Last week on Monday Night Football, I switched favorite teams to watch for at least now. I don’t like the Patriots, but they picked up Danny Woodhead, former North Platte High and Chadron State standout, and I switched. Woodhead, who was a two t...
By Pastor Vince Carrig
Brody Prante scored two touchdowns from 30 yards away, Michael York carried the ball four times and scored three touchdowns, and the Plainsmen put points on the scoreboard faster than a machine gun could put bullets...
By Jan Rahn
Excellent serving and total team effort were the theme of the night as the Lady Plainsmen handily defeated the Chase County Lady Longhorns in all three sets last Thursday night in Imperial.
Coach Penny Hite said the ...
By Shari Friedel
Running two races concurrently, Perkins County harriers fared well at the Perkins County/SPVA cross country meet held at the Grant Golf Course Thursday, Oct. 7.
The race is scored twice, once with all runner...
Senior golfers Emily Kiolbasa and Steph Reichert both played well at the district golf tournament in Bayard Monday, Oct. 4, but nevertheless came up a few strokes short of qualifying for state.
Reichert finished 19th, with 54 on the front nine, and 56 ...
Updated calendar of events available on the school website
Thursday, October 14
Lions Club Hearing/Testing at Middle School
2:30 PM K-12 Early Dismissal
3:00 PM D5 Dist. Cross Country at Grant Golf Course**
4:00 PM SPVA Voll...
By Travis McConnell
Speed kills in eight-man football and that was very evident Friday night as the Wallace Wildcats used their tremendous speed advantage to run past the much bigger, but much slower Hayes Center Cardinals, 30-12.
By Christy Sheets
The Wallace Wildcats hosted South Platte on Thursday, Oct 7. The Lady Cats were ready to play and won, decisively, in straight sets 25-9, 25-9, and 25-5.
When asked about the game, Coach Rohde said, “The girls played...
We are looking for people who would be interested in helping with the Volunteer Reader Program at Perkins County Elementary School.
This would be listening to children read, go over sight words and some reading comprehension.
It would be one day ...
Do you ever get home in the evening and just feel like throwing on some sweatpants and lounging out with a movie or a good book? I know I do, especially as the weather gets cooler. Then I hear the nagging voice in the back of my head saying “Ashleigh, ...
My thanks to the editor for allowing me time off last week so I could attend my 45th high school class reunion. It was a fun weekend for all. It would have been better if there weren’t so many “old” people there. (Here I must insert a very large gr...
This year’s theme, “Smoke Alarms: A sound you can live with,” is being celebrated Oct. 3-9 in schools, neighborhoods and fire departments across America to emphasize the importance of fire safety.
Healthy bones and joints are the building blocks of a healthy body. With childhood obesity on the rise and a global epidemic declared, the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative points out that obesity can have a devastating impact on a child’s musculoskeletal...
By David Lott
UNL Extension Horticulturist
A number of calls have come to the Extension Office about various insect pests that have started to look for warmer environments in our homes.
Before panicking and causing extra work and possible harm to o...
Military members whose service was involuntarily extended, or whose retirement was suspended between September 11, 2001 and September 30, 2009, due to stop loss are entitled to retroactive payments of $500 for each month they were extended, according to ...
As the growing season is coming to an end for 2010, it is time to think about winterizing yards and landscapes. Come join other garden enthusiasts to learn various winterizing tips to help prepare yards and landscapes for the coming cold weather.
Expert reveals how to choose the best shelter dog for a family.
Dr. Diane Pomerance wants to show everyone how to make a family happier – and save a life at the same time – in October.
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani...
By Michael Sylvan
Social Security District Manager
You may have more options
than you know when it comes to Social Security benefits. Like many, you probably have given some thought to your own retirement plans.
You know you can retire as early as...
Summer is over and it’s time to think about next year while the season is still fresh in your mind. What plants fared the best, which ones did you enjoy the most? And, if you’re thinking that far ahead, what plants are on your “must-have” list fo...
By Jan Rahn
A 2by2 Nebraska Lottery ticket purchased at In & Out in Grant yielded $22,000 in winnings for Chris Wendell of Grant.
She joins more than 1,600 winners in the Sunday, Sept. 26 drawings.
According to the Nebraska ...