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  • 4-H scholarship applications being accepted through March 1

    Applications for 4-H scholarships will be accepted through March 1. General eligibility for applicants includes: • Must be a current high school senior, graduating spring of the current year, and attending college in the fall of the current year (unless...
  • Pitching with Pritch...There was a football game in there somewhere

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   This was a pretty good week for my favorites. The Plainsmen boys won a couple of games. The girls split games but played decent and both teams should be ready to play this week with some confidence. ...
  • Plainsmen improve record by two

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer The Plainsmen singed the Haymakers with an 18-4 first quarter and coasted to a 60-35 win in Cozad on Saturday. Perkins County senior forward Michael York scored 10 of his game-high 18 points in that determining quarter...
  • Lady Plainsmen wrestle win from Cambridge Lady Trojans

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Three players reaching double figures and strong play on both ends of the floor helped the Lady Plainsmen wrestle a 47-39 win from the Cambridge Lady Trojans Friday night in Grant. Senior guard Jessi Day hit a three-...
  • Lady Plainsmen wrestle win from Cambridge Lady Trojans

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Three players reaching double figures and strong play on both ends of the floor helped the Lady Plainsmen wrestle a 47-39 win from the Cambridge Lady Trojans Friday night in Grant. Senior guard Jessi Day hit a three-po...
  • Haymakers overwhelm Lady Plainsmen

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Guards Stephanie Finnegan and Jessica Finnegan combined for 36 points to pull the Lady Haymakers past Perkins County 48-43 on Saturday in Cozad. Stephanie Finnegan topped all scorers with 23 points. She took full advan...
  • Plainsmen compete at SPVA tournament

      Plainsmen wrestlers traveled to Hershey for conference competition in the South Platte Valley Association’s tournament on Friday, Feb. 4. The Plainsmen finished in fifth place with a 1-4 record in the dual tournament, defeating Chase County in r...
  • K of C sponsors free throw

    Participants in the annual Knight of Columbus Free Throw Contest were (Front row, l-r): Hunter Coats, Jack Kohl, *Michael Beck, *Spencer Ross, *Kaden Smith, Micah Swedberg, *Vanessa Smith. Back row: Charles Johnson, *Tyson Patrick, *Bryce Wilson, *Derek...
  • Wallace Wildcats surpass .500 mark on the season

    By Travis McConnellSports Writer The Wallace Wildcat boys basketball team looks to be playing its best basketball of the season. The Wildcats have used a current three game winning streak to push their record above the .500 mark, at 8-7, for the first ti...
  • Lady Cats go 1-1 in weekend games

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer On a very cold Tuesday night the Lady Cats traveled to Brady to face the Eagles. The Wildcats were ready to show the Eagles what cats do to birds, but the Eagles weren’t ready to concede to the confident Cats. In the firs...
  • Wallace junior high team is runner-up

    The Wallace Junior High Lady Wildcats earned second place in the Wauneta-Palisade junior high basketball tournament. In their first game, the Lady Cats beat Wauneta-Palisade when Emma Franklin shot a 15-foot buzzer beater putting Wallace ahead 30-28. In...
  • Volleyball summer camp dates set

    The University of Nebraska Kearney volleyball program has set the dates for 2011 summer camps.   This year’s slate features two sessions of Individual Camp for girls entering grades 5-12 along with a Position Camp for junior high and high school player...
  • Record number of deer harvested

    Nebraska deer hunters produced a big year in 2010, setting records for overall and antlerless whitetail harvest, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The total deer harvest during the 2010 season was 88,034 (77,028 whitetails and 10,709 mu...
  • Goose conservation action begins

    Efforts to control the light goose population continue with the Light Goose Conservation Action, which begins Feb. 10, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The dates for the conservation action are: Zone 1, Feb. 10-April 17; Zone 2, Feb. 1...
  • February is dating violence month—take a stand against it

    Violence. It’s the act of purposefully hurting someone. And it’s a major issue facing today’s young adults.   One in 12 high schoolers is threatened or injured with a weapon each year. People between the ages of 12 and 25 face the highest risk of...
  • What to do about the winter blues

    By Dr. Joann SchaeferNE Dept. of H.H.S. Have you noticed your energy  level decreasing?  Feeling a bit blue? The hubbub of the new year has come and gone. Days are still short. Nights are long. There’s more darkness compared to sunshine and darn that...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Did someone say cake?

    By Ashleigh Noyes Tribune Staff   Cake was one of those creations that changed the world, in my opinion. All these wonderful inventions are discovered daily; electricity, motor vehicles, computers, space shuttles and cake! But, who has time to make it...
  • What's Up...Don’t overmagnify a telescope

    By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer   Okay troops, how about we take one from the mailbag. A reader wrote in to ask about the telescope they received for Christmas. They have it all put together but can’t see anything through it. Without knowing ...
  • Valentine’s Day flower care tips

    By David LottUNL Horticulturist Fresh cut flowers are one  of the sure-fire gifts for Valentine’s Day. This may be the one time of the year that someone receives cut flowers from family, friends or a secret admirer! As excited as many people become wh...
  • Salvation Army searches for young heroes

    The Salvation Army is now seeking nominations for the 2011 D.J.’s Hero Scholarship Awards. Six Nebraska youths, ages 17-19, will be chosen to receive the award, named in honor of the late D.J. Sokol, for commitment to others and to their community. Nom...