News

Megan Trout and Charlie go through the agility course during the Scott County Fair 4-H dog show on Tuesday evening.

 

In a unanimous vote the USD 466 (Scott County) board of education appointed Andy Trout to fill the unexpired term created by the resignation of Mark Davis.

Four years removed from a budget crisis that saw the Scott County school district staring at a $1 million deficit, the financial situation is much different as USD 466 begins a new fiscal year.

Scott City Police Chief Chris Jurgens says it’s been “forever” since a dog being held at the city pound had been humanely euthanized.

Having had a hearing in which it ruled one dog was potentially dangerous, and faced with the prospect of a similar hearing on another dog, the Scott City Council feels that’s a determination better

Sports

On the first day of the Scott Community High School football camp, the most important thing for most players were the two sheets of paper posted in the weight room early Monday morning.

The Lady Stars continued their season-long domination in the freestyle relays with a pair of gold medal performances at Hays.

After winning a second state championship in the past three seasons, Scott Community High School head coach Jim Turner has been named the Class 3A Track and Field Coach of the Year by the Kansas Cr

The 5k run during the annual Spencer Memorial Walk-Run-Roll at Lake Scott State Park has become a fun event for Brett Meyer and his Fort Hays State University teammates.

The abundance and variety of fish at Lake Scott is making it a paradise for anglers across Western Kansas.

Columns & Opinions

The news hurts.

I can’t handle watching it because it hurts. I can’t deal with seeing Facebook posts about it. I can’t even hear jokes about it from Stephen Colbert.

In America’s relatively brief history we’ve had great leaders inspire us to achieve remarkable things and to help us believe greater things are possible.

Welcome to the Republican Party’s new health care plan.

Barring an outburst of courage on the part of two or three moderate Republican senators, taking lawsuits “all the way to the U.S.

Actions have always spoken louder than words.

Lifestyle

When Liam Emberton was visiting with his grandmother, Wanda Barton, he wondered if there was something he could do for kids at the Western Kansas Child Advocacy Center in Scott City.

 

There were 261 students earning second semester academic honors at Scott City Middle School.

Mr. and Mrs. Junior Strecker will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Wed.,

July 11. Junior Strecker and Sharon Bogerd were married on July 11, 1968, in Hebron, Nebr.

Dana Pfanenstiel first learned of the Quilts of Valor when asked to make a quilt for a great uncle who was going to be a recipient.

Farmers are fighting back to end deceptive food labeling.

Obituaries

Mary Ellen Thornton, 66, died June 16, 2018, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City. She was born March 26, 1952, in Hays, the daughter of Victor Calvin and Ruth May (Hendrickson) Eichbush. She h

LaVern Brau, 91, died June 29, 2018 at the Homestead Health and Rehabilitation Center, Garden City. He was born April 19, 1927, in Lakeview, S.D., the son of Albert John Brau, Sr.

Bobby Gene Miller, 75, went to be with the Lord on June 16, 2018, at the United Methodist Church, Lubbock, Tex.

Jeanie Wiley, 58, died June 11, 2018, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She was born July 24, 1959 , in Scott City, the daughter of Billy Lee and Marjorie Ann (Heim) Riggs. On Aug.

Harriet M. Lewis, 86, died June 10, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City. She was born Sept. 29, 1931 , in Beeler, the daughter of Karl and Maude (Thomas) Knauf.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009