Juliet (Landon Trout) tells Cleopatra (Marshall Faurot) what it’s like to have a “one true love” during rehearsal for the one-act play “When Shakespeare’s Ladies Meet.” It will be one of four plays

The threat of tariffs on aluminum and steel could have a ripple effect on the $25 million in building projects which have been put out to bid by USD 466.

Unpaid bills by those getting medical treatment at the Scott County Hospital or the Scott City Medical Clinic has begun taking a heavy toll on the hospital’s bottom line.

If there was any question about how Dighton residents would react to the prospect of a sexual predator treatment facility being located in their community, it didn’t take long to erase those doubts

The Scott City Council has approved $310,870 in sales tax grants for local organizations during the upcoming year.


Just seven months ago, Reagan Smyth wasn’t sure where she’d be attending college.

And it had been nearly two years since she’d done any competitive swimming.

After two years of being so close to qualifying for a trip to state - including last season’s 11-inning marathon in the substate title game, the SCHS girls are once again primed to make another run

When Karina Ayala prepared for her final lift in the squat during Saturday’s Class 4A state powerlifting competition it was all about personal pride.

In the end, Haven simply had too much for the Scott Community High School girls.

Too much height. 

Too many second chance opportunities.

Too many free throws.

If you can’t score, it’s pretty darn tough to win.

The Lady Beavers made sure of that during their Class 3A sub-state semi-final game against Colby.

Columns & Opinions

Ralph Peters is about as far removed from a liberal “snowflake” as you can imagine. A retired Army lieutenant colonel and prolific (and gifted) novelist, he is to the right of right.

It’s frequently said that a good, experienced trial attorney will never ask a question of a witness to which he does not already know the answer.

America, can we talk? We need to talk about “free trade.” We’ve needed to have this conversation for a while, actually. Like, since the 1980s.

The Kansas tourism industry has something new to promote . . . Nowhere.

Kris Kobach is a political opportunist.


Building anything from the ground up is always a challenge.

When Rich Cramer was hired to become the Scott County public works director 25 years ago, he admits to being a little surprised.

Kansas politicians are closely watching developing trade policies with an eye to whether they could start a trade war that might hurt industries in the state that rely on exports.

Entrepreneurs tend to do things the rest of us might see as crazy. Shenandoah Valley Organic chicken would fit into that category.

Seventeen members of the High Plains Study Club met on February 15 at NuLife Market for an afternoon tour.


JaKayla “Jake” Lynn Brehm-Vasquez, 36, of Plains, died on March 10, 2018, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita. She was born Dec.

Jimmie L. Jeffery, 82, died on March 6, 2018, at the Scott County Hospital. He was born Oct. 28, 1935, in Black River Falls, Wisc., the son of Roy and Beth (Hein) Jeffery.

Brenda C. Lowry, 69, died March 4, 2018, at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal. She was born May 23, 1948, in Liberal, the daughter of Eldon and Vera E. (Greenwood) Lowry.

Daniel Robert Dunn, 68, died Feb. 22, 2018, in Grant County. He was born June 26, 1949 , in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Bob and Lone (Sevier) Dunn.

Michael Tod Steele, 64, died Feb.

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