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  • 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...
  • Cogitation

    Growing can bring tough lessons By Jo McCormick In my last offering for you to be an armchair witness to my growing up years (My life -My Party-I Will Cry) commentary I was potty training.  Remember God is my tour guide.  So—here we go!!I have lots ...
  • ‘This Old House’ takes the stage Sunday

      The play by Tim Kelley, ‘This Old House,’ will be performed Sunday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Perkins County High School.Students Involved are: freshmen: Michael Beck, Kenyon Gaar, Nathan Kemling, Jack Kohl, Laura Dreiling, Mag...
  • PCS inducts new National Honor Society members on Sept. 2

      Perkins County High School inducted new members into the National Honor Society at a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 2.Kaleb Gaar gave the opening remarks and chapter advisor, Deanne Bishop, gave recognition to current members. A candle ceremony ...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    By Larry Pritchett This past weekend saw the Perkins County High School football team play their first 8-man football game. Although the end result wasn’t what the local team wanted, fans got to see that football is still football. Now there is a new t...
  • PCS begins eight-man era

      By Tim Linscott, managing editor Taking early momentum, the Perkins County Plainsmen started out the 2014 football season with a flurry.However, the momentum would not last and the Plainsmen fell 60-32 to Elm Creek.Derek Sis ignited the crowd by ta...
  • Lady Plainsmen stay competitive with St. Pat’s in home opener

      By Tim Linscott, managing editor The 2014 Perkins County volleyball squad started the season with a solid test, hosting North Platte St. Patrick’s on Sept. 4.The Lady Plainsmen had some momentum in the first set, battling the Irish, but came up j...
  • Golf team finishes second at Kimball Invitational

    By Tim Linscott, managing editor The golf season is in full swing and Perkins County is gaining experience with every meet.At the Bayard Invite on Aug. 28 the team was led by Amanda Reichert, shooting a 114, earning sixth place.Tied for 12th place with a...
  • Runners gain experience at Kansas invite

    By Tim Linscott, managing editor Before the cooler temperatures over the weekend settled in, the Perkins County cross country team participated at the Goodland (Kan.) cross country invite on Sept. 4.PCS head cross country coach Paula Wurst feels the Good...