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  • PC FCCLA students attend leadership conference at McCook Community College

    Fourteen members from Perkins County High School FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) and FCCLA advisor Cathy Ochsner, attended District 11 Leadership Conference at McCook Community College (MCC) in McCook on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Ochsner ...
  • Grant churches hold fundraiser for Uganda orphans

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorMembers of the Grant Evangelical Free Church and the Grant New Life Church have a heart for Uganda and the orphans there. In 2009, they began supporting 100 children in the village of Kayango, Uganda. This past weekend, the chur...
  • Demmel, Osler to step away from zoning duties

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorIn his report to the Perkins County Commissioners on Nov. 16, Zoning Administrator Bob Tatum said that two members of the Perkins County Planning Commission will be stepping down next month. These are Debbie Osler and Dennis Dem...
  • Alpha Delta Kappa completes altruistic project

    Members of  the Alpha Nu Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa assembled jar cookies and jar soups at their meeting Nov. 3, to be sold at Grant’s Holiday Open House Nov. 19. All proceeds will be donated to the Ogallala Women’s Resource Center. Lee Redinger, D...
  • Shop on Small Business Saturday

    Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 is Small Business Saturday® – a day to celebrate and support small businesses for all they contribute to rural communities.On that Saturday, people are encouraged to visit local small businesses to find unique gifts. Then dine s...
  • Getting ready for Christmas Open House

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  • Saluting Our Heroes

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  • New Jr./Sr. High gym floor to be redone

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorStill unhappy with how the new gym floor at the Perkins County Jr./Sr. High School looks, school Superintendent Phillip Picquet is requesting that the sealant and finish for the entire floor be redone.“It is better, but it is ...
  • County to implement prescription program

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorThe Perkins County Commissioners are taking advantage of a program that has the potential to help county citizens save on the cost of their prescriptions. With no cost to the county, or to residents, the commissioners said it wa...
  • City considers ATV ordinance

    By Becky UehlingNews EditorThe City of Grant is considering passing an ordinance to allow All-Terrain Vehicles and Utility Type Vehicles to be driven on city streets, excluding three-wheeled vehicles. The city council continues to take public comment on t...
  • Trying to beat the weather

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  • Another Perspective

    Surprised by friendly reaction to spooky characterPre-Halloween found me glad that a co-worker warned me about the character in our front office. Despite the warning, I still jumped with a jolt when I first encountered Freaky Farleigh upon entering the of...
  • Experience true Thanksgiving

    True Thanksgiving is not complete until it is expressed! The Bible reminds us of the healing of ten men with leprosy (Luke 17:12-19). Ten were healed, only one returned to Jesus to say thank you. Jesus asked, “Where are the nine?” DL Moody once told o...
  • Our military is ready, willing and able to confront the evil of ISIS

    Old man winter dampened Veterans Day Services last week, but the spirit of gratitude for those who served and are serving showed brightly across the county and country. Green lights illuminated many porches and businesses, while people took to social medi...
  • Cap View

    Lawmakers taking another shot at Medicaid expansion   A bi-partisan group is making its case for expanded Medicaid coverage to take advantage of available federal dollars and provide health care benefits for an estimated 77,000 Nebraskans who have fall...
  • An update on the Perkins County Pool Project Committee

    This update is a short summary of the minutes from the group’s last meeting:The meeting began with a short review of the October meeting minutes, as well as, any follow-up on pending tasks. The main focus of the meeting was directed towards a Baked Pota...
  • Western Sustainable Ag Crops /Livestock Conference to be held in Ogallala on Dec. 5

    “The Value of Livestock on the Land” is the theme for the Annual Western Sustainable Ag Crops and Livestock Conference set for Dec. 5 at Ogallala. Speakers with experience in both the real world and scientific research will share what they’ve learne...
  • Family Fun Night at Elementary School was fabulous

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  • FFA Livestock Judging results

    On Nov. 10, Perkins County FFA competed in the District No. 9 FFA Livestock Judging Evaluation Contest in Curtis at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture.   Results from the day for Perkins County were as follows:The junior division, made up of ...
  • Nelson receives scholarship

    Jaclyn Nelson, a junior studying horticulture-entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, received the Jacob and Rita Van Namen Marketing Scholarship of $1,100. The scholarship was established in January 1997. Jacob Van Namen is a true entrepr...