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It’s not a question of whether pumping from the Ogallala Aquifer is going to happen.

There are no coincidences in life.

Things happen for a reason, says Amy Malchow.

A boost in school funding approved by the Kansas Legislature will mean an added $239,000 for USD 466 (Scott County) in the 2018-19 school year.

Brecken Dunagan is back to appreciating the simple things in life.

“I’ve had the same address and same phone number for the past seven months,” she says with a sense of pride.

Potential home buyers can learn more about the moderate income housing (MIH) project in Scott City’s Eastridge Addition and see floor plans  available during a two-day launch event on Friday and Su

Sports

When Brendan Whipple jumped out to a quick lead in the 3200m and continued to stretch that advantage over the first two laps, Dighton head coach Ken Simon had doubts about whether he could maintain

Kevin Herman’s arm put the Scott Community High School baseball team in position to win Tuesday’s double-header opener at Spearville.

As someone who established herself as one of the state’s top sprinters while in high school, and has been a NCAA Division II national qualifier, Kelly Wycoff’s successful track career has been buil

SCHS track coach Jim Turner had seen some pretty impressive performances in middle distance workouts by his boys during early season practices.

It was the first meet of the season, but sophomore Brandon Winderlin already appeared in mid-season form with a pair of gold medal finishes at the Larned Junior Varsity Invitational on Tuesday.

Columns & Opinions

When the Kansas Supreme Court ruled last October that the level of state support for public schools was constitutionally insufficient, Justice Lee A.

We’d like to say that we aren’t ones to give political advice, but that wouldn’t be true.

Lately, a lot of people in Washington are saying that education reform hasn’t worked very well. Don’t believe it.

As Kansas lawmakers wage their never-ending battle with the state Supreme Court over school funding, they might poke their heads out of the trenches long enough to observe that Kansas isn’t the onl

Political reporters have a saying: There’s always a tweet.

Lifestyle

Dick and Carol Ohmart will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center, Oakley, on Sun., April 22, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

The High Plains Study Club met on April 5 at the home of Ivadelle Cotton.

Wes and Maggie Cornelius, Yukon, Okla., will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on April 15.

Kindergarten student Jesus Aguirre puts the finishing touches on a butterfly as part of a Saturday morning art project by youngsters who are enrolled in the spring gardening program at Scott City E

Yami Sanchez has thoughts of turning her love for videography into a business career.

Obituaries

Geraldine Kay “Gerri” Taylor, 75, died April 9, 2018, at the Wichita County Health Center, Leoti. She was born Nov. 24, 1942 , in Ransom, the daughter of Glenn D.

Marcella Drewes  Otteson, 99-1/2, died March 23, 2018, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Scott City. She was born on a farm near Rolla , N.D., on Sept.

SAN ANGELO - Patti Jo White Billings passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Monday, April 2, 2018 at her home shortly after 12:00 noon.

William “Bill” Young, 56, died March 25, 2018, at his home in Dodge City. He was born May 22, 1961, in Fort Sumter, S.C., the son of Gerald and Emily (Cox) Young. He was a graduate of Scott Communi

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

The Scott County Record

PO Box 377

Scott City, KS 67871

Phone: 620-872-2090

Fax: 620-872-0009