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Going...going...gone

Going...going...gone

  Auto auction brings visitors, nostalgia to Grant By Tim Linscott, managing editor The Bullock auto auction is over and all that is left is for the remaining cars at the auction site to be hauled back to their new home. According to Yvette VanDerBrink, who conducted the auction for t...

Rules on laptops stiffened at PCS

By Tim Linscott, managing editor Outside of the merger between Wheatland and Grant schools, Perkins County Public Schools board president Shawn Turner has had one other topic that he’s received as much feedback on from the public: the treatment of the laptop computers by students. “I have h...

City, County save with insurance switch

By Tim Linscott, managing editor As a means of getting the most out of tax dollars, the City of Grant and Perkins County officials have made a switch in health care coverage for employees. For the county, the switch will mean a substantial financial windfall while the city will see far more cov...

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In Brief

FIRST RESPONDERS: On Page 8 of this week’s issue is a salute to the county’s emergency personnel who so selflessly volunteer their time to assist their community in time of need.

BLOCK PARTY:
The public is invited to an end-of-summer block party on the lawn of the Community Church in Venango on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. Come enjoy free food and visiting with neighbors.

TEACHER INPUT: The Tribune would like to cover important events at the elementary, middle and high school such as special assemblies, speakers or classroom events. Please contact the paper when something out of the ordinary is happening at school.

HEALTH FAIR: Preregister with Liz at 308-352-7102 for the Perkins County Health Services Health Fair on Friday, Sept. 19 from 5-10 a.m. at the hospital in Grant. Blood tests, drawings, free breakfast. See more details in ad on Page 3.

OPEN HOUSE: Photography by Penny Zadina is on display at Meadowlark Gallery, 246 Central Avenue, Grant,  during September. Enjoy refreshments at an open house Sunday, Sept. 14, noon-2 p.m.

CHILLY CHALLENGE: Next week photos from various citizens will appear in the Tribune-Sentinel. Contact the Tribune to have your Ice Bucket Challenge photo included.

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Women’s Connection in Grant Sept. 17

Valerie Hiser from North Platte will be the guest speaker for the Ogallala/Grant Women’s Connection event on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2:30 p.m. at Westview Retirement Community, 1 Westview Drive in Grant....

Wallace to hold fall festival Sept. 20-21

The annual Wallace fall festival will take place Sept. 20-21 with many family-oriented activities planned for both days. All times listed are Central Time. On Sept. 20 the day will begin with a free-will...

Hearts4Him concert in Sterling

Hearts4Him, a men’s chorus based in central Kansas, will be featured in a concert Friday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m., at the Sterling Middle School at 1177 Pawnee Ave. in Sterling. The concert is being sponsored...

Sletten graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. Hailey Sletten has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Lisa York of Grant and a 2014 graduate of Perkins County High School in Grant. During...

Artbeat

Zadina photos capture life on the ranch Arts Council The Perkins County Area Arts Council welcomes Imperial area photographer Penny Zadina, whose photographs are on display at Meadowlark Gallery during...

Assisted Living Week celebrated

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Pitching with Pritch

By Larry Pritchett This past weekend saw the Perkins County High School football team play their first 8-man football game. Although the end result wasn’t what the local team wanted, fans got to see...

PCS begins eight-man era

PCS begins eight-man era

  By Tim Linscott, managing editor Taking early momentum, the Perkins County Plainsmen started out the 2014 football season with a flurry. However, the momentum would not last and the Plainsmen...

Lady Plainsmen stay competitive with St. Pat’s in home opener

  By Tim Linscott, managing editor The 2014 Perkins County volleyball squad started the season with a solid test, hosting North Platte St. Patrick’s on Sept. 4. The Lady Plainsmen had some momentum...

Golf team finishes second at Kimball Invitational

By Tim Linscott, managing editor The golf season is in full swing and Perkins County is gaining experience with every meet. At the Bayard Invite on Aug. 28 the team was led by Amanda Reichert, shooting...

Runners gain experience at Kansas invite

By Tim Linscott, managing editor Before the cooler temperatures over the weekend settled in, the Perkins County cross country team participated at the Goodland (Kan.) cross country invite on Sept. 4....

Wildcats crush Knights by 46 points

Wallace hangs tough against W-P, S. Platte

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‘This Old House’ takes the stage Sunday

‘This Old House’ takes the stage Sunday

  The play by Tim Kelley, ‘This Old House,’ will be performed Sunday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Perkins County High School. Students Involved are: freshmen: Michael Beck, Kenyon...

PCS inducts new National Honor Society members on Sept. 2

PCS inducts new National Honor Society  members on Sept. 2

  Perkins County High School inducted new members into the National Honor Society at a special ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Kaleb Gaar gave the opening remarks and chapter advisor, Deanne Bishop,...

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Livestock producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program by Oct. 1

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, as congressionally mandated payment reductions...

Consolidated Companies marketing and technology workshop scheduled

Consolidated Companies has partnered with GROW Nebraska to bring a MarkeTECH Workshop to Curtis, Nebraska. The MarkeTECH Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Nebraska College of Technical...

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Because I said so

It’s all relative By Brooke Pankonin Grant Tribune, this is Brooke.” Sound familiar? It should if you’ve called us in the last 16 months. I’ve talked to countless people on the phone, by...

From the Pulpit

Remember, God is still in control By Ron Krause St. Paul says in Romans chapter 13 that we are to be subject to the governing authorities—because all of these authorities have been instituted by...

Cogitation

Growing can bring tough lessons By Jo McCormick In my last offering for you to be an armchair witness to my growing up years (My life -My Party-I Will Cry) commentary I was potty training.  Remember...