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  • Local breeder recognized nationally

    Cecil and Beverly Hendricks of Grant have been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association® for having one registered Angus cow included in the Association’s 2011 Pathfinder® Report. Only 2,099 of the nearly 30,000 American Angus Associati...
  • Crop scout training scheduled

    Crop scouts will learn how to better manage corn and soybean pests during a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Crop Scout Training program March 16, providing in-depth and detailed information from specialists. Registration begins at 8:30. The works...
  • Beef council to meet

    The Nebraska Beef Council board of directors will meet at their Kearney office on Tuesday, March 8 at 1 p.m. CT. Topics include foreign marketing travel opportunities as well as administrative updates. This meeting is open to the public....
  • FFA Chapter competes

    By Katie RowleyFFA Reporter On Feb. 9 and 23 the Perkins County FFA chapter traveled to Curtis to compete in the Livestock Judging contest, as well as the CDE’s contest. Senior livestock judges receiving purple ribbons and qualifying for state are Jes...
  • Rural economic development grants available from USDA

    Investing in rural America essential to job creation and business growth. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA is accepting applications for loans and grants to create jobs and spur economic development.   Funding is provided throu...
  • New group focused on water management solutions

    The Nebraska Water Balance Alliance is asking the citizens of the state to work together to find ways to improve water management in Nebraska. The Nebraska Water Balance Alliance is a group of farmers, water users and electric utilities who are concerned ...
  • Applications for rural grants accepted until April 25

    Awards range up to $500,000. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is accepting applications for telecommunications grants to provide access to education, training and health care resources in rural areas. Funding is authorized through t...
  • Register now for West Central Cropping System and Beef Production Practicum

    The West Central Cropping System and Beef Production Practicum developed by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s West Central Research and Extension Center will help producers maximize crop and beef production profitability. The hands-on program, consis...
  • Changes in grant program will assist producers

    Job creation, beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers, support for regional supply networks to benefit. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced changes to the Value Added Producer Grant Program that will provide additional opportuni...
  • Perkins County speakers win SPVA

    Because the SPVA Speech Contest is normally held the third or fourth week of February, speakers don’t usually spend the time between rounds sitting outside school buildings, enjoying the weather. That’s just what happened on Wednesday, Feb. 16 when I...
  • Wallace inducts four new members to NHS

    By Whitney SmithWallace High School Some people strive to make  the varsity sport teams; others like to sign up for different clubs or organizations. It’s a good feeling to get good grades as well. Getting recognition for having good grades isn’t...
  • PCHS student to sing National Anthem

      Tori Osler, a junior at Perkins County High School, has been selected to sing the National Anthem prior to the start of the 2001 NSAA girls high school basketball championship finals on Saturday, March 5. She was chosen after sending an audition CD ...
  • Quiz Bowl meet held

    In the most recent Quiz Bowl competition on Saturday, Feb. 26, Perkins County finished third in a field of four teams, which also included Arthur, Sutherland and Hershey. The Plainsmen scored 145 points with a meet record of 4-3. In first place was Arthur...
  • SCORE registration is underway

    The new SCORE website will be activated and ready for online registration March 1, according to Project Director Marla Smith of Imperial. SCORE stands for Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences, and is an effort of the Chase County Schools Education Fo...
  • CattleWomen scholarships available

    The Area 14 CattleWomen will be sponsoring two $500 scholarships in 2011.  One will be awarded to a high school senior applicant and one will be awarded to a college freshman, sophomore or junior applicant.   Applicants must be a resident of Keith, Perk...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Basketball season heating up

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   It was a short ride on the NCAA express for the Cornhusker men’s basketball team. A week can make a gigantic difference. After defeating Texas 10 days ago, the Huskers looked as if they were going ...
  • Irish oust Plainsmen from subdistrict playoffs

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer North Platte St. Pat’s  popped  in a staggering 13 of 14 free throws in the fourth quarter to oust Perkins County from the NSAA’s C2 sub-district 11 playoffs with a 51-47 victory Tuesday night (Feb. 21) in McCook...
  • PC scoring wave washes out Roughriders

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Michael York carved up the Southwest defense for four put-backs and spouted off for 28 points in advancing the Plainsmen out of the first round with an 80-42 rout of the Roughriders last Monday (February 21) in McCook....
  • Wallace boys basketball season ends with sub-district loss to Wauneta-Palisade

    By Travis McConnellSports Writer The Wallace Wildcat boys finished their basketball season with a second round sub-district loss to Wauneta-Palisade on Tuesday night. First Round Action The Wildcats advanced to the second round with a thrilling, 61-58,...
  • City of Grant Youth Basketball Teams

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