Mother Nature had already delivered a one-two punch to the area’s wheat crop with a record-setting drought and a late spring freeze.

It’s hard to imagine 17,000 acres being hidden in Western Kansas, but the Smoky Valley Ranch Nature Conservancy is a little known treasure well off the beaten path in southeastern Logan County.

While Scott Community High School graduates are preparing for a new journey in their lives, they took a final opportunity to reflect on the paths they have taken over the past 13 years during Satur

Scott City Elementary School third and fourth graders presented their spring concert, “Pirates! A Musical” on Thursday.


It’s easy for Jim Barnett to feel like he’s the odd man out in the Republican race to be the next governor of Kansas.

In fact, it’s a position that he embraces.


Kevin Herman pitched a complete game no-hitter and Scott Community High School advanced in the Class 3A regional baseball tournament with a 4-2 win over Goodland on Monday.

As the winningest coach in Kansas State University football history, it would be easy for Bill Snyder to say it’s the winning that drives his love for the game.

For Sheldon Whalen, it’s just been a matter of getting started on the right foot in the 110m high hurdles - literally.

Before the start of track season a year ago, Wyatt Hayes questioned whether he would continue to be a member of the 4x800m relay.

Despite entering the regional tournament with an undefeated record, William Cupp had largely been under the radar for most of the season.

Columns & Opinions

If there’s one thing we respect about Kris Kobach - actually, it’s the only thing - it’s his consistency.

President Trump has prompted a new era of attacks on journalists, emboldening other politicians across the country and around the globe to follow suit.

As financial stress rises, suicide hotlines are spreading across farm country.

It’s that time of year once again when graduates are anxiously waiting to grab their diplomas or degrees while those of us who are definitely older and presume to be wiser are saying, “Not so fast.

Critics of President Trump, including me, have regularly compared him to authoritarian rulers such as Viktor Orban and Vladimir Putin.


Park Lane Nursing Home residents kicked off Nursing Home Week activities with a balloon lift on Monday morning.

The High Plains Study Club met May 3 at the Majestic Theater for lunch. After lunch the members met at the Bryan Center for the business meeting and dessert served by the social committee.

Scott City Elementary School youngsters have been getting in shape this spring with a daily run as part of the after-school “Go Far!” program.


Clint and Tina Steinert, Oakley, announce the engagement of their daughter, Cortney Ann, to Jeffery Jerome Schwarz, son of Jerome Schwarz, Oakley, and Rick and Michelle Ruth, Scott City.

The High Plains Study Club met April 19 at the home of Sydney Janssen. Gwen Huck was co-hostess.


Patricia “Pat” Fairchild, 91, died May 13, 2018, at Homestead Health and Rehabilitation Center, Garden City. S h e was born Dec.

Evelyn M. Bauer, 85, died May 13, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City. She was born Jan. 8, 1933, in Garden City. She was a member of the Prairie View Church of the Brethren, Friend.

Jessie Lee Cole died on May 14, 2018, at the Westy Community Care Home, Westmoreland. He was born Sept. 7, 1937, to Merle and Lilly Mae (Henson) Cole in Mulberry, Ark.

Ramona Ruth (Reifschneider) Krenzel, 89, died May 10, 2018, at her home in rural Wichita County. She was born Sept.

Clinton R. Turner, 82, died May 7, 2018, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City. He was born Feb.

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009