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  • Wallace Wildcats fall to Sandhills/Thedford Knights

      By Travis McConnell Sports Writer 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...
  • Lady Cats triumphant in week three of 2010 season

      By Christy Sheets Sports Writer 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...
  • Upcoming week’s schedule

    --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. ...
  • Create disaster preparedness plan

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is encouraging business owners, homeowners and others to create their own disaster preparedness plan during National Preparedness Month in September. “There is a tendency to think that a large-scale disaster is ...
  • Wallace CWC sponsoring two events

    The Wallace Christian women’s Club is sponsoring two upcoming October events. Make plans now to to attend these inspiring talks.   STIR–Oct. 2 Everyone is invited to a Stonecroft  special  simulcast event “STIR-Live, Move, Be” will be he...
  • 2010-2011 concert series presented

    The North Platte Concert Association presents the 2010-2011 season, “Make Music Real in Your Life,” a series of concerts held at the Neville Center for the Performing Arts. All times are Central. Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael will be presenting Thu...
  • Drug, alcohol ed class to be offered

    Region II Human Services is now taking registrations for the “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” alcohol and drug education class. The class will be held on Monday, Oct. 18 and Thursday, Oct. 21. “Talking About Alcohol, Drugs and You” will b...
  • Be informed via community calendar

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Chamber members were reminded last week to take advantage of the online community calendar—the public can do the same. The community calendar is a service offered to anyone wishing to stay informed on happenings in the a...
  • Both tax asking and general fund levy down in newly adopted Perkins County Schools budget

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor With a decrease in tax asking and general fund levy, the Perkins County Board of Education has adopted a 2010-11 fiscal year budget in the amount of $8.5 million—down from the previous budget of $8.8 in 2009-10. The new ...
  • Water and lotto reports released

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Figures for water usage and lotto were released at the Grant City Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14. • Water use during the month of August was 24 million gallons, up 3.6 million gallons from the previous month of Ju...
  • Leadership Nebraska accepting 2011 class applications

    The application deadline for the fifth class of Leadership Nebraska is Oct. 29.  The State Chamber’s Leadership Nebraska program is looking for the next members for Class V.  They continue developing a cross-section of local leaders who will use t...
  • “Leaders For a New Frontier” program to be held in November

    Registration and fee due by Oct. 15.   “Leaders For a New Frontier” is looking for individuals willing to take on the challenges faced by rural communities today.  This educational program on community leadership will be held Nov. 12-14, 2010...
  • Missionary to speak at Zion this weekend

    Gary Thies, mission development counselor for the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, will speak on his church’s mission efforts during several presentations in the Grant area on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26.  His comments will feature “miracl...
  • Seniors celebrate September birthdays

    September birthdays were celebrated at the Perkins County Senior Center with the help of Adams Bank & Trust. Honored on their special day were (Front row, l-r): Grace Peak, Trudy Hundhausen, Pearl Kuskie, Deb Cornelius. Back row: special guest Norma...
  • Wallace Fall Festival day of fun

    Mrs. Evelyn McGregor and her Peter Rabbit Preschool students recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Their float, re-enacting the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima, received first place in the float division in the festival parade. (Photos by Nora Jameson) In...
  • Ogallala Women’s Resource Center holds abstinence banquet

    Parents are the biggest influence in their children’s lives and it is important to keep the lines of communication open even on difficult subjects, including sex.  Pam Stenzel, an international speaker on abstinence, spoke to parents and adults abou...
  • Red Hatters travel to North Platte

    Fifteen ladies of Scarlet Chapeau Red Hatters traveled to North Platte on Sept. 16 and enjoyed a delicious luncheon at the North Platte Country Club. The club offers a large variety of food to tease the taste buds.   They  then traveled north to the ...
  • Yoga classes to be held after school free of charge

    By Jan Rahn Managing Editor  Children have an opportunity to gather after school in a peaceful, quiet setting to relieve stress and gain a sense of calmness while improving self -esteem and learning to control life’s issues.  Free yoga classes ar...
  • Creativity blooms in the classroom

    New ‘Bamboo Boards’ with ‘Animation-ish’ software brings learning to a whole new level for students in Perkins County Schools studying the life cycle of a plant.     By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Third graders at Perkins County Elementary...
  • New pastor heads Venango church

      By Jan Rahn Managing Editor Venango Community Church has warmly welcomed a new pastor and his family. Pastor Chris Costrini, wife Tina and children Caleb, five, and three-year-old Annie moved to Venango from McLaughlin, S.D. on Aug. 26. His b...