During his nearly 18 years as Scott County Hospital CEO, Mark Burnett hasn’t grown accustomed to seeing revenue flat line.

The time for a voluntary reduction in water usage by agricultural producers in Groundwater Management District No. 1 has come . . . and gone.

With the same individual once again serving as an attorney for the City of Scott City and Scott County, both governing bodies have also taken steps to consolidate the attorney’s duties.

The City of Scott City will be taking another step forward in the development of the community walking trail with a $315,000 grant awarded by the Kansas Department of Transportation.


With a full lineup on the floor for the first time in two weeks, the Wichita County High School boys ended a two game skid with a 52-40 win over Syracuse on the home floor Tuesday.

Scott Community High School’s hopes of back-to-back state championships will be a little more difficult when they begin competition in the Class 4A state tournament this weekend in Salina.

The defense of a state championship is nothing new for Scott Community High School.

The Great West Activities Conference championship title was on the line when the Scott City girls traveled to Ulysses on Tuesday.

There was little doubt that the Great West Activities Conference wrestling championship would come down to the Scott City-Colby dual.

Columns & Opinions

Ann Coulter made an interesting observation last week, prior to Trump declaring a national emergency because Congress refused to fund his border wall.

It’s tough enough being a teacher today without paying for the privilege.

Ultraconservative Republicans in the Kansas Legislature believe in equal opportunity when it comes to diminishing the effectiveness of good government.

Amy Klobuchar could have waited for the temperature to rise above 15 degrees before launching her 2020 presidential bid.

Kansas Farm Bureau is wanting the Kansas Legislature to grant it permission to establish a health insurance plan for its members who find it increasingly difficult to afford insurance premiums and


If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called?

The Scott City Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Wilkens Physical Therapy located at 1420 South Main. It is owned by physical therapist K.J. Wilkens and his wife, Brooke.

Alpha Omega movie night was the theme for the Jan. 24 social held at Kate Macy’s.

“The Book Club” was the featured movie.

Gary and Nina Haupt will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on February 22. They were married at the First Baptist Church in Scott City.


Thomas Heck, 81, died Feb. 16, 2019, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

He was born Dec. 26, 1937, in Slope County, N.D., the son of David and Kathryn (Walter) Heck.

Robert Henry Strohm, 94, died Feb. 10, 2019, in Garden City.

He was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Denver, Colo., the son of Guy Waldo Strohm and Esther Biegle Strohm Katt.

Glenna M. Strickler, 94, died Feb. 16, 2019, at The Ranch House, Garden City.

She was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Irwin, Mo., the daughter of William and Lenior (Peacock) Ford.

Norma Lea Ward, 93, died Feb. 11, 2019, at Whispering Pines, Norton.

She was born Dec. 26, 1925, in Norcatur, the daughter of Walter Allen and Margaret Ruth (Motsinger) Sebaugh.

Deloris Marie Unruh, 87, died Feb. 7, 2019, at the scott County Hospital, Scott City.

She was born Feb. 7, 1932, in Greensburg, the daughter of Lincoln and Frances (Nichols) Jantz.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

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