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  • Elsie seniors gather

      The Elsie seniors held their monthly luncheon July 15 at the Elsie Legion Hall. Celebrating a July birthday was Jeanie Brott. They enjoyed a catered meal of salisbury steak, baked potato, green beans and fruit salad, and a July themed birthday cake....
  • Another Perspective

    Subtle hint leads to organized drawers Lori PankoninCo-Publisher CRASH! Oh no! I knew the staples for that little stapler were in that drawer somewhere. Oops. In my haste, I pulled the drawer out just a tad bit too far to check in the very very back. An...
  • Midwest Musings

    We need to build a ladder Tim Linscott You could call it a step ladder. Several rungs high that will eventually help the community grow.The process of setting up this ladder has already begun by the Grant city council and mayor. This process should help...
  • From the Pulpit

    The miracle of the church Pastor Bill Wright If someone were to ask you to define a miracle what would you say? To some, a miracle is something that happens exceptionally, like getting a raise at work when you least expect it or when Germany won the wor...
  • College Notes

    Burge earns degree from SCC Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released the names of students who earned degrees, diplomas or certificates during graduation exercises following the 2014 Spring Quarter.Ceremonies were held on the Beatrice, Linco...
  • CDL prep course offered

    The Mid-Plains Center for Enterprise will offer a Commercial Driving License (CDL) course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 28-29 at the North Platte Community College North Campus with instructor Dennis Holtz.For more information, call Fran Hagler at (308) 535-...
  • PCHS sponsors girls t-ball

      The Perkins County Health Services girls t-ball team included (front row, l-r): Tessa Uehling, Hailey Dunn, Kalli Dailey, Madison Potts, Zoe Baumgartner and Brenna Colglazier. Middle row: Ella Uehling, Emily Wilson, Emily Cornelius, Libby Cole, Kail...
  • Wallace t-ball team wins tournament

      The Wallace girls t-ball team won the t-ball tournament, held July 9-12. The squad defeated Hershey I in the finals. Team members are (Back row, l-r): coach Korene Flaming, Kendall McClintock, McKenna Lundvall, Kendyl Flaming, Skyler Kuhlman, Dajana...
  • Wheat harvest a perfect storm

      by Tim LinscottEditorPerkins County native Dan Hughes has seen a few wheat harvests in his day.As a producer and former chairman of the national U.S. Wheat Associates, Hughes knows good, quality wheat when he sees it...and he sees it everywhere in P...
  • Street to be closed for remainder of school construction project

      by Tim LinscottTribune SentinelA portion of Eighth Street in Grant, running along the high school building, will be closed until the completion of the new addition to the school.Power was cut to the high school last week to change the electrical p...
  • 4-H Foundation celebrating 40th year with special event at fair

    By Jan RahnTribune StaffA special commemoration to this year’s Perkins County Fair includes the 40th anniversary celebration of the 4-H Foundation. The foundation was incorporated on Dec. 20, 1973 to enhance and support the 4-H program for the youth of ...
  • 2014 Perkins County Fair opens Monday with dog show

    by Jan RahnTribune Staff Get out your Mardi Gras mask, dust it off, fluff the feathers, and get ready to flaunt the theme of this year’s Perkins County Fair. There are lots of events planned for everyone’s amusement and entertainment during the week ...
  • Timely rains bolster harvest

      by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Timing is everything. In regard to this year’s wheat harvest timely rains in June helped turn a potential bust of a year into a boom. Gary Talich, branch manager for Frenchman Valley Coop in Grant and Venango, sai...
  • Summer teams

      Poppe’s PosiesThe boys Pee Wee team for Grant, sponsored by Poppe’s Posies, included, (front row, l-r): Trye Hickey, Cyrus Wells, Kaden Smith, Bryder Hickey, Chase Toner, Deitrik Brueggeman, Kaden Wykert, Irvin Reyes and Ian Picquet. Back row, c...
  • Wallace squad second in tourney

      The Wallace boys Pony team finished second at the Tri-County Youth League tournament. Back row: Trey Robertson,Camden McConnell, Riley Strawder , Aiden Kennicut, Jackson Sinsel, Colton Hager, Alec Messersmith. Front row: Carson Glunz, Matthew Lungri...
  • Grant wins Pony title

      The Grant Pony team won the 2014 Tri-County Youth League Tournament on Sunday, July 13 in Sutherland with a 5-0 win over Wallace. The team finished 9-2 on the season and went into the tournament as third seed. They defeated Ogallala 2 by a tally of ...
  • Safe at first

      Cecilia Putnam is called safe at first and receives a congratulatory high-five from coach Adair Reese during the girls T-ball tournament held in Grant July 9....
  • From the Pulpit

    The Church, more than denominations Pastor Bill Wright For the past two weeks we have considered the question, what did Jesus mean when He used the word “church” in Matthew 16:18: “I will build my church and the gates of hell will not prevail agai...
  • Mosquitos in Nebraska test positive for West Nile

    Mosquitos in two counties in northern Nebraska have tested positive for West Nile Virus according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department has started to trap for mosquitos in Chase and Red Willo...
  • Cogitation

    Humor can help in recovery Jo McCormick I have a perpetual desk calendar that reminds me to laugh myself out of the gloomies with a daily collection of fun-filled insights and therapeutic humor from the queen of encouragement, Barbara Johnson. She is a ...