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  • Alert system to be tested Wednesday, Nov. 9

    On Wednesday Nov. 9 at approximately noon MT the state of Nebraska will participate in a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). It will be heard on the radio and seen on local, cable and satellite television. This test will last for approxim...
  • Ogg participates in NPCC ‘Pink Out’ concert

    Members of the North Platte Community College choir and instructor Elizabeth Peters, along with the NPCC Jazz Band, presented a “Pink Out” concert on Oct. 13 in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The concert raised $500, which was donated...
  • UNL seeks Nebraska Young Artist Award applications

    The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks applications for the 15th-annual Nebraska Young Artist awards. The awards recognize 11th-grade students from Nebraska high schools who are gifted and talented ...
  • Red Hatters take in Keith County sights

    Nine ladies from the Perkins County Scarlet Chapeau enjoyed a windy but interesting day in Ogallala on Oct.18th.  They first went to Keystone where they were met by a guide who opened the Little Keystone Church where there was a Catholic altar on one end...
  • Senior Center menus

    Oct. 27-Nov. 2 Perkins County Senior Center, GrantThur: Tuna melts, tri-tators, beets. Fri: . Goulash, winter mix veggies, roll.Mon: Chicken strips, mac ‘n’ cheese, green beans, peaches.Tues: Lasagne casserole, broccoli, garlic bread, cookie.Wed: Sal...
  • Grant woman named director of Ogallala Women’s Resource Center

    By Mary PierceKeith County News Stara Chandler-Smith understands the struggles parents can face when a baby, unplanned or planned, is born. She also understands the dilemma that some pregnant women face. Recently named executive director of Ogallala Wome...
  • Seniors enjoy birthday celebration

    The Elsie Seniors held their monthly luncheon Oct.18, in Elsie at the Legion Hall. Celebrating an October birthday was Linda Battello. Commercial State Bank donated the cake that was decorated as a pumpkin and Susie Leonard provided each person a decora...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Let the playoff madness begin

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director This is one of those things that I think isn’t right, but really don’t have an answer for, I have watched for years as the NSAA has tried a lot of different approaches and it seems no one likes what has...
  • Cross country girls 10th at state

    Senior Ashley Kemling places eighth individually. By Shari FriedelTribune Staff The Perkins County girls cross country team travelled to Kearney for the second time in the 2011 season, having qualified for the state meet as a team by capturing the runn...
  • Plainsmen blow past Bridgeport for C2 district title

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Quinton Hite threw for two  touchdowns and ran for two more Friday night in Grant to lead his Plainsmen to a 39-0 rout of the Bridgeport Bulldogs. The win captured the NSAA class C2 district 10 championship for Perkins...
  • Lady Plainsmen prepping for subs

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff   Perkins County girls participated in the Cozad tournament Saturday, Oct. 22, finishing fourth among other teams Cozad, Overton, Cambridge and Gothenburg. In game one, the girls overtook Cambridge in three sets, 25-18, ...
  • Wildcats victorious in final regular season game

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats came in to their final game of regular season looking to improve their record and possibly earn a spot in the state playoffs. The defense showed up to make a statement and once the offense got rolling,...
  • Lady Cats beat Cards in first round RPAC

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the RPAC Conference on Monday, Oct. 17 in Paxton. Their first opponent was the Cardinals of Hayes Center. This match was a battle from the start, neither team wanting to relinquish the lead. ...
  • Recent competitive trail challenge results released

    Heartland Saddle Club sponsored their second annual Competitive Trail Challenge on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Eagle Canyon Hideaway.  There were four divisions: youth, pleasure, open and buddy, with approximately 20 horse and rider teams. The six-mile long rid...
  • PCHS National Honor Society inducts new members

    By Shania MetcalfHigh School Correspondent Membership in the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a high school student. The NHS has worked hard to bring the accomplishments of outstanding students to the attention...
  • Foreign exchange student enjoys easy-going American lifestyle

    By Shania MetcalfPCHS Journalism Student You may have recently seen a new face around the school or community. This girl is Anita Allgeier from Frankfurt, Germany. Anita’s family at home in Germany is just like a regular family here. Her mother is a tea...
  • 2011 mock trial competition underway

    The mock trial teams have taken part in two competitions in Imperial and McCook during the first part of October. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Chase County Courthouse in Imperial: The Perkins County Red team, doing the plaintiff side of the case, performed ve...
  • Middle school students named to first quarter honor roll

    Perkins County Schools announces the names of students on the honor roll at Perkins County Middle School for first quarter:All A’s Ethan Chandler Smith, Kadie Hanson, Miranda Holscher, Claire Maaliao, James McArtor, Amanda Reichert, Brandie Ross, Derek ...
  • Lempke to be honored

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will recognize top Nebraska high school seniors for their academic excellence Nov. 1 at the 2011 Distinguished Scholars Recognition Dinner. Among those being honored is John Lempke of Wallace. These scholars have demonst...
  • PCS activity schedule

    Oct. 27-Nov. 4Thursday, Oct. 275:30 p.m.    PCS Booster Club tailgate7 p.m.    NSAA football playoff vs. Chase Co.Friday, Oct. 285 p.m.    JV/varsity volleyball at Garden Co.Monday, Oct. 319 a.m.    Freshman class meeting4 p.m.    D2-10 sub...