What do a shortage of teachers and daycare providers have in common?

The USD 466 (Scott County) board of education is hoping that solving one problem can help solve the other.

Gilberto Dorantes says he’s an entrepreneur who comes from a family of like-minded business people.

A fight between two dogs that led to one being killed is currently being investigated by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department.

The Kansas Legislature finds itself in an unusual position.

Employees for the City of Scott City will get a 2.8 percent cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) in their paychecks effective January 1.


Twice a year, Dave Spalsbury carefully analyzes the health of the fish population at Lake Scott.

Dighton High School head coach Mac Barnett had a pretty simple explanation for his team’s disappointing loss to St. Francis on the home floor last Friday.

another view

Way back in 2014 - a century ago, it feels like - President Barack Obama requested time on major networks for an Oval Office address on immigration reform.

When you’re undefeated and ranked No. 1 in state in your weight division, the pressure that comes with that success is expected.

Most athletes thrive on being in that position.

Through the early start to the season, Scott City’s offense from the post players has been inconsistent at best, and nonexistent at worst.

Columns & Opinions

In August 1921, sheriff’s deputies in West Virginia - later joined by federal troops - massacred striking mineworkers using machine guns and aerial bombardment, in what’s now known as the Battle o

In the two weeks since announcing he won’t seek re-election, Republican leadership and elected officials have been recognizing the long, if undistinguished, career of Sen. Pat Roberts.

editorially speaking

There are plenty of reasons why one could be skeptical about the economy in 2019.

It would be easy to think of 2018 as Groundhog Year. It began with Robert Mueller and his Russian probe. It ended with Robert Mueller and his Russian probe.

It barely created a tremor within the Republicancontrolled Kansas Legislature when three of its members switched to the Democratic Party ahead of the next legislative session.


Ronald and Darla Amerine will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 26, 2019. Ronald Lynn Amerine and Darla Lynn Shinkle were married at the First Christian Church, Goodland.

Dean and Marilyn McFann, Scott City, and Rayfe and Elizabeth Mattes, Spokane, Wash., announce the engagement of their children, Rebekah McFann and John Mattes.

Kiana Yager and Kemp Spencer were united in marriage on Dec. 22, 2018, at Gilbert Arizona Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Each year, Americans’ most popular New Year’s resolutions are more or less the same: get healthy, get organized, save money.

The High Plains Study Club met on Dec. 6 at the home of Shirley Griffith. Barb Hutchins and Barb Dickhut served as cohostesses.


Misti Dawn Jones, 47, died Jan. 10, 2019, at her home in Scott City.

She was born Aug. 28, 1971, in Lakin, the daughter of Virginia “Gena” Young.

Brett D. Eisenhour, 57, died Jan. 9, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

H e was born Oct. 9, 1961, in Garden City, the son of Vearl D. and Betty L. Beeson Eisenhour.

Sally Louise Bradstreet, 73, died Dec. 30, 2018, at her home in Scott City.

She was born Nov. 15, 1945, in Granada, Colo., the daughter of Cecil and Deliah (Morton) Moulder.

Sharon A. Barraza, 57, died on Jan. 1, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

She was born Jan. 8, 1961, in Gallup, N.M., the daughter of Ray- mond and Grace (Etcitty) Warner.

Melba M. Trout, 92, died Dec. 24, 2018, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

She was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Great Bend, the daughter of Kenneth H. and Nellie R. (Keenan) Ackerman.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009