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GTO Judge has family tree

GTO Judge has family tree

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor In 1970, John Long drove a brand new green (with a lime yellow racing stripe and spoiler) GTO Judge, with 360 horsepower under the hood, off of the Bullock Chevrolet car lot. A junior in college, Long noted the feeling of power and pride he had as he ru...

National spotlight cast on  extraordinary auction, family

National spotlight cast on extraordinary auction, family

  By Tim Linscott Managing Editor What do you get when you cross a museum, a Perkins County history lesson and one of the largest auto auctions in U.S. history? The Bullock Chevrolet auction, slated for Saturday, Sept. 6 in Grant. After a long and storied history in Perkins County as a...

Wallace discusses adding golf

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Much like a golfer taking their time and lining up a shot perfectly before swinging, the Wallace School Board would like to line up all information before possibly adding golf to the roster of sports offered at the school district. At the Aug. 12 Wallace school B...

PCS board addresses dress code issues

By Tim Linscott Tribune Sentinel A save made by a fingertip. No, not a save in soccer but a change in policies to the student handbook for Perkins County Public Schools. At the July board meeting proposed changes to the dress code included all students must wear dresses, skirts or shorts that we...

Public invited to second annual charitable organization banquet

By Jan Rahn, Tribune Staff The second annual banquet showcasing the county’s charitable organizations is set for Thursday, Sept. 11.   The public is invited to enjoy the banquet at the fairgrounds, co-hosted by the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund and the Perkins County Health Services...

Back to school 2014

Back to school 2014

  Tim Linscott | Tribune Sentinel 2014 Perkins County High School head football coach Carlie Wells, right, motivates his players as they run drills during two-a-day practices last week. The first practice was at 5:30 a.m. and the second at 4 p.m. Wells said that practice has gone smoothly an...

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In Brief

MOVIE IN THE PARK: On Friday, Aug. 22, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs II” will be shown at dusk at Grant City Park. The PG-rated movie is sponsored by Noyes Irrigation, Studio Designs and Hatch’s Super Foods.

MADRID DAY: Enjoy a day of fun, games, parade and food on Saturday, Aug. 23 in Madrid. The public is invited to a park renovation dedication at 10:15 a.m. All who helped are invited to attend for a group photo. The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Contact Carissa Cornelius for parade entry 308-326-4223.

GLOW GOLF: The third annual two-person Glow Golf Tournament at Pheasant Run Golf Course is Saturday, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m. Contact Tobin Buchanan to enter 308-352-8328. Meal, payouts, silent auction, prizes, challenge games and more. Proceeds fund high school scholarships.  

TRIBUNE CLOSED: The newspaper office will be closed Monday, Sept. 1 for Labor Day. Early deadline for legal notices, ads and news is Friday, Aug. 29 at noon.

HELP KIDS CROSS:
Crossing guards are in place at 4th and Central in Grant until the fall time change to safely help walking children cross. Volunteers are needed. Call Shari or Jan 352-4311.

FALL SPORTS SECTION:
The Grant Tribune-Sentinel fall sports photos, schedules and previews will be in the Thursday, Aug. 28 edition. Wallace and Perkins County athletes will be featured on these special pages.  

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Coop annual meeting set

Frenchman Valley Coop (FVC) is holding its annual meeting of the stockholders Aug. 26 at 10:30 a.m. at Broken Arrow Cellars in Imperial. Customer Service Director  Leann Weiss said it should be a quick...

Total wellness event Aug. 26 at Hastings Memorial Library

Wanting to stay healthy from head to toe? Simple tips for overall wellness will be at the Hastings Memorial Library, 505 Central Ave. in Grant, on Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 6:30-8 p.m. This free event will...

Foundation helps program

  Nicole Long, left, of the Perkins County Weekend Food Program accepts a check for $500 from Michelle Ross of the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund. The funds will help feed children in need...

Observe Sickle Cell Awareness Month by donating blood

Local blood drive: Sept. 2 at New Life Fellowship Church The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle...

Perkins County Pipeline

Watkins reunion held The 69th annual Watkins Family Reunion was held on Aug. 10, 2014 at the Grant City Park. Twenty-seven members were in attendance to enjoy a pot luck dinner and time to reconnect...

Heinemann new to Arnold Insurance

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PCS has three new teachers

PCS has three new teachers

  By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor There are three new faces at Perkins County Public Schools this year. Chasta Bonisas is the special education teacher for Perkins County High School. The Aurora...

Broeder wins annual Jackman community service award

Broeder wins annual Jackman  community service award

By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The winner of the 2014 Outstanding Community Service award by the Marjorie K. Jackman Memorial, through the Grant Public Schools Foundation, was Jakelynn Broeder, a senior...

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Experts offer advice for variety of wheat production challenges

Wheat growers in western Nebraska face several serious challenges: Wheat stem sawfly. Wheat streak mosaic. Weeds, including kochia. Making best use of scarce moisture. Research is providing answers to...

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Another Perspective

Alternative venture creates pleasant memories By Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher A recent venture found us on an alternative schedule as we took part in the NCTC conference in Kansas City. What’s NCTC?...

Quick Quips

By Tim Linscott The Chase County Fair really gave me an opportunity to see my kids in a new, yet familiar light. My son, Elijah, was a bit ramped up from all of the activity and people around. He fought...

Pulpit Reflections

Be careful what you say By Rev. Battello Jesus tells his disciples not to be so concerned about what they eat but to be concerned about what they say. He says what we eat is eliminated from our bodies...

Parents projected to spend $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child. The report shows that a middle-income family with...