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  • Two file to retain seats in 2012 election

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The deadline for incumbents to file for a seat on one of the boards in Perkins County is quickly approaching. By Feb. 15, those who already serve and wish to be re-elected for a position must file for such. Non-incumbents have ...
  • Fourth annual Pheasants Forever banquet is Feb. 18

      Everyone welcome to attend—dinner, auction, giveaways, games. Call 308-352-2114 for tickets and more information. By Jan RahnManaging Editor Perkins County Pheasants Forever will host its fourth annual banquet at the Perkins County Fairgrounds ...
  • Christensen’s EMS bill advances after first round legislative debate

    Telephone conference report held on Tuesday, Feb. 7 By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Senator Mark Christensen’s bill, LB 646, advanced to second reading Monday on a 28-1 vote, but the bill dealing with emergency medical service definitions faced...
  • Bible study group donates to clothing cause

      The Tuesday morning men’s Bible study at the Long’s home recently gave the Carrigs $410 for clothes for their newly, adopted Ugandan daughter, Monica. John Long says that the men will continue to contribute to needy, worthy causes in the communi...
  • Our Community’s History

    Now is the  time for every man to grow a beard By M. Lee One Year AgoFebruary 3, 2011 Bitter cold drops in. Minus 13 was just the beginning of what was to come according to the National Weather Service who predicted much colder temperatures with wind c...
  • Judge Urbom to preside in 11th Judicial District

    Judge David W. Urbom has been named District Court Presiding Judge of the 11th Judicial District (Arthur, Chase, Dawson, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Gosper, Hayes, Hitchcock, Hooker, Keith, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Perkins, Red Willow, and Thomas Counties)...
  • The Perkins County Animal Shelter will host annual wine tasting event Sat. March 17

    The annual wine tasting event to benefit the Perkins County Animal Shelter will be held Saturday, March 17. The doors at the Perkins County Fairgrounds will open at 7 p.m. for sampling of the five featured wines that have been selected for this event.  ...
  • Mealtime Makeovers

    Put your heart into it By Ashleigh NoyesTribune Columnist Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with my schedule these past few weeks I wish it could be another month or so away. Especially since my birthday falls shortly after and I will be yet ...
  • Creative Family Fun

    By Alyson CarlsonI can’t think of anything more fun, rewarding, and yes, sometimes messy, than creating a work of Art with the family. To say the least, these experiences can be as ‘bonding’ as the glue they’re created with. The older I get, and t...
  • What's Up

    Watch the planet parade By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Woo Hoo!!  A whole week of a grand planetary parade. Four of the five visible planets will be making an appearance in the evening sky this week. The fifth one, tiny Mercury, will be joining ...
  • Cogitation

    Job hunting By Jo McCormickMadrid Resident Destination teaching and coaching becomes destination wife and mother. One day, about seven-and-a-half years and four children after I married I headed for Grant, to the Perkins County Community Hospital admin...
  • Nominations sought for First Lady’s service awards

    ServeNebraska is accepting nominations to honor individuals and organizations throughout Nebraska with the annual First Lady’s Outstanding Community Service Awards. The nomination deadline for these awards is March 1. Honorees will be recognized at the...
  • New group supports stroke survivors and family

    Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 1 p.m., CT Great Plains Regional Medical Center is hosting a new support group for stroke survivors and their care partners. Supported by Great Plains Neurology Associates, Jose Cardenas, M.D., a neurologist and director of the GPRMC S...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    The commercials win By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director Odds and ends from the past week Super Bowl action: Commercials are the most anticipated thing for me in this game and then I have to work to keep my interest in the game or I end up wa...
  • Plainsmen offense stalls in Cambridge

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer The Plainsmen offense  stalled as the Trojans hit overdrive in a 22-4 third quarter that shifted an even game into a 66-55 Trojans win Thursday night in Cambridge. Good for at least six points each quarter, athletic ju...
  • Lady Plainsmen lead Lady Trojans for majority of game

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer An unstoppable spin move off the left block and three free throws from Tanya Metcalf broke a 40-40 tie in the last three minutes to give the Lady Plainsmen a 47-41 victory over the Lady Trojans Thursday night in Cambrid...
  • SPVA done, districts next for Plainsmen wrestlers

      Plainsmen wrestler Michael Tucker (top) went the full six minutes against his Hershey opponent before losing by decision at the South Platte Valley Association tournament held in Imperial on Thursday, Feb. 2. Complete results from SPVA are unavailab...
  • Kemling to run at Tabor College

    Perkins County High School senior, Ashley Kemling, recently signed to participate in cross country and track during the next school year at Tabor College, located in Hillsboro, Kan. Coaches Dan Swaney and Dave Kroeker are pleased to add Ashley into thei...
  • Slow first quarter curses Wildcats

      By LaDonna SwedbergSports Writer The Brady Eagles made their way to Wallace last Tuesday to challenge the Wildcats. Wallace was able to compete with the Eagles and occasionally out play them but another slow first quarter cursed the Wildcats. Nearl...
  • Wallace Lady Wildcats outscored by Brady Eagles

    By Christy SheetsSports Writer On Tuesday night the LadyCats played host to the Brady Eagles. The Wildcats were ready to show the Eagles what cats do to birds, but the Eagles weren’t ready to concede to the confident Cats.  In the first quarter the Eag...