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  • Grand Marshal, Good Neighbor awarded at fair

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  • 2009 Summer Ball Teams

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  • Son saves dad’s life with quick action

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Grant resident Pat Lierley is home following an accident that could have cost him his life. Lierley was electrocuted on Friday, July 24, while working with his son, Murphy, on a Valley Pro center pivot irrigation system 12 mi...
  • Elsie farmer chosen to lead Perkins County Fair parade

    The 2009 Perkins County Fair parade begins at 10 a.m. on the north side of Grant City Park, will travel south down Central Avenue, then turn west on Second Street, pass along the south side of the courthouse, and end in front of the fairgrounds grandsta...
  • “Good Neighbor” does many good things for his community of Venango

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor If the community of Venango could describe this year’s chosen Perkins County Good Neighbor in only two words, it would be “big heart.” Pastor Kevin Hausman indeed has a big heart, as does his wife, Leslie, and they serv...
  • Hefty hail

      Several hailstorms in the area have damaged or destroyed crops, with some farmers forfeiting what they’d hoped was a bumper crop. (Top left): Hailstones, found by Alexis Malmkar at her home in Grant at around 2:30 a.m. Thursda...
  • Wallace man wins again

    Scott Leatherman of Wallace is a two-time Powerball with Power Play winner, winning $1 million and $20,000 in two recent Nebraska Powerball drawings. Leatherman is a regular Nebraska Lottery player who purchases nine quick pick Powerball with Power Play t...
  • Reverends Savage minister to Grant and Big Springs

                            By Jan RahnManaging Editor Reverands Rich and Joy Savage have recently moved to the community to serve the Grant and Big Springs United Methodist Churches. Rev. Rich delivered his first sermon in Grant on...
  • Collision claims life of 28-year-old Elsie woman

    images/week45/madridspain-crew.jpgBy Russ PankoninThe Grant Tribune-Sentinel    Tragedy hit the Elsie community Monday afternoon when a collision between a farm sprayer and a mini-van claimed the life of 28-year-old of Elsie.   &...
  • Man injured by auger remains hospitalized in Denver

    Man injured by auger remains hospitalized in DenverBy Jan RahnManaging Editor    A Grant man is recovering in a Denver hospital after losing both hands and part of each arm in a farm accident in rural Perkins County.    Jacob Lee, 32, was working at...
  • Grant grad opens business

    By Shari FriedelTribune Staff    Keeping their customers riding right is the aim of new business owners James Deaver and Molly Hutchinson, who have recently returned to Grant to open a new business specializing in automotive and truck repai...
  • Wallace man wins $1 million

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The community of Wallace was highlighted throughout the state last week when one of its residents became a millionaire. Scott Leatherman was the winner of $1 million on June 20 with his Powerball ticket with a Power Play prize. ...
  • Metal detector now in place outside courtroom

    Anyone entering the Perkins County courtroom will be ushered through a new metal detector that has the same high sensitivity as those used in airports By Jan RahnManaging Editor Tightened security at the Perkins County Courthouse is keeping up with the n...
  • McArtor selected as “My Favorite Nurse” in contest

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor     Perkins County Health Services was honored last week when its Director of Nursing, Dana McArtor, won the “My Favorite Nurse” competition sponsored by KOGA/KMCX Radio in Ogallala.    McArtor and a nurse from the Oga...
  • Grant veteran takes honor flight to D.C.

        On April 23, the second-to-last Heartland Honor Flight left Omaha, headed for Washington, D.C. with 375 World War II veterans aboard.    Among those making the trip was Clifford Sexson of Grant, who described the trip as “awesome.”    Bus...
  • Arborist visits Grant

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  • Pofahl returns as parks and rec director

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor    History is repeating itself for newly hired Grant City Parks and Recreation Director Connie Pofahl, who is returning to a position she held 20 years ago.    Replacing longtime director Cathy Willhite, Pofahl began her d...
  • New diagnostic machine keeps First Insight on tip of technology

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor    Staying on the cutting edge of technology in order to best serve their patients, First Insight of Grant and Imperial is now taking advantage of a newly manufactured imager for eye care.    According to Dr. Tim Meyer, th...
  • Kay hired as new activities director

        Perkins County teacher Chip Kay has been selected to serve as activities director at Perkins County High School.    Kay, who has coached football and wrestling at Perkins County for the last two years, replaces Larry Pritchett, who announced his...