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  • From the Pulpit

    By Pastor Nora Mendyk Pastor, Grant United Methodist Church No coverups. No cosmetic changes...The Bible tells it like it is. Its characterizations do not put any ‘spin’ on a story to make someone look good. There are no coverups. The Bible tells how...
  • What’s Up?

    Do some tracking in the skies By Vernon Whetstone Amateur Astronomer Are you tracking the Venus/Mercury pair each evening just after sunset? You should be.Wednesday, Jan. 14, bright Venus and speedy Mercury will be at their closest in the southwestern e...
  • Registration open for 2015 LiveWell team challenge

    Registration is open for the 2015 LiveWell Team Challenge, which runs Feb.-May 1.  The LiveWell Team Challenge, which awards prizes for performing and reporting activity minutes and healthy weight loss, offers three divisions, including Fresh Start, Tota...
  • Steffen comes to Grant as new teacher

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor New social studies teacher at Perkins County High School, Lance Steffen, had a good feeling about his chances of getting a job with the district—he knew the superintendent.Unfortunately for Steffen, PCS Superintendent Ph...
  • Second quarter honor roll students named

      “A” Honor roll students for second quarter include (Front row, l-r): Nathan Kemling, Shane Ourada, Dayna Dudden, Mariah Curtis, Stephanie Schrotberger, Kendra Hoffert, Hannah Beck, Claire Maaliao. Back row: James McArtor, Kaleb Gaar, Dylan Malmk...
  • PCS Robotics team qualifies for state

      On Saturday, Jan. 10, in Sidney, the Perkins County Middle School Robotics Team, the “Spartabots” qualified for the Nebraska State Robotics meet to be in Ashland on Feb. 21. The team is made up of 7th and 8th grade students and is coached by mid...
  • Middle school honor roll students announced

    Perkins County Middle School proudly announces the names of students who are on the second quarter and first semester honor rolls. Second quarter all A’sTanner Burge, Jaden Dietlein, Spencer Ross, Emma Schrotberger, Aryn Seiler, Hailey Snyder, Beau Woo...
  • PCHS competitive speakers begin season

    Perkins County High School speakers had at least two reasons to smile on Saturday, Jan. 10.  First, they passed bank marquees that posted temperatures in the 40s, and secondly, they won their first invitational of the 2015 season. Along with contestants ...
  • PCS Activities

    Jan. 15-21Thursday, Jan. 15Jr. high bball at Sutherland 3:00 Friday, Jan. 16Basketball vs. Wau-Pa (home) Saturday, Jan. 17Speech at WallaceWrestling at Chase CountyWinter Ball 7:30 Monday, Jan. 19Boys SPVA basketball Tuesday, Jan. 20Girls SPVA basketb...
  • Free FAFSA help provided

    EducationQuest Foundation wants college-bound students and their parents to be aware that it’s time to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), the application for federal, state and college-based financial aid.   Students and th...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Outstanding Games By Larry Pritchett Sports Columnist This past week saw a lot of action in college basketball, professional football and the set up for the national championship NCAA football game held on Monday night in Dallas. Last Saturday and Sunda...
  • Wallace wins tight game against Mullen

    By LaDonna Swedberg Contributing Writer Wallace had quite a week of basketball as they competed in three tough games.  They kicked things off by hosting the Medicine Valley Raiders on Jan. 6. Jeff Harms got the first bucket which was followed by a Tan...
  • Lady Wildcats roll past Medicine Valley

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Wallace’s girls basketball team had a busy three-game week last week.The Lady Wildcats hosted Medicine Valley on Jan. 6 and picked up an easy win, 49-28.Wallace was up 14-2 after one period and held a commanding 22-6 l...
  • Lady Plainsmen steadily progressing

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Always looking to improve strategy, offensive and defensive sets, as well as motivate her players, Perkins County High School Head Girls Basketball Coach Deanne Bishop feels her team is beginning to turn a corner in specif...
  • Plainsmen split games

    By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Teamwork has been a key word for Perkins County Head Boys Basketball Coach Shawn Cole.Cole and the Plainsmen used teamwork over the weekend to gain momentum toward the final stretch of the season.“I think it was a good w...
  • Base reallocation, yield updates and elections

    The date of Feb. 27 is the last day to update your Price Loss Coverage (PLC) yield and decide whether to keep your current base OR reallocate to a new base that is determined by your percentage of average crop plantings in 2009 through 2012.  The yiel...
  • ‘Farming Evolution’ coming Feb. 12-13

    Farmers and Ranchers: When was the last time you felt enthusiastic about the soils on your operation?  Plan to be in Holyoke, Colo., on Feb. 12-13, for an exciting, informative and motivational event with Gabe Brown and Ray Archuleta.  “The Farming Ev...
  • Feedlot roundtables slated for three locations in February

    Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and supporting industry personnel will learn the latest in feedlot health, nutrition, and economics at the 2015 Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 10-12 in Bridgeport, Lexington and West Point with remote connections to...
  • No-Till conference Feb. 3-4

    The 27th Annual High Plains No-Till Conference will be held in Burlington, Colo., Feb. 3-4, 2015. Keynote speakers at this year’s conference are Dr. Kris Nichols, Chief Scientist at Rodale Institute and Steve Siemens, The People Builder. Thinking about ...
  • Recycling, dumpster areas misused

      By Tim Linscott Managing Editor Periodically, the Grant Tribune-Sentinel will have filler information under the title, ‘Did you know?’ Grant City Administrator Dana Harris has her own, ‘Did you know?’ in regard to using city recycling an...