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  • Defense tightens up for Plainsmen

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Hitting the road for the first time this season, the Perkins County Plainsmen football squad headed to Hitchcock County to battle the Falcons on the grid-iron.Hitchcock County would win this battle, 25-6.Perkins County hea...
  • PCS golfers improve

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor A bit more of a relaxed atmosphere has helped the Perkins County girls golf squad.PCS head girls golf coach Michelle Buchanan said three of the five players improved this week.“They improved their score, so they did well...
  • Wildcats stumble against tough Brady squad

      By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer Wallace faced a tough test last week when they traveled to Brady to take on the Eagles.  The Wildcats went into the game well prepared but they were unable to find an answer for Brady’s speed.The Eagles ma...
  • Lady Plainsmen volleyball squad hangs tough at Cozad

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Heading into the Wallace triangular, the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen volleyball team had some ideas on what needed to be improved upon and ratcheted up some areas of their game.Against Hitchcock County the Lady Plainsmen...
  • ‘This Old House’ brings down the house

      The opening night performance of the Perkins County High School fall musical was Sunday, Sept. 14 with this year’s play being ‘This Old House.’ The play follows the wacky antics of  Monda Babbington, played by Samantha Snogren, and the fate o...
  • Senior of the Month

    A busy student and dedicated volunteer, Hannah Beck has been chosen September’s Senior of the Month. She is the daughter of Doug and Janet Beck of Grant. While a student at Perkins County High School, Hannah has been involved in many extracurricular an...
  • Students gain training at leadership workshop

      Renae Goodwin, Korey Lake, JoAnn Schrotberger, Lillian Kempf and Ashley Kempf, all Perkins County High FCCLA officers recently attended the Nebraska Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Fall Leadership Workshop. The officers were accompa...
  • ReTree Nebraska week is Sept. 21-27

    Avoid planting ash trees due to emerald ash borer threat By Shari Friedel, Tribune Staff Several entities in Nebraska including the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension and the Nebraska Forest Service have joined  forces in a ten-year initiative to...
  • Perkins County entries awarded at state fair

    Tractor Pull4th Place Medal: Anthony Perrin, 4-year-old Division.4-h animal ribbonsPurple: Rebecca Cornelius, Senior Beef Showmanship; Courtney Ostermiller, Senior Beef Showmanship; Hannah Robertson, Intermediate Sheep Showmanship, Crossbred Market Lambs ...
  • Going...going...gone

      Auto auction brings visitors, nostalgia to Grant By Tim Linscott, managing editor The Bullock auto auction is over and all that is left is for the remaining cars at the auction site to be hauled back to their new home. According to Yvette VanDe...
  • Rules on laptops stiffened at PCS

    By Tim Linscott, managing editor Outside of the merger between Wheatland and Grant schools, Perkins County Public Schools board president Shawn Turner has had one other topic that he’s received as much feedback on from the public: the treatment of the...
  • City, County save with insurance switch

    By Tim Linscott, managing editor As a means of getting the most out of tax dollars, the City of Grant and Perkins County officials have made a switch in health care coverage for employees. For the county, the switch will mean a substantial financial win...
  • Women’s Connection in Grant Sept. 17

    Valerie Hiser from North Platte will be the guest speaker for the Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection event on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2:30 p.m. at Westview Retirement Community, 1 Westview Drive in Grant. Tickets can be purchased at the door and include ref...
  • Wallace to hold fall festival Sept. 20-21

    The annual Wallace fall festival will take place Sept. 20-21 with many family-oriented activities planned for both days. All times listed are Central Time. On Sept. 20 the day will begin with a free-will pancake feed at the Wallace Hotel, starting at 7 a....
  • Hearts4Him concert in Sterling

    Hearts4Him, a men’s chorus based in central Kansas, will be featured in a concert Friday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m., at the Sterling Middle School at 1177 Pawnee Ave. in Sterling. The concert is being sponsored by Faith United Methodist Church of Sterling, an...
  • Sletten graduates from basic training

    Army Pvt. Hailey Sletten has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.She is the daughter of Lisa York of Grant and a 2014 graduate of Perkins County High School in Grant.During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied th...
  • Artbeat

    Zadina photos capture life on the ranch Arts Council The Perkins County Area Arts Council welcomes Imperial area photographer Penny Zadina, whose photographs are on display at Meadowlark Gallery during the month of September. An open house will be held ...
  • Assisted Living Week celebrated

      Assisted Living Week, Sept. 8-14 was observed at Park Ridge Assisted Living in Grant with a host of activities for residents and community members to take part in throughout the week. On Monday a balloon liftoff with entertainment was held in the mo...
  • Because I said so

    It’s all relative By Brooke Pankonin Grant Tribune, this is Brooke.” Sound familiar? It should if you’ve called us in the last 16 months. I’ve talked to countless people on the phone, by email, and had the privilege of meeting  many of you in ...
  • From the Pulpit

    Remember, God is still in control By Ron Krause St. Paul says in Romans chapter 13 that we are to be subject to the governing authorities—because all of these authorities have been instituted by God. We might be fine with that as long as we are in agr...