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  • Pitching with Pritch

    How bad do you have to be, to be good enough to make great money on being fired? Pitching with Pritch Larry Pritchett If I were a college coach or a professional coach, the first person I would hire would be a really good agent. Agents usually don’t g...
  • Dodson receives award from Lions Club

    Grant Lions Club member Merwin Dodson has been added to the list of individuals who have been named a Melvin Jones Fellow. The Melvin Jones Fellowship is named for Melvin Jones, the founder of Lions Clubs International. The fellowship has allowed the Lion...
  • Wallace names students to honor roll

    Wallace School announces students named to the honor roll for the first semester of the 2015-16 school year.All A Honor RollSeniors: Tanner Clough, Joshua May, Abbey Rohde, Collin Swedberg. Juniors: Margaret May. Sophomores: Raine Brooks, Bailee Nielson, ...
  • PC speech team finds success at first meet

    Perkins County High School competitive speakers began their season at the Chase County Speech Invitational on Saturday, January 9, taking first place among five teams. Following Perkins County were Sutherland in second place and Paxton in third. Speech Co...
  • Sen. Hughes ready for his second session in Unicameral

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-Sentinel One might guess that Sen. Dan Hughes of Venango can relate to Willie Nelson’s song, “On the Road Again.” Beginning next week, Hughes will jump behind the wheel to make the first of many trips back and fort...
  • Supt. Picquet: state’s new accountability system perplexing

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelIf parents of school-aged children were asked if they knew what AQuESTT is, chances are there’d be plenty of blind stares—that deer in the headlight look. But for educators in Nebraska, their practices and their s...
  • Wraps coming off new hospital

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelImagine Perkins County without its own hospital—no central place to get healthcare. Nowhere to go for emergencies. Nowhere for babies to be born, and on and on.That’s the way life was in Perkins County before ...
  • Another Perspective

    ANOTHER PERSPECTIVELori PankoninCo-Publisher Back to the basics, simplicity feels goodBubbles, bubbles and more bubbles.Bubble baths have indeed provided hours upon hours of entertainment for our grandkids. The girls would take multiple baths in a day if...
  • Capitol View

    Capitol ViewJ.L. Schmidt They’re back, and look what they brought with them Lawmakers were back in session Jan. 6 and they hit the ground running. It’s a short session, so while they still have time to introduce new bills for discussion, carry-over ...
  • Note From Washington

    Note from WashingtonDeb Fischer U.S. Senator Serving you As I begin my fourth year in the U.S. Senate, I am looking forward to 2016 and another year of serving Nebraskans. I am so fortunate to have a terrific staff throughout the state who work hard to ...
  • From the Pulpit

    From the PulpitPastor Wayne PickTrinity Lutheran Church Epiphany is serendipity After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, ‘Where is the one who has been born King of the ...
  • What to do with your new telescope

    What’s upVernon Whetstone What to do with your new telescope My how time flies. Here we get a new year and already six days have passed. So, you got that new telescope or pair of binoculars for Christmas and you face the biggest question that all budd...
  • Alcohol and drug education class being offered in Ogallala

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Prime for Life” alcohol and drug education class. The class will be held on Monday, Jan. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants must attend the entire class.The classes will be held at Heart...
  • Plainsmen win their holiday tournament

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Perkins County Plainsmen boys were crowned  champions of the holiday tournament that was hosted here Dec. 28 and 29. The first game was against the Creek Valley Storm on Monday, followed by a game against the W...
  • Lady Plainsmen defeated in holiday tournament

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Perkins County Holiday tournament kicked off on Monday, Dec. 28 when the Wallace Wildcats took on Sandhills-Thedford, where the Lady Knights took the victory for Sandhills-Thedford. The first game for the Lady P...
  • Wallace girls split in PC holiday tournament

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelWallace’s Lady Wildcats split a pair of games in the Perkins County Holiday Tournament held in Grant Dec. 28-29. In the opener, the Lady Wildcats ran into one of the tallest teams and perhaps best teams they’ve ...
  • Wildcats take second in Perkins County tournament

    By Ladonna SwedburgTribune CorrespondentThe Wallace Wildcats took a couple of days out of their holiday break to play some basketball. They once again participated in the Perkins County Holiday Tournament. First up for the Cats were the Sandhills-Thedfo...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Pitching with Pritch - Larry Pritchett Making predictions for 2016 Here are some 2016 predictions; some serious, some sarcastic, some maybe funny and most of them stolen from other articles I have been reading this time of year. • Stephen Curry misses...
  • West Central Cattlemen’s Day Series offered in area locations

    A series of meetings in nine locations across western Nebraska and eastern Colorado will be focusing on the changing beef industry.Meetings in the area include: • Jan. 14—Ogallala, Quality Inn, 5-9 p.m., contact 308-284-6051.• Jan. 21—North Platte...
  • USDA releases Nebraska crop progress and condition

    As December 2015 closed, snow cover was present in many areas, limiting fieldwork activities and livestock grazing. The combination of snow and rain left many feedlots muddy until cold temperatures late in the month caused soils to freeze. Topsoil moistur...