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  • Girls golf squad featuring new faces

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Five female golfers will take to the course for Perkins County this season.The squad will be made up of players with little to no experience as there are no returning letter winners and includes first-year coach Mic...
  • PCHS volleyball team showing unity

      By Tim Linscott, Managing EditorTwo varsity starters return for volleyball at Perkins County this season.Courtney Ostermiller and Lila Konecky, both outside hitters, will help anchor the Lady Plainsmen this fall.Ostermiller was an all-state honorabl...
  • Winter wheat planting decisions and break-even yields

    Profit margins for wheat-growing areas in southwest Nebraska and the Panhandle are expected to be tight for the upcoming year, based on market conditions, UNL cost of production estimates, and historical yields.Although there are several planting options ...
  • Microbiology workshop planned

    A University of Nebraska-Lincoln food microbiology workshop will focus on the basics of food safety and the microbiological testing methods commonly used by the food industry. The workshop, presented by UNL's Food Processing Center March 24-26, 2015, will...
  • Cost-share grants offered

    Two cost-share assistance grants offered by the Nebraska Forest Service could result in significant utility savings for private, for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.Part of the new TREES Heat Nebraska program, these grants are designed to help est...
  • Madrid Day a great day for the community

    We want to say what a great day we had for Madrid Day. The planning and the time taken to put all the plans in order were amazing.The dedication of the park, the parade, games and meals were all super. It is always great to see people come together and ge...
  • Help needed in giving Dr. Colglazier recognition

    Dear Editor:This goes out to everyone in the community: Please help me nominate Dr. Cliff Colglazier for ‘Country Doctor of the Year.’We all know what a treasure we have in him. You can help me by sending anecdotes and testimonials. Also, please send ...
  • GTO Judge has family tree

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor In 1970, John Long drove a brand new green (with a lime yellow racing stripe and spoiler) GTO Judge, with 360 horsepower under the hood, off of the Bullock Chevrolet car lot. A junior in college, Long noted the fe...
  • National spotlight cast on extraordinary auction, family

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor What do you get when you cross a museum, a Perkins County history lesson and one of the largest auto auctions in U.S. history? The Bullock Chevrolet auction, slated for Saturday, Sept. 6 in Grant. After a long and...
  • Wallace discusses adding golf

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Much like a golfer taking their time and lining up a shot perfectly before swinging, the Wallace School Board would like to line up all information before possibly adding golf to the roster of sports offered at the school...
  • PCS board addresses dress code issues

    By Tim Linscott Tribune Sentinel A save made by a fingertip. No, not a save in soccer but a change in policies to the student handbook for Perkins County Public Schools. At the July board meeting proposed changes to the dress code included all students m...
  • Public invited to second annual charitable organization banquet

    By Jan Rahn, Tribune Staff The second annual banquet showcasing the county’s charitable organizations is set for Thursday, Sept. 11.   The public is invited to enjoy the banquet at the fairgrounds, co-hosted by the Perkins County Community Foundation ...
  • Back to school 2014

      Tim Linscott | Tribune Sentinel 2014Perkins County High School head football coach Carlie Wells, right, motivates his players as they run drills during two-a-day practices last week. The first practice was at 5:30 a.m. and the second at 4 p.m. Wel...
  • Coop annual meeting set

    Frenchman Valley Coop (FVC) is holding its annual meeting of the stockholders Aug. 26 at 10:30 a.m. at Broken Arrow Cellars in Imperial. Customer Service Director  Leann Weiss said it should be a quick meeting, consisting of the annual report, a financia...
  • Total wellness event Aug. 26 at Hastings Memorial Library

    Wanting to stay healthy from head to toe? Simple tips for overall wellness will be at the Hastings Memorial Library, 505 Central Ave. in Grant, on Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 6:30-8 p.m.This free event will have presentations by local resources dedicated to hea...
  • Foundation helps program

      Nicole Long, left, of the Perkins County Weekend Food Program accepts a check for $500 from Michelle Ross of the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund. The funds will help feed children in need on weekends through the Perkins County Weekend Food ...
  • Observe Sickle Cell Awareness Month by donating blood

    Local blood drive: Sept. 2 at New Life Fellowship Church The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September.Sickle cell diseas...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Watkins reunion held The 69th annual Watkins Family Reunion was held on Aug. 10, 2014 at the Grant City Park. Twenty-seven members were in attendance to enjoy a pot luck dinner and time to reconnect as a family. The family was treated to homemade ice cre...
  • Heinemann new to Arnold Insurance

    By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Tona Heinemann started on July 7 at Arnold Insurance Agency as a customer service representative.Heinemann is currently studying to become a representative for property and casualty lines at Arnold Insurance.Thus far, Hei...
  • Another Perspective

    Alternative venture creates pleasant memories By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher A recent venture found us on an alternative schedule as we took part in the NCTC conference in Kansas City. What’s NCTC? I wondered the same thing when my hubby asked me to acc...