It would appear that Lake Scott has avoided a worst-case scenario following the release of wastewater from a feedlot lagoon into Ladder Creek.

Young people will have an opportunity to learn more about history - in Scott County and across the region - through a series of programs being offered by the Scott County Historical Society.

A survey will soon be arriving at the households of residents living within USD 466 (Scott County) asking for input on major construction/renovation projects being planned for the district.


A gold medal in the 4x800m relay was almost a given for the Scott Community High School boys at Friday’s Class 4A regional track meet.

In a near-photo finish, Scott City’s Paige Winderlin was denied a regional gold medal in the 400m.

Ten innings weren’t enough to determine if the Scott Community High School girls could make history.

Columns & Opinions

by Rod Haxton 

There are two kinds of government handouts - the ones that go to people who deserve them and the ones going to those who don’t.

And therein lies the debate.

You can put the milk cartons away. Kansas Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran are no longer missing.

How can you tell an authoritarian when you see one? We know the 20th century hallmarks - brown shirts, street rallies, and the like.


Les and Marcia Chyba, Manhattan, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 3.

Ideas for baking cakes, breads or other desserts in glass canning jars are on many cooking websites. While the idea sounds fun and trendy, is it a good idea?

Cities attract people for different reasons, which is partly why cities are such popular vacation destinations.


Tracy Paul Jacka, 57, died on May 19, 2017, in Oklahoma City, Okla. H e was born Jan. 28, 1960, in Scott City, the son of Wilfred Glenn and Jessie Marie (Brown) Jacka.

Marian E. Rohrbough, 84, died May 18, 2017, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. She was born June 16, 1932, in Whiting, Ks., the daughter of Howard Forshee and Esther Christian Miles Anderson.

Lawrence Dale “Larry” Taylor, 65, died on May 22, 2017, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. He was born on March 2, 1952, in Wichita, to Dale and Arlene Taylor.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009