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  • PCS begins eight-man era

      By Tim Linscott, managing editor Taking early momentum, the Perkins County Plainsmen started out the 2014 football season with a flurry.However, the momentum would not last and the Plainsmen fell 60-32 to Elm Creek.Derek Sis ignited the crowd by ta...
  • Lady Plainsmen stay competitive with St. Pat’s in home opener

      By Tim Linscott, managing editor The 2014 Perkins County volleyball squad started the season with a solid test, hosting North Platte St. Patrick’s on Sept. 4.The Lady Plainsmen had some momentum in the first set, battling the Irish, but came up j...
  • Golf team finishes second at Kimball Invitational

    By Tim Linscott, managing editor The golf season is in full swing and Perkins County is gaining experience with every meet.At the Bayard Invite on Aug. 28 the team was led by Amanda Reichert, shooting a 114, earning sixth place.Tied for 12th place with a...
  • Runners gain experience at Kansas invite

    By Tim Linscott, managing editor Before the cooler temperatures over the weekend settled in, the Perkins County cross country team participated at the Goodland (Kan.) cross country invite on Sept. 4.PCS head cross country coach Paula Wurst feels the Good...
  • Wildcats crush Knights by 46 points

      By LaDonna Swedberg, contributing writer The Wallace Wildcats opened their 2014 football season with a picture perfect beginning as they defeated South Platte 58-12.  From the opening kickoff up to the final buzzer, the Blue and White controlled t...
  • Wallace hangs tough against W-P, S. Platte

    By Christy Sheets, contributing writer It was a real battle for the Lady Cats in their season opener. They faced the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos in Wallace on Thursday, Sept. 4.  The Broncos defeated the Lady Cats, but every set was a fight 20-25, 24-26, a...
  • Livestock producers urged to enroll in disaster assistance program by Oct. 1

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted ...
  • Consolidated Companies marketing and technology workshop scheduled

    Consolidated Companies has partnered with GROW Nebraska to bring a MarkeTECH Workshop to Curtis, Nebraska. The MarkeTECH Workshop is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Education Center, Room 137. This worksho...
  • Many thanks to those who helped Grant

    By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Having seen up close and personal the amount of volunteer time and hours that went into getting the Bullock sale up and running, everyone involved needs to be commended for their efforts. I especially want to shed some li...
  • Getting ready...

    Auction could bring thousands to Grant Saturday By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor After much planning and preparing, the Bullock auto auction is just a few days away. Several community entities have come together to assist the potential thousands of...
  • Cowboy poet to perform at Sept. 11 banquet

    By Jan Rahn, Tribune Staff   An evening of food, information and laughter awaits those who attend the second annual banquet hosted by the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund and the Perkins County Health Services Foundation. Set for Thursday ev...
  • Will work for love of cars

      By Tim Linscott, Managing Editor Nolan Draper loves classic cars. He loves looking at them, fixing them up and driving them. When Draper, a farmer from Atwood, Kan., heard about the Bullock auto sale in Grant on Sept. 6, he drove up to take a lo...
  • Memories abound at auction site

    by Tribune Staff The Bullock auto auction this Saturday will bring back a lot of memories for car aficionados, but for Dean Hatch, the memories are more about the Bullock family and downtown building than specific vehicles. Hatch had a tour of the dealers...
  • Rotary shares camaraderie

    The Grant Rotary Club held a barbecue at Pheasant Run Golf Course on Wednesday, Aug. 27 as part of an annual event to get all Rotarians and their families together to share in good food, conversation and renew their interest in Rotary and serving the co...
  • Talking about total wellness

    Hastings Memorial Library librarian Robin Quinn, right, discusses with a group of health-minded individuals the benefits of reading daily and the long-term mental alertness strategies people can do to help deal with conditions such as Alzheimers. Quinn ...
  • Magnificat to host brunch

    Our Lady of the Harvest, Ogallala Magnificat Chapter, will host a Brunch on Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. at the Quality Inn in Ogallala, next to Denny’s, off the I-80 Exit.Patti Mansfield, Charismatic Renewal Leader, author, retreat leader and international speak...
  • Art Society exhibiting

    Members of The Art Society of Ogallala are exhibiting their art the month of September at the Petrified Wood and Art Gallery, 418 East 1st Street, Ogallala.  The gallery is open Monday - Saturday 9-4....
  • Zoo Animals in McCook Sept. 12

    McCook Community College will be a zoo on Friday, Sept. 12, when real animals and animal biofacts will fill Room 213 of McMillen Hall.The class on animal body coverings teaches children how birds, reptiles and mammals’ coverings are perfect for where an...
  • Local agent elected insurance board president

    Joe Bob Atkins, CIC, CPIA, AAI, AIS of Arnold Insurance Agency in Arnold, Grant, and Ogallala, has been elected President of the Board of Directors for the Professional Insurance Agents NE IA Association (PIA) during a meeting of the Board of Directors he...
  • Free concert shines light on human trafficking

    Christian rock band Remedy Drive will be featured in a free concert Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Phillips County Event Center in Holyoke. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the concert beginning at 7 p.m. A free-will offering will be taken at the concert. Jerry Bra...