News

The USD 466 (Scott County) has two board positions that will need to be filled by appointments following resignations that were submitted during Monday’s meeting.

Change is inevitable in life and for 59 Scott Community High School graduates a new chapter began as they received their diplomas before a packed gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.

When two graduating seniors stepped across the stage to receive their diplomas from Healy High School last Sunday afternoon, they were continuing more than a 100-year-old tradition.

It was 4:30 in the morning as the small caravan of three vehicles left Scott City for a remote site in southern Gove County.

If you’re accustomed to contacting a Scott City Councilman about an issue and expecting them to bring it up at the next meeting, that’s about to change.

Sports

Wren sets 400m school, league records; Thomas owns distance marks

What was already the toughest regional in the state for the women’s pole vault just got a little tougher.

It wasn’t the bats that decided the outcome of Tuesday’s Class 3A regional tournament quarterfinal game between Scott City and Lakin/Deerfield. It was their gloves.

A growing rivalry with Colby’s Drew Starbuck hasn’t gone well this season for William Cupp.

Kaden Wren has demonstrated this season that he’s one of the top middle distance runners in Kansas.

Columns & Opinions

America is being held hostage.

All that’s missing is a ransom note pinned to the Statue of Liberty that says, “You can have your country back if . . .”

another view

In a time when people are obsessed with social media, it may appear out of step to communicate with today’s graduates via the old-fashioned printed word.

A bill in Texas would allow professionals of all kinds - doctors, pharmacists, electricians - to deny services to LGBTQ customers on religious grounds.

Lifestyle

The High Plains Study Club met at the home of Kami Rosin for the last meeting of the year.

Celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele, but the clearest modern precedent f

Demand for beef has risen 15% since 2012, according to retail sales data cited by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.

It’s a scenario that has become all too familiar to the staff with the Western Kansas Child Advocacy Center.

The High Plains Study Club met on April 18, at the home of Celia Fouser with Gwen Huck as cohostess.

Obituaries

Glen E. Cheney, 53, died May 13, 2019, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City.

He was born Aug. 13, 1965, in Garden City, the son of Howard Edwin and Lauretta Simmons Cheney.

Dallas Shawn Martin, 46, died April 17, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

H e was born Oct. 5, 1972, in Scott City, the son of Lester D. Martin and Cheryl (Huseman) Martin.

Jose Horacio Armendariz, 58, died April 20, 2019, at the Swedish Medical Center, Denver, Colo.

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.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009