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  • The outlaw–the legend

    Willie Nelson to perform at the Nebraska State Fair. Willie Nelson is set to perform at the Nebraska State Fair on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. According to State Fair special events coordinator, Chelsey Jungck, “Willie Nelson has had a career that oth...
  • No stairway to heaven

    Pastor Vince CarrigNew Life Fellowship Church, Grant More than just one lady feels sure that all that glitters is gold, and tries to buy a stairway to heaven. Most to whom I speak believe that God keeps a ledger in heaven, and if that person’s “good...
  • Another Perspective...Sheer panic while granddaughter is missing

    By Lori PankoninCo-Publisher My heart has always ached when seeing pictures or reading stories of missing children. What devastation!!! How could you go on from day to day with that fear of the unknown? Are they alive? Are they scared? Will we ever find ...
  • Setting the record straight

    Dear Editor: This letter is in response to Rhonda Kroeker’s letter published June 22, 2011 in the Grant Tribune. Rhonda was given some incorrect information. She was told by this family that the Chase County bus drove 17 miles on gravel roads to pick th...
  • A run to start the fun

    Molly Hutchinson (left) and Kathy Woodmancy were among the throng of runners/walkers who started their morning early on the 4th of July at Grant City Park. Image Total Fitness hosted the annual “Firecracker Fun Run” event which included all age grou...
  • It’s time to prepare for fair

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Come prepared to have a “Wild and Wacky” time at the Perkins County Fair scheduled for July 24-30. Some changes have been made from the previous years, a new competition has been added, and the week kicks off on a Sunday ra...
  • Help choose the Good Neighbor

    One outstanding individual is designated each year at fair time as Perkins County’s Good Neighbor.    It’s time to send in nominations for that honor, which is sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and The Grant Tribune-Sentinel. The selected Good N...
  • Seeking nominees for Grand Marshal

    With the county fair just over a couple weeks away, Chamber is actively seeking nominations for a Grand Marshal who will lead this year’s parade. The theme of the fair scheduled for the end of July is, “Wild and Wacky.” With very dedicated Fair Boar...
  • Fair entry day is on Wednesday this year

    Entries at the Perkins County Fair for open class and 4-H are scheduled for a day earlier than usual. Please note that entry day in the exhibit building is set for Wednesday, July 27 from 9-11 a.m. This year’s fair, scheduled for July 24-30 promises to...
  • 4-H’ers must pre-enter projects by July 8

    Pre-entry forms have been mailed. Perkins County 4-H’ers are reminded that they must pre-enter all of the projects they plan to exhibit during the fair July 24-30. 4-H’ers must be enrolled in the projects. This includes entries for livestock, showma...
  • Tarra Terry joins Farm Bureau Financial Services

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Farm Bureau Financial Services is pleased to introduce Tarra Terry as the most recent addition to the Grant office. As a sales associate, Terry is excited about the opportunity to help Farm Bureau customers prepare for the futu...
  • ‘Best of Show’ carver donating piece as answer to prayer

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor “The answer to a prayer” is how John Potts describes why he is giving his Best of Show carving to Kyle, S.D. to be on display at the Oglala Lakota College. Potts won Best of Show during the North Platte Woodcarvers show June...
  • Fireworks donations still being accepted

    Make a contribution at any bank in Perkins County or at The Barber Pole in Grant. Donations are still coming in for the annual fireworks display that was a spectacular show on the evening of July 4th at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. Funds will  conti...
  • Chamber legislative summit is Aug. 11

    Nebraska residents are invited to learn more about important issues being debated by state and federal policymakers during the “Chamber Legislative Summit” set for Aug. 11 at the Strategic Air and Space Museum near Ashland. The SAC Museum is right off...
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  • Golfers enjoy Grant Auto Parts’ three-man scramble at Grant’s Pheasant Run

                                        A three-man scramble sponsored by Grant Auto Parts/NAPA was held Saturday, June 25 at Pheasant Run Golf Course in Grant. Results are as follows: Championship Flight: first place Dav...
  • Register for the Ogallala Triathlon

    The inaugural triathlon planned for Ogallala will be held July 23. “Tri Ogallala: You’re Gonna Love It!” which consists of a 500-meter swim, a 16.25 miles bike ride and a 5-K run, begins at 7:30 a.m. with the swim event. The swim will be held in the...
  • Hunter education class offered in Wallace

    A hunter Education class sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has been scheduled in Wallace July 19-24. To  register a  student go to: http://my.register-ed.com/eventregistration/studentregister/14317         To receive email notifi...
  • Deer permits available July 11 on Game and Parks website

    The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will begin selling deer permits on July 11 at 1 p.m. CDT. Permits can be purchased online at OutdoorNebraska.org or at Nebraska Game and Parks Commission offices. Richard Nelson, district wildlife manager, advises t...
  • Westview hosts 65th reunion

    Westview Retirement Community had the pleasure of hosting a dinner for the Perkins County High School Class of 1946. The group was celebrating its 65th year since graduating. They enjoyed a dinner of roast beef and all the trimmings Friday evening, June...