Dear Nebraska citizens,
I’m writing to encourage your approval of Constitutional Amendment One, which is on the Nov. 2, 2010 general election ballot.
Nebraskans have made it clear that they like local control. They have also made it clear that the...
This past week had the usual highs and lows that one finds in athletics at any level, but other than those who yell for the Huskers, the locals had a pretty good week.
First of all, the weather was absolutely perfect starting on Thursday when PCS hoste...
Updated event calendar can be found at www.pcs.esu16.org------
All times listed are Mountain Time
Thursday, October 21
No school K-12
12 - 8 p.m. Parent-teacher conferences
Friday, October 22
No school K-12
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Staff development
By Shari Friedel
An excellent finish to the cross country season occurred last Thursday, Oct. 14 at the district tournament at the Grant Golf Course with nearly every Perkins County runner improving their time.
The girls team will atten...
By Pastor Vince Carrig
Quarterback Michael York outraced four Longhorn defenders to the end zone’s right pylon for the overtime score that nudged the Plainsmen past Chase County in overtime, 12-9, Friday night in Grant.
The 6-1 Plai...
By Jan Rahn
SPVA champs—the trophy is in the hands of the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen after defeating Hershey in the championship game Saturday.
As hosts of the SPVA tournament, the Lady Plainsmen handily defeated Maxwell in the...
The Lady Plainsmen finished on top at their latest triangular against Hershey and Dundy County held Tuesday, Oct. 12.
In the Dundy County match, the Lady Plainsmen were sluggish at the onset and lost 22-25. Regaining their composure, they finished off ...
By Christy Sheets
The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Potter-Dix Triangular in Potter on Monday, Oct. 11. The Cats first opponent was the Coyotes of Potter-Dix. The Wildcats dominated the Coyotes to win, decisively, in straight sets 25...
By Travis McConnell
The Brady Eagles rode the legs of running back Brad Ward Friday night to a 54-22 win over the Wallace Wildcats.
Ward, who carried the ball 37 times for 287 yards and five touchdowns, seemed to get stronger as the g...
The Wallace Junior High volleyball team takes the first place plaque home from the McCook St. Pat’s tournament, defeating Maywood in three sets and beating McCook St. Pat’s in the championship round. Team members include (Front row, l-r): Mickayla She...
Hunters should report any leg bands they find on the pheasants they shoot this fall in the Southwest Focus on Pheasants area, according to Jeff Lusk, upland game program manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Game and Parks is capturing wi...
Tree stands are a basic tool of many deer hunters, but they can be dangerous if not used correctly.
Nebraska Hunter Education Coordinator Mike Streeter of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says most tree stand accidents are caused by carelessness ...
Pre-register by Oct. 24 and save on fee for the conference.
The agenda has been finalized and speakers announced for the Wind Power 2010 Conference to be held in Kearney at the new Younes Conference Centre Nov. 9-10.
This year’s conference w...
Applications will be accepted through Jan. 7, 2011.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has extended the ranking period cut-off date for producers to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) to Jan. 7, 2011.
CSP is a v...
The Perkins County 4-H Achievement/Awards night will recognize the exciting things happening in the Perkins County 4-H program.
4-H awards selected at the Perkins County Fair will be handed out and the members recognized for their accomplishments. ...
Free one-on-one, confidential consultations for farmers and ranchers are being held.
The consultations involve meeting with an experienced ag law attorney and ag financial counselor. These professionals specialize in legal and financial issues includin...
Lean, nutritious and versatile, Nebraska pork stands superbly on its own at the center of the plate – and fits right in as a key ingredient in thousands of recipes enjoyed by Nebraskans and others across the country and around the world, the Nebraska C...
Perkins County High School inducted new members to National Honor Society on Monday, Oct. 18. Membership includes (Front row, l-r): Zac White, Calla Mailand, Emily Kiolbasa, Debbie Dahlkoetter, Jeremy Hagan, Jessica Day, Michael York, Krystal Gaar. Se...
Most courthouses across the state were closed on Monday, Oct. 11, for the observance of Columbus Day. But the Dundy County Courthouse opened its doors to six area teams which competed in the opening round of the 2010 Nebraska Mock Trial season.
ACT kicked off its annual high school student poster design contest on Oct. 18.
The goal of the contest is to encourage others to plan and prepare for college. Winners will be selected based on creativity, visual appeal and overall impact.