Eight years with the Western Kansas Child Advocacy Center haven’t made it any easier for Vicki Hubin to accept the scope on which child abuse occurs.

With an eye on easing an increase in the overall mill levy for Scott County taxpayers, the Scott City council opted to reduce its proposed levy for the 2019 budget.

For the second time in just over three months, a Scott City couple has had a hearing before the city council to determine whether one of their dogs should be declared “potentially dangerous” under

Another year of healthy cash carryover has made it possible for the Scott County Commission to slightly reduce the county mill levy in the proposed 2019 budget.

Scott County Hospital’s fiscal strength and growth as a regional health care provider hasn’t gone unnoticed.


The Kansas State High School Activities Association first acknowledged the growing concern over head concussions when it established protocols that schools must follow when an athlete suffers a blo

As any outdoorsman or farmer can testify, there is not a shortage of deer in Western Kansas.

That, however, is not entirely true. 

Bigger, faster and stronger is a common mantra for a strength program at any time of the year.

Summer weights is certainly no different.


With just one carry in the first half, it didn’t appear that this year’s Shrine Bowl game would leave many lasting memories for Jarret Jurgens.

That changed in the second half.

Competing against top swimmers from throughout the area, Lana Rodriguez captured a pair of s

Columns & Opinions

Some in the press use the term “populist” as a synonym for “popular” or for any new political movement outside the traditional parties.

If you’ve watched a Trump rally for reasons other than to see how many of his loyal believers are wearing white hoods you may have noticed a growing number of signs and t-shirts referring to “Q”.

When not making a fool of himself in the courtroom or a spectacle of himself behind a .50 caliber machine gun on a jeep, Kris Kobach wants to be the next governor of Kansas.

Something interesting is happening in the age of Trump: 63 percent of Americans support a national health insurance plan, or Medicare for All, in which the federal government would guarantee health

When it comes to name recognition, there are clear front-runners in the Republican field for governor.


Dr. James and Jodi Yager, Scott City, announce the engagement of their son, Chantz, to Lexi Cole, daughter of Bart and Bobbi Cole, Goddard.

An amazing lady is turning 90! The family of Melva Knight would like to honor her with a card shower in celebration of her 90th birthday on Monday, August 13.


It didn’t take long for Dan and Lynn Weides to realize after moving to Scott City that there was something unique about the community.

Eddie “Joe” Jr. and Elaine Megert will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on July 27.

Joe Megert and Elaine Hamm were married at the First Baptist Church, Hooker, Okla.

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


Melva A. Rose, 90, died Aug. 3, 2018, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City. She was born Aug.

Chester William Marker, 82, of Hutchinson, died Aug. 1, 2018, at Brookdale Senior Living, Hutchinson. H e was born Feb.

Gary V. Gentry, 65, Valley Falls, died Thursday, July 26, 2018, at his home, after a courageous, 10 year battle with cancer. He was born Dec.

Doris Crist was born Doris Jean Henry, daughter of Opal Summers Henry and Frank Henry, on Aug. 14, 1931, in Bloomington, Ill.

Dorothy Lindsay, 93, died July 27, 2018, in Topeka. S h e was born Feb. 19, 1925, the daughter of Thomas Norman and Louise Becker. She graduated from Oskaloosa High School.

The Scott County Record

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