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Former Grant coach leaves several legacies with his passing

Former Grant coach leaves several legacies with his passing

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor Former Perkins County High School boys basketball coach and boys Fellowship of Christian Athletes leader Doyle Denney passed away Monday, Aug. 24 at his home in Grand Island. Denney coached the Plainsmen for three years in the early 80s, beginning in the fall o...

School’s food program sees changes for 2015-16

School’s food program sees changes for 2015-16

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor It doesn’t look like much of a change going from cardboard to plastic, but when the milk is tasted, the difference is obvious. “It doesn’t taste like cardboard,” Stacy Clark, head cook for Perkins County Schools said about the new packaging for milk at t...

FAA senior officials make stop at Grant Airport

FAA senior officials make stop at Grant Airport

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor The Grant Airport was the site of some excitement last Wednesday, Aug. 26, when a couple of high ranking officials came to visit. Joe Miniace, regional administrator and Steven Baker, deputy regional administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Ce...

Sheriff’s office investigating rural shootings, thefts

On Saturday, Aug. 29 at 7:03 p.m. the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office received three separate reports of a person standing up through the sunroof of a moving vehicle and shooting what was believed to be a shotgun toward rural properties, according to Sheriff James Brueggeman. The vehicle was poss...

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Move Large Vehicles From Streets:
The Grant City Council wants to remind residents who own campers, boats, trailers, mobile homes, etc. they cannot be parked on the streets in Grant from Oct. 1 through April 1. The sheriff’s office can ticket residents who do not comply.

Grant Tribune-Sentinel Notice: Due to the Labor Day Holiday the deadline for news is this Friday, Sept. 4 at noon. The paper will be closed Monday Sept. 7.

Crossing Guards Needed: Safety of school children crossing main street on the corner of Central and 4th street after school is a concern for many. Crossing guards are needed from 3:30-4 p.m. Please contact Dave Mendyk at (402) 380-6086 if you are interested in helping.

Flag Football: Boys and girls, grades 3-6, are invited to participate in flag football this fall. Practices start Monday, Sept. 14 at 5:00 p.m. at the baseball field. Questions contact Aaron Uehling at (308) 352-6544. No charge.

Honor Society Change: National Honor Society inductions for Perkins County High School has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jr./Sr. High School.

Rotary Tailgate: A pre-game tailgate meal will be served by the Grant Rotary Sept. 11 before the Perkins County Plainsmen vs Hitchcock County football game from 5:30 p.m. to kickoff time. Proceeds will fund scholarships.

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Combine complete loss in fire

Combine complete loss in fire

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor A combine belonging to Dale Grothman was a total loss after it caught fire last Tuesday, Aug. 25 in a field near intersection of Road 752 and 314 southeast of Venango....

City of Grant has a new website

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor The City of Grant has a new website that was unveiled at the last council meeting on August 18. Because Great Plains Communications has stopped supporting certain aspects...

Wallace Legion Auxiliary names officers

Weekend food program up and running

Janet Lagler Staff Writer According to the Food Bank for the Heartland, one in five children (20 percent), in Nebraska and Western Iowa under the age of 18 are at risk of hunger. In the spring of 2014...

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Golfers place at Bayard

By Becky Uehling Managing Editor Grant Lady Plainsmen golfers Kyla Brueggeman and Amanda Reichert had a strong start to their season at Bayard on Thursday, Aug. 27, with Brueggeman placing third and Reichert...

Pitching with Pritch

Here it is the first of September and it is a time that is welcome. Back we go to the fall sports in high school and college and all the excitement that brings. Right now everything is pretty much a guess,...

Lady Cats return five letterwinners

By Christy Sheets Tribune Contributor The Wallace Lady Cats volleyball team enters the 2015 season with excitement under the leadership of Head Coach Elizabeth Hock and new assistant coach Kim Walker. ...

Wallace Wildcats to begin season

By Ladonna Swedberg Tribune Contributor The Wallace Wildcats will begin their 2015 season Friday night when they travel to Big Springs to take on the South Platte Knights. The Wildcats are working with...

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Glow golf brings in $4500 for School

Perkins County Schools Foundation held its 4th annual glow-ball golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 22 at Pheasant Run Golf Course north of Grant. Close to 25 participants took part in nine holes of daytime...

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Lee awarded $1000 NEST scholarship for farm photo

Lee awarded $1000 NEST scholarship for farm photo

Rowan Lee, age 3, daughter of Cody and Brooke Lee of Grant, was one of six young Nebraskans recognized by Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg at the Nebraska State Fair for her winning photograph...

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What's Up?

Autumn is coming September, wow, where has the year gone? Sort of like watching the stars and constellations pass overhead from east to west. In three weeks we will be observing the Autumnal Equinox—the...