For decades, high school educators have measured their success on how many students they graduate and how many of them eventually earn four-year college degrees or beyond.

This has been a rough winter for street maintenance and with warmer weather and snow melt it has become an even bigger issue for non-paved streets in Scott City.

With about $1.1 million in project costs yet to be approved, the USD 466 board of education is still looking for ways to bring the district-wide construction under budget.

During her time as the Scott City Chamber of Commerce director, Lindsay Singley has heard too often from businesses how difficult it is to hire a quality workforce.

It was a little more than 21 years ago when Annette Orr took her first child to a local daycare when she was two-months-old.

That didn’t last long.


Coming off their second state title in three years, and with many state qualifiers returning for another season, expectations are high for the Scott Community High School boys.

Since winning their last state championship in 1994, the Scott Community High School girls have not been able to return to the top of the podium at the state track and field championships.

In two powerlifting meets this year, Loren Faurot has simply overpowered the competition.

Six events. Six gold medals.

A SCHS baseball team that is light on numbers and experience figured to offset that with two pitchers at the top of the rotation who are as good as anyone in the Great West Activities Conference.

The frustration was evident on Sarah McCormick’s face and in her voice following Wednesday’s opener in the Class 3A state tournament.

Columns & Opinions

Jerry Moran finds himself in a political no-man’s land.

Beware of the specter of socialism!

Usually I don’t look to sitcoms for wisdom, but the new season of One Day at a Time has a real gem (or many, actually, but here is one).

God is not perfect.

Yes, that’s difficult to accept about an allknowing, all-everything omnipotent being, but God makes mistakes.

Western Kansans are often times our worst sales people when it comes to telling others about what this part of the state has to offer.


One in four consumers believe vegetarian products should not be allowed to have meatrelated names like sausage or burger, a survey has found.

Yes, Valentine’s Day was a number of weeks ago. Maybe it was a great day, or maybe just another day of the month, but however it happened in your relationship is past history.

The High Plains Study Club met on March 7 at the Spencer Flight and Education Center at the Scott City Airport.

Susie Gooden was the hostess and the co-hostess was Kari Unruh.

Mandi Osborn is a relative newcomer in the daycare business.

She started operating The Tot Spot out of her home five years ago in order to stay at home with her four children.

The High Plains Study Club met Feb. 21 at the home of Sidney Janzen. Jane Ann McClellan was the co-hostess.


Alberta “Bert” Larie Richardson died March 11, 2019, at Richmond Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

Delbert Dean Riedl, 81, died March 14, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital.

He was born July 13, 1937, in La-Crosse, the son of Fred Joseph and Julia (Kraisinger) Riedl.

Evan Eugene Eggleston, 84, Hooker, Okla., entered his eternal reward on March 9, 2019, at Heritage Community in Guymon, Okla.

Merton Lynn Goodman, 69, died March 9, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

He was born Dec. 14, 1949, in Norton, the son of Merton Ferris and Dorothy Dean (Davis) Goodman.

Evelyn Lucille Waller, 80, died March 9, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009