The pursuit of a vehicle by five law enforcement vehicles through the streets of Scott City on Halloween morning was no treat for a Scott City man who is in jail facing multiple charges.

The hiring of David Post as the next Scott City chief of police was made official by a unanimous vote of the city council on Monday evening.

Knight proud of military service as WWII Navy pilot in Pacific Theatre

Freeman Knight never imagined himself ever flying an airplane, let alone becoming a Navy pilot during World War II.

USD addressing policy issues, awareness with rise in vaping

There seems to be little doubt that school officials have a lot of catching up to do in order to understand to what level vaping exists with young people and how it should be confronted as a health

Voters in Kansas are being asked to weigh in on the Kansas Eliminate Revision of Census Population Amendment when they head to the polls on Tuesday.


upset hopes fade

Two weeks ago the Beavers handed Concordia a decisive 31-0 defeat that propelled the Beavers into the No.

anything is possible

Two years ago, while the rest of his Scott Community High School teammates were celebrating a third place finish at the Class 3A cross-country meet, Eric Frances had little reason to feel part of t

Back on track

Prior to the kickoff of last Friday’s game against Concordia, Scott City head coach Jim Turner noted that if the Beavers were hoping to make a deep run into the playoffs “it has to begin tonight.”

Another heartbreaking end to SCHS volleyball season

This was going to be the year the SCHS volleyball team exorcised the demons from last year’s sub-state disappointment.

3 Beavers qualify for state x-country

It’s disappointing to fall short of a trip to state.

It’s agonizing to see that trip denied by the thinnest of margins.

Columns & Opinions

The greatest fireside chat ever

Donald Trump said he wants to have a fireside chat with the American people like those made famous by FDR.

It would probably go something like this:

If you’re looking for a way to honor veterans, here’s one: protect the U.S. Postal Service.

When ignorance is your only play

A cast of characters that include an attorney who butt dials reporters while negotiating a backroom deal and a self-identified team known as the “three amigos” trying to coerce a foreign government

The most recent controversy in President Trump’s impeachment saga showed us something critical about the information war now underway.

Facebook’s disregard for the truth

Try to imagine Walter Cronkite telling his viewers that he wouldn’t want to live in a world where television journalists could only report what was determined to be 100 percent true.


Early this week the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom placed a full-page ad in the New York Times showcasing quotes from nutrition and medical professionals on plant-based meat’s healthi

Kansas’ medical marijuana push aims for edibles, topicals

TOPEKA - When it comes to medical marijuana, Kansas may end up looking more like Ohio than Missouri - with edibles and topicals only, no smoking.

In a new paper published in the journal Heart, researchers found that Swiss adults who took one or two daytime naps per week had a lower risk of heart problems, including heart disease and strokes,

Health insurers returning $25M in rebates to Kansans

A private insurer’s 2018 premiums in Kansas ran too high - at least compared to the medical bills it had to pay for customers that year.

Eastridge Villas

A housing project that Katie Eisenhour says was seven years in the making has become a reality.


Roy E. Brandenburg

Roy lived his 74 years of life on earth from December 8, 1944, to October 25, 2019.

Born in Peoria, Ill., but growing up in Belle Fourche, S.D.

Kirby Lee VanDegrift, 64, died, Oct. 24, 2019, at his home in Ness City.

He was born on Sept. 22, 1955, in Ness City, the son of Barry and Loretta (Switzer) VanDegrift.

Elizabeth June Haggard

Elizabeth June Haggard, died Oct. 19, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born on January 15, 1936, in Bonne Terre, Mo., to Thomas Buchanan Reed and Aline Estelle Barbey.

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David Walter Duff, 75, died Oct. 13, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

H e was born on Feb. 26, 1944, in Enid, O k l a . , the son of Charles a n d Kathryn (Stark) Duff.

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James Arnold Schindler, 81, died Oct. 15, 2019, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1937, at Goodland, the son of John and Frances (Nestor) Schindler.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

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