News

The USD 466 (Scott County) board of education is considering a proposal to offer a childcare program for its staff members starting in the fall of 2020.

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Lisa Powelson never envisioned becoming a classroom teacher.

In less than a week, about $25,000 has been raised for the addition of a Huey combat helicopter at Veterans Park in Scott City.

When Police Chief David Post and Mayor Everett Green attended a luncheon meeting recently of the Scott County Ministerial Alliance, it was meant as an opportunity to introduce the new police chief.

Playground equipment, parking lot repairs and landscaping are a few of the wish list items targeted for a portion of about $180,000 in added funding in the USD 466 (Scott County) budget.

Sports

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Never let it be said that Noah Kliesen doesn’t have a flair for the dramatic.

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Wichita County head coach Haydon Parks has come to expect that teams will try to find a way to limit Kayde Rietzke’s scoring opportunities.

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A silver medal in the state wrestling tournament would be a career highlight for most high school grapplers.

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The Scott City boys showed improvement in their win at Ulysses on Tuesday.

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Even without free admission to Friday’s home game between Scott City and Colby, the clash between two undefeated powerhouse girl’s programs should have filled the Scott Community Events Center.

Columns & Opinions

Years of legal battles, the objections of environmental groups and efforts by two Democratic governors weren’t enough to stop the proposed expansion of a coal-fired power plant in Southwest Kansas.

Kansas House Speaker Ron Ryckman has called for fiscal responsibility in the Republican response to Governor Laura Kelly’s State of the State.

As hard as it might be to imagine, Western Kansas was once at the bottom of an ocean - better known as the Western Interior Seaway.

A fool with too many choices

In the myriad of tests we took during our school days there was one in which we were presented with four items. We had to pick the one that didn’t belong in the group.

Lifestyle

After a big year for its plant-based burger, Impossible Foods has something new on its plate.

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A slow cooker is a relatively inexpensive kitchen appliance, $20 and up, but like a friend in the kitchen when it comes to getting dinner on the table in a hurry.

State-by-state analysis finds the rate of uninsured young children is higher and increasing more rapidly in states that have refused to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

It’s a common problem many of us encounter as we age - we forget more things and it seems to happen more frequently.

TOPEKA - Natalie Zarate entered state custody when she was 11-yearsold, removed from a physically abusive mother and placed in a group home for foster children.

Obituaries

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Dorothy Margaret Stanley, Greeley, Colo., died on Jan. 14, 2020.

Dorothy was born July 6, 1927, in the small gold mining town of Schumacher, Ontario, Canada.

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Richard D. Buehler, 76, died Jan. 19, 2020, at his home in Scott City.

He was born on Dec. 5, 1943, in Scott City, the son of Norman Clark and Eleanor Marie (Wren) Buehler.

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J. Paul Hillery, 92, died Jan. 20, 2020, at Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City.

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Luella M. Roemer, 90, died, Jan. 7, 2020, at her home in Overland Park.

She was born April 3, 1929, in Gove County, the daughter of Wilton H. and Mabel (Tuxford) Bowman.

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Brian Jay Everett, 61, died, Jan. 11, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

He was born on March 12, 1958, in Scott City, the son of John and Leila (Beth) Everett.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009