A sustainable aquifer and a strong agricultural economy have appeared to be two forces in direct competition with each other.

An increase in state funding has allowed the USD 466 (Scott County) board of education to give its employees a 5.7 percent pay increase for the 2017-18 school year.

With more than $100,000 in unpaid property taxes, Scott County commissioners have initiated action for a tax sale.


On a team hit hard by graduation, one might expect Scott Community High School volleyball coach Shelby Kite to be content with approaching this as a rebuilding season.

Consistency is a word the Scott Community High School football team hears a lot during the season.

The Scott Community High School wrestling team knows it can be in the hunt for a state championship this season.

Columns & Opinions

Riding on a bus in the middle of the night through Iowa, South Dakota, Nebraska, it’s impressive, the sheer volume of traffic, hour after hour. Tanker trucks and semis and auto carriers, thousands 

Frustrated with the stalemate in Congress that has prevented the repeal of Obamacare and the building of a wall along the border with Mexico, President Trump was finally able to celebrate a major a

In a Republican Party that’s void of moral conscience and anything resembling a backbone, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) is being touted as the closest thing to a political hero.


One of the key selling points behind a water conservation area (WCA) is that it’s a voluntary program.

Derek Catron knew early in life that he wanted to pursue a career in the ministry.

Hugh and Berniece McDaniel will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on Wed., Aug. 23.


Robert Edwin “Bob” Brown, 89, died Aug. 16, 2017, at Schowalter Villa, Hesston. He was born Feb.

Anna Mae Oldham, 88, died Aug. 14, 2017, at Comfort Care in Wichita. She was born Dec. 31, 1928, at Lynch , Nebr., the daughter of Clyde D.

Philip M. Cawthon, 70, died on Aug. 16, 2017, at his home in Scott City. He was born Sept. 15, 1946, in Lamar, Colo., the son of Marion D. and Donna L. (Malone) Cawthon.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009