It wasn’t yet daybreak as the pickup followed a worn trail through rugged ranch land in southern Gove County.

It’s very early in the process, but the cost for USD 466 projects that have already been bid out and projections for future projects are under budget - by about $42,000.

The Scott City Council has signed off on final costs for construction of an eight-bay hangar at the Scott City Airport.

A wheat crop that at one time lagged behind normal development by up to three weeks has made rapid progress over the last couple of weeks.

Even during the summer, Emily Kasselman and her friends are at Scott City Elementary School on almost a daily basis.


Summer is a time to build on one’s skills and perhaps make an impression on the coaching staff.

To say the Scott City Stars are a force to be reckoned with in the freestyle relays would be an understatement.

Brodie Holstein and Connor Cupp were each champions in two events and the Scott City Stars grabbed top honors in a total of 16 events during the season opening swim meet at Great Bend on Saturday.

The Scott City Outlaws got a walk off - literally - win over Sandhill Trading of Garden City in junior league baseball action on Wednesday.

The Scott City boys were favored to win the 4x800m relay.

They expected to come away with a gold medal.

Columns & Opinions

Nearly seven years ago - I know, wow - the Occupy Wall Street movement began highlighting the divide between the top 1 percent and the bottom 99 percent.

Members of the Trump Administration are still fuming about how the president was treated during the recent G-7 summit in Quebec.

President Trump is a bald-faced liar who covered up collusion between his campaign and the Russians, tried to derail a federal investigation and claims to be above the law like some tin-pot dictato

File this under putting the blame anywhere but where it really belongs.

What has Trey Gowdy been smoking?

And can we order it in bulk?


Farmers are fighting back to end deceptive food labeling.

Kent and Jana Williamson, Emporia, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 8.

Kent Williamson and Jana Welch were married on June 8, 1958, in St. John.

Stacy and Angela Lawrence, Shields, and Joe and Margie Meyer, Scott City, announce the engagement of their children, Leslee Lawrence and Joey Meyer.

Are tablets, smartphones and laptops robbing Americans of shut-eye? Absolutely, said researchers who found that the unending entertainments and the light the devices emit are a powerful, slumber-ki

Memorial Day is a somber affair. We take pains to observe and give thanks for not only our veterans, but also our loved ones who are no longer with us.


Harriet M. Lewis, 86, died June 10, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City. She was born Sept. 29, 1931 , in Beeler, the daughter of Karl and Maude (Thomas) Knauf.

Edythe Mae Spiker, 79, died June 7, 2018, at the Wichita County Health Center, Leoti. She was born Sept.

Cecile Anna Messersmith, 97, died May 17, 2018, at Village Villa, Nortonville. She was born June 8, 1920, in Scott City, the daughter of Melton Ratio and Pearly (Garoutte) Dean. She graduated from 

Orland “Gay” Marker, 84, died June 9, 2018, at his home in Topeka. He was born Aug.

Roger Alan Ruth, 90, died June 4, 2018, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He was born Dec. 23, 1927 , in Scott City, the son of Paul R.

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