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  • CattleWomen distribute cookbooks at bloodmobile

      The Area 14 CattleWomen served the meal for the Jan. 28 blood drive at the New Life Fellowship Church and gave away two cookbooks. The winners were Deb Richardson of Grant, top, presented by Michele Cutler and Tayler Walter  of Madrid (bottom), pre...
  • “Soar Like an Eagle” at Imperial retreat

    Saturday, Feb. 22, 8-4, Imperial Bible Church By Carolyn LeeThe Imperial Republican Hope in the Lord will allow participants in this year’s Imperial Bible Church’s Ladies Retreat to “Soar Like an Eagle,” the theme of the retreat. Held Feb. 22 fro...
  • Pan Jumbies ensemble to bring Caribbean sound to Holyoke

    Phillips County Arts Council presents the Pan Jumbies—Colorado’s professional source for Caribbean steel band music. The band will take the stage Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Holyoke High School auditorium. The Pan Jumbies is one of North America...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    It’s no trouble By Reverend Wayne PickTrinity Lutheran Church, Grant “Lord, don’t trouble Yourself, for I do not deserve to have You come under my roof.” Luke 7:6 Do any of you remember Chris Hughes? Known by his men as “No-Slack Hughes,” he...
  • Cogitation

    By Jo McCormickMadrid Resident The pages within this story will equate a life, my life, with a party. This party goer will take part and try to participate in the plan of the ultimate party planner–God. Since I am human, however, there will be actions...
  • What’s Up?

    It’s winter no matter what By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Well, we have survived halfway through winter. Sunday, Feb. 2, marks the halfway point between winter and spring.Feb. 2 is a cross-quarter day, or a day that is halfway between the winte...
  • Student’s work awarded

    Samantha Snogren of Perkins County Schools has been selected by the faculty of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to receive a Nebraska Young Artist Award for 2014.  Students apply on-line and submit an artwork, complete an application, and a letter of...
  • College Notes

    Area students’ academics honored University of Nebraska at Kearney recently announced the names of students who earned a place on the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester. To earn a place on the dean’s list, UNK students must complete at least 12...
  • PCS activity schedule

    Feb. 6-12All Times MountainThursday, Feb. 6 PT conference PK-8 No school PK-8 12:00    Wrestling at SutherlandFriday, Feb. 7 3:30    G/B JV basketball 4:00    Little Kids wrestling at PCHS 5:00    Girls varsity basketball 6:30    Boys varsi...
  • Youth celebrating 4-H Month

    February is Nebraska 4-H Month, and Perkins County 4-H will be celebrating the great things that the 4-H youth development program offers. Perkins County 4-H Council and the Perkins County Extension Office will be hosting a 4-H kickoff to celebrate Nebras...
  • Child Find screenings available

    Local school districts in cooperation with ESU #16 are sponsoring Child Find Screenings. This spring screening will be made available in each school district at the request of parents. Child Find is a screening program for preschool children between the ...
  • Severe Weather Awareness poster contest open to fourth graders

    The springtime severe weather season is quickly approaching and that means it’s time for the 2014 Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest. The contest is sponsored by Nebraska Association of Emergency Management, the National Weather Service an...
  • Space for argument

    By Craig R. ChristiansenExecutive Director, NSEA Something is disappearing in our society. We are losing public argument–the ability and space for the expression of civil and respectful differences of perspective or opinion on public issues. Civil argu...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    What a letdown Sunday By Larry PritchettPast PCHS activities director The Super Bowl is over. Like many of the 47 previous ones, the hype before the game turned out to be just that—hype. The game was a rout, which is too bad because you hope that a c...
  • PCS edged in pair of games

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor On Jan. 30 the Perkins County boys basketball team hit the road to Julesburg, Colo., to face Sedgwick County and kept pace with the Cougars, but a fourth quarter cold spell meant doom for the Plainsmen. PCS lost 62-45 to the...
  • PCS wrestlers participate in tourneys

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff Plainsmen wrestlers had a busy weekend with back-to-back tournaments in Medicine Valley Friday Jan. 31 and in Doniphan Saturday, Feb. 1. Perkins County finished 14th out of 16 teams with a score of 25 at Medicine Valley. Sc...
  • PCS looking to put pieces together

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor Putting a complete game together may be all that the Lady Plainsmen basketball team needs as the offense was on point for the game against Sedgwick County and the defense was improved against Maxwell. On Jan. 30 the Lady Pla...
  • Wildcats finish third

      By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The RPAC conference is one of the tougher conferences in the state so the Wallace Wildcats were involved in some difficult games this past week as they competed in the conference tournament. Wallace was seated second...
  • Lady Wildcats finish fifth at RPAC tournament

      On Saturday, Jan. 25, the Wallace Lady Wildcats traveled to Maywood where they kicked off a week-long tournament in the Republican Plains Activity Conference (RPAC). In the first round the Wildcats faced the Hayes Center Cardinals, where they recei...
  • Pipeline project nearing completion

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Construction of a pipeline to  carry augmentation water to Medicine Creek broke through a logjam that’s been hindering progress. During a recent Upper Republican Natural Resources District meeting in Imperial, M...