Bill Williams and wife plus many volunteers and sponsors for these seven flights completed the most memorable treat to veterans and their wives, can’t imagine the number of phone calls, reams of letter writing and personal contracts—jus...
By Lori Pankonin
More than once, I’ve taken interest in messages stressing that women need other women. Male companions and children step in to play important key
roles but it’s never a favor to shut out women connections.
By Pastor Vince Carrig
Sophomore Plainsmen running back Alex Johnston slashed and dashed for one 39-yard touchdown run and two others as 3-0 Perkins County passed 0-3 Sutherland like a ship in the night with a 34-6 win Friday night ...
When I was living in Lincoln with my good friend, Lana, I was introduced to tomato soup. Don’t ask me why it took me until I was 19 years old to eat the stuff, but it did. And after that first taste, I nearly gagged.
Now after adding a few more years...
The 2009 Crop Assistance Program will only apply in counties that received a secretarial designation as primary disaster counties for high moisture or precipitation conditions. Perkins County qualifies for assistance for soybeans.
Due to losses su...
Darren Wilson, a Perkins County High School senior, is a new volunteer at the Grant Field Office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Wilson is at the NRCS office for one-and-a-half hours each day during the work-study time set aside by...
Perkins County 4-Hers entering projects in the state fair in Grand Island were rewarded for their efforts with several awards.
Results are: Jordyn Bartels, Clothing Levell II dress or nightshirt/lounge wear, purple.
Mitchell Cornelius, Market Beef, c...
Early registration deadline is Sept. 30
“Integrated Resource Management: Using All The Tools in Your Toolbox” is the theme for the 2010 Nebraska Section Society for Range Management annual meeting that is scheduled to begin on Oct. 13.
The Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Soybean Board were joined by Governor Dave Heineman at Husker Harvest Days on Sept. 15 where Gov. Heineman signed a declaration proclaiming September as Renewable Fuels Awareness Month in Nebraska.
Renewable fuels a...
The 2010 Fall Seed Guide from University of Nebraska Extension is now available. The Guide is available in two-form, on the web and as a printed publication.
Two test sites of interest to SW4 wheat producers are the Enders and McCook locations. The E...
Their blazing red jackets are not hard to notice, and neither is their message.
The Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) were at Mid-Plains Community College on Tuesday to spend an entire day with about 275 Lincoln County high schoo...
Since 1986, the Nebraska Department of Aeronautics has participated in the sponsorship of an annual Aviation Art Contest for the benefit of youth.
The program goal is to motivate and encourage young people to become more familiar with and participat...
Nebraska youth encouraged to walk, bike to school Oct. 6.
Join children and adults throughout the world October 6 in celebration of International Walk to School Day.
On that day, parents, educators, and community leaders are encouraged to organ...
Another interesting week in the world of sports.You wonder sometimes what pro athletes are thinking about and then college kids are climbing into the same boat—but here goes on some of the items that I thought were interesting:
• LeBron James made ...
By Jan Rahn
Solid wins last week at a home triangular gave the Lady Plainsmen confidence to take on Leyton, Bridgeport and Bayard at Saturday’s tournament.
Perkins County came out runner-up in the tourney on Bridgeport’s h...
By Shari Friedel
The Perkins County cross country team took part in the McCook meet on Thursday, Sept. 16.
The girls finished in fifth place— “A real feather in their cap,” said Coach Paula Wurst. “McCook is a big meet wit...
By Shari Friedel
A difficult, hilly course along with strong winds made the Kimball Invitational a challenge for the Perkins County girls golf team on Thursday, Sept. 16.
The conditions made it easy to overshoot holes once on the ...
By Travis McConnell
The Wallace Wildcats took a step up in class on Friday afternoon when they hosted the class D1 Sandhills/Thedford Knights. It turned out to be too big of a step, as the Knights rode the legs of Cale Anderson to...
By Christy Sheets
The Wallace Wildcats competed in the Hayes Center Triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The Cats first opponent was the Hayes Center Cardinals.
Wallace vs. Hayes Center
The Wildcats defeated the Cardinals in straig...
--All Times Mountain--
Thursday, Sept. 23
9:00 a.m. Girls golf at Bridgeport
4:00 p.m. Boys/girls cross country at Ogallala
4:00 p.m. Junior high volleyball at Sutherland (C-B-A)
5:00 p.m. High school volleyball at Haxtun (Res-JV-Varsity)
5:30 p.m. ...