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Increased ordinance enforcement begins in Grant

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor A new law enforcement contract between the City of Grant and the Perkins County Commissioners has begun, with an increased emphasis on city ordinance enforcement. Between July 6 and July 15, 60 ordinance violations within the City of Grant were identified by Perk...

It’s fair time

It’s fair time

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor The 2015 Perkins County Fair is this week and there is a little something planned for everyone. Although some 4-H events started last week and earlier this week, the majority of activities begin Thursday, July 30. Thursday, July 30 The Chamber of Commerce...

Thompsons named as Grand Marshals

Thompsons named as Grand Marshals

  By Becky Uehling Managing Editor For 65 years, Loyal, 90, and Ina, 89, (Daiss) Thompson have laid down roots in Perkins County, and the people here have reaped what they have sown. For their dedication and love for the county, the Thompsons have been chosen to serve as this year’s Pe...

Dahlkoetter honored as Good Neighbor

Dahlkoetter honored as Good Neighbor

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor With example after example of his good deeds, neighbors of 55-year-old Earl Dahlkoetter of Grant say he is one-of-a kind and definitely worthy of the title of Good Neighbor, which Earl has been awarded for this year’s Perkins County Fair. “I’ve got them a...

Main street business closes

Main street business closes

Customers of 310 Central American Grill were met with paper over the windows and doors at the business on Saturday, July 25, in Grant with signs on the doors stating the establishment is closed until further notice. Monday morning, business owner Tim Bishop made an official announcement to the ...

Cruise night is Aug. 7

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor The City of Grant will once again host Cruise Night this year on Friday, Aug. 7. This will be the fourth year that the city, the Perkins County Chamber and Midwest Electric have come together to encourage car connoisseurs to show off their wheels with a cruise do...

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In Brief

FAIR BREAKFAST: All are invited to the Perkins County Chamber’s free breakfast to kick off the Perkins County Fair on Thursday, July 30. The event will be held at the Perkins County Fairgrounds.

NO FUN RUN/WALK: Because of lack of sponsorship, there will be no fun run during this year’s Perkins County Fair.
There will also be no rock climbing wall at the fair this year.

ADAMS BBQ: All are invited to come to a customer appreciation BBQ on Wednesday, July 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Adams Bank and Trust in Grant.

SOCCER SIGN UP: Boys and girls age 4-13 can now sign up to play fall soccer. Registration forms are available at Pinnacle Bank. For more information, contact Cathy Willhite, 352-6264, or Andrea Brueggeman, 352-8284. Registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 7.

PCHS LOT CLOSED: Perkins County Health Services hospital south entrance will be unavailable starting August 3 because of construction. This entrance will be closed until further notice. Patients, visitors, emergencies and ambulatory crews are asked to enter Perkins County Health Services at the Grant Medical Clinic entrance.

TIRE COLLECTION: A scrap tire clean-up will be held August 6-8 at the Keith County Shop located at 1501 West 5th St. in Ogallala. Hours for the collections will be 7 a.m. to noon on Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Perkins County residents are invited to this event.

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Courthouse window project 50 percent complete

Approximately 38 of 57 windows have been replaced by Becky Uehling Managing Editor The window replacement project at the Perkins County Courthouse is approximately 50 percent done, according to Sheriff...

Mikey Ride funds to benefit Koop

By Kamie Stephen North Platte Telegraph Richelle Koop, 40, of Wallace, is a paraeducator and bus driver at Wallace Public Schools, but after an accident in March, it was unclear for a while if she’d...

Offenders register

This information is being provided to the public pursuant to Nebraska State Statute, section 29-4013, to protect members of the public from potential harm. Frederick John Torres, Jr. The notification...

Elsie seniors gather

The Elsie Seniors held their monthly luncheon Tuesday, July 21, at the Elsie Legion Hall. They enjoyed a catered meal of chicken fried chicken, potatoes and gravy, beets and jello salad. Commercial...

Perkins County Pipeline

Red hatters enjoy show Fourteen ladies traveled to Ogallala to eat and enjoy the a show of cowboys and cowgirls on July 24.  The menu had lots to choose from, and there was a grand sampling of Rocky...

Magnificat Brunch to be held in Ogallala

Petrified Wood Gallery features Nebraska artist

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Football camps held

Football camps held

Football camps were held at Perkins County Schools last week with boys from third grade through seniors completing the camp. (Above) Front row, l-r: Zaybreon Hanson, Brendon Handon, Ben Skeels, Jackson...

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College Notes

McConnell graduating from UNK Graduate and undergraduate degrees for 244 will be conferred at University of Nebraska at Kearney commencement exercises at 10 a.m., Friday, July 31. The exercises will...

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FSA Scoop

Perkins County FSA taking ARC/PLC enrollment appointments By Teri Moss FSA Director The Perkins County FSA Office is currently setting appointments to enroll ARC/PLC contracts. Over the next month...

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Another Perspective

Bird watching sparks a new buzz during these hot summer days By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher What an amazing boost it is to dedicate time enjoying Mother Nature. A simple act of watching birds sparked...

Cogitation

Welcome to McDonald’s, let’s make memories, please By Jo McCormick When this column goes to print all the fireworks will be spent, at least those associated with the holiday. However, we all know...

What's Up

Sagittarius meets Scorpius in center galaxy By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Before we get to Sagittarius, I want to take a quick jump back to Scorpius, or at least to the area around the scorpion,...

Boy Scouts earn merit badges with written articles

Editor’s Note: Local Boy Scouts from Troop 160 working toward their Communications Merit Badge submitted articles to the Tribune-Sentinel with the topic being of their choosing. The articles are re-printed...