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  • Plainsmen to learn from loss

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Experience showed Friday night at Grant as the Perkins County Plainsmen football squad faced Hemingford.The Bobcats were in the state finals last year and the experience and size showed as they defeated PCS 78-6.“They we...
  • Wildcats drop intense game to Hitchcock County

    By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer A tale of two halves ending in heartbreak would be the best way to describe the Thursday, Sept. 25 ball game between Wallace and Hitchcock County.  The Falcons put up the first eight points of the game but then th...
  • Wallace volleyball team finishes second at Paxton tournament

    By Christy Sheets Contributing Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Paxton Tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 23. The Cats first opponent was the Potter-Dix Coyotes. The Wildcats won in straight sets 25-19, 25-20.Leading the team offensively against Pot...
  • Lady Plainsmen cross country team finishes fourth at Ogallala Invite

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor It was a good day for the Perkins County cross country teams at the Ogallala Invite on Sept. 25.The Lady Plainsmen finished fourth overall and PCS was the highest rated Class D school at the invite.A large part of the high...
  • Pantry in need of items as cooler temperatures begin

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor When the temperature drops, the need rises. Diana Pankonin, Perkins County Food Pantry Coordinator, reports that it is the time of year when cooler temperatures settle into the area and the need for food at the pa...
  • Pantry in need of items as cooler temperatures begin

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor When the temperature drops, the need rises. Diana Pankonin, Perkins County Food Pantry Coordinator, reports that it is the time of year when cooler temperatures settle into the area and the need for food at the pa...
  • Outage blacks out entire county

    Cause still being investigated By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Some people may have been standing in line at the grocery store, having their morning coffee, having blood work done or furiously typing a story to meet deadlines on Friday, Sept. 19, when....
  • PCS sets budget for 2014-2015

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor This year’s budget is an important one for Perkins County Schools, as the district is lining up how and when to pay off a $7 million addition to the high school. Getting the building paid off as quickly as possible is t...
  • Weekend program gets boost

    The Perkins County Weekend Food Program (PCWFP) has received several donations since the printing of last week’s story regarding the program. According to PCWFP committee member Nicole Long the outpouring of support from the community has been overwhelm...
  • Library shines light on love of books

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor There is a definite love of reading in Wallace, which is evident by the large number of volunteers that help keep the Faith Memorial Library running. That love of reading and of the community is also evident in Kat...
  • Wallace Fall Festival

    The mighty Wallace Wildcat marching band plays one of its up-tempo fight songs during the Wallace Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20. The band finished third in the parade results. The Wallace Community Foundation received first place in the ann...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Coaching clinic memories By Larry Pritchett When I started in the coaching profession, I never thought about the benefits of the profession outside of trying to have competitive teams. How to improve yourself as a coach really wasn’t at the top of my ...
  • Game of the Week: Runners at rapid pace

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County cross country squads have figuratively and literally picked up the pace as of late with a strong showing by both the girls and boys teams at the Chase County cross country meet on Sept. 11.Girls division...
  • Plainsmen getting closer

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Perkins County Plainsmen football squad is making strides each and every game in different aspects of the game and head coach Carlie Wells is hoping to put it all together for a win.The Plainsmen lost to Arapahoe...
  • Lady Plainsmen beginning to gel as a team

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor The Bridgeport Invite on Sept. 20 gave Perkins County head volleyball coach Penny Hite some insight into the needs of her program.Hite explained that her team needed to work on serving and rose to the challenge against Ley...
  • Golfers battle rain at Ogallala

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor With 17 teams at the Ogallala Invite on Sept. 22, the tourney was split into two divisions.The Perkins County girls golf squad had the best score of the season thus far with a team score of 503.Amanda Reichert shot a...
  • Wallace Wildcat volleyball team hits the road for series of games

      The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Hayes Center Dual on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The Lady Cats started the match with intensity, and simply refused to allow the Cardinals to gain any momentum through the first two sets.  In the third set, however, the ...
  • Chamber awards first dollar

      The Perkins County Chamber of Commerce presented Kyle and Lana Kammerer of WinDesigns in Grant with their first dollar at the September chamber meeting on Sept. 18. On hand for the presentation were, front row, left to right, Jason and Ashleigh Noye...
  • Winners

      Above: Wallace Community Foundation representative Jim Smith, right, presents Linda Gier and Debbie Andrews of the Wallace Community Club a check for $1,000. The funds will be used for next year’s Wallace Fall Festival. The Foundation also donated...
  • “Leave Only Your Footprints” slab painting begins

    For over 75 years a concrete slab has sat at the north end of Kingsley Dam at Lake McConaughy. Created to aid in the building of the dam, it has become an icon at Lake McConaughy. Preserving the ‘slab’ has been the responsibility of Keep Keith County ...