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  • Bowling News

    Week of April 9High Game Karla Eddie - 225 Sue Baker - 197 Denise Barrett - 187High Series Karla Eddie - 525 Sue Baker - 508 Amanda Christensen - 500 Week of April 16High Game Diane Stevenson - 222 Karla Eddie - 191 Belinda Daly - 186 High Series Diane...
  • UNL president at Stumpf Wheat Center

      Newly appointed President of the University of Nebraska, Dr. Hank Bounds, was in Grant on April 14 visiting the Henry J. Stumpf International Wheat Center. Only a handful of locals were invited and attended the private tour, which included Grant Cit...
  • Annual banquet celebrates PCS FFA

      The annual Perkins County High School FFA banquet was held in Grant on April 17. Incoming officers of the PCS FFA chapter recognized were (Front row, l-r): Amanda Reichert, vice-president; Madison Patrick-Jantzen, reporter; Brandie Ross, secretary; ...
  • Wine time

      Dr. Danielle Hill demonstrates a chiropractic treatment on CB, the featured adoption pet at the annual Perkins County Animal Shelter wine tasting event on April 11. ...
  • Fate of girls golf a numbers game

    PCS examining program By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Like college programs, the success of a sports team depends on recruiting.     The same can be said for the girls golf program at Perkins County High School.At the last Perkins County School Boar...
  • PCSO warns of tax scam

    The Perkins County’s Sheriff’s Office has been getting numerous phone calls concerning an IRS scam. If any citizen gets a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and is asked to either pay by phone or be arrested, they should be careful not to ...
  • All-aboard!

    A week-long series of events celebrating public transportation culminated on April 11 with an open house for Perkins County Public Transport at the Perkins County Senior Center. Weekly, approximately 180-200 people ride the bus, where they are picked ...
  • Meeting in Madrid highlights lawsuit

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Ten people attended an informational meeting in Madrid on April 10 concerning a suit against a major agriculture company. Jacob Hecker of Kansas City and Lyle Koenig of Beatrice, facilitated the meeting in regard to a s...
  • Traveling Vietnam Wall in Imperial next week

    By Russ Pankonin The Imperial Republican People will get the rare opportunity to see The Vietnam Traveling Wall when it comes to Imperial next week, April 22-26. The effort is being spearheaded by the Imperial Chamber of Commerce and Imperial VFW Post 46...
  • Another Perspective

    Easter brings anticipation of new life By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher Easter weekend was packed with a tremendous punch this year. That Saturday marked 31 years since I joined the amazing ranks of motherhood. What a blessed gift! Brooke was born on my pa...
  • From the Pulpit

    Jesus brought joy and peace By Pastor Huran Gatobu Wallace UMC God is good all the time. As we continue with Easter season, the scriptures remind us of what Jesus told his disciples before leaving them. “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you....
  • Hughes' Views

    Budget in the works By Dan Hughes Senator We are two-thirds of the way through the 104th legislature first session. We’ve had 85 bills approved by the governor, 25 bills killed and six bills withdrawn. We still have many priority bills to get through ...
  • Talk to graduates about sexual assault

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  This year’s campaign focuses on sexual assaults on college campuses.  As many as one in five women are sexually assaulted in college (Krebs, Lindquist, Fisher, & Martin, 2007). While in college, one...
  • Cogitation

    High school and college years were blessed By Jo McCormick Hello there. How about some events of a lighter variety in my high school years?There are some very enjoyable memories of God’s blessings on my high school years. I feel I did little to deserv...
  • What’s Up?

    Answering your questions By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer What is the brightest star in the sky? I enjoy getting questions from readers. In fact, those questions often lead to a nice topic for a column—just as this one does.The question was, ...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    College ball still exciting By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist Last week the NCAA National Championship games were played in both the Men’s and Women’s Division one classifications. Duke of course won the men’s game and UConn won the women’s ga...
  • PCS athletes showcase talent at home

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The E. Lee Todd Invitational in Grant annually brings a wide array of track talent from throughout the region to test Perkins County athletes to their fullest.This year was no exception with many PCS track athletes p...
  • Golfers at DCS Invite on April 7

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Finishing third at the Dundy County-Stratton Golf Invite on April 7 gave the Perkins County Plainsmen a good view of how the season is going to shake out.PCS finished with a team score of 362 while Dundy County-Stratton wo...
  • Wildcats on the road at DC-S Invite

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Continuing to pick up momentum and define their roles on the track and field are the Wallace Wildcat track athletes.The Wildcats were at the Dundy County-Stratton Invite on April 7 and the boys squad was sixth with 60 te...
  • Bowling News

    Bowling Bags Week of April 2 High Game Melinda Nielsen - 209 Lori Wortman - 190 Alicia O’Gorman - 186 High Series Melinda Nielsen - 535 Bernie DeForest - 511 Lori Wortman - 489...