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  • Rolling and reading

      Brandee Ross, left, helps Alec Reese check in at the Hastings Memorial Library summer reading program kick-off party on May 28 while Hannah Beck, right, and Robin Quinn get paperwork in order. A total of 57 program participants and their families at...
  • Clinic open house successful, despite weather

      Despite bad weather, an open house at the Grant Medical Clinic on Thursday, May 28 was a success, according to Grant Medical Clinic Manager Jessica Seger. Nearly all of Grant’s medical providers were on hand to visit with approximately 40 people f...
  • Art classes start at Meadowlark

      Pennie Reese helps Reenie Mercier during the first art class at Meadowlark Art Gallery in Grant on May 29. The class taught jewelry making and all participants completed the course with a bracelet....
  • Appreciation meal well attended

      Hatch’s Super Foods in Grant held a customer appreciation meal on Saturday, May 30 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. Pictured is Willie Padgett, left, serving Marcella Witzki of Venango. Over 700 people were served at the meal as a thank you to c...
  • Wallace Lions, students plant tree for Arbor Day

      The Wallace Community Lions Club purchased an Autumn Blaze maple tree to celebrate Arbor Day. The Wallace School fourth grade class was chosen to help plant the tree on the Wallace School playground. This planting reinforces their learning about Arb...
  • Women’s Connection set for June 17

    Mari Mayborn will be the guest speaker for the Grant and Ogallala Women’s Connection meeting for June sharing her story “Taken by Surprise.”  The Luncheon will be held at the Congregational Church at 302 N. Spruce St. in Ogallala from noon- 1 p.m. ...
  • Garage sales, Blockstop this weekend

    The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the annual garage sales throughout Grant this weekend.Maps of the garage sales will be available at In & Out and Kwik Stop in Grant.Starting at 8 a.m. on June 6 garage sales will be held throughout t...
  • Hughes' Views

    A fascinating session By Dan Hughes Senator The legislature adjourned for the year on Friday, May 29. We were scheduled to have one more day on June 5, but that was only if we needed another day for veto overrides. The legislature will reconvene on Ja...
  • From the Pulpit

    Are you fighting God? By Pastor Russ Gaar Grant E-Free I have been leading a study of the last book in the Bible, a book called Revelation, for several months now and I am struck by the finality of Jesus’ second coming for those who refuse to make the...
  • Elsie-Madrid-Wheatland Alumni Banquet, Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Gathering from the Madrid Classes of 1954 and 1955 were (Front row, l-r): Francis Olson, Charlene Starkey, Francis Moul, Beverly Williams, Marlene Mohr. Back row: Nyle Knoles, Kathryn Bolton, Beverly Holzfaster, Marian (Hilferty) Glunz, Harvey Brott and...
  • RPAC announces ACT medal winners

    The Republican Plains Activity Conference (RPAC) medal winners for top individual ACT scores were recently announced.Bronze medal winners from Wallace High School were: Emma Franklin, daughter of Judy Franklin; Chance Kennicutt, son of Dan and Vanessa Ken...
  • Wolfe completes basic training

    Air Force Airman Sarah N. Wolfe graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core v...
  • Plainsmen finish fourth at state golf

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor State golf 2015 is in the books and the Perkins County Plainsmen golf squad had an outstanding showing as a team with Josh Johnston of PCS medaling. The Plainsmen finished fourth in Class D with a 702 team score. Randolph...
  • Summer ball schedules

    Grant Girls T-BallSaturday, May 30 (Times are Mountain Time)Time    Home    Visitor    Field8 a.m.    Adams Bank    Valley Bank    West9:30 a.m.    Valley Bank    Pinnacle Bank    West11 a.m.    Pinnacle Bank    Adams Bank...
  • FSA Scoop

    Producers must report prevented planting and failed acres By Teri Moss FSA Director USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), reminds producers to report prevented planting and failed acres in order to establish or retain FSA program eligibility.Producers must re...
  • Free clinic coming to North Platte June 11

    Farmers and ranchers are invited to a free clinic. The clinics are one-on-one, not group sessions, and are confidential. The Farm Finance clinic gives producers a change to meet with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. These clinic ...
  • Memorial Day 2015 celebrated

      The crowd at the cemetery in Grant prepare to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" at one of the Memorial Day services held throughout the region on Monday, May 25. There were two speakers this year at the Grant services, Jon Forney and Jonathan Hanson...
  • Land sale funds now have a home

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Now that the city has sold some excess land at auction, the dilemma for city officials is where to put the money, totaling $284,000. Grant City Administrator Dana Harris spoke with Mike Bacon, a Community Redevelopment Au...
  • Reading program to be “super” this summer

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Up in the sky...it’s a bird...it’s a plane...it’s the 2015 Hastings Memorial Library summer reading program. This year’s summer reading program has the theme, “Every Hero has a Story.” For ages three to sixth ...
  • Upgrades coming to PCS technology

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A spark of technology is about to be ignited at Perkins County Schools that will connect all school buildings and provide for future expansion. Michelle Evans, Information Technology Coordinator for the district, has been...