Five-year-old Bristol Eitel, Scott City, thinks for a moment as she tries to make sure nothing has been left off the Christmas wish list she gave to Santa during his visit over the weekend.

A fossil discovery at the Scott County landfill won’t be putting a halt to ongoing expansion of the disposal pits.

The housing market may have softened a little in Scott City in recent months, but not enough to make a significant impact on property tax statements that arrived in the mail boxes of local property


Emily Weathers scored a career high 17 points to lead the Scott City girls to a 44-28 rout of Palmer Ridge in the opening round of the Southwest Kansas Classic played on the home floor Thursday.

A gold medal wasn’t the only motivation for Justus McDaniel as he prepared for his championship match at the Pratt Invitational on Saturday.

Scott City took just four big guns to last year’s Class 4Astate wrestling tournament and - despite one grappler exiting early because of an injury - they were able to earn a surprising seventh plac

Columns & Opinions

A recent whim prompted me to reread Stephen Ambrose’s “To America,” a collection of reflections on the historian’s craft and many of the topics and individuals Ambrose wrote about during his prolif

As someone who lives in a state that was brought to its fiscal knees by Gov. Sam Brownback and which voted overwhelmingly to Make America Great Again - and if given the chance will probably do so a

Right now in Washington, D.C., Congress is making decisions that will affect my future and that of my people - the Gwich’in Nation of Alaska and Canada.


Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Hogg, Scott City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 10.

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Snow, Scott City, will be honored with a reception celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.

Jerry Snow and Irene Wedel were married on Dec. 22, 1957, in Goessel.

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Hogg, Scott City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 10.


Marjorie Eva Miller, 80, died Dec. 6, 2017, at Hays Medical Center, Hays. She was born July 1, 1937, in Salt Lake City , Utah, the daughter of William and Eva (Swenson) Stam.

Tonja M. Williams, 50, died Nov. 24, 2017, at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex. She was born Nov. 18, 1967, in Guymon, Okla., the daughter of Troy S. and Carrie M.

Arlene J. Beaton, 90, died Nov. 25, 2017, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City. She was born Feb.3, 1927 , in Scott City, the daughter of Clifford C.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009