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  • Turnovers cost Plainsmen in Cambridge rout

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Two quick-strike scores  by Cambridge’s Ethan Long turned a competitive game into a 33-7 Trojans rout over the Plainsmen Friday night in Grant. Faced with just 1:12 left before halftime and 65 yards to cover to br...
  • Cross country runners set new PRs

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff An excellent day of running was enjoyed by the participants of the Ogallala Invitational cross country meet Thursday, Sept. 22. The Perkins County girls finished in sixth place, a commendable finish, competing against Class...
  • Golfers get preview shot of district competitors

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff The Perkins County golfers attended the Bridgeport Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 22, short a couple players due to illness. The meet is one of the larger in the season, with teams they will be competing against at distric...
  • Wildcats raided by Med Valley

    By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Wildcats experienced another difficult night of football when the Medicine Valley Raiders came to town. Wallace struggled with turnovers, penalties and an explosive Raider offense which resulted in a 67–26 defeat. ...
  • Lady Cats place second in Paxton tournament

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Paxton Tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 20. The Cats’ first opponent was the Coyotes from Potter-Dix.  The Wildcats were able to defeat the Coyotes for their first win of the season i...
  • Bowling News

    Week of Sept. 22 High Game: Pam Collins, 189; Josie Ford, 183 and 178; Ashly Schwartzkopf, 177. High Series: Josie Ford, 522; Pam Collins, 516. USBC Awards: Pam Collins receives 175 game and 500 series awards. Josie Ford receives the 500 series award....
  • Hunters reminded of big game checking requirements

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds hunters of their requirement to check harvested deer and pronghorn antelope electronically this fall. Deer harvested outside of the November firearm (Nov. 12-20) and Earn-a-Buck (Nov. 12-22) seasons and prong...
  • Hunters should be aware of deer diseases

    Nebraska hunters should be aware of the possibility of encountering the following deer diseases when afield this fall: chronic wasting disease (CWD), brain worm and deer lice. CWD – This disease, discovered in western Nebraska in 2000, is always fatal t...
  • World class boxing returning to Grand Island

    World Class Boxing will return to Grand Island on Oct. 15 as one professional fighter takes another step in his mission to become the Heavy Weight Champion of the world. GI Family Radio Entertainment/Legacy Communications CEO Alan Usher announced recentl...
  • Band gives excellent performance in McCook

    Forty wind and seven percussion musicians in the Perkins County marching band performed in the McCook Heritage Day parade Saturday, Sept. 24. Accompanying the musicians were six flags and a majorette. With their rendition of “Baby” by Justin Bieber...
  • Osler chosen as September Senior of the Month

    Perkins County High School senior Tori Osler has been selected as September 2011 Senior of the Month. She is the daughter of Scott and Debbie Osler of rural Elsie. Osler has demonstrated her leadership throughout high school with her involvement in school...
  • Homecoming week set for Oct. 3-7

    Each fall, schools around the nation are busy planning special events for a memorable Homecoming. Students at Perkins County Schools will have a full week  of daily dress-up themes as excitement builds for the Friday night game on Oct. 7 against Morrill....
  • PCS activity schedule

    Sept. 29-Oct. 7*All Times MountainThursday, Sept. 294 p.m.    Middle school volleyball at Hershey5 p.m.    Middle school football at HersheyFriday, Sept. 307 p.m.    Varsity football at BayardSaturday, Oct. 18 a.m.    Middle school volleyball ...
  • Rotary Club looking for students to travel

    The Grant Rotary Club is looking for students who would like to experience the Rotary Youth Exchange. This program is a country-to-country exchange of 15 to 18 year old high-school age students. This is a cultural and educational experience for both the ...
  • CSC plans open house for high schoolers

    High school students have a special opportunity to learn more about Chadron State College next month. Danielle Hencey, CSC campus visit coordinator, is encouraging teenagers and their families to attend the Eagle Open House, an event Monday, Oct. 10, to g...
  • Youth competition accepting nominations from students in grades K-12

    Entries are now being sought for the 2011 President’s Environmental Youth Awards (PEYA), which recognize individuals, school classes (kindergarten through high school) and youth organizations for protecting our nation’s air, water, land and ecology. T...
  • Credit card scam targets classifieds

    The Nebraska State Patrol is urging citizens to be aware of a fraudulent scam targeting classified ads. Investigators received a complaint from a man who ran a classified ad in his local paper several weeks ago. On Sept. 20, the man was contacted by a pe...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Cheese to please

    A repeat meal at our house in the winter is baked ziti. After a few rounds at the table I know I am not the only one looking for a change in the mix. Just when I was looking for another dish to add on to the weekly Noyes menu, I came across this recipe i...
  • What's Up...Have fun star gazing

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer We come now to the last two characters in our celestial story, Cassiopeia the Queen and Cepheus, the King. Both are found in the early evening autumnal sky in the north about an hour after sunset. Cassiopeia is the v...
  • Grand Island to host twins convention

    The Nebraska State Twins Association will hold its annual convention at the Howard Johnson in Grand Island on Oct. 15-16.   The association is made up of twins or multiple births of all ages.  At least one twin or multiple must be a resident of Nebraska...