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New after school program coming to library

New after school program coming to library

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Robin Quinn, librarian at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant, is excited to get to play with Legos, watch a movie with some popcorn, and more importantly, read, read and read. Quinn will be doing all of these activities with a host of local youth as par...

Sis family spreads holiday cheer one bulb at a time

Sis family spreads holiday cheer one bulb at a time

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor For 30 years Terry and Cori Sis have been in love with Christmas light displays. Since they were first married, the couple have set aside several evenings to drive to local towns to enjoy the various Christmas light displays. In 1984 the rural Elsie co...

City receives unofficial offer on meters, main

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Grant City Council member Ben Long recently commented at a city council meeting that the state is asking the city to do a little dance in regard to getting a deal with the water meter and Sherman Street main project. The music is changing and the waltz hasn’t e...

Harger family has six generations of history in Perkins County

Harger family has six generations of history in Perkins County

  This is the second story featuring a pioneer family in Perkins County as part of the hospital foundation campaign. By Tim Linscott Managing Editor For six generations the Harger family has been active members of their community in Perkins County. William Morgan ‘Pazzie’ Stevens,...

‘Twas the Night before Christmas,’ ‘Bring on the Snow’

‘Twas the Night before Christmas,’ ‘Bring on the Snow’

This year the Perkins County Elementary winter program, held Dec. 11, was entitled, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,’ for the kindergarten through second grade. The program featured several skits, songs and surprises. The kindergarten, first and second graders sing, “St. Nick at Night”...

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In Brief

EARLY DEADLINE: The Tribune has an early deadline of Friday, Dec. 19 for all ads, legal notices and news. Classifieds are due by Monday, Dec. 22 at 10:30 a.m. The paper will be printed a day earlier next week (on Tuesday) and the office will be closed Dec. 25-26.   

CHAMBER DRAWING: The final Chamber Bucks drawing is Saturday morning, Dec. 20, at 10 a.m. at Hatch’s Super Foods. There will be five $50 winners and one $500 winner. Amount doubles if present!

CANDLELIGHT WORSHIP: On Christmas Eve the public is invited to the Grant City Park band shell at 4:30 for candlelight service. Bring a candle, dress warm.

COURTHOUSE CLOSED: The Perkins County Courthouse will be closed Dec. 24-25-26 for the Christmas holiday.  

YOUTH GATHERINGS: Youth group and AWANA at Evangelical Free Church in Grant will not be held Dec. 24 or Dec. 31.  

REGISTER NOW: Youth basketball tournament in Sutherland for grades 4-5-6 is Saturday, Jan. 17 (girls) and Sunday, Jan. 18 (boys). Deadline to register is Jan. 9. Eight teams for each age division. Forms available: Kandi 308-240-9831, Shawn 308-386-8177.

HOLIDAY CLOSING: The Perkins County Extension Office will close for the holidays on Dec. 22 and reopen on Jan. 5, 2015. Items that remain from the county fair must be claimed before Dec. 19, including exhibits, awards, livestock buyer photos and 4-H and Open Class ribbon checks.

IN BRIEF: Need an ‘In Brief’? Call the Tribune-Sentinel office at 352.4311 or e-mail grantrib@gpcom.net

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Christmas worship and events

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH - GRANT Dec. 17: Supper at 6 p.m.; Advent service, 7 p.m.      Dec. 24: Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 5 p.m.             EVANGELICAL FREE - GRANT Dec. 24: Candlelight...

Rejoice!

Rejoice!

  Youngsters at Zion Lutheran Church in Grant participated in the annual Christmas program on Dec. 14. Above: William Long and Alexa Noyes portrayed Joseph and Mary during the program.  

Chamber winners, week two

      The winners of the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce drawing for Dec. 13 at Hatch’s Super Foods were: Carolyn Wright, $500, Vicki Anderson, $100, Alice Tines, $50, Tom Olson, $50,...

Lions Club holds screening

  Grant Lions Club member Leon Regier helps an elementary student at the annual vision and hearing screening put on by the local Lions Club. The screening was held Dec. 10-11 at Perkins County Elementary...

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Pitching with Pritch

Brackets are set By Larry Pritchett Last week the NCAA football National Championship match ups were announced. The old BCS format was dropped and now a committee starts in October ranking teams based...

Lady Wildcats have hot hand in win

Lady Wildcats have hot hand in win

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor After a bit of a slow start on the road against Maxwell on Dec. 12, the Wallace girls basketball team proved it was an offensive powerhouse. Maxwell took a 9-2...

PCS can’t overcome size of Swedes

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County Lady Plainsmen basketball team has been showing improvement each week as the season continues forward. This week head coach Deanne Bishop made...

Wildcats earn tough win over Maxwell

By LaDonna Swedberg Sportswriter The Wallace Wildcats encountered a challenging Maxwell team last Friday night.   Each time it looked like Wallace was about to put the game away, Maxwell would come...

Offense stalls for PCHS

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Perkins County head boys basketball coach Shawn Cole knew his schedule in December would be tough and he was exactly right. What Cole described as two ‘really...

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Midwest Musings

Toy time for 2014 By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Christmas time means toy time. It is an exciting time for me as I get to look through the hot toys for the holiday season and write about it, one of...

From the Pulpit

Outsiders welcome By Pastor Chris Costrini Venango Community Church Every family, it seems, has the one person that doesn’t seem to fit in. We might not think of them as the skeleton in the family...

Impaired drivers focus of holiday enforcement

Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol will work overtime hours during the holiday season in an effort to reduce the potential for serious injury and fatality crashes by removing impaired drivers from...