The general election - which can’t get here fast enough for most voters - will be held on Tuesday.

Scott County Hospital has begun limiting visitation as a result of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

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It’s said that every picture tells a story.

Scott County businesses and non-profit organizations are sharing in the distribution of a quarter million dollars in grants which were made available through the Strengthening People and Revitalizi

It’s the same song, second verse . . .


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It’s been more than a year since Clare Hawkins has resembled the form that made her one of the top crosscountry runners in the state.

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It was going to take more than a bad ankle to deny Roberto Apodaca a trip to the state cross-country championships.

After narrowly missing out on qualifying for the Class 3A state tournament a year ago, the Scott Community High School boys and girls have their sights set on regional titles when they travel to La

The double team of Bella Myers and Sadie Hermosillo climbed another notch higher at this year’s Class 3-2-1A state tennis tournament, earning a seventh place finish following two days of competitio

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Even with two of the top doubles teams in the area, there was no guarantee that Scott Community High School could repeat as the Class 3-2-1A regional tennis champions.

Columns & Opinions

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Loyalty is seen as an admirable characteristic, but blind loyalty through willful ignorance or for personal gain is indefensible. And in the political arena it can have huge consequences.

Yard signs tell us so much and so little. Many of the signs in mid-coast Maine say, “TRUMP 2020: NO MORE BULLS**T.”

Republicans are having a tizzy-fit because many Democrats are suggesting the Supreme Court should be expanded to 11 justices and Democratic presidential and vice-presidential nominees Joe Biden and

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When asked four years ago if we could conceive of Donald Trump being elected president, we dismissed the idea of Americans falling for this huckster.

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Not one to be linguistically adept nor possessing any medical knowledge beyond prescribing Lysol as a cure for pandemics, President Trump recently made reference to “herd mentality.”



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Let’s start with a pop quiz. Do you know the significance of the date November 13? Is it:

A) The day Billy Joe McCallister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge?

The leading legislator on a committee charged with analyzing the state’s behavioral health system says the mental health crisis in Kansas has become more apparent amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Providing care for another person is a big responsibility, and usually one that most people experience.

TOPEKA - Emergency rooms across Kansas are seeing an increase in people with behavioral and mental health issues seeking care amid the pandemic, and the medical facilities lack necessary resources


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Thelma Fay Hoover, 77, died on October 27, 2020, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

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Yvonne J. Spangler, 93, died October 23, 2020, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

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Merle G. Krause, 90, died Oct. 20, 2020, at Brookdale Liberal Springs, Liberal, Ks.

H e was born June 29, 1930, at Talmage, the son of Fred and Emma (Berbermeyer) Krause.

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Doris L. Riner, 98, died Oct. 19, 2020, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

She was born on Sept. 26, 1922, in Comanche County, the daughter of John and Minnie (Sinkle) Wait.

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Betty Jean Shelton Austin, 91, died Sept. 25, 2020, at her home in Scott City.

She was born on Jan. 3, 1929, in Glade, the daughter of John Allen and Vernie (McLaughlin) Baker.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009