The one-room school house is an iconic part of Kansas history.

And there was a time when they were a common site on the Kansas landscape.

The goal is to fill all 1,500 seats in the home grandstand when the Scott Community High School football team plays their first varsity game in their renovated complex on Friday.

A full week of activities will begin Monday at Scott Community High School as part of the fall Homecoming.

With construction of one home to begin in October, and three more scheduled for next spring, the Middle Income Housing (MIH) project is gaining traction in the Eastridge Addition.

During his nearly 30 year career as a mental health professional, Max Meschberger feels mental health care is still trying to earn equal status with standard health care.


When looking at who would be expected to lead the SCHS x-country boys this season in the absence of Jack Thomas, head coach Kevin Reese wouldn’t have put Eric Francis at the top of the list.

Scoring touchdowns on their first three possessions , Scott City was able to coast to an easy 24-0 Great West Activities Conference win over Holcomb on Friday.

With a quarterback seeing his first varsity start, the goal for the Scott Community High School coaching staff in Friday’s opener was to allow Harrison King to get comfortable in his new role.

Few freshman have the confidence to take command of a cross-country race and challenge upperclassmen, especially in their first-ever high school competition.

When Emily Weathers drilled a spike down at the twofoot line in Friday’s triangular action, it wasn’t just her teammates who were excited over the impressive point.

Columns & Opinions

For a man who places such a premium on loyalty, Donald Trump inspires remarkably little.

Politics is a funny business. It’s not meant to be because politicians, by their nature, aren’t intentionally funny.

To say that an upcoming book by the dean of American journalism, Bob Woodward, is harsh on President Trump would be an understatement.

We’re two months away from one of the most crucial elections in Kansas history.

As a sociology professor in community college, I have my students play Monopoly. Only, I give them a special, rigged version.


George and Janet Tecklenburg will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Sept. 26.

George Tecklenburg and Janet Matthies were married in Garden City on Sept. 26, 1968.

All-purpose cleaner:for an all-purpose cleaner that will make nearly every surface gleam (especially kitchen counters, appliances, and inside the refrigerator).

Alan and Sonja Kimmal, Emporia, and Tony and Avie Barmann, Scott City, announce the engagement of their children, Shelby Dawn Osborn and Kent Thomas Barmann.

From his family’s home across the street from the Township Hall, Curtis Sauer was able to see a lot of life pass by in Modoc.

Emily Glenn was pretty confident she had a goat that could contend for grand championship honors at this year’s Scott County Fair.


Rob K. Vsetecka, 56, died Sept. 5, 2018, at his home in Scott City.

He was born July 5, 1962, in Scott City to BF and June Vsetecka.

Teressa G. Bollinger, 56, died Sept. 4, 2018, at  the Wichita County Health Center, Leoti.

Richard A. McDaniel, 62, died Sept. 8, 2018, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City.

Rob K. Vsetecka, 56, died Sept. 5, 2018, at his home in Scott City. Funeral arrangements and memorial service are pending.

Rebecca Lea Brakey, 64, died Sept. 2, 2018, at the Wichita County Health Center, Leoti. S h e was born March 7, 1953, in Garden City, the daugh- ter of Bernard “Bub” and Beverly (Lile) Brakey.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009