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Former basketball coach Larry Pritchett was recognized by Perkins County Schools Friday night for his contributions to the school and community during his basketball and teaching career. He and his wife, Marlene, who were surrounded by their two sons, their wives and families were presented with a special “Pritchett” throw-back jersey that showed the number of wins compiled during his career. The throw-back jerseys were won by the boys during their game Friday, which was played in the Pritchett Gym. 

Local News

Perkins County Health Services has administered a total of 520 first-dose COVID-19 vaccinations as of this week, according to CEO Neil Hilton.

Blacktop Pony will take the stage on the evening of Friday March 26 at the Perkins County Fairgrounds. 

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Unroasted coffee beans are light in color, as seen on the left. After Jason places them in the air roaster for a few minutes, the beans come out a dark brown color, which can be seen on the right.

Jason and Dolly Regier are among the 64% of Americans who drink coffee, but they’ve taken their coffee passion to the next level by creating Regier Coffee Roasters fresh roasted coffee.

Sports

The Perkins County girls basketball team ended their season at sub-districts two weeks ago, finishing with a 9-14 record.

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Plainsmen players celebrate after the final horn sounds in the subdistrict final last week against Leyton to advance to the district final. 

Head basketball Coach Shawn Cole considers Saturday’s district final game a win in terms of the experience his teams gained making it to the final. 

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Casey Hanson prepares to lay the ball up off the glass to score the Plainsmen’s first two points of the game against Bridgeport Friday. 

With subdistricts starting this week, Plainsmen Head Coach Shawn Cole wanted to see a strong effort against Bridgeport in the regular season finale Friday. 

School

Wednesday, Feb. 17, the Wallace speech team participated in the RPAC speech competition at Culbertson.

The Perkins County speech team traveled to Ogallala Saturday, Feb. 20.

18 schools were in attendance from Classes B, C1, C2, D1 and D2.

Ag & Business

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Unroasted coffee beans are light in color, as seen on the left. After Jason places them in the air roaster for a few minutes, the beans come out a dark brown color, which can be seen on the right.

Jason and Dolly Regier are among the 64% of Americans who drink coffee, but they’ve taken their coffee passion to the next level by creating Regier Coffee Roasters fresh roasted coffee.

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Justin and Kaylynn Harris of Wild Ass Soap Co. accepted their first dollar from Chamber President Samantha Goff at the regular monthly meeting on Thursday February 18. The company, which was established in 2020, offers a variety of soaps, lotions, balms and other products that they pride themselves on making free of detergents, toxins or harsh chemicals. “Wild Ass Soap is a southwest Nebraska premium hand made soap company that makes soap for working guys and gals,” they say. The company is based in McCook and can be found online, on Facebook as well as locally at Jen’s on Lincoln in Grant. Their telephone number is 308-340-5019.

The Perkins County 4-H Market Beef Weigh-In date are set for Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the Walking Seven Feedlot west of Grant.

 

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