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Student presenting this weekend’s musical include (front row, l-r): Mallory McClenahan, Jessie Craig, Savannah Schmitt, Matthew Wendell, Meghan Bishop, Sophia Perez, Jacob Woodmancy. Back row: Sarah Cockerill, Hannah Kempf, Sam McArtor, Summer Postlewait and Anselmo Perez.   Not Pictured: Jayden Huntsman, Miah Long, Jordan Mireles and Kayla Reichenberg.

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Work has started to concrete Fourth Street from Hall to Mitchem Avenues.

CSC Construction began work last week on the concrete street project on Fourth Street from Hall Avenue to Mitchem Avenue.  

Weather permitting, a cold milling and armor coating project is scheduled to begin today, Sept. 11 on Highway 61 north of Imperial, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.  

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Hastings Memorial Library Director Robin Quinn (center) accepts a check from PCCFF members Val Foster, Janet Lagler, Michelle Ross and Jeff Wallin. 

The end of the year is coming up fast, and funds are still needed by the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund to help us meet the challenge grant that we received two years ago and must be met

Grant & Ogallala Women’s Connection will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2:30 p.m. at Westview in Grant. 

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The new Perkins County transfer ambulance arrived in Grant Tuesday afternoon. 

Ambulance Lieutenant Chasity Knoles said it should be in service sometime next week.

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Perkins County Commissioners and Weed Superintendent Mike Dolezal are becoming increasingly concerned with the invasive weed of common mullein. 

Sports

Two games into the Husker’s football season and I guess I was disappointed in both the win and certainly the loss. 

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The Pheasant Run Golf Club Couples Championship was held Sept. 8.

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Triston Hite makes eye contact with the opponent during Friday night’s home game against the Southwest Roughriders. 

Perkins County’s football team got that all-important first win under their belt in their home opener against Southwest High School Friday night.

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Evan Sestak (left) and Colton Pouk placed seventh and eighth at the North Platte St. Pat’s Cross Country Invite.

The Perkins County Cross Country team placed third at their season opener at the St. Pats Invite in North Platte on Thursday, Sept. 5. 

The Lady Plainsmen suffered three more losses last week. 

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, they traveled to Brady for a triangular against Brady and South Platte. 

The Lady Plainsmen have already competed in three meets early in the season.

They played in meets at Bayard, Kimball and Creek Valley. 

School

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Student presenting this weekend’s musical include (front row, l-r): Mallory McClenahan, Jessie Craig, Savannah Schmitt, Matthew Wendell, Meghan Bishop, Sophia Perez, Jacob Woodmancy. Back row: Sarah Cockerill, Hannah Kempf, Sam McArtor, Summer Postlewait and Anselmo Perez.   Not Pictured: Jayden Huntsman, Miah Long, Jordan Mireles and Kayla Reichenberg.

Perkins County Schools will present Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway this Saturday and Sunday at the high school. 

Karen Ruiz of Grant was one of 50 University of Nebraska at Kearney students to be selected to serve as resident assistants for the 2019-20 academic year.

Much of Aug. 19’s Perkins County School Board meeting was spent discussing the 2019-20 budget.

Ag & Business

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Hexagon Helicopters, Inc., seeds a cover crop with their patented spreader bucket.

Hexagon Helicopters of Elkhorn was in Perkins County last week seeding cover crops. 

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Darin Bottger joins Ben Holmstedt as the new physical therapist at PCHS. 

Perkins County Health Services welcomed Physical Therapist Darin L. Bottger to their team at the end of last month. 

During the evening hours of Saturday, Aug. 17, investigators with the Nebraska State Patrol performed alcohol inspections on businesses in Perkins, Keith and Chase Counties.

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