More than 35 non-profit organizations will have the opportunity to benefit from donations during the Scott Community Foundation’s annual “Giving Day” on Tues., Oct. 22.

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Even as a youngster climbing on the sandstone structures that make up Little Jerusalem or while helping his grandfather move cattle nearby, Jim McGuire knew the site that’s long been known to local

The Scott County Hospital will sponsor its annual Wellness Fair on Sat., Oct. 19, from 7:30-10:00 a.m.

The 800 block of Washington Street will be temporarily closed in late October and again in November for construction at the First Baptist Church.

‘Affordable’ housing an elusive target impacting community growth

Ask anyone involved in economic development or any employer what is the number one factor that drives community growth and one item will almost always be at the top of that list - housing.


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When Scott City walked off the field with their first regular season loss in more than two years, perhaps the least surprised person was Beavers’ head coach Jim Turner.

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In her match for a Class 3-2-1A regional singles championship, Scott Community High School senior Abbie LeBeau dropped the opening set, 4-6, to defending regional champion Kristina Head (Lyons).

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Shelby Kite has been waiting all season to see her Lady Beavers put together consistent performances throughout an entire match.

SC netters have sights on regional title

When you’re a tennis team from Western Kansas, it’s easy to slide under the radar.

Beavers open up passing game in district shutout over Russell

It wasn’t reflected so much in the final stats, but one thing was quickly apparent in last Friday’s game at Russell.

Scott City could run at will.

Columns & Opinions

Latest jewel:

Little Jerusalem is one more

reason to visit Western Ks.

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President Donald Trump likes to promise things, like the denuclearization of North Korea and winning trade wars because it’s so easy to do.

education frontline

Our death has been exaggerated

These are tough times for the newspaper industry.

As job titles go, it’s difficult to find one more formidable than Albert Einstein Professor of Science at Princeton University, so we can’t be surprised when a longtime occupant of that post final


There are many factors that influence how long somebody lives. Some, like their genes, are out of their control. Others, like their lifestyle and environment, are a bit easier to alter.

Parents are naturally proud when their children are well behaved.

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TOPEKA - Cigarettes are so yesterday.

Or yesteryear.

Grandchildren and great-grandchild of Raymond and Alta (Bennett) Fairchild met at the Wm. 4-H Carpenter Building in Scott City for the annual Fairchild family reunion over Labor Day weekend.

Each week brings a new story of some calamity brought by vaping.


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David Walter Duff, 75, died Oct. 13, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

H e was born on Feb. 26, 1944, in Enid, O k l a . , the son of Charles a n d Kathryn (Stark) Duff.

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James Arnold Schindler, 81, died Oct. 15, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1937, at Goodland, the son of John and Frances (Nestor) Schindler.

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Milford Ralph Ratzlaff, 68, died Oct.

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Laura L. Meireis, 67, died Oct. 12, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

She was born on Dec. 3, 1951, in St. Francis, the daughter of Jesse and Laura M. (Raile) Pugh.

James Ray Dyer, 23, died Oct. 6, 2019, in Haginta, Guam. Visitation will be Fri., Oct. 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Price and Sons Funeral Home, Scott City.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009