Even with all the attention that’s been focused on the declining Ogallala Aquifer over the past decade, one inescapable fact is that farmers are an independent breed.

Experience was evident as the field of contestants was narrowed down in the Scott County spelling bee on Tuesday morning.

Concerns about vehicles traveling in excess of 30 mph on Russell Street, immediately east of Scott City Middle School, has prompted the Scott City Council to designate a four-block strip as a “scho

Isaac Kinzambi has tried to live his life proving that the impossible is possible.

An emergency warning system that will send messages directly to iPhones, other mobile devices or a home computer has been approved by Scott County Commissioners.


With 13 lead changes in the first three quarters, it was apparent that the winner in Friday’s game between Scott City and Ulysses would be the team that didn’t blink first.

If sub-state opponents thought that Scott City’s mini-slump was going to carry over into the post-season tournament, the Lady Beavers sent a strong message to indicate otherwise on Tuesday.

On nights when everything isn’t going your way, good teams find a way to win.

Loren Faurot was among five Scott Community High School wrestlers who claimed gold medals in the Great West Activities Conference dual tournament on Saturday.

There are times when Kaitlyn Roberts seems to be the forgotten girl on the Lady Beavers’ squad.

And that’s just fine with the senior sharpshooter.

Columns & Opinions

When we give someone a tip, we expect the money will go to the workers who provided us with service.

The field of candidates for governor of Kansas became a little less crowded when the candidacy of Angus Woolley ended before it could officially begin.

In the early 1990s, the nascent internet was touted as an information superhighway, a swift digital pathway to any and all knowledge on a scale and at a pace never before imagined.

Kansas taxpayers apparently aren’t very bright.

Contrary to our (low) expectations, many cable TV talking heads avoided exaggerated gushing over President Trump’s State of the Union address.


Students from across the country with an interest in the livestock industry and related careers can apply now for the Kansas State University Animal Sciences Leadership Academy.

The Trump administration is seeking radical reform to how food stamp benefits are delivered.

Steven and Marilyn Young, Utica, announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison, to Neil Wilson, son of Pamela Jennison, Healy.

The High Plains Study Club met Feb. 1 at the home of Dorothy Hutchins. Marilyn Dryer was the co-hostess.

The meeting was opened with the devotion on “God is our 911 Dispatcher.”

Gary and Sharla Osborn, Ottumwa, Ia., announce the engagement of their daughter, Cheyanne Osborn, Beattie, Ks., to Samuel Fischer, Beattie, the son of Gary and Debby Fischer, Beattie.


Verene M. Kelley- Dearden, 90, died Feb. 5, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City. She was born Feb. 10, 1927, in St. Francis, S.D., the daughter of Carl and Lucelle (Hinricks) Dice.

John Jay ReQua, 91, died Feb. 4, 2018, at William Newton Hospital, Winfield. He was born Sept.

Kathryn Ann Schieferecke died Jan.

Jack Jewell, 90, died Jan. 22, 2018, at his home in Scott County.

Virgie L. Redding, 87, died Jan. 19, 2018, in the Via Christi Village, Manhattan.

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