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  • PCHS constructing new greenhouse

    By Sibylle Skub & Casey Lake Perkins County High School   The new greenhouse, which is being constructed by Mr. Babbitt and Mr. Terwilliger’s classes, is located by the south parking lot. The inspiration for this project, which came from Mr. ...
  • Three poster winners from PCS

    The Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) has selected its winners for the 2011 Radon Poster Contest. The local winners will now advance to the Nebraska Poster Contest to compete for a chance to be selected the state winner, and a chance ...
  • Ogg among NPCC students learning about the power of words in public speaking contest

    What do the words “integrity,” “hooligan,” and “xenophobia” have in common? They were all first place winners in the North Platte Community College Public Speaking word contest. For the contest, students in the public speaking class were chal...
  • CodeRED alert issued for missing teen last week

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   For the first time other than a county-wide test or automated severe weather notification, the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office activated the CodeRED Emergency Alert System last Thursday night. The sheriff’s office la...
  • Stop at the fire hall during Christmas open house

    Refreshments, giveaways, tours, fire extinguisher booth.    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Chamber’s Christmas open house event will be enhanced with the open bays of the Grant Fire Hall to expose all of the symbolic holiday “red” to those e...
  • Entrepreneur and business forums set

    The Nebraska Enterprise Fund (NEF) is hosting two area forums focused on coordinated support for entrepreneurs and business development in Southeast and Central Nebraska. On Nov. 30 the first “Area Entrepreneur/Small Biz Resource Forum” will be in Be...
  • Women’s Resource Center volunteer is recognized

    Luanne Geisert was recently presented the Ogallala Women’s Resource Center’s William Hill Volunteer Service Award. This award recognizes a volunteer of the Ogallala Women’s Resource Center who has set an exemplary example of service to the center. ...
  • Grainton minister counsels on mission trip

    Chip Maupin was fond of the sushi served in Nagoya, Japan. He also enjoyed the local culture in the city of more than two million people. And, while sightseeing certainly was on tap during his recent eight-day trip to Japan’s third-largest city, Maupin ...
  • Parishes confirm 19 children

    Confirmation for Mother of Sorrows parish in Grant, Resurrection of Our Lord parish in Elsie, and St. Mary’s parish in Wallace was Saturday, Oct.30, 2010. Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz of Lincoln confirmed 19 children from the three parishes at Mother of S...
  • Southwest Nebraska RC&D to hold banquet

    Southwest Nebraska Resource Conservation and Development would like to invite everyone to their annual banquet Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the Chief Motel Poolside area (612 West B, McCook) at 6 p.m. CT. The theme for the evening will be “Innovators.” Sout...
  • Perkins County Community Foundation celebrates successful year with banquet

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Residents of the county gathered Saturday night to attend the annual banquet of the Perkins County Community Foundation (PCCF). The foundation’s event included a meal, check presentation and speaker at the Grant Un...
  • Christmas open house in Grant is next week

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   In another week, downtown Grant will come alive with holiday spirit when Chamber hosts the annual Christmas Open House. Promoting the theme, “Christmas in Grant—Tied Up With Bows,” retailers and vendors will enjoy ...
  • Thanksgiving feast approaching

    The public is warmly invited to the 26th Annual Community Thanksgiving Feast to be held on Thursday, Nov. 25. This special event will take place at the American Legion Hall in Grant beginning at noon on Thanksgiving Day, organized and hosted by Bob and D...
  • A note from the Publisher...Voter/candidate privilege

    During the election season, we provide editorial space for voters to express their comments about upcoming elections and candidate preferences. While that privilege is extended to voters, we typically do not allow candidates to use Letters to the Editor ...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Notable news in sports world

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   Here are some items from this past week that caught my attention. Some surprised me, some didn’t and a lot of what happened is what makes athletics so interesting. First of all, regardless of all t...
  • Activities schedule

    ---All Times Mountain--- For the most up-to-date schedule information, go to WWW. PCS. ESU16.ORG Wednesday, Nov. 3 6 p.m. Football, 2nd round playoffs at North Platte St. Pat’s. Plainsmen vs. Irish Friday, Nov. 5 1 p.m. Junior High wrestling a...
  • York’s defensive TDs bury Panthers 28-7

      By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Linebacker Michael York stole two turnovers from Hershey and ran both in for scores to distance his Plainsmen from the Panthers in a 28-7 opening-round playoff win Thursday night in Grant. With Hershey in...
  • Plainsmen earn district honors

    District coaches have selected six Plainsmen to the NSAA C-2 All-District 10 team. On offense, quarterback Michael York, running back Brody Prante and lineman Vinny Ross gained recognition. Coaches picked Tyler Brott as a defensive lineman, and defensive...
  • PC overcomes DC-Stratton in district playoff action

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff   District volleyball action began Monday, Nov. 1 with the Lady Plainsmen coming up against number three ranked Dundy County-Stratton in match two of the C2-11 bracket. Intensity, determination and tenacity fueled...
  • Wildcats end season with playoff loss

      By Travis McConnell Sports Writer   The Wallace Wildcats hit the road last Thursday, as they traveled four-and-a-half hours to O’Neill to take on the St. Mary’s Cardinals in the first round of the state playoffs. The Cardinals used the offe...