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  • Great weekend for Lady Cats

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer   Friday night, the Wallace Wildcats traveled to Maywood to face the Tigers. In the first quarter it was clear that the Ladies were ready to battle, outscoring their opponents 25 to 0. The second quarter was much the...
  • Smith signs for NPCC

      Wallace senior Whitney Smith (center) signs an intent to play volleyball next season for the North Platte Community College Lady Knights. Supporting her are (Front, left): Sonny Smith, (Front, right): Kelly Smith. Back row: Wallace High School Assis...
  • Plenty of Season Choice Area deer permits available

    Thousands of Season Choice Area hunting permits still are available, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The permits allow for harvesting antlerless deer only. With the permit, hunters may use archery equipment through Jan. 18, 2011, muz...
  • Lifetime permits make great gifts

    Lifetime hunting, fishing, and fur harvest permits make excellent gifts for Nebraska’s outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen. The recipient will have a permit valid for the remainder of his or her life. Nebraska lifetime permits are available to residents and ...
  • Be cautious when ice fishing this winter

    It is always the same question this time of year: When is the ice thick enough to venture out for some fishing? The answer: That depends. There is no bigger safety issue in ice fishing than thickness of ice. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has som...
  • PCS team is district runner-up, SPVA champion in play production competition

      Perkins County Plainsmen play production team competed last week at Bayard in the C2-6 district competition with their performance of “Final Dress Rehearsal,” a play within a play depicting a cast and crew trying to put the finishing touches on ...
  • ‘Science on Wheels’ coming to SCORE 2011

      By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican   One of the new presentations coming to the 2011 SCORE camps in Imperial next summer will be an interactive chemistry and physics program. SCORE stands for Science Camps Offer Rewarding Experiences, and w...
  • Perkins County Health Services Foundation Board has positions available

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   During the first week of January two positions on the Perkins County Health Services Foundation Board will be filled. The commissioners will make the appointments for three-year terms during their meeting Jan. 3. Positi...
  • U.S. Postal Service announces new products and pricing effective January 2011

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Changes in flat rate shipping along with a new Express Mail envelope are coming in January, according to a recent news release by the U.S. Postal Service. An overall price change of 3.5 cents for Priority Mail will take ...
  • Anniversary celebrated

    Celebrating their 69th anniversary last week were senior center regulars Elmer and Gerry Pankonin of Grant. They were presented with a small cake to share. (Courtesy photo)...
  • Grant quilt guild and Meadowlark Gallery featured in state magazine

    Grant’s Quilted Leaf Quilt Guild and the Perkins County Area Arts Council’s Meadowlark Gallery are featured in the November/December 2010 issue of Nebraska Life magazine. In the full-page story entitled, “Keeping Busy (and Warm) in Grant,” writer...
  • Elsie elves

      Helping Santa Claus get a head start on filling his treat bags for his visit to Elsie on Dec. 13 are Elsie Economic Development Committee members (l-r): Rosalie Curtis, Kim Copple and Jessie Paintin. (Courtesy photo)...
  • Wallace CWC to meet at Zion

    “Christmas Cheer” will be everywhere at the Zion Lutheran Church at 705 Central Ave. in Grant on Saturday, Dec. 18 when the Christian Women’s Club meets for their December gathering beginning at 10 a.m. MST. The festivities are sure to bring a smil...
  • FFA to hold food drive

    The Perkins County FFA chapter is holding a food drive to support the local food pantry this week and part of next week (Dec. 6-15). Anyone who would like to help support the food pantry may do so by bringing items to the office at any one of the schools...
  • 4-H awards presented

      Community members were recognized by the Perkins County 4-H Council for their contributions to the 4-H program. Receiving the Heart of 4-H Award were Kevin and Barbara Hatch (middle) of Hatch’s Super Foods. Presenting the award are 4-H Council mem...
  • Winner’s prize doubles at first Chamber draw

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Despite the chill in the air, several hopefuls gathered outside Hatch’s Saturday morning for the season’s first Chamber Greenbacks Drawing. Only one of the winners whose name was drawn was present. Harvey Lov...
  • The surge is on

      “Mail early” seemed like it was working at the Grant Post Office on Monday with the arrival of a mountain of packages. With just two weeks left, the postal service is seeing a flurry of activity. Barb Moul (left) and Grant Postmaster Mary Bieb...
  • Season’s programs underway

    The Christmas season is being celebrated in schools across the highline. The first music concert was held at Perkins County Middle School in Madrid on Nov. 30. This week both Wallace School and Perkins County Elementary will host a program, with high ...
  • Middle school students hold coat drive

    Nearly 200 winter clothing items including coats, snow pants, scarves, gloves and hats were collected by Perkins County Middle School student council to be distributed to those in need this season. In conjunction, Perkins County Health Services collect...
  • November birthdays celebrated

    November birthdays were celebrated at the Perkins County Senior Center Thursday, Nov. 12. Included in the festivities were (Front row, l-r): Kevin Tickle, Thelma Moser, Yvonne Sexson. Back row: Jim Salsman, Minnie Softley, Bob Brodbeck, Katy Miyamoto, I...