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Rick Ochsner named  Good Neighbor 2014

Rick Ochsner named Good Neighbor 2014

by Tim Linscott Editor Rick Ochsner is the 2014 Good Neighbor recipient. Ochsner’s love of the community runs deep as he was raised in Grant and lived in the community his entire life. “I always look to give back to the community,” Ochsner said. “The people here are so good, thoughtfu...

City hopes to expand jurisdiction

by Tim Linscott Editor Looking ahead to possible future expansion, the Grant City Council is looking to expand its jurisdiction beyond the legal one-mile outside of city limits status. At the July 8 council meeting, the council heard an idea from Grant City Administrator Dana Harris on requesting ...

Upcoming fair attractions

The upcoming weekend marks the final days of the 2014 Perkins County Fair. A recap of the many events planned toward the end of the week follows: Thursday, July 24 • 6 a.m.: annual free pancake feed hosted by the Perkins County Chamber. Come enjoy time with friends and enter the Chamber Bucks draw...

PCS Board chooses firm for addition

by Tim Linscott Editor Getting all of their proverbial ducks in a row, the Perkins County Public Schools board has chosen a firm to help guide the financial future of a multi-million dollar project. At the July school board meeting the board agreed to hire D.A. Davidson & Company from Omaha. ...

For the Tatums, this fair is extra special

For the Tatums, this fair is extra special

by Tim Linscott Editor This year has been one filled with milestones for Doug and Sharon Tatum of Grant. In June Doug marked 40 years in business as a barber, in November Sharon will mark 40 years working at the family business, the Barber Pole, and the couple will celebrate 40 years of marria...

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In Brief

Tribune Hours: The Tribune-Sentinel office will close at noon on Friday—come join us at the fair!

Extension Office: The extension office will be closed all week during the Perkins County Fair.

Pool Closure: The City of Grant pool will be closed on Friday and Saturday this week during the Perkins County Fair.

Chamber Breakfast: Come enjoy the free Chamber breakfast on Thursday, July 24 from 6-8 a.m. during the fair and enter a drawing for Chamber Bucks.

Tea Party: The public is invited to a tea party in the floral exhibit building Friday at 10 a.m.

Parade Saturday: Those entering the Perkins County Fair parade on Saturday should be at Grant City Park between 9 and 9:30 a.m. to line up. The parade begins at 10 a.m.

Veteran Float: Any veteran wishing to ride on the parade float may meet at the park at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

4-H Breakfast: The Perkins County 4-H Foundation will be selling breakfast on Friday morning, July 25, out of the Lion’s Club shed at the fairgrounds.

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4-H Dog Show held Monday

4-H Dog Show held Monday

  Dog Show Results Dog Showmanship 1st place Junior Showmanship: Mackayla Wallin. Award Sponsor: Country Supply True Value. 1st place Intermediate Showmanship: Danielle Burge. Award Sponsor:...

First annual table topper contest held

First annual table topper contest held

  The first annual Perkins County Table Topper Nutrition Contest was held Wednesday, July 16 during the 4-H Style Revue and 4-H Clothing Judging. Two participants created a menu for a meal and made...

Style Revue opens fair events

Style Revue Results Style Revue Awards Grand Champion Junior Stylist: Alexa Noyes. Award Sponsor: Central Perk. Reserve Champion Junior Stylist: Danielle Burge. Award Sponsor: Highline Electric Association....

Injury accident outside of Grant

      On Thursday, July 17, a one-vehicle accident occurred at approximately 7 p.m. According to the Perkins County Sheriff’s office Jack W. Kohl, 15, of Grant was driving a white, 2005 Ford...

New owner adding services, items to Deaver Computer Service

  Tim Linscott Editor Tony Kempf took over as the new owner of Deaver Computer Service on Monday, July 14. Kempf, from Cheyenne, Wyo., spent his career managing restaurants and as a foreman of a...

Hastings Memorial Library launches adult, teen summer reading programs

Arts Council sponsors decorating event

PCHS Foundation offering ‘Lunch and Learn’

Traveling art show in Ogallala

Elsie seniors gather

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PCHS sponsors girls t-ball

PCHS sponsors girls t-ball

  The Perkins County Health Services girls t-ball team included (front row, l-r): Tessa Uehling, Hailey Dunn, Kalli Dailey, Madison Potts, Zoe Baumgartner and Brenna Colglazier. Middle row: Ella...

Wallace t-ball team wins tournament

Wallace t-ball team wins tournament

  The Wallace girls t-ball team won the t-ball tournament, held July 9-12. The squad defeated Hershey I in the finals. Team members are (Back row, l-r): coach Korene Flaming, Kendall McClintock,...

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College Notes

Burge earns degree from SCC Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who earned degrees, diplomas or certificates during graduation exercises following the 2014 Spring...

CDL prep course offered

The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise will offer a Commercial Driving License (CDL) course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 28-29 at the North Platte Community College North Campus with instructor Dennis Holtz....

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Wheat harvest a perfect storm

Wheat harvest a perfect storm

  by Tim Linscott Editor Perkins County native Dan Hughes has seen a few wheat harvests in his day. As a producer and former chairman of the national U.S. Wheat Associates, Hughes knows good, quality...

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Another Perspective

Subtle hint leads to organized drawers Lori Pankonin Co-Publisher CRASH! Oh no! I knew the staples for that little stapler were in that drawer somewhere. Oops. In my haste, I pulled the drawer out...

Midwest Musings

We need to build a ladder Tim Linscott You could call it a step ladder. Several rungs high that will eventually help the community grow. The process of setting up this ladder has already begun by the...

From the Pulpit

The miracle of the church Pastor Bill Wright If someone were to ask you to define a miracle what would you say? To some, a miracle is something that happens exceptionally, like getting a raise at work...