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  • First annual table topper contest held

      The first annual Perkins County Table Topper Nutrition Contest was held Wednesday, July 16 during the 4-H Style Revue and 4-H Clothing Judging. Two participants created a menu for a meal and made one of the items from their menu to be judged. Entrie...
  • Style Revue opens fair events

    Style Revue Results Style Revue AwardsGrand Champion Junior Stylist: Alexa Noyes. Award Sponsor: Central Perk. Reserve Champion Junior Stylist: Danielle Burge. Award Sponsor: Highline Electric Association. Grand Champion Senior Stylist: Hannah Robertso...
  • Injury accident outside of Grant

          On Thursday, July 17, a one-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 7 p.m. According to the Perkins County Sheriff’s office Jack W. Kohl, 15, of Grant was driving a white, 2005 Ford F-150 pickup on Road 768, about one mile east of Highw...
  • New owner adding services, items to Deaver Computer Service

      Tim LinscottEditorTony Kempf took over as the new owner of Deaver Computer Service on Monday, July 14.Kempf, from Cheyenne, Wyo., spent his career managing restaurants and as a foreman of a roofing crew. His brother, David, moved to Grant for a job ...
  • Hastings Memorial Library launches adult, teen summer reading programs

    “Literary Elements” is this summer’s theme for the adult reading program at the Hastings Memorial Library in Grant.   The 2014 Summer Reading Program starts on July 21 and will run through August 23.   The program is open to adults ages 18 and old...
  • Arts Council sponsors decorating event

      Above: A large group of youth and adults met at the fairgrounds to decorate Mardi Gras masks on Monday, July 21 as part of the kick-off to the Perkins County Fair. The mask-making party was organized by DeeAnn Tatum of the Perkins County Area Arts C...
  • PCHS Foundation offering ‘Lunch and Learn’

    A free “Lunch and Learn” is being sponored by the Perkins County Health Services Foundation on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m in the hospital conference room.   This event is open to anyone interested in learning about estate planning, ...
  • Traveling art show in Ogallala

    The Art Society of Ogallala is sponsoring the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs (ANAC) Travel Show at the Petrified Wood Gallery, 418 East 1st Street in Ogallala. The show will be at the gallery for two weeks, July 23-Aug. 7.The show is comprised of entri...
  • Elsie seniors gather

      The Elsie seniors held their monthly luncheon July 15 at the Elsie Legion Hall. Celebrating a July birthday was Jeanie Brott. They enjoyed a catered meal of salisbury steak, baked potato, green beans and fruit salad, and a July themed birthday cake....
  • Another Perspective

    Subtle hint leads to organized drawers Lori PankoninCo-Publisher CRASH! Oh no! I knew the staples for that little stapler were in that drawer somewhere. Oops. In my haste, I pulled the drawer out just a tad bit too far to check in the very very back. An...
  • Midwest Musings

    We need to build a ladder Tim Linscott You could call it a step ladder. Several rungs high that will eventually help the community grow.The process of setting up this ladder has already begun by the Grant city council and mayor. This process should help...
  • From the Pulpit

    The miracle of the church Pastor Bill Wright If someone were to ask you to define a miracle what would you say? To some, a miracle is something that happens exceptionally, like getting a raise at work when you least expect it or when Germany won the wor...
  • College Notes

    Burge earns degree from SCC Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who earned degrees, diplomas or certificates during graduation exercises following the 2014 Spring Quarter.Ceremonies were held on the Beatrice, Linco...
  • CDL prep course offered

    The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise will offer a Commercial Driving License (CDL) course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 28-29 at the North Platte Community College North Campus with instructor Dennis Holtz.For more information, call Fran Hagler at (308) 535-...
  • PCHS sponsors girls t-ball

      The Perkins County Health Services girls t-ball team included (front row, l-r): Tessa Uehling, Hailey Dunn, Kalli Dailey, Madison Potts, Zoe Baumgartner and Brenna Colglazier. Middle row: Ella Uehling, Emily Wilson, Emily Cornelius, Libby Cole, Kail...
  • Wallace t-ball team wins tournament

      The Wallace girls t-ball team won the t-ball tournament, held July 9-12. The squad defeated Hershey I in the finals. Team members are (Back row, l-r): coach Korene Flaming, Kendall McClintock, McKenna Lundvall, Kendyl Flaming, Skyler Kuhlman, Dajana...
  • Wheat harvest a perfect storm

      by Tim LinscottEditorPerkins County native Dan Hughes has seen a few wheat harvests in his day.As a producer and former chairman of the national U.S. Wheat Associates, Hughes knows good, quality wheat when he sees it...and he sees it everywhere in P...
  • Street to be closed for remainder of school construction project

      by Tim LinscottTribune SentinelA portion of Eighth Street in Grant, running along the high school building, will be closed until the completion of the new addition to the school.Power was cut to the high school last week to change the electrical p...
  • 4-H Foundation celebrating 40th year with special event at fair

    By Jan RahnTribune StaffA special commemoration to this year’s Perkins County Fair includes the 40th anniversary celebration of the 4-H Foundation. The foundation was incorporated on Dec. 20, 1973 to enhance and support the 4-H program for the youth of ...
  • 2014 Perkins County Fair opens Monday with dog show

    by Jan RahnTribune Staff Get out your Mardi Gras mask, dust it off, fluff the feathers, and get ready to flaunt the theme of this year’s Perkins County Fair. There are lots of events planned for everyone’s amusement and entertainment during the week ...