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  • Poster contest winners chosen

    Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) announces its winners for the 2011 Radon Poster Contest. The local winners will advance to the Nebraska Poster Contest to compete in the state competition, and a chance to win a trip to Washington DC ...
  • All-district football team selections made

    The 2011 C-2/10 all-district football team has been chosen and voted on by coaches of the district. Perkins County players receiving the honor include the following: Offense—Alex Johnston (grade 11), Taylor Boldt (12), Vinny Ross (11), Brody Prante (12)...
  • Players selected to SPVA volleyball team

    The following Perkins County volleyball players have been chosen to represent the 2011 volleyball conference team: On the first team, junior Shania Metcalf. Second team: senior Tanya Metcalf. Receiving an honorable mention was senior Kristin Beck....
  • RPAC players selected to conference vb teams

    Selections have been made for the 2011-2012 Republican Plains Activities Conference all-conference volleyball teams. Included on the second team is Brooke Hochstetler, senior, of Wallace. Receiving an honorable mention was Chelsea Sowle, junior, of Wallac...
  • New NRD subdistrict boundaries approved

    By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Subdistrict boundaries of  the Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) will undergo distinct changes for the next 10-year period. Board members approved the proposed boundaries during their Nov. 10 mee...
  • Thank you, veterans

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Saying thanks never seems like enough. Residents of Perkins County and the Wallace area came together on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11 to pay respect and honor our nation’s veterans who have sacrificed so much for the freedo...
  • Join the community in a feast next Thursday

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor If your Thanksgiving plans aren’t defined yet, consider joining the annual community Thanksgiving Day feast set for Thursday, Nov. 24 at the American Legion Hall at 3rd and Washington in Grant. The event is for everyone to en...
  • High school cast to perform for public

    Students will get their jitters out in front of an audience this Sunday night prior to play production competition beginning next week. By Jan RahnManaging Editor The cast and crew of Brownstone 213, this year’s one-act play production, appear rea...
  • Flood compromise moves pipeline out of Sandhills

    By Charlie LittonNebraska News Service Speaker of the Legislature  Mike Flood of Norfolk brought the ninth day of the special session to sudden and unexpected calm and content.   About 90 minutes into debate of Schuyler Sen. Chris Langemeier’s oil pip...
  • Cancer benefit set for 26-year-old Grant native

    Sunday, Dec. 4, Grant United Methodist Church—spaghetti meal, silent auction, concert featuring local talent, 5K fun run/walk. Proceeds will go toward medical expenses for Lucas Arias. By Jan RahnManaging Editor Grant High School graduate Lucas Arias...
  • Council agenda light

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor With no unfinished business and only two items of new business, the Grant City Council had a short meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 8. Following communications from City Superintendent Tyson McGreer, each council member was asked ab...
  • Status hearing set in sexual assault case

    Joshua D. Waterman, 20, appeared in District Court Oct. 28 on a charge of alleged first degree sexual assault of a minor, a Class II Felony. Waterman is scheduled to appear for a status hearing in District Court Dec. 9. The defendant is represented by att...
  • District court dates set for defendants charged with felony theft

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Five defendants are scheduled to appear in District Court in Perkins County during December for felony charges of theft. Status hearings are set for Gabriel Kuskie, Bo Kuskie and Joshua Patten on Dec 5. Arraignment is set Dec....
  • 125th memorabilia on sale this week

    In preparation of Perkins County’s 125th anniversary in 2012, several commemorative items are being sold to raise proceeds to fund the upcoming celebration. During this week’s Chamber Christmas open house event to kick off the holiday season, the an...
  • Scarlet Chapeau has day out

    Ten ladies from the Perkins County Scarlet Chapeau ate a wonderful luncheon in downtown Grant on Nov. 8.   After lunch there were two tables set for the ladies to play Bunco. First prize was won by Dolores Sexson; second prize was won by Rosalie Curtis ...
  • November birthdays celebrated

    November birthdays were celebrated at the Perkins County Senior Center on Friday, Nov. 4. Honored on their special day were (Front row, l-r): Kevin Tickle, Bob Brodbeck. Back row: Jim Salsman, Ivan Palu and Ellen Gillett. (Photo by Shari Friedel)...
  • Willie Mizner memorial goes to GVFD

    A memorial in the name of Willie Mizner was presented to the Grant Fire Department and Perkins County Ambulance at the Nov. 7 regular meeting by the Willie Mizner family. This memorial will be used to purchase necessary equipment for the Grant Fire Depart...
  • Perkins County FCCLA members attend conference

    District 11 FCCLA Leadership conference was held at Mid Plains Community College in McCook on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Twenty-seven members from Perkins County High FCCLA attended this conference with their advisor Mrs. Cathy Ochsner. Tanya Metcalf presided...
  • PCHS mock trial season ends with split decision

    Perkins County High School’s mock trial season came to an end last Tuesday when the Black team lost a very close split decision to Dundy County #1.     The Red team had lost the week before, ending their season. The Black team finished with three win...
  • PCS activity schedule

    November 17 - 25Thursday, Nov. 17*NMEA All-state music at Lincoln*UNL math day4 p.m. Middle school wrestling @ OgallalaFriday, Nov.18*NMEA  All-State Music at LincolnSunday, Nov. 207 p.m. One-act public performance at high schoolMonday, Nov. 2112 p.m....