Playa lakes are one of the most prolific - and perhaps least noticed - land features in the Central Plains, from Texas to Nebraska

Plans for renovation and new additions to Scott City Middle School are starting to take shape with the latest drawings presented to the USD 466 board of education for review on Monday evening.

Rene Inguanza entered a “no contest” plea to second degree murder during a hearing held in the Scott County District Court on Thursday morning.


For several years, Hugoton has been the gold standard for women’s basketball in the Great West Activities Conference.

With only two losses during a strong start to his wrestling season, Justus McDaniel has established himself as one of the top matmen in Kansas - not just the Class 3-2-1A ranks.

The Scott Community High School girls found themselves in a position they’d never before experienced following Friday’s game at Ulysses.

Columns & Opinions

In a series of tweets (which is apparently the new way of initating serious policy discussion), Secretary of State Kris Kobach is reviving the need for partisan contests for local elections (i.e.,

President Trump assures us he’s the least racist person we’ll ever meet.

The most astonishing aspect of the response to Michael Wolff’s book is that anyone is surprised. President Trump’s unfitness for office was obvious long before he was elected.


Alpha Omega, ESA, met on January 11 at the Scott County EMS Building with Diana Burr as hostess and Brenda Birney the co-hostess.

Fifteen members were in attendance.

Steve and Cheryl Kucharik, Scott City, announce the engagement of their daughter, Krista, to Reid Dodson, son of Terry and Carla Dodson, Hopkinsville, Ky.

A Kansas Supreme Court ruling saying the state must spend more on schools could require lawmakers to find hundreds of millions of dollars.


Larry Gene Ribbing, died Jan. 4, 2018, in Leoti. He was born May 21, 1945, in Garden City, the son of Eugene W. and Geraldine (Oxford) Ribbing.

Thomas Lewis “Tom” Purma, 73, died Dec. 16, 2017, in Wilson., Ks. He was born July 8, 1944, to Charles J. and Betty (Moore) Purma in Ellsworth County, Ks.

Raymond J. Crist, 96, died Jan. 5, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City. H e was born July 17, 1921, in LaVerne, Calif .

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009