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  • Pitching with Pritch...Gift ideas for sports lovers

    By Larry Pritchett Past PCHS Activities Director   I have gotten a late start in watching the ESPN’s 30 for 30 series, but lately I caught a couple of them and have to admit it is a pretty good series. I have only watched two of them completely fro...
  • Activity schedule

    All times Mountain Schedule subject to change Updates available at WWW.PCS.ESU16.ORG Thursday, December 16 7 a.m. Quiz Bowl tryouts - high school 7 p.m. High school music concert Friday, December 17 4 p.m. JV boys/girls basketball at Sidney 5:3...
  • Dahlkoetter is December Senior of the Month

    Debbie Dahlkoetter has been selected December’s Senior of the Month. She is the daughter of Earl and Deb Dahlkoetter of rural Grant, and a senior at Perkins County High School. Dahlkoetter has enjoyed many accomplishments throughout her four years of ...
  • Find student aid for college

    Gather the paperwork; apply online.   January is fast approaching and that means it’s time to apply for college financial aid for the upcoming school year. High school seniors across the country can use downtime during the holiday break to take the f...
  • Nebraska state colleges offer full-tuition board of trustees scholarships

    The deadline for the Nebraska State College System (NSCS) Board of Trustees’ Scholarship is quickly approaching. This full-tuition scholarship is worth approximately $15,450 in four years and is renewable for students to attend Chadron, Peru or Wayne St...
  • Gothenburg maintains lead through game

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Plainsmen defenders tipped a Swedes’ entry pass, but right into the hands of Gothenburg forward Brandon McMichael, who wasted no time in putting the shot and Perkins County away by a 56-43 count Saturday night...
  • Lady Plainsmen victorious over Kimball Lady Longhorns Friday night

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Guard Darbi Klinkhammer stole a pass and ran half the court to the hoop to seal a 40-36 victory for the Lady Longhorns over Perkins County in Kimball Friday night. Despite scoring just three points in the fourth...
  • Lady Plainsmen sail to win over Gothenburg

    By Pastor Vince Carrig Sports Writer   Center Shania Metcalf battered Gothenburg with four field goals in second half’s opening three minutes and her Lady Plainsmen sailed to a 49-39 win in Grant Saturday night. The younger, taller Metcalf sister...
  • Wrestlers travel to Gordon-Rushville for weekend competition

    Perkins County Plainsmen wrestlers, short in numbers due to injuries, traveled to Gordon-Rushville for the Saturday, Dec. 11 tournament. The team accumulated 15 team points, and finished 12th of 15 schools participating. Valentine finished first with a ...
  • Wallace Wildcats hold off Maxwell Wildcats

    By Travis McConnell Sports Writer   The Wallace Wildcats use good defensive pressure to build a big lead Friday night when they traveled to Maxwell, then held on for a 55-46 victory. Shawn Christensen got the Wildcats started with two free throws af...
  • Intensity builds as the Wallace Lady Cats face week two

    By Christy Sheets Sports Writer   On Friday night the Cats traveled to Maxwell to face the Wildcats. The Lady Cats were primed and ready for the epic battle of the Wildcats, but first quarter ended with Wallace trailing by four, 13 to 17. In the sec...
  • 5K race held to honor second birthday of deployed soldier Charles McGreer’s son

    The Caiden 5K Run was held on Dec. 12 in Grant with 16 runners/walkers participating. Winner of the event was Analisa Colglazier in an unofficial time of 23:59. Her brother Tim Colglazier was a close second in 24:10. Caiden McGreer, son of Second L...
  • County’s deputies assist with high speed chase

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Perkins and Keith County deputies assisted the Nebraska State Patrol in a high speed chase on Tuesday night Dec. 7, which ended in gunfire between troopers and the suspect. According to information from the Nebraska Stat...
  • New manager in place at Cornhusker Ag Aviation Aurora Cooperative

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor   Doing what he loves doing best—working with farmers and agriculture—Roger Gordon is settled in at Cornhusker Ag Aviation Aurora Cooperative as the new sales and service coordinator/location manager. Gordon began his ...
  • One of six winners present at drawing

    For being present at the Chamber drawing Saturday morning, Angela Stearns received $100 worth of Greenbacks. She was the only winner in attendance when names were drawn in the parking lot at Hatch’s Super Foods. There is one drawing to go—five people...
  • Christmas worship and events

      First Congregational Church of Grant Dec. 19: Christmas Carol Worship 9:30 a.m. Dec. 19: Christmas Coffee at the Parsonage, 504 Washington Ave, for members, friends and guests 3-5 p.m. Dec. 20: Advent noon soup and scriptures in the Fellowship Hall...
  • Defendant bound over on drug possession charge

    Fernando Lopez, 30, represented by appointed counsel Attorney George Zeilinger, waived his rights to a preliminary hearing in Perkins County Court before Judge Edward D. Steenburg on Dec. 8, and was bound over to District Court. Lopez is charged with pos...
  • Defendant arraigned on theft charges

    Joshua D. Waterman, 19, was arraigned in Perkins County Court on Wednesday, Dec. 8, on five counts of alleged theft. Judge Edward D. Steenburg set a preliminary hearing for Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 and assigned Attorney George Zeilinger as counsel for the...
  • North Platte judge appointed to 11th Judicial District

    Gov. Dave Heineman has announced his appointment of Michael Piccolo of North Platte to serve as a county court judge for the Eleventh Judicial District of Nebraska, which includes the counties of Hooker, Thomas, Logan, McPherson, Lincoln, Perkins, Keith, ...
  • Community foundation accepting grant applications

     The Perkins County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications through Jan. 1, 2011.  Applications may be submitted for community projects throughout the county.  Call Ashley Colglazier 352-6563 or email her at ash_colglaz@hotmail.com to...