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  • Another Perspective...Get-away gives women a boost

    By Lori Pankonin Co-publisher More than once, I’ve taken  interest in messages stressing that women need other women. Male companions and children step in to play important key roles but it’s never a favor to shut out women connections. This co...
  • A commanding win over Sutherland

      By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer Sophomore Plainsmen running back Alex Johnston slashed and dashed for one 39-yard touchdown run and two others as 3-0 Perkins County passed 0-3 Sutherland like a ship in the night with a 34-6 win Friday night ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Try it a different way

    When I was living in Lincoln with my good friend, Lana, I was introduced to tomato soup. Don’t ask me why it took me until I was 19 years old to eat the stuff, but it did. And after that first taste, I nearly gagged. Now after adding a few more years...
  • FSA Scoop...County qualifies for soybean assistance

    The 2009 Crop Assistance Program will only apply in counties that received a secretarial designation as primary disaster counties for high moisture or precipitation conditions.  Perkins County qualifies for assistance for soybeans.   Due to losses su...
  • PC High School senior volunteering at NRCS office

      Darren Wilson, a Perkins County High School senior,  is a new volunteer at the Grant Field Office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Wilson is at the NRCS office for one-and-a-half hours each day during the work-study time set aside by...
  • 4-Hers earn ribbons at state fair

    Perkins County 4-Hers entering projects in the state fair in Grand Island were rewarded for their efforts with several awards. Results are: Jordyn Bartels, Clothing Levell II dress or nightshirt/lounge wear, purple. Mitchell Cornelius, Market Beef, c...
  • Annual Nebraska Society for Range Management meeting to be held at Halsey in October

    Early registration deadline is Sept. 30   “Integrated Resource Management: Using All The Tools in Your Toolbox” is the theme for the 2010 Nebraska Section Society for Range Management annual meeting that is scheduled to begin on Oct. 13.  The m...
  • September is Renewable Fuels Month in Nebraska

    The Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Soybean Board were joined by Governor Dave Heineman at Husker Harvest Days on Sept. 15 where Gov. Heineman signed a declaration proclaiming September as Renewable Fuels Awareness Month in Nebraska. Renewable fuels a...
  • 2010 fall seed guide available

    The 2010 Fall Seed Guide from University of Nebraska Extension is now available. The Guide is available in two-form, on the web and as a printed publication.  Two test sites of interest to SW4 wheat producers are the Enders and McCook locations. The E...
  • Students learn life skills through FCCLA

      Their blazing red jackets are not hard to notice, and neither is their message. The Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) were at Mid-Plains Community College on Tuesday to spend an entire day with about 275 Lincoln County high schoo...
  • Aviation art contest encourages youth entries

    Since 1986, the Nebraska Department of Aeronautics has participated in the sponsorship of an annual Aviation Art Contest for the benefit of youth.   The program goal is to motivate and encourage young people to become more familiar with and participat...
  • Walk to school day is Oct. 6

    Nebraska youth encouraged to walk, bike to school Oct. 6.   Join children and adults throughout the world October 6 in celebration of International Walk to School Day.  On that day, parents, educators, and community leaders are encouraged to organ...
  • Pitching with Pritch...The best of the worst

    Another interesting week in the world of sports.You wonder sometimes what pro athletes are thinking about and then college kids are climbing into the same boat—but here goes on some of the items that I thought were interesting: • LeBron James made ...
  • Lady Plainsmen take the win in four of five games

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Solid wins last week at a home triangular gave the Lady Plainsmen confidence to take on Leyton, Bridgeport and Bayard at Saturday’s tournament.  Perkins County came out runner-up in the tourney on Bridgeport’s h...
  • Runners fare well against competition

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff The Perkins County cross country team took part in the McCook meet on Thursday, Sept. 16. The girls finished in fifth place— “A real feather in their cap,” said Coach Paula Wurst. “McCook is a big meet wit...
  • Golfers gain experience on challenging Kimball course

      By Shari Friedel Tribune Staff A difficult, hilly course along with strong winds made the Kimball Invitational a challenge for the Perkins County girls golf team on Thursday, Sept. 16. The conditions made it easy to overshoot holes once on the ...
  • Wallace Wildcats fall to Sandhills/Thedford Knights

      By Travis McConnell Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats took  a step up in class on Friday afternoon when they hosted the class D1 Sandhills/Thedford Knights. It turned out to be too big of a step, as the Knights rode the legs of Cale Anderson to...
  • Lady Cats triumphant in week three of 2010 season

      By Christy Sheets Sports Writer The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Hayes Center Triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The Cats first opponent was the Hayes Center Cardinals.  Wallace vs. Hayes Center The Wildcats defeated the Cardinals in straig...
  • Upcoming week’s schedule

    --All Times Mountain-- Thursday, Sept. 23 9:00 a.m. Girls golf at Bridgeport 4:00 p.m. Boys/girls cross country at Ogallala 4:00 p.m. Junior high volleyball at Sutherland (C-B-A) 5:00 p.m. High school volleyball at Haxtun (Res-JV-Varsity) 5:30 p.m. ...
  • Create disaster preparedness plan

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is encouraging business owners, homeowners and others to create their own disaster preparedness plan during National Preparedness Month in September. “There is a tendency to think that a large-scale disaster is ...