The popularity of the Scott County Recycling Center may not be enough to save it.

Summer is supposed to provide young people a fun break from school.

For about 40 youngsters, school is their summer fun destination during June.

Efforts to have one abandoned property demolished and a fire-damaged trailer home removed have been initiated by the Scott City Council.

The Scott City Council gave its approval to a preliminary engineering report which is necessary to proceed with the application for a state loan to upgrade its water system.

There are two ways to go about seeing the country when participating in the annual Trans Am event.


There’s no doubt that Kooper Wright loves the rodeo life.

The 14-year-old acknowledged that last week when attending camp, with one important addition.

Lana Rodriguez claimed four gold medals to lead the Scott City Lady Stars in Western Kansas Swim Club action at Leoti on Saturday.

For a number of athletes playing in the Kansas Shrine Bowl, it’s the last time they will ever compete in a football game.

If members of the Scott Community High School volleyball team take one lesson away from their summer workouts it’s to make yourself more uncomfortable.

The Scott City Stars swim team opened their season with a strong showing in the relays, winning six gold medals at the Great Bend meet on Saturday.

Columns & Opinions

For more than three years, Donald Trump has claimed there is a “Deep State” that initially tried to sabotage his campaign and since his election has been undermining his presidency.

Presidential campaigns have their messaging, and then they have their stories.

I didn’t serve in Vietnam.

In our politics as in our daily lives, we live on a spectrum of forgiveness so wide that it’s hard to stretch the meaning of the word to cover it all.

It’s one thing to be a loyal political subject, as Congressman Roger Marshall has proven to be for the Trump monarchy.


Restoring an older vehicle is something that Al Cook has always wanted to do.

A 1929 Ford Model A delivery truck fulfilled that ambition for the longtime Dighton resident.

Neal and Julie O’Brien will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on Sat., June 22, with a reception from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at St.

With all the natural disasters happening in and around the state, it’s another reminder to be prepared.

Bill and Edith Brown celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 4, 2019.

Bill Brown and Edith Eberhardt were married in Hettinger County, N.D.

Terry and Lora Wycoff announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kelly, to Brett Meyer, son of Joe and Margie Meyer, all of Scott City.


Floyd M. Dirks, 88, died June 15, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital.

He was born July 18, 1930, in Durham, the son of Albert and Marie (Unruh) Dirks.

Charles Leon Costello, Jr., was born on Sept. 17, 1932, in Scott City.

Charles passed away on May 30, 2019.

Phillip E. “Flip” Paul, Jr., 83, of Wichita, Ks., passed away, Tues., June 4, 2019, in Hugo, Okla. He had been in a care facility since 2014, suffering with dementia and other health issues.

Susan Sheaffer Taylor passed into the waiting arms of her daughters, Nancy and Lydia, and husband, Charlie, on Fri., June 7, 2019.

Harold Eugene Partin, 75, died June 2, 2019, at his home.

He was born Nov. 27, 1943, in Garden City, the son of Miles and Opal Partin.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009