A fight between two dogs that led to one being killed is currently being investigated by the Scott County Sheriff’s Department.

The Kansas Legislature finds itself in an unusual position.

Employees for the City of Scott City will get a 2.8 percent cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) in their paychecks effective January 1.

Enforcement of a new Scott City ordinance that bans the long-term parking of trailers, boats, RVs and streets has been put on temporary hold.

Lake Scott State Park will get a major upgrade in its electrical system for recreational vehicles and campers through a $400,000 grant.


another view

Way back in 2014 - a century ago, it feels like - President Barack Obama requested time on major networks for an Oval Office address on immigration reform.

When you’re undefeated and ranked No. 1 in state in your weight division, the pressure that comes with that success is expected.

Most athletes thrive on being in that position.

Through the early start to the season, Scott City’s offense from the post players has been inconsistent at best, and nonexistent at worst.

On most nights, if the Scott City girls can get 20 point performances from two of their players they are going to be nearly impossible to beat.

Tuesday was not one of those nights.

Following a strong showing against an elite field at the Abilene Invitational, Scott Community High School now has five grapplers who are ranked among the top six in their respective weight divisio

Columns & Opinions

editorially speaking

There are plenty of reasons why one could be skeptical about the economy in 2019.

It would be easy to think of 2018 as Groundhog Year. It began with Robert Mueller and his Russian probe. It ended with Robert Mueller and his Russian probe.

It barely created a tremor within the Republicancontrolled Kansas Legislature when three of its members switched to the Democratic Party ahead of the next legislative session.

another view

Twas the night before Christmas, and like each day before, The president was tweeting. He’s become quite the boor. He’s angry at someone. It’s his typical MO.


Kiana Yager and Kemp Spencer were united in marriage on Dec. 22, 2018, at Gilbert Arizona Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Each year, Americans’ most popular New Year’s resolutions are more or less the same: get healthy, get organized, save money.

The High Plains Study Club met on Dec. 6 at the home of Shirley Griffith. Barb Hutchins and Barb Dickhut served as cohostesses.

For those who choose to drink alcohol, the healthiest level of consumption is typically defined as up to a drink per day for women, or up to two per day for men.

The High Plains Study Club took this year’s annual field trip to the Gravity Wellness Spa in Garden City on Nov. 15.


Brett D. Eisenhour, 57, died Jan. 9, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

H e was born Oct. 9, 1961, in Garden City, the son of Vearl D. and Betty L. Beeson Eisenhour.

Sally Louise Bradstreet, 73, died Dec. 30, 2018, at her home in Scott City.

She was born Nov. 15, 1945, in Granada, Colo., the daughter of Cecil and Deliah (Morton) Moulder.

Sharon A. Barraza, 57, died on Jan. 1, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City.

She was born Jan. 8, 1961, in Gallup, N.M., the daughter of Ray- mond and Grace (Etcitty) Warner.

Melba M. Trout, 92, died Dec. 24, 2018, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

She was born Aug. 3, 1926, in Great Bend, the daughter of Kenneth H. and Nellie R. (Keenan) Ackerman.

Gloria J. O’Bleness, 71, died Dec. 26, 2018, at her home in Scott City.

She was born Sept. 3, 1947, in Garden City, the daughter of William Grant and Dona Dee (Jewel) Carpenter.

The Scott County Record

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