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  • Author signing held at Hastings Memorial Library

      Author Chelsea O’Neal (right) signed copies of her “Angel Crest” series at the Hastings Memorial Library on Saturday, June 28. Two of her biggest fans, Robin Quinn (left) and Nicole Putnam (center) chatted and had books signed by O’Neal.  ...
  • Perkins County Pipeline

    Red Hat ladies take field trip Eleven Red Hat ladies traveled from Grant to Big Springs to eat, catch up on the latest activities, and to share a laugh or two. From Big Springs they traveled to Chappell where they were given a guided tour of the many don...
  • Midwest Musings

    I may prefer simple and boring Tim Linscott There was a time when summer was just a lazy 300 or so days of goofing off, sleeping until noon, watching TV or playing with my toys until 3 a.m. and eating whatever, whenever I wanted. Life was pretty simple ...
  • From the Pulpit

    I will build my church Pastor Bill Wright For the next few weeks I would like to talk about what Jesus Christ meant when He said,  “…I will build my church and the gates of Hell will not prevail against it” (Matthew 16:18). I would suggest, from ...
  • Colorado marijuana law having big impact locally

    by Tim LinscottTribune Sentinel Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman looked at his computer screen, looking up the number of marijuana possession cases in Perkins County in recent months. As he rubbed his forehead with indignation, he said, “Wow....
  • Sheriff’s office hires new staff

    New personnel have been hired at the Perkins County Sheriffs Office since the first of the year. In addition to the new and promoted deputies featured in last week’s issue, new dispatchers and a victim advocate have been hired.Victim Assistant Angel A...
  • Superintendents exchange spots as July 1 nears

      by Kylie HansonTribune-Sentinel intern Phillip Picquet will be serving as the new Perkins County Schools superintendent this fall. The Picquet family moved on June 6 into a house that is, in fact, in town. His wife, Jamie, will be working part time ...
  • Grant family raises money for tornado victims

      With lemonade offered for a free will donation, Myles Bishop (left) and sister Lauren raised funds for a family affected by the Pilger tornado June 14. The Bishop kids, helped by mom Deanne, set up the lemonade stand for several hours last Thursda...
  • Alumni gather for fun, memories

    Milford Nodlinski represented his class, the class of 1934, at the annual alumni banquet. His other classmate, Jane Mefford, lives in California and could not make the trip. Sharing memories at the June 14 all class reunion were members of the hono...
  • Foundation helps library

      Members of the Perkins County Community Foundation presented Robin Quinn of the Hastings Memorial Library in Grant with two checks to help further the intern program and purchase new computers on June 17. One check was for $1,800 for computers and t...
  • Locals share stories about cancer, survival

    One of many health concerns for men is cancer, and more specifically testicular cancer.  About half of testicular cancers occur in men between the ages of 20 and 34. But this cancer can affect males of any age, including infants and elderly men.  In 201...
  • Wallace Library to host open house

    The Wallace Faith Memorial Library invites the public to an open house on July 1-July 3 from 1-5 p.m. CT for coffee, iced tea, and cookies.  In an effort to keep the Wallace Library operating and save the town money, the library will be open on a volunte...
  • Many events planned for Fourth

    A plethora of patriotic happenings are planned for the annual Fourth of July celebration in the Grant City Park.The annual celebration is sponsored by the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce and all events are at the park unless otherwise noted.After openi...
  • Family updates son’s medical condition

    Former Grant resident, Craig Engel, who now lives in Genoa, was gravely injured in a car accident on Sept. 20, 2013 and air lifted to the hospital. He is the son of Dave and Lisa Engel of Grant, and after nine months, Craig was returning home to Genoa on ...
  • Masons awarded with 50-year pins

      Receiving their 50-year pin on June 3 at the Masonic Lodge were L.D. Walker and Willard Soper. Present for the presenation were (Front row, l-r): Rex Peterson, WM Chuck Frates, Willard Soper, L.D. Walker, Dennis Moorhead. Back row: David Yost, Kirk ...
  • Westview residents enjoy outing

      Westview Retirement Community residents enjoyed a private showing on June 17 at the Meadowlark Gallery.  A beautiful collection of wedding dresses, quilts, hats and photos was observed.  Afterwards a trip up the street was taken to enjoy ice cream...
  • Women’s Connection gathers

      The Ogallala - Grant Connection, sponsored by Stonecroft Ministries, met at Westview Retirement Community on Wednesday, June 18.  The group is a ladies’ nondenominational Christian group that meets alternating months in  Ogallala and Grant.  Gu...
  • Midwest Musings

    I think we need greed here By Tim Linscott, Editor Iam usually not what I would call a greedy person. However, fair is fair. In light of the events that have transpired in Colorado since Jan. 1, I feel I, and the rest of all Nebraskans, need to be a bit...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    A book like no other! Pastor Russ Gaar I love to read! As a boy, a good book was my escape and often brought me great joy. Reading books shaped who I am today. Recently, I have been reading a book about a man reading a book. It’s a wonderful read! The...
  • What's Up

    Summer is officially hereVernon Whetstone To quote an old poem I learned once, “Spring has sprung, and fall has fell. Summer’s here and boy is it hot.” In fact, summer has been here for several days. Its official beginning was on Saturday, June 21...