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  • Sherlock returns to “Masterpiece Mystery”

    The struggle goes on in 21st century London as the updated team of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson battle the worst that modern criminality has to offer, including a computer-savvy arch-villain who wants to rule the world. “Masterpiece Mystery!” prese...
  • Middle school musicians perform for public in concert

      The public was treated to a concert by the Perkins County Middle School band and chorus in Madrid. Included in the sixth grade band are (Front row, l-r): Karen Ruiz, Laura Dreiling, Jessica Klingelhoefer, Sidney Wilson. Second row: Bryce Wilson, Mic...
  • Pollard chosen as May Senior of the month

    Perkins County High School senior Shalee Pollard has been chosen as the senior of the month for May, 2012. She is the daughter of Greg and Shelly Pollard of Grant. Shalee has set and achieved many goals throughout her high school experience, in school, ex...
  • PCS activity schedule

    May 10-16All Times MountainThursday, May 109 a.m.    Boys varsity golf at Ogallala10 a.m.    Boys/girls varsity track at Hershey (districts)Saturday, May 121 p.m.    GraduationMonday, May 149 a.m.    Boys varsity golf at Ogallala (Districts)7 ...
  • Academic all-state award recipients announced

    The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) is pleased to announce the student recipients of the spring 2012 Nebraska Chiropractic Physicians Association (NCPA) Academic All-State Awards. Since 2006 this NSAA award program has recognized students w...
  • Pollard receives scholarship

    Shalee Pollard, a senior at Perkins County High School, has been awarded a scholarship in the amount of $300 to be used to further her education. The scholarship was awarded by alumni committee members of the Perkins County Lady Plainsmen Volleyball Devel...
  • College Notes

    Wallace graduate presents science research at Chadron Chadron State College student Curtis Perriotte-Olson of Wallace presented science research at the annual Nebraska Academy of the Sciences meeting in Lincoln on April 20. A total of 12 Chadron State st...
  • Awards given at Wallace graduation

      Activities queen and king were Danica Messersmith (left) and John Paul Lempke.   The Big Blue Booster award was presented to David Lempke. (Photos by Nora Jameson)   ...
  • Pitching with Pritch

    Get better this summer By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director It is hard to believe that in the next three weeks or so another school year will be completed and the athletic equipment will be put away for another year. This week the P.C. boys a...
  • Kemling sets school record at BOMW

    Qualifying members of the Perkins County track team participated in the Best of the Midwest track invitational on Tuesday, May 1 at Sutherland High School. Perkins County senior and distance runner Ashley Kemling set a school record in the 800 meter run, ...
  • Plainsmen relay teams take twilight gold

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Perkins County Plainsmen boys and girls relay teams brought home the gold from the Dundy County/Stratton Twilight meet held in Benkelman on Friday, May 4. The girls finished the 4x800 in 10:35.30. The boys took the 4x100 in...
  • Runners make tracks in Lincoln

    Perkins County was well represented at the Lincoln marathon and half marathon on Sunday, May 6,with 15 participants from this end of the state. Lauren Klima of Grant placed 13th in the women’s division of the 26.2 mile marathon. She was joined by fellow...
  • Plainsmen place third at conference golf

    River’s Edge Golf Course in North Platte was the site of two meets within one competition on Thursday, May 3. The two competitions, SPVA conference meet and the Irish Invitational, were hosted by the St. Pat’s Irish. With the leadership of Mitchell Fe...
  • Fins, Feathers and Fun

    Our sandhills secret By Ev TarrellAvid hunter, fisherman, and outdoor enthusiast Standing up front on our 16-foot john boat, if I jumped up only slightly, I could accomplish two things:  see over the cattails that smothered the front of the boat and al...
  • Wildcats compete in Twilight meet

    By Elizabeth StrandSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats traveled to Benkelman on Friday, May 4 for the DCS Twilight Meet. There were 10 schools competing, including: Cheylin (Kan.), Rawlins County (Kan.), Dundy County Stratton, Hayes Center, Maywood, Chase ...
  • Great Park Pursuit underway

    Registration is open for the Great Park Pursuit, which is back for its fifth year of encouraging healthy outdoor lifestyles through visits to Nebraska parks. The rewards include increased awareness of recreational opportunities and a chance to win prizes....
  • Gov. Heineman joins industry leaders to celebrate Nebraska Golf Day

    Nebraska appears to be bucking a trend when it comes to the business of golf. Across the nation, golfers played fewer rounds in 2011, but in Nebraska play increased. One reason is the Golf Nebraska campaign launched by the Nebraska Department of Economic ...
  • Plainsmen golfers finish first at Storm Invite

    At the Storm Invitational Tuesday, May 1, junior golfers Cole Whalen and Alex Johnston led the Plainsmen to a team victory, finishing second and third respectively. Whalen scored 77 and Johnston 79. As a team, the Plainsmen carded a 328. Finishing in seco...
  • RPAC rescheduled due to inclement weather

    By Elizabeth StrandSports Writer The Republican Plains Activities Conference (RPAC) meet was originally set for Friday, April 27.  After making the trek to Southern Valley, the meet was rained out and rescheduled for Monday, April 30. Monday brought beau...
  • FSA Scoop

    Open house next week to mark USDA’s 125th By Teri Moss County Executive Director USDA’s 150th Anniversary will officially occur on May 15, the date President Lincoln signed into law an act of Congress establishing the United States Department of Ag...