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  • Cogitation

    Thanking Him for the memories I am now back to my original manuscript after several “wild hair” deviations. All families have those exceptional times and those not so exceptional. My life’s party planner, GOD, had planned my children’s “growing...
  • PCPPC gives update

    The Perkins County Pool Project (PCPP) Committee values the public involvement in the progression of the Pool Project. In order to involve, inform and keep the community aware of the pool project and its progression, a monthly update will appear in the ne...
  • Dr. Byrd earns honorary degree from American Academy of Family Physicians

    Dr. John M Byrd, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Grant at Perkins County Health Services, has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the national medical association representing nearly 120,900 family physician...
  • PC undefeated; prepare for playoffs

    By Becky UehlingManaging EditorThe Plainsmen finished their regular season undefeated 8-0 Friday night when they beat Morrill at home, 72-0. They now look to start playoffs this Thursday, Oct. 29. “It was a good game to get ready for the playoffs,” ...
  • Kemling, Dietlein do well at state CC

    It is always wonderful to end our season at the state meet, according to Perkins County Cross Country Coach Paula Wurst. Which the Plainsmen did last Friday in Kearney. The two Plainsmen representing Perkins County had good results at the tourney, Wurst...
  • Inconsistency plagues Lady Plainsmen again

    By Becky UehlingManaging EditorInconsistent play was once again the downfall for the Lady Plainsmen last Tuesday, Oct. 20 against Kimball. Perkins County won the game in three sets, 13-25, 9-25, 24-26.“We were struggling to put a full game together ag...
  • Lady Cats place third in tourney

    The Wallace Lady Wildcats competed in the RPAC Conference on Monday, Oct. 19th in Paxton. Their first opponent was Hitchcock County. The Cats won, 25-23, 25-20, and 25-20.Offensively M. Messersmith had eight points (two aces), and Brooks had seven. McCo...
  • Wildcats fall to Raiders, prepare for playoffs

    By Ladonna SwedburgTribune CorrespondentThe Medicine Valley Raiders proved to be too much for the Wildcats last Thursday night, beating them 59-23. The game was close throughout the first half but the Raiders dominated the second half to get a convincin...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Congratulations, Plainsmen! Congratulations to the Plainsmen for completing their regular season undefeated. With that effort came a district championship and qualification for the 32 team playoff system that one team will take to a state championship. ...
  • What"s Up

    Skywatch has not so spooky things to look for on Halloween My original plan was to discuss the celestial ocean this week with all the “aquatic” constellations now floating in the southern sky after sunset, but I am going to put that on the back burne...
  • Council approves request for engineer

    By Becky UehlingManaging EditorThe Grant City Council approved a request by the Parks and Rec Committee Tuesday, Oct. 13, to move forward in hiring an engineer to create a plan for the city’s dilapidated pool. Three of the four council members voted yes...
  • Find the ghost to win Chamber Bucks

    To promote local shopping this Halloween, the Grant Tribune-Sentinel and participating businesses are sponsoring a contest. Page 8 features an ad of several local businesses to shop for your Halloween needs. Starting today, Thursday, Oct. 22, Tribby t...
  • Extension office sets move date

    By Becky UehlingManaging EditorA tentative date of December 2015 has been set for the moving of the Perkins County Extension Office out of the courthouse and into the new UNL Stumpf Wheat Research Center east of Grant. Representatives from the extension o...
  • Jr. high build is half million under budget

    The study, planning, preparation and building of an addition to the Perkins County School over the last three years is finally complete, according to Perkins County School’s Superintendent Phillip Picquet. The final construction meeting with the board o...
  • Local events planned for before, day of Halloween

    Various activities are being planned for Halloween 2015 throughout Perkins County on Friday and Saturday. Trick or Treat StreetThe Perkins County Chamber of Commerce will once again have its Trick or Treat Street event this year in Grant. Because Hallowee...
  • Jury trial set for Saunders

    A jury trial has been set for Dec. 9 for a 24-year-old Madrid man on several charges stemming from incidences occurring on Nov. 24, 2014, and on March 6 and 10, 2015. Alan L. Saunders appeared in Perkins County District Court last Friday for a status hear...
  • Perkins County receives dividend check

    Perkins County has received a membership dividend of $12,906 from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s property, liability and workers’ compensation coverage and risk management services provider. The divide...
  • Hughes' Views

    Examining issues to improve EMS system A few of the legislative committees held resolution hearings over the past two weeks. Business and Labor heard LR 246, Transportation and Telecommunications heard LR 313, LR 317 and LR 318, Health and Human Services...
  • Temperance is fourth virtue

    From the PulpitPastor Chris CostriniVenango  Community When we hear the word ‘temperance’ many of us will think of the ‘temperance movement’ – the effort to outlaw alcohol which reached its peak with the passage of the 18th amendment to the Co...
  • Prohibition should be implemented in Whiteclay

    Dear Editor:I read the Grant Tribune-Sentinel article: “Governor Ricketts determined to address problems in Whiteclay” (Oct 15 issue). I am pleased that the Governor plans to address this long-time problem. Regardless of whether it is genetics or chos...