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  • Plainsmen eliminated from playoffs as Crofton makes big plays for 37-9 win

    By Pastor Vince CarrigSports Writer Cornerback Austin Wootman intercepted two passes, returning one “to the house” and the other four yards away to create huge shifts on the scoreboard and thrust his Warriors to a 37-9 win over the Plainsmen in last W...
  • Lady Plainsmen take runner-up plaque

    Lady Plainsmen volleyball players fell just short of their goal of making it to the state tourney when they lost to district champions North Platte St. Pat’s Lady Irish on Friday, Nov. 4 at Sutherland High School. Perkins County team members are (Fron...
  • Season ends for PC with loss to St. Pat’s

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Perkins County Lady Plainsmen ended their season with a loss to the St Pat’s Lady Irish in C-2 District Finals on Friday night in Sutherland, taking the runner-up plaque home. “It stings a lot but they have nothing to...
  • PCHS trio to sing National Anthem at tournament

      The Perkins County High School mixed vocal trio that includes Ethan Behrends, Emma Friedel and Tori Osler has been selected to perform the National Anthem at the 2011 NSAA volleyball championship finals on Saturday, Nov. 12. They were selected from ...
  • Volleyball championships broadcast live on NET TV

    The top high school girls volleyball teams in Nebraska take to the court to determine which schools will lay claim to the state championship trophies on “NSAA State Volleyball Championships” airing live statewide on Saturday, Nov. 12, on NET1 and NET-...
  • Lady Wildcats fail to advance in sub-districts

      By Christy SheetsSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats begantheir bid for the state tournament on Monday, Oct. 31 in Grant. The Lady Cats were the number one seed in their sub-districts, and they earned a bye in the first round. The Lady Cats’ firs...
  • Take fishing tackle along on hunts

    Hunters should bring their fishing tackle along on their trips this month. Fall is the time fish are looking for all they can eat, making for some excellent cool-weather fishing. “There are still plenty of chances to catch trout, vertical-jig some walle...
  • Remember change to nonresident two-day hunt permit

    Nebraskans planning holiday hunting trips should remember there is a change to the nonresident two-day hunt permit. Starting this year, that permit is valid for any two consecutive days of upland game or waterfowl hunting during the calendar year. There i...
  • Take flu precautions now say physicians

    As cooler temperatures settle in throughout much of the country, the chance of catching the flu is going up. About five to 20 percent of the population gets the flu each year and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized because of flu-related complicatio...
  • Thank the nation’s soldiers this Veterans Day

    Holiday Wishes deliver “A Touch of Home” to U.S. military members, veterans and families. For a fifth year, the American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Inc. are teaming up to deliver holiday cheer and greetings to service members, their families and vete...
  • Mealtime Makeovers...Family recipe secrets are best

    Some of my favorite recipes are those that I have had given to me from my closest friends. Last weekend some of my best girls and I went out for some fire grilled pizza and, of course, our discussion quickly led to desserts. Shelby started talking about a...
  • What's Up...It’s just a light shift

    By Vernon WhetstoneAmateur Astronomer Well, I am glad that is out of the way. What, you ask? Daylight Savings Time of course. It really isn’t saving daylight you know, there is still just as much as there was before, it is just shifted around. When th...
  • “Let’s Shop” at Wallace Community Hall

    Shopping–A favorite pastime of women everywhere!  Join area women–mothers, daughters, neighbors, friends–at the Wallace Community Hall for a  “Let’s Shop” shopping spree.   Christian Women’s Club will be holding a silent auction at their ...
  • Art show now in Ogallala

    The Art Society of Ogallala is sponsoring the Association of Nebraska Art Clubs (ANAC) Travel Show at the Petrified Wood Gallery, 418 East 1st St. in Ogallala Oct. 24-Nov. 12. The gallery is open Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The phone number is 308-284-9996. ...
  • Recycling meeting set for Nov. 16

    Nebraska State Recycling Association and a group of partnering organizations will hold a recycling summit (meeting) in North Platte to explore how recycling services can be enhanced across the state. Some communities, businesses and citizens still don’t...
  • Great Plains Communications providing free shipping for overseas troops

    From Nov. 1 to Dec. 31,Great Plains Communications will pay postage for a military goodie box for customers with a family member serving overseas in the military. In order to have the cost-of-shipping covered, customers must visit the website at www.gpcom...
  • NET TV features stories

    The November episode of “Nebraska Stories” features a scrapbooking Husker fan who has compiled 700 pounds of football memorabilia, a story about a famous David City artist who left behind a remarkable personal notebook and a trip to the Holiday Bowl i...
  • National Adoption Day is Nov. 19

    On National Adoption Day  Saturday, Nov. 19, an unprecedented number of courts and communities across the nation will come together to finalize thousands of adoptions of children from foster care and to celebrate all families who adopt. The day brings to...
  • Free holidays webinar to help caregivers tune into trouble

    The holidays are a good time for family caregivers returning home to tune into the signs that an older adult may need extra help to remain safe at home. To learn more about those signs, register for the free Home for the Holidays web conference, moderated...
  • 2012 gardening calendars now available

    Have you ever wanted an easy-to-use gardening resource that gives gardeners hints and timelines to carry out different work in the yard or landscape? That resource has now arrived! University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Master Gardeners from the North ...