It’s often assumed that recovery from an illness or other medical condition often includes a prescription from your doctor.

Just in time for the holiday season, Scott County taxpayers will have to dig into their pockets to pay their property taxes.

Now that USD 466 (Scott County) voters have approved a $25 million bond issue, the real work begins.


It’s Christmas Eve in the White House.

So desperate are Republicans to pass something of consequence before Congress adjourns later this month that they are ramming through a monstrosity of a tax bill that is unpopular with constituents

It took four games - plus four extra minutes - for the Scott City girls to see their perfect season come to an end in the Southwest Classic.

Columns & Opinions

A recent whim prompted me to reread Stephen Ambrose’s “To America,” a collection of reflections on the historian’s craft and many of the topics and individuals Ambrose wrote about during his prolif

As someone who lives in a state that was brought to its fiscal knees by Gov. Sam Brownback and which voted overwhelmingly to Make America Great Again - and if given the chance will probably do so a

Right now in Washington, D.C., Congress is making decisions that will affect my future and that of my people - the Gwich’in Nation of Alaska and Canada.


While it is better to give than to receive - as we like to remind each other during this time of year - what if that isn’t possible for everyone?

The holidays are intended to be a joyous time when families get together to enjoy each other’s company and celebrate the true meaning of the season - but that’s not always the case.

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Hogg, Scott City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 10.


Charlotte Doris Scott Utley, 87, passed away on Dec. 12, 2017, at Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City, Ks., after a long struggle with cancer.

Kathryn L. Speck, 70, died Dec. 9, 2017, at West View Manor Nursing Home, Derby. She was born Jan. 10, 1947, the daughter of Floyd James Speck and Ronna Mae Struth.

Stephen Filson Young, 79, died Dec. 9, 2017, at Lakeland, Fla. He was born April 14, 1938, in Salina, the son of Fred and Eva Filson Young.

The Scott County Record

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Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009