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  • Lady Plainsmen fall to top-seeded Sutherland

    By Larry PritchettSports Writer One bracket of the semi -finals of the girls’ SPVA basketball tournament pitted the top seeded Sutherland Sailors against the Lady Plainsmen of Perkins County. Perkins County moved into the bracket after defeating Maxwel...
  • Lady Plainsmen advance to SPVA semis

    By Larry PritchettSports Writer In the first round of the  2011 Girl’s SPVA basketball tournament, the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen scored early and often as they raced to a 55-35 win over their counter-parts from Maxwell. Tanya Metcalf, who had a st...
  • Wildcats defeat Arthur Wolves in tune-up for RPAC

    By Travis McConnellSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats improved to 5-6 on the season with a 64-57 win over the Arthur Wolves on Thursday night. These teams met 11 days earlier in Arthur and the Wolves won handily 73-59, when Arthur’s Derek Powers scored...
  • Lady Cats suffer season’s second loss at Dundy County

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer On Tuesday night the Lady Cats traveled to face Dundy County/Stratton. The Ladies started the match a bit slow, struggling to maintain possession of the ball. Dundy County took and maintained the early lead, ending the firs...
  • Studio Designs awarded First Dollar

    Following the annual Chamber banquet, several in attendance gathered for the presentation of a First Dollar certificate to Ashleigh and Jason Noyes (Front, center) for their new Studio Designs business located in Grant. They are supported by Chamber mem...
  • Dodson joins PCHSF board

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Already an active member of her community, Mary Dodson’s most recent contribution is to serve as a new member on the Perkins County Health Services Foundation Board. Dodson was appointed by the Perkins County Commissioners t...
  • Activities director given farewell

    Given a farewell celebration for her service to the Perkins County Senior Center was Reenie Mercier, the center’s activities director. (Photo by DeAnn Zwickl)...
  • Birthdays celebrated at senior center

    Celebrating their January birthdays at the Perkins County Senior Center were (l-r): Anita Hutcheson and Dolores Sides. Not pictured: Burle Newth. (Photo by DeAnn Zwickl)...
  • Elsie family knows benefits of blood drives

    By Mary PierceKeith County News Kassie and Matt Pelster of Elsie only have to look into the smiling face of their 10-year-old son, Blake, to see the benefits of blood and platelet donation. “My husband and I are very thankful because we have a very orn...
  • Elsie birthday celebrated

      The Elsie Seniors celebrated January birthdays on Jan. 18, at the Legion Hall at their monthly meal.  Bill Robertson was the only birthday boy present and is pictured with a cake by Karla McQueen. (Courtesy photo)...
  • First baby of 2011 born to Friesens

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Six days past his due date and 10 days past the New Year, little Colton Reid Friesen made his appearance into the world. Krystal and Stacy Friesen of Grant are proud parents of a new son who joins three siblings. Born on Jan. ...
  • Studio Designs ready to print ‘almost anything’

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Starting a new business in screen printing was “kind of a fluke” according to Ashleigh Noyes who owns Studio Designs (formerly Locker Room) with her husband, Jason. The couple has completely renovated a small brick ...
  • Chamber awards presented

      By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Chamber  members and guests took part in the annual banquet Wednesday, Jan. 19. A social gathering, meal, awards and recognitions took place at Westview Retirement Community while it continued to snow t...
  • Legislative committee hears daylight saving time concerns

    LB101 would eliminate Nebraska from observing daylight saving time.   By Emily NohrNebraska News Service LaVonne Dilla thinks eliminating daylight saving time would be convenient. For her, it would mean getting to work in her garden an hour earlier ev...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Husker basketball team has uphill battle ahead

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   Things I think might be factual but they might just be an opinion: The Husker men’s basketball team lost to Missouri last Wednesday to end an 11 game winning streak. They are now 1-1 in the Big 12 w...
  • PCS Activity Calendar

    ---All Times Mountain/Subject to Change--- Updates are available at WWW.PCS.ESU16.ORG   Thursday, Jan. 20 4 p.m. Girls/boys jr. high basketball vs. Chase Co. (at Madrid) TBA Boys basketball SPVA semi-finals at North Platte   Friday, Jan. 21 ...
  • Comparison doesn’t apply in our county

    Dear Editor: In response to the letter in last week’s paper comparing a murderous rampage in Arizona to a local election: Ma’am that is absurd and insulting. In no way should that ever be associated, and it borders a slanderous accusation. The rig...
  • Betsy has been a real good girl

    By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher   It has been a year now since Russ and I drove to Alliance to pick up Betsy. Carl met us at his shop on a Sunday where Betsy sat on a rather cold, windy day. Jeff, our son-in-law, had called weeks earlier to see if ther...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Fun for the kids

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff   With our new business venture, the holidays and everything else in life lately, my opportunities to cook and create has been put on the side burner. This is not something that I enjoy. One thing in life that bothers m...
  • What's Up...Astrology is wobbling

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer   The world of astrology (yes, I used that word) was set on its collective ear last week when astronomer Parke Kundle of the Minnesota Planetarium Society was quoted in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Monitor as adding ...