Let’s talk turkey, as in the bird, not the deals on television
By Timothy LinscottManaging Editor I have many fond memoriesof Thanksgiving. None of them involve shopping. My father worked in retail for over 30 years and there were many days he left for...
By Tim Linscott
It did not take the Perkins County School board long to discuss the issue.
After a few minutes of talking over whether to play eight-man or 11-man football next year, the PCS school board unanimously agreed to declare ...
By Tim Linscott
A veritable cornucopia of holiday cheer will be found in Madrid on Thursday, Dec. 5.
A community-wide open house involving over 30 businesses will give shoppers a chance to check off their holiday gift list and start r...
Missing the point
By Pastor Ronald Vote
Wallace Bible Fellowship
As a young Christian in the late 1960s, I attended a camp meeting where the preacher preached on John 3:16. He totally missed the point. God began to call me into the ministry, t...
Special Water Master William J. Kayatta issued his final report Friday in the dispute between Nebraska and Kansas regarding water usage in the Republican River Basin.
Attorney General Jon Bruning said, “We’re pleased Special Master Kayatta rejected...
On Saturday, Nov. 16, Confirmation was held for St. Mary’s parish from Wallace, Resurrection parish from Elsie, and Mother of Sorrows parish in Grant. Youth from all three parishes were confirmed at Mother of Sorrows in Grant by Bishop James Conley of...
Dinner guests of Richard and Harreette Kurkowski last Thursday were Jeff Most and Kelvin Kurkowski.
Betty Larsen went to the grade school last Monday to see her grandson Henry Taylor, who is in second grade and was selected for student of ...
By Kerri Long
The Julesburg Advocate
Army 1st Sgt. Aaron Beckman’s teachers used to tell him he and his classmates would need to know our country’s geography and state capitals some day.
Yeah, right, he thought. At what point would he need to...
Dangerous turn awaits ISON
By Vernon Whetstone
This is the week the rubber meets the road, so to speak, for Comet ISON. The icy ball of rock, dust, and frozen gas has been hurtling toward the inner solar system for about a m...
Attorney General Bruning issued a consumer alert to warn Nebraskans about scam callers claiming to represent Nebraska law firms collecting outstanding debts.
“Be mindful if you receive a call demanding payment for an unfamiliar debt,” said Bruning....
Great sports for area teams
By Larry Pritchett
Past PCHS activities director
The fall athletic season is coming to an end with the conclusion of the football season in the next week or so. Cross country is finished, volleyball is finished and ...
By LaDonna Swedberg
Many have deemed the third round Class D2 state playoff game of Wallace versus Amherst as one of the best of the season and for those of us lucky enough to be in attendance, there would be no disagreeing.
By Christy Sheets
The Wallace Wildcats made their way to Grand Island for the state tournament on Thursday, Nov. 14.
The Wildcats were the number eight seed, and their opponent was the number one seeded Vikings of Bertrand with the matc...
Allison Kiolbasa of Grant, daughter of Bob and Brenda Kiolbasa, has been chosen Senior of the Month for November.
Allison has made it a priority to always do her best in everything she attempts, whether it is scholastics, sports, activities or communit...
Seventeen members from Perkins County High School FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) and advisor Cathy Ochsner attended District 11 Leadership Conference in McCook on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The conference was held on the McCook campus of ...
The Perkins County FCCLA chapter is visiting houses in Grant from 12:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 to rake leaves as a community service project.
The club would like community members that want their lawns raked to leave a white piece of paper on their fro...
Local veterans gathered Monday evening, Nov. 11 to share a meal and fellowship, while also remembering those who served before them, during the annual Veterans Day soup and bean feed held in the Legion Hall.
The event also acknowledges the winn...
This November, the American Red Cross and Wallace High School (WHS) are encouraging all eligible donors to give blood.
On Nov. 27, the WHS Student Council will host the Wallace High School Gives Thanks Blood Drive to honor current and former WHS studen...
In its crop report released recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture forecast Nebraska corn production to be a record 1.61 billion bushels, based on the second largest yield of 169 bushels per acre.
“Should those production estimates hold through...
Nebraska Farm Bureau members from across the state have reinforced their desire to have property tax relief be the focal point of any comprehensive tax reform effort. The message was sent as members gathered to discuss issues affecting agriculture at the...