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  • Defendant bound over on drug charge

    John D. Deaver III, age 26, has been bound over to District Court on a Class III Felony charge of delivery or intent to deliver a controlled substance. Judge Edward D. Steenburg presided at the defendant’s preliminary hearing on Jan. 27 Counsel for...
  • Driver to be sentenced in fatal accident

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor After entering a “no contest” plea in Perkins County Court on Wednesday, Jan. 27, Benjamin J. Pelster, 33, of rural Elsie was found guilty of motor vehicle homicide by Judge Edward D. Steenburg. Pelster was ordered by ...
  • Chamber presents awards and elects officers

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Presentation of awards, election of officers, and a meal with fellow members was the focus of the annual Perkins County Chamber of Commerce meeting and banquet held at Westview Retirement Community in Grant last Thursday nig...
  • Bloodmobile to be held Monday, Feb. 15 in Grant

    Type O negative blood is badly needed.   A bloodmobile will be held Monday, Feb. 15, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at New Life Fellowship Hall in Grant. The winter weather has impacted the steady flow of blood donations through the American Red Cross. Blood driv...
  • ASE prep course available

    The Mid-Plains Community College Center for Enterprise will offer an ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) preparatory course in February and March at the North Platte Community College North Campus. This class will prepare students to take ASE certifica...
  • February is Financial Aid Month

    EducationQuest has online tools to help with FAFSA filing process.   February is Financial Aid Month and EducationQuest Foundation wants college-bound Nebraskans to understand the financial aid application process. For those planning to attend coll...
  • Learning about government

    Perkins County Assessor Bonnie Appel (right) explains some of her duties to students during County Government Day in January. Listening attentively in the presence of Randy Busch of the American Legion are seniors (l-r): Elisa Carlson and Shelby Breazea...
  • Pritchett awarded at SPVA

    For 44 years of dedicated service to the South Platte Valley Association, Larry Pritchett (right) was presented a plaque at the most recent SPVA basketball tournament in North Platte on Saturday, Jan. 23. Pritchett retired as basketball coach and activi...
  • Lady Cougars find room to run, end PC girls’ winning streak

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Driving the length of the lane and  following teammates to clean up their misses, Lady Cougars guard Laura Beckman took what the Lady Plainsmen defense gave her for 22 points in leading Sedgwick County to a 54-39 w...
  • York sets the pace as Plainsmen thump Sedgwick Co. Cougars 64-49

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Michael York looked like a flying,  shooting field goal machine in scoring 22 points as his Plainsmen tore away from Sedgwick County, ran away and hid in their 64-49 win Saturday night in Julesburg. York dribbled...
  • Wheatland graduate named Coach of the Year

    Editor’s Note: This special coaching award goes to a former Madrid resident and Wheatland graduate. Dennis Tjaden has been selected  to receive the 2009 Southwest Section Coach of the Year award for the sport of boys basketball by the NFHS (National...
  • Metcalf’s career-high 26 points mauls Maxwell 61-47

    By Pastor Vince Carrig  Sports Writer Tanya Metcalf burned up the net with 26 points, and a fierce press defense pulled her Lady Plainsmen away from a 25-24 contest onward  to a 61-47 win in Maxwell Friday night. Metcalf usually used her size advan...
  • Maxwell takes best-of-three with thrilling OT win over Plainsmen

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer A critical bounce did not fall  the Plainsmen’s way and forward Jordan Bailey took charge in the extra session to scratch out a 50-48 overtime win for the Wildcats in Maxwell Friday night. The narrow margin of ...
  • Knights of Columbus holds free throw contest

    Medal winners in the free throw contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus held Sunday, Jan. 17 were (Front row, l-r): Michael Beck, Jack Kennicutt, Spencer Ross, Derek Sis, Charles Johnson. Second row: Amanda Reichert, Brandie Ross, Austin Fay, Kole ...
  • Wallace Wildcats compete in GPAC conference tournament

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Republican Plains Activities Conference (RPAC), which is comprised of two divisions of seven teams each, held its tournament last week at several different locations. The two divisions of the RPAC are the Golde...
  • FCA Husker Tour making stop in Imperial Saturday

    By Jan Schultz The Imperial Republican Fresh off their Holiday Bowl  victory in San Diego, several Husker players will be in Imperial Saturday morning as part of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Husker Tour 2010. The Huskers who have been ...
  • Lady Cats fourth at RPAC

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer On Monday, the Lady Cats traveled to Paxton to face Maywood in round two of the RPAC tournament. The Ladies started the match a bit slow, struggling to maintain possession of the ball. Wallace did, however, manage to out...
  • Sara Wilson: Shooting from the outside

    By David Watson Laramie Boomerang Sports Writer Every player on the University of Wyoming women’s basketball team can shoot the basketball and has the ability to convert baskets with short jumpers inside the paint or with a range from outside. Thos...
  • SPVA next on PC Plainsmen wrestling schedule

    By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff Plainsmen wrestlers had a busy weekend of competition with a tournament in Medicine Valley Friday, Jan. 29  and in Pleasanton Saturday, Jan. 30. The tournaments followed a long break, due to inclement weather preventin...
  • UNL livestock judging team places third in competition

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Livestock Judging team placed third overall during the North American International Livestock Exposition held in November at Louisville, Ky.  Jay Nordhausen, son of Errol and Patty Nordhausen of Ogallala, is a team m...