Jack Thornton knows what it’s like to fight in an unpopular war, to do one’s duty and return home scorned by the nation he served.

He has lived with that for nearly 50 years.

Lisa McGrath had never questioned the strength of her faith in God.

Growing up in Healy, the former Lisa Jennison never had reason to.

More than 30 non-profit organizations will have the opportunity to benefit from donations during the Scott Community Foundation’s annual “Giving Day” on Mon., Nov. 19.

Entering the new Western Kansas Child Advocacy Center in Scott City one is greeted by a menagerie of stuffed animals.

Ask adults with families about their biggest issues and day care is likely going to be near the top of the list.


Behind a tough defense that limited Garden City to just one first quarter field goal, the Scott City Middle School seventh graders coasted to a 41-8 win on the home floor Monday.

Just in case anyone happened to miss Wyatt Hayes’ 72 yard touchdown run during Friday’s game against Beloit, no problem.

SCHS team members and coaches celebrating their Class 3A state championship are head coach Kevin Reese, Megan Vance, Aly Tarango, Dulce Ayala, Kairae Berry, Samantha Aguilar, Piper Wasinger, Kodi R

Brandon Winderlin has been that silent force in the SCHS backfield that the coaching staff has been hoping could emerge as a counter-punch to fullback Wyatt Hayes.

It’s been a nearly perfect season for the SCHS cross-country girls.

They’ve competed in eight meets this season and won team titles in seven.

Columns & Opinions

On Tuesday, voters handed the House to Democrats. On Wednesday, President Trump showed why this kind of check on his untrammeled authority is so imperative - if probably inadequate.

Kris Kobach will not be the next governor of Kansas.

Collectively, we should all be breathing a sigh of relief. But that’s not true across most of the state.

In the days leading up to the election, the news has been scary. “We” are under threat from all sides. “They” are threatening us.

We’ve never attended a Trump rally. We’ve attended a World Wrestling Federation Main Event.

We’re sure the degree of separation between the two is pretty small.

Kris Kobach isn’t very good with numbers, especially those with a lot of zeros.


Science and art may not seem like a natural combination, but Chuck Bonner and Ray Troll have seamlessly brought them together in an exhibit that’s being featured at the Birger Sandzén Memorial Gall

With the recent addition of three full-time medical providers, along with a physician who was already on staff parttime, the Wichita County Health Center (WCHC) is positioned to provide a level of

It’s pretty easy to identify a common thread between the three newest members of the Wichita County health care community.

Halloween is getting close and people have already purchased their pumpkins, so I thought I would go ahead and share some tips on traditional pumpkin carving and seed roasting.

The High Plains Study Club and two guests met on Oct. 4 in the new concession house at the SCHS sports complex due to inclement weather.


Floyd Gary Cook, 82, Kaw City, Okla., died on Oct. 31, 2018, at his home.

Alice Leone Burch, 99, died Nov. 2, 2018, in Haviland.

She was born Feb. 18, 1919, in Scott County, to George and Leone Dearden, the oldest of five children.

Preston Lee Stewart, 75, died Oct. 19, 2018. He was born Oct.

Velda L. Spencer, 86, died Oct. 18, 2018, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City. S h e was born Sept. 25, 1932, in Gove, the daughter of William and I d e l l a Margaret (Russell) Wright.

Susan (Schroeder) Emberton, 51, died Oct. 13, 2018. She was born June 6, 1967, in Colby, the daughter of Kenneth and Harriet Schroeder.

The Scott County Record

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