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Rita Long of Grant was the first voter to vote in Perkins County on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

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Senior Jarin Tines (left) and Junior Caleb Lagler finished 19th and 20th respectively at the SPVA cross country meet on Oct. 4.

Local News

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Rita Long of Grant was the first voter to vote in Perkins County on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

In-person early voting began yesterday, Oct. 9 for the general election on Nov. 6. 

Perkins County Election Commissioner Rita Long said seven came in to vote at the courthouse. 

Contributed

Deanne Bishop stands in front of the White House during her recent trip to Washington D.C. for the Research Teachers Conference.

Deanne Bishop, PCS curriculum coordinator and high school science teacher, joined 199 other science teachers in Washington D.C. for the Research Teachers Conference on Sept. 28-30. 

www.johnsonpublications.com/zenfolio Samantha Goff | Johnson Publications

Area feedlots are taking in the harvest of high-moisture corn, which is well underway in Perkins County.

On Oct. 16, the Grant City Tree Board is hosting Amy Seiler, the Western Community Forester Specialist for the Nebraska Tree Forest Service.

Perkins County is collaborating with the Nebraska Forest Service to create a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) to effectively prepare for and manage wildfire and to improve communication am

Trey Cheyney, 21, of Ogallala, was released from jail on Thursday, Oct. 4 after posting 10 percent of the $200,000 bond.

Sports

The Huskers are 0-5. It is the worst start in Husker football history. The Husker football ship may not be sinking, but it is taking on water. 

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Senior Jarin Tines (left) and Junior Caleb Lagler finished 19th and 20th respectively at the SPVA cross country meet on Oct. 4.

Gold, silver and seventh-place individual medals contributed to a first-place finish for the boys Perkins County cross country team at the SPVA meet held at Pheasant Run Golf Course north of Grant

Tandy Overstreet

Senior Jaxon Livermore ran 60 yards for the Plainsmen’s first touchdown of Friday’s game against Sutherland. 

Jonathan Hunt’s Perkins County Plainsmen didn’t back down from a much larger and faster Sutherland team in District D1-10 action Friday night. 

Tandy Overstreet

Sophomore Danielle Burge is at the net for the Plainsmen during the game against the Broncos last Tuesday.

The Lady Plainsmen volleyball team added two games to their record this week after taking on the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos and the Chase County Longhorns. 

Contributed

Perkins County third through fifth grader have been participating in a volleyball league in Ogallala since Sept. 9.

Nora Jameson

Sophomore Arianna Davie, Number 7, puts the ball down on the other side of the net.

Volleyball

The Lady Wildcats hosted the Paxton Tigers on Oct. 5, beating them in three sets, 25-12, 25-15 and 25-23.

School

Contributed

Deanne Bishop stands in front of the White House during her recent trip to Washington D.C. for the Research Teachers Conference.

Deanne Bishop, PCS curriculum coordinator and high school science teacher, joined 199 other science teachers in Washington D.C. for the Research Teachers Conference on Sept. 28-30. 

U.S. Bank® and the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) are proud to announce the 2018-19 Believers and Achievers. 

Southeast Community College in Nebraska has released its dean’s list for the quarter recently completed on the Beatrice, Lincoln and Milford campuses.

Ag & Business

With the loss of a 3-cent levy authority that sunset last year, the tax asking for the Upper Republican Natural Resources District will decrease $1.19 million for the 2018-19 budget year. 

As we swing into the official start of fall, I want to call to your attention to information we have received in the past few weeks on a couple of programs.

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Darlene and John Potts stand in the bar they have successfully owned and operated for the past 25 years.

This month marks 25 years of DJ’s Bar & Grill for the community and for owners John and Darlene Potts. 

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