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  • PCS weathers the Storm and fights off the Wildcats

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-Sentinel With districts coming up next week, the Perkins County Plainsmen have got the momentum in their favor, as they are coming off of two wins last week when they traveled to play the Creek Valley Storm and the Maxwell...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Taking in a full day of basketball This past Saturday the eighth annual Heartland Hoops Classic was held at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island. Eight games and 16 teams: 15 teams from Nebraska and one team from Colorado.This was touted as maybe ...
  • Wallace Wildcats split another week

    By Ladonna SwedbergTribune CorrespondentWallace was on the road last week, traveling in opposite directions to get to the competition. Thursday they went north to Tryon to take on McPherson County and  Friday they headed south to Trenton to do battle w...
  • Lady Wildcats take 11-9 record into subs

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelShannon Messersmith’s Lady Wildcats basketball team capped off the regular season with a pair of wins last weekend over McPherson County and Hitchcock County. That improves the girls’ record to 11-9 for the sea...
  • Lady Plainsmen end season with triple losses

    By Samantha GoffGrant Tribune-Sentinel Deanne Bishop’s Perkins County girls basketball team has played their last games of the season. Unable to pull out a win in the regular season games against Creek Valley and Maxwell last week, the girls also fell ...
  • Perkins County High School receives five digital cameras through grant

    Five new Canon EOS Rebel T5 cameras were purchased with the help of the Mid-Nebraska Community Foundation Grant (Applegate Grant) this winter at Perkins County High School. The grant funded the purchase of the five DSLR cameras, memory cards and additio...
  • Perkins County teams earn third and fourth at regional science bowl

    Perkins County High School’s two science club teams competed against seven other teams including Bridgeport, Sidney, Chase County, Mitchell and Ogallala at this year’s Western Regional Science Bowl in Ogallala. Members of the Perkins County No. 1 te...
  • Aerni recipient of February’s honor

    Coy Aerni, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been selected as Senior of the Month for February 2016. He is the son of  Pat and Kris Aerni of  Madrid.Throughout high school, Coy has been active in academics, activities and sports, as well as ...
  • Perkins County Speech team competes in North Platte

    The Perkins County speech team participated in North Platte High School’s annual two-day speaking invitational held on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 and 13. The debate tournament portion of the contest was held Friday and the speaking tournament portion ...
  • NSAA sets football schedules for next two years

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelThe Nebraska School Activities Association released the statewide football schedules last week for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. The Perkins County Plainsmen will play an eight-game schedule both seasons, with a bye in ...
  • King and Queen of Hearts crowned at GOCH

    The residents of Perkins County Health Services’ Golden Ours Convalescent Home enjoy celebrating many holidays throughout the year, but one holiday has become very special to them. Each year Golden Ours holds a big Valentine’s Day party for resident...
  • Locations announced for 2016 caucus

    The Nebraska Democratic Party recently announced an unprecedented number of site locations for the 2016 presidential caucus in all 93 counties across the state of Nebraska. The 2016 presidential caucuses will take place in Nebraska on Saturday, March 5, a...
  • Boating safety course to be held in Grant

    A boating safety course will be held at Hastings Memorial Library in Grant on Feb. 27, according to Scott Eveland, boating safety officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.According to Eveland, the Nebraska boating safety course is required of al...
  • Cogitation

    Iddy vs. Iggy Today’s opponents have been instructed to go to their respective corners and when the bell rings to come out fighting. BONG!!I would like to think I am an “IDDY,” and I am, except for one segment of the meaning of “IDDY” in my dic...
  • Elsie/Madrid blood drive close to goal

    The Elsie/Madrid community blood drive on Feb. 12 fell short of its goal by just one unit, according to coordinators Michele Cutler and Rosalie Curtis. Each donor received  a Valentine treat after donating. Donors reaching their gallon marks were Jerra...
  • Bloodmobile held in Grant

    A Red Cross Bloodmobile was held at New Life Fellowship Church in Grant on Jan. 25.Response to the drive was outstanding with 75 units being collected.First-time donors were Jerry McArtor and Cassie Tolander.Gallon pins were given to Deanne Bishop (two)...
  • County, region pounded by blizzard

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-Sentinel Activity in Grant, Perkins County and much of Nebraska from Ogallala east to Lincoln came to a grinding halt last week, thanks to a blizzard spawned by Winter Storm Kayla. Predictions for a major storm came true ...
  • Investigation launched into death of Venango 1-month-old infant

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-Sentinel The Nebraska State Patrol has launched an investigation into the death of a 1-month-old infant in Venango Monday, Feb. 8. State Patrol Investigator Sgt. Clint Elwood of North Platte said his office is in the very pre...
  • Deputy Hutchinson continues his long road to recovery

    By Kara CosentinoGrant Tribune-SentinelTen weeks after being shot while on duty, Deuel County Deputy Michael Hutchinson is still in the hospital. He has been moved from the long-term care hospital back to the trauma center in Greeley, Colo. His daughter, ...
  • Danielle Hill buys chiropractic practice

    By Russ PankoninGrant Tribune-SentinelDr. Danielle Hill now stands as one of Grant’s newest business owners. She purchased Mathews Family Chiropractic practice effective Jan. 1. The clinic, located in the First Insight Eye Care building, will now b...