When it comes to being successful in business, it can be a good idea to learn from the past.

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.

In small, rural Kansas communities it’s easy to think that young people are insulated from the risks of drug use and gun violence that are part of the everyday news.

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.


The Scott City coaching staff knew it would take a near flawless performance to defeat Andale.

Dighton head coach Ken Simon knew it would take a big defensive game against Otis- Bison for his team to continue their post-season run.

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

Columns & Opinions

Demagogues rarely commit violence directly. Instead, they use blame, ridicule, fear and hate - and then leave the violence to others. That way, they can always claim “it wasn’t me.

It’s become common to refer to the current political climate as the “new normal.”

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.


Yvonne Jennison, a long-time Healy resident, will be celebrating her 95th birthday on Mon., Nov. 26.

The High Plains Study Club met Nov. 1 at the home of Marvel Keyse. Dorothy Spitzer was cohostess.

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.


Michael Duane Drake, 55, died Nov. 5, 2018 at Weatherford Regional Hospital in Weatherford, Okla. He was born Feb.

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.

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