While most Congressional lawmakers spent the last few weeks focused exclusively on election day, farmers and ranchers aren’t about to let them off the hook for this year’s unfinished business, Nebraska Farm Bureau said last week. v“When members o...
By Larry Pritchett
Past PCHS Activities Director
Another week and a lot of happenings in the sports world while we wait for the winter sports season to start and the fall season to come to an end.
The volleyball state tournament was finished and so...
Kevin Tickle participated in United Bowling in North Platte on Saturday, Nov. 6, placing second in the competition. His partner, Bud Sauer of Ogallala, also placed second. (Photo by Ashleigh Noyes)...
Several Perkins County volleyball players have been included on the 2010 South Platte Valley Association (SPVA) All-Conference volleyball team.
First team players include Jessica Day, Perkins County senior; Shania Metcalf, Perkins County sophomore; Shann...
Selections have been made for the 2010 Republican Plains Activity Conference (RPAC) all-conference volleyball teams. Five Wallace seniors were honored in the West division.
Included on the first team are Whitney Smith and Makayla Gardner.
Making the sec...
By Jan Rahn
With the holidays quickly approaching, there is much to be done on the home front. One of the things that should be added to the list is taking care of the needs and wishes of our military personnel serving overseas.
Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) has announced the American Red Cross will again deliver holiday cards to American military personnel, veterans, and their families across the country and around the world.
Smith’s offices in Scottsbluff and Grand Island will se...
By Ashleigh Noyes
On a cold winter day I almost always think of a warm peach pie or apple cobbler. Especially close to Thanksgiving when those tasty treats are just a few days away. So I sat and wondered why I did not know of any quick sub...
By Vernon Whetstone
We haven’t seen the bright glow of the International Space Station (ISS) in our skies for a couple of weeks. Orbital mechanics being what they are, there are times when it is out of our viewing range.
That is go...
By Shaun Meyer
Director of Home Health Services
The Smith family reunion has always been an event everyone looks forward to. Family visits, games, stories and everyone’s favorite foods are always on the agenda. On the top of the menu is Grandma’...
Whether thinking about quitting smoking or taking the steps to quit, please join Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department in kicking the tobacco habit by participating in the Great American SmokeOut on Nov. 18.
“This is an opportunity for not just s...
The holiday season is here. From peppermint lattes and potato latkes, carols to dreidels, there are reminders at every twist and turn.
Seniors should also be reminded that it’s time to sign up for Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D...
Effective Jan. 1, 2011, the maximum weekly income benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $698.
This amount applies to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2011.
The previous maximum weekly...
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the foundation for federal nutrition education and promotion programs as well as the basis for food assistance programs.
They are based on the latest nutrition research, and reviewed, updated, and released by the ...
Students selected for all-state chorus and band include (Front row, l-r): Ashley Kemling, flute; Calla Mailand, chorus. Back row: Debbie Dahlkoetter, chorus; Tori Osler, chorus; John Prante, alternate tenor. (Courtesy photo)...
Mrs. Kim Wiedeman, chair of Band Affairs for the Nebraska Music Educators Association, is pleased to announce that Ashley Kemling of Perkins County High School will be among the 155 students selected to be a part of the 2010 All-State Band.
Each year, ov...
Perkins County High School’s FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) members went door to door in search of donations for the local food pantry as a service project at their Oct. 26 meeting. FCCLA members include (Front): Zach Jame...
The Perkins County Middle School StuCo will be hosting their second annual coat drive.
Bring coats, hats, snow pant, scarves and gloves to any Perkins County School Nov. 19-Dec. 3. Drop off sites will be located at the elementary, middle and high schools...
Borowski inducted into communications honor society
Nathan Borowski was recently inducted into Students in Mass Media (SIMM), the mass communications honor society at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
Borowski is majoring in public relations. He is...
Resurrection Catholic Church-Elsie
Mass Nov. 24, 8 a.m.
“Thanksgiving, a time to lift-up our hearts to the Lord”
Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church-Grant
Mass Nov. 24, 7 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day Service Nov. 25 8:15 a.m.
“Give Praise and Thanksgiv...