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  • FSA Scoop...Entering the electronic world

    Over the next year, FSA/CCC is moving toward an electronic method for processing producers’ checks. When producers present checks, either by mail or in person, the checks will be converted into an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).  The funds will be ...
  • September FFA news released

    The Perkins County FFA Chapter has started off the school year with 22 new members. On Sept. 22, 52 of the 60 chapter’s members went to Haigler, for range judging.  Brady Mailand finished in the top 25 percent of the junior division, and Riley Kosmi...
  • Nebraska Cattlemen to discuss proposed GIPSA rule

    Nebraska Cattlemen is hosting an informational meeting addressing the proposed Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) competition rule on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at Ole’s Restaurant in Paxton from 7-9 p.m.  This meeting is one in...
  • Royalty reigns at Wallace Homecoming

      This year’s Homecoming queen and king at Wallace High School were Shanice Harris, daughter of Scott and Deb Harris and Lane Swedberg, son of Ralph and LaDonna Swedberg. (Photo by Nora Jameson)  ...
  • ACT Test Prep seminar set for Oct. 9 at NPCC

    Area high school students will have the opportunity to prepare for the upcoming ACT test by attending an ACT test preparation seminar from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, at North Platte Community College. The seminar will include a two-hour ...
  • Program promotes youth workers for November election

    Nebraska youth ages 14 to 18 are encouraged to participate as election workers for the Nov. 2 general election. The Youth Election Service (YES), sponsored by Secretary of State John Gale and the Nebraska Bankers Association, is designed to increase in...
  • Head Start applications

    Community Action Partnership of Mid-Nebraska, Perkins County Head Start will be taking applications for the 2010-2011 program year on Monday, Oct. 11, from 4 p.m.-6 p.m.  Head Start is a child and family development program for three and four year old...
  • Youth hear message on how underage sex leads to harsh reality

    Pam Stenzel speaks to approximately 700 area youth on Sept. 21, educating them on “sex still has a price tag.” A program was also presented to parents the previous evening, educating them on how to talk to their kids. Her assembly at Ogallala Public S...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Tennessee Volunteers game has bizarre finish

    Tennessee’s’ mascot is the Volunteer, but they had a couple extra volunteers on the field at the end of their game with LSU this past weekend.  If you watched the game, it was a really bizarre ending. LSU got into scoring range on about the three-...
  • Coach and athlete with Grant ties inducted into hall of fame

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Two individuals with ties to Grant were among those inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame recently.  Longtime Plainsmen coach Larry Pritchett joined four other coaches in the state as honorees at the ...
  • York’s runs, Miyamoto’s picks hold Bayard at bay in 31-13 Plainsmen win

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Quarterback Michael York finished three drives with touchdown runs and an intrusive Perkins County secondary swiped four interceptions so the Plainsmen could wrestle a 31-13 win from the Bayard Tigers Friday night i...
  • Lady Plainsmen struggle in last week’s volleyball competition

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Struggling to regain their competitive edge, the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen lost four of five games last week as they gear up to face the Lady Longhorns of Imperial on Thursday night.  The Lady Plainsmen hosted a...
  • Humidity hampers Plainsmen runners

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff The Plainsmen cross country team joined 21 other teams attending the Kearney Invitational on Monday, Sept. 27, and in spite of unpleasant running conditions, did well, said Coach Paula Wurst. Temperatures in the 8...
  • Golfers improve scores at Hershey Invitational

      The weather was perfect at the Hershey Invitational golf tournament Monday, Sept. 28 and the girls took advantage by setting new personal lows, each lowering her previous best by several strokes.   “I have never had every member of a team do t...
  • Activities schedule

    Perkins County Schools ---All Times Mountain--- Thursday, Oct. 7 4:00 PM PCS/SPVA Cross Country Invitational at Grant Golf Course 4:00 PM Junior High Football at Imperial 5:30 PM Reserve, JV, and Varsity Volleyball at Imperial Friday, Oct. 8 7:00 ...
  • Lady Cats win Homecoming against Wau-Pa

      By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Wallace Triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 28.  The Cat’s first opponent was the Brady Eagles. The scrappy Eagles took the first set, but the determined Cats battled back to win ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...A “so-so” attitude

    I have never EVER been a fan of Chinese cuisine. However, recently one of my good friends wanted to go out to eat and guess what she chose. I went along knowing that there had to be something there, if not just steamed rice, that I could force down.  ...
  • Huge night for Sean May leads to Wildcat Homecoming victory

        By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats got  back into the win column Friday night with a physical defensive effort and a huge offensive night from senior Sean May, as they defeated the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos, 50-20. The Wil...
  • Quilts, chairs headline at gallery in October

      By Shari Friedel Arts Council Member The artist Vincent Van  Gogh is quoted as saying, “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” What better way to describe this month’s display at Meadowlark Gallery in Grant?...
  • Hints for Health...New mammogram machine provides testing comfort

    By Adrienne Turner, RT, (R) Radiology Director October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, exceeded only by lung cancer.   Statistics indicate that one in eight women will develop ...