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  • Public transportation in county celebrated next week

    By Becky Uehling Staff Writer The Perkins County Senior Center in Grant will recognize “Public Transit Week” the second week of April with a variety of activities. On Monday, April 6, all passengers will receive a special “thank you” gift. On We...
  • Memorial benefits Park Ridge

      Memorial money in the amount of $5,000 was given to the Park Ridge Assisted Living facility in honor of Elmer Cooper. The money was used to purchase an oven, cabinets around the oven and also a portable blood pressure monitor. Above: On hand last Fr...
  • Rezac still in North Platte after accident

    By Becky Uehling Staff Writer Grant resident C.J. Rezac  remains in the hospital in North Platte after an accident at her home last week. According to Rezac’s son, Jim, Rezac was leaving in her car from her home on the morning of Tuesday, March 24 wh...
  • Orpheus receives first dollar

      Matt Chandler-Smith and Vicki Anderson of Orpheus Music and Sound of Grant received a First Dollar on March 28 from the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce. Orpheus Music and Sound provides DJ services and has been busy with proms in the area as of l...
  • Medical providers honored at PCHS

      On March 30, Perkins County Health Services honored its providers during Medical Staff Provider’s Day. A luncheon was served to those providers present with PCHS CEO Jim LeBrun  presenting each provider with a red carnation and certificate of app...
  • Pinewood Derby winners

      Winners in this year’s Pinewood Derby, held March 23  at Perkins County Elementary, were, from left to right, Alec Reese, son of Adair and Jason Reese, first place; Landon Noyes, son of Jason and Ashleigh, second place and Brock Tines, son of Mat...
  • Red Hat news

    The Red Hat Ladies traveled to Wallace to dine at the old hotel there. They feasted on green salad, bacon and chicken pasta and apple, cherry pie with ice cream. Debbie Andrews spoke of the history of the hotel and Joan Harveson showed her Brazilian tatti...
  • Annual fish fry held

      The annual Knights of Columbus fish fry was held March 27 at the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant. Cecil Hendricks and Pat Vlasin help fry up fish for the hungry patrons of the event....
  • Lions member recognized

      Wallace Lion Deb Harris received recognition from the Nebraska Lions Foundation and a contribution of $250 for reaching the Grand Builder Level. Donations to the foundation go to various programs across the state of Nebraska, such as youth programs,...
  • From the Pulpit

    Be a servant Pastor Huran Gatobu Wallace UMC God is Good All the time. Lent season has been a time to journey with Jesus as he goes to the cross. Apostle Paul in Philippians 2:5-8 tells us to have the same mind as in Christ who though he was in the for...
  • Hughes' Views

    Taxes, terms discussed By Dan Hughes, Senator Last week we started all-day debate. One of the bills we will be debating soon is LB 610. This bill would increase the motor fuels tax rate by 1.5 cents every year, for four years. One of the two components ...
  • Enchanted Evening at PCHS

      The Perkins County High School prom and post prom party were held Saturday-Sunday, March 28-29. Above: During the grand march, open to the public, Juniors Sean Sando and Renae Goodwin had to wear shades to protect their eyes from the huge array of f...
  • Perkins County High School honor roll announced

      Students making the third quarter all A honor roll at Perkins County High School are (Front row, l-r): Shane Ourada, Jessica Klingelhoefer, Kadie Hanson, Hannah Beck, Kendra Hoffert, Mariah Curtis, Claire Maaliao, Miranda Holscher. Back row: Dylan M...
  • Wallace students inducted into NHS

      Four new members were inducted into the National Honor Society at Wallace Public Schools. Members include (Front row l-r): Margaret May, Myah McConnell, Maisie Kennicutt and Mickayla Sheets (new members). Back row: Joshua May, Tanner Clough, Chance ...
  • Local students receive Academic All-State Awards

    The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the winter 2015 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Awards. Since 2006, this NSAA Award Program has recognized students w...
  • Area CattleWomen offering scholarships; due April 6

    The Area 14 CattleWomen are sponsoring three $500 scholarships in 2015. They will be awarded to three high school seniors who will be registering as college freshmen in the fall of 2015 at a college, university or technical school.Applicants must be resid...
  • Local students place at MCC Inter-high Day

    Eight Perkins County students competed at McCook Community College’s Inter-high Day on March 18. The top winner in each academic category won a $500 scholarship and the top three placers in each category won three summer credit hours of free tuition.In ...
  • MPCC to offer Advising/ Financial Aid Days

    Mid-Plains Community College is making it easy for people to sign up for classes at its extended campus locations. Four Advising/Financial Aid Days are scheduled at Broken Bow, Imperial, Ogallala and Valentine. MPCC advising, financial aid, records and re...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    A few thoughts By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist Here are some thoughts, ideas and stuff about the last week or so in sports.While the NCAA Men’s and Women’s basketball tournaments were being played the past few weeks, the Husker Baseball team swe...
  • PCS starts season at home

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The 2015 Perkins County track season started off with a home quadrangular on March 26.  No team scores were kept during the event with Chase County, Dundy County-Stratton, Perkins County, South Platte and Wauneta-Pa...