirley Griffith.

TOPEKA - Kansans may soon see widely expanded COVID-19 testing after a state task force approved a plan for the

distribution of millions of dollars in leftover federal pandemic aid.

TOPEKA - Since the pandemic began in March, the Family Crisis Center in Wichita has stretched its resources thin to provide space for survivors of domestic violence and their families to recuperate

Gov. Laura Kelly said $8 million in federal disaster funding will be set aside to cover health care expenses for essential workers and early-childhood professions infected with COVID-19.

Obituaries

Billy Gene Allen

Billy Gene Allen, 84, died on Sat., Sept. 19, 2020.

Billy was born to parents Art and Thelma Allen on Dec. 8, 1935, in Clayton, N.M.

Libby M. Joles

Libby M. Joles, 89, died on Sept. 17, 2020, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.

Johnny Joe Leal

Johnny Joe Leal, 49, died on Sept. 21, 2020, at the Hays Medical Center.

He was born on Feb. 12, 1971, in Karnes City , Tex., the son of Frank M. and Maria (Martinez) Leal.

Roberta Lee Hollingsworth-Smith

With heavy hearts and minds we wish to inform family and friends that Roberta Lee Hollingsworth-Smith passed away peacefully in the arms of our Lord God on September 9, 2020, at the age of 87.

Gordon Earle Tempero

Gordon Earle Tempero died Sept. 4, 2020.

He was born on April 1, 1922, to Ben Sr. and Ethel (Spiers) Tempero on a farm near Broughton.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009