In a $25 million project it might seem relatively easy to find $200,000 in costs that could be trimmed.

One of the most common mistakes anyone battling drug or alcohol addiction can make is believing they have the strength to overcome it on their own.

While the USD 466 board of education is wrestling with how it can trim another $150,000 from its bond project, at the same time it’s facing a much larger challenge.

It’s often presumed that higher salaries are the driving force behind attracting teachers to Kansas schools.

Four-year-old Elijah Taylor counts off the things on his Christmas wish list while visiting with Santa during his visit at the Scott County Library on Tuesday morning.



The Clarion Inn Roundball Classic has become an opportunity to see different styles of play on consecutive nights.

After leading throughout most of the first three quarters against Liberal, the Scott Community High School boys stumbled down the stretch, allowing the Redskins to erase an eight point lead and esc

The Ron Smith Invitational is a two-day event, but the second day was a mere formality for Scott Community High School.

As a state medalist during his freshman season, Theron Tucker had high hopes of a great wrestling career for Scott Community High School.

Scott Community High School head coach Brian Gentry has emphasized to his team that it won’t find success by settling for the easy shot.

Columns & Opinions

Dear Santa,

Some people tell me you don’t really exist, like the Deep Dark State. But I know better.

The latest CNN poll underscores a grim political reality for the Republican Party, which has removed any separation between itself and President Trump.

With a Democrat as the next governor of Kansas and a Republican-controlled legislature, this would seem to be an opportunity for bipartisan cooperation in the Kansas statehouse . . .

another view

Belgian waffles. Belgian beers. Americans love ’em.

President Trump has made it well-known that the brain is overrated.


The High Plains Study Club took this year’s annual field trip to the Gravity Wellness Spa in Garden City on Nov. 15.

More than 100 Kansas youth are waiting for residential psychiatric care because of a shortage of treatment beds across the state.

The 13th bi-annual Wiechman family reunion for the decendents of John and Hilda Wiechman was held Nov. 22 at the Boy Scout building in Scott City with 111 attending.

Cindy Unrein was surprised with a 90th birthday party at Park Place Apartments, Scott City, on Nov. 29.

She was born on Nov. 29, 1928, in Modoc, the daughter of Alex and Susanna Weber.


Samuel and Jacey McDaniel, Oakley, announce the birth of their daughter, Delaney Mae, born Oct. 2, 2018, in Quinter.


Kenton Doyle Thomas, 65, died Nov. 14, 2018, at Ft. Worth, Tex.

H e was born Oct. 12, 1953, in Scott City, the son of Kenneth Dale and Norma (Sperling) Thomas.

Hugh Jenkins Mc-Daniel, 93, died Dec. 10, 2018, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

A memorial service for long-time Wichita County resident Eldon Glanville will be held on Sat., Dec. 15, 1:00 p.m., at the Christ Covenant Church, 205 N. Wyoming, Leoti. Glanville, 85, died Oct.

Richard Allen Hemel, 65, died Nov. 28, 2018, at his home in Dighton.

H e was born on March 13, 1953, in Garden City, the son of Clifford and Dorothy (Hull) Hemel.

Eleanor R. Bruner, 78, died Nov. 19, 2018, at her home in Aurora, Colo.

She was born Oct. 31, 1940, in Logan County, the daughter of Kenneth V. and Pomona S. (Nevens) McPherson.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009