Five-year-old Finn Hudson gets ready to tighten his loop around horns during the dummy calf roping competition held on Tuesday evening prior to the jackpot team roping.

Over the past decade, the First Baptist Church has wrestled with whether expansion at its current location or construction of a new church is the best approach toward meeting the continued growth o

Megan Trout and Charlie go through the agility course during the Scott County Fair 4-H dog show on Tuesday evening.


In a unanimous vote the USD 466 (Scott County) board of education appointed Andy Trout to fill the unexpired term created by the resignation of Mark Davis.

Four years removed from a budget crisis that saw the Scott County school district staring at a $1 million deficit, the financial situation is much different as USD 466 begins a new fiscal year.


Ten cars on a figure-8 track at one time can create a lot of excitement for the fans - and a lot of confusion.

Even with the opportunity to see most of his team playing last year as seventh graders, SCMS eighth grade head coach Skip Numrich sees a lot of value in their recent four-day summer camp.

On the first day of the Scott Community High School football camp, the most important thing for most players were the two sheets of paper posted in the weight room early Monday morning.

The Lady Stars continued their season-long domination in the freestyle relays with a pair of gold medal performances at Hays.

After winning a second state championship in the past three seasons, Scott Community High School head coach Jim Turner has been named the Class 3A Track and Field Coach of the Year by the Kansas Cr

Columns & Opinions

The Kansas Legislature’s desire to micromanage budgets at the city and county level - at a time when lawmakers have demonstrated incompetence in managing affairs at the state level - has reached a

In the aftermath of the Trump-Putin news conference in Helsinki, what started out as anger from Republicans regarding President Trump’s comments has shifted to relief that he took a softer tone wit

The news hurts.

I can’t handle watching it because it hurts. I can’t deal with seeing Facebook posts about it. I can’t even hear jokes about it from Stephen Colbert.

In America’s relatively brief history we’ve had great leaders inspire us to achieve remarkable things and to help us believe greater things are possible.

Welcome to the Republican Party’s new health care plan.


Freeman Knight has seen a few birthdays and a lot of life over the past 98 years.

When Liam Emberton was visiting with his grandmother, Wanda Barton, he wondered if there was something he could do for kids at the Western Kansas Child Advocacy Center in Scott City.


There were 261 students earning second semester academic honors at Scott City Middle School.

Mr. and Mrs. Junior Strecker will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Wed.,

July 11. Junior Strecker and Sharon Bogerd were married on July 11, 1968, in Hebron, Nebr.

Dana Pfanenstiel first learned of the Quilts of Valor when asked to make a quilt for a great uncle who was going to be a recipient.


Eugene L. Smith, 77, died July 17, 2018 at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City. H e was born July 23, 1940, in Scott City, the son of Loyd and Edith (Watkins) Smith.

Cindy Kay Barnes, 62, died July 14, 2018, at her home in Dodge City. S h e was born Sept. 6, 1955, in Scott City, the daughter of Jack and Alma (Hager) Jewell.

Karen Ann Ryan, 76, died July 17, 2018, at her home in Scott City. She was born April 3, 1942, in Shallow Water, the daughter of Paul D. and Dora (Scovill) Ryan.

Mary Ellen Thornton, 66, died June 16, 2018, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City. She was born March 26, 1952, in Hays, the daughter of Victor Calvin and Ruth May (Hendrickson) Eichbush. She h

LaVern Brau, 91, died June 29, 2018 at the Homestead Health and Rehabilitation Center, Garden City. He was born April 19, 1927, in Lakeview, S.D., the son of Albert John Brau, Sr.

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