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  • Brantley Gilbert at state fair

    American Country Rock singer Brantley Gilberts fires up the house at the 2014 Nebraska State Fair.  He appears on Sunday, August 31 at the Heartland Events Center.  Events and entertainment director, Chelsey Jungck says, “Brantley credits his southern...
  • Nebraska cattle on feed up three percent

    Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head,contained 2.41 million cattle on feed on June 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 3 percent from last year.Placements during May totaled 425,...
  • PCS board approves building project, begins examining financing options

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor It is a done deal...the Perkins County Board of Education agreed on Monday, June 9 to move forward with a building addition to the high school with a price tag of $7.5 million. School board members discussed several options ...
  • Staff changes announced by Perkins County Sheriff

    Justin E. Mueller of Imperial was hired Jan 5 to fill a vacant road patrol position left open following the Oct. 25 resignation of Deputy Kristopher Larson. Larson left law enforcement to take a job in the private sector with Mid America Agri Products/W...
  • New look to Tribune-Sentinel coming next week

    By Tim LinscottManaging Editor There will be a new look to the Grant Tribune-Sentinel starting next week.     The re-design of the paper is a culmination of several months of research and work between the Tribune-Sentinel staff and nationally renowned ...
  • Assault investigation yields marijuana grow operation arrests

    On June 5, at 5:58 p.m. the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office received a report regarding the prior assault of a rural Ogallala juvenile male by his father. Additional information was received concerning a marijuana grow operation in the family residence ...
  • Traffic stop results in drug arrest

    An evening traffic stop by Perkins County Sheriff’s Office law enforcement officers on June 12 at 7:28 p.m. resulted in the arrest of Cody M. Andersen, 29, of Grant. Andersen was jailed at the Keith County Jail in Ogallala for driving under the influen...
  • Nearly 900 retirees honored

    Jill (Jagues) Hanson, Perkins County Alumni Association Secretary, spruces up some of the nearly 900 trophies that were ‘retired’ due to space at the annual All Class Reunion at Perkins County High School gymnasium on Saturday, June 14. A portion ...
  • Grant Lion’s Club staying busy

    Having fun installing new officers was the Grant Lion’s Club at the 67th annual charter night banquet on May 28. (Front row, l-r): Lee Reimann, assistant installer and past district governor from Ogallala; Ron Patrick, head installer and District 38L ...
  • Our Community’s History

    One Year AgoJune 20, 2013 A building in downtown Grant will be coming to life and taking on a whole new look. The building most recently occupied by Melody’s Cafe, is becoming a retail outlet. Reese Appliance owners Jason and Adair Reese purchased the b...
  • Free webinar June 23

    The webinar, ‘My family member has dementia: What do I do now?’ will be held Monday, June 23 from 1-2 p.m. at the conference room at Perkins County Health Services. The program is open to the public. Please RSVP to Marilyn Regier at (308) 352-8526 by ...
  • Senior Center Menus

    Perkins County Senior Center, Grant Thur: Chicken lasagna, beets, garlic bread, and dessert.  Fri: Swedish meat balls, baked potato, roll, and anniversary cake.  Mon: Sausage scrambles, hash browns, muffin, and fruit. Tues: Oven fried chicken, mashed p...
  • Happy Camper Run coming June 28

    The public is asked to consider providing financial support for kids who are hurting by donating to and/or participating in the Happy Camper Run on Saturday, June 28 in Ogallala. The Happy Camper Run was started in Omaha as an effort to support their loc...
  • Midwest Musings

    I hate this paper By Tim LinscottManaging Editor In January we began the process of re-designing the paper. This has had several components to it and it basically begins with de-constructing your publication. You take everything down to the bare minimum...
  • Pulpit Reflections

    Does God hate? By Pastor Russ GaarEvangelical Free Church, Grant Here is a question for you:  Does God hate? Perhaps one of the most well-known truths from the Bible is that “God is love,” from 1 John 4:8. How can a loving God hate?  In Proverbs ...
  • Cogitation

    The spoon trick By Jo McCormick Madrid Resident Did you have a good “cry” back there in late May, while you waited for me to return—I  sure had a good “cry.”  So here we go.     Mommy and Daddy gave me this thing called a spoon so I can l...
  • What’s Up?

    Look for the celestial swan By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer One of the grandest constellations in the northern night sky is Cygnus, the Swan, also known as the Northern Cross. From the third magnitude double-star Albireo at the beak, to the brilli...
  • Grilling tips for summer

    No matter what you are grilling this summer, be safe and use these tips to have great cookouts. Use proper temperatures/cooking times: • Poultry: at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit. • Ground pork or beef: 160 degrees Fahrenheit. • Beef, veal and lamb s...
  • Miss Rodeo Ak-Sar-Ben accepting applications

    Ak-Sar-Ben’s River City Rodeo and Stock Show is in search of its 2015 Miss Rodeo Ak-Sar-Ben. This year’s contest will take place on Sunday, Aug., 3, at the Sarpy County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Neb. during the Sarpy County Fair. Entry forms can be...
  • College Notes

    Area students on UNL lists The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its Deans’ Lists and Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2013-14 academic year. Those named included the following area students: Nick Turner, Grant, College of Business ...