It’s not enough to envision something that no one else has yet to turn into a reality.

Improved student achievement and better curriculum coordination through all grade levels is the goal behind the USD 466 board of education’s decision to add three new staff positions for the 2019-2

Four days of sub-30 degree temperatures last week should have little, if any, impact on the emerging wheat crop.

Commercial grain elevator owners in Scott County are protesting a sharp increase in the appraised valuation of their facilities.

Local history has fascinated Deb Lawrence who has done considerable research over the years regarding local buildings.


It might be possible to sneak up on Clare Hawkins once. It won’t happen a second time.

Wyatt Hayes is having fun again on the track.

It was never a question of if, but when, Jack Thomas would break the Scott Community High School 3200m record.

It’s tough for any pitcher to enter a game with the bases loaded, no outs and his team already trailing 2-0.

Second place was not an option for Kevin Duong.

Columns & Opinions

The year was 1954 and it was during a congressional hearing that attorney Joseph Welch uttered the famous words to Sen. Joseph McCarthy, “Have you no sense of decency, sir . . .”

With the Trump administration and thus the Pentagon now firmly behind it, and with Americans naturally predisposed to new high-tech frontiers, the proposal to create a Space Force within the U.S.

When we have the most productive and certainly the most intelligent presidential administration since well before George Washington, it’s time that credit was given where it’s due.

In tax season, most of us think more about getting our forms in on time - and getting our refunds - than about where our tax dollars actually go.


Alpha Omega, ESA, met on April 11 at the home of President Kate Macy. Eleven members were present for the business meeting.

Annette Orr gave the moment of meditation.

Alpha Omega met March 14 at the home of Barb Summers for the montHly meeting.

President Kate Macy called the meeting to order followed by the opening ritual.

Roughly 90% of American adults do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, but many are trying to make up for it by popping pills.

Seven local veterans were recognized during a Quilts of Valor presentation on Saturday at the El Quartelejo Museum in Scott City.

TOPEKA - The Federal and State Affairs Committee heard passionate testimony from both sides of a controversial issue.


Brent D. “Grunch” Mulligan, 47, died April 11, 2019, in Lansing.

He was born June 16, 1971, in Garden City, the son of Kenneth George and Norma Jean (Jewell) Mulligan.

Myrna Sue (Gruver) Wilson, 70, died Wed., April 10, 2019, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses, Ks.

Dorothy Louise Crist, 96, died April 16, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

She was born August 29, 1922, in Scott County, the daughter  of George and Grace (Bush) Graham.

Teresa Eileen Ehmke, 72, died March 30, 2019, at the Lane County Hospital, Dighton.

She was born June 10, 1946, in Garden City.

Chad R. Sharpe, 54, Oakley, died April 8, 2019.

He was born June 6, 1964, in Scott City, the son of Harley and Ora sharpe.

Chad married Rebecca Buffington on Jan. 31, 1998.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009