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First baby born in 2018, Adley Lynn is in the comfort of her mother, Mira Mauser’s arms, next to Dad, Scott and 3 year-old sister Jenna. 

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County Commissioner and Venango Fire Chief Steve Tucker, stands on his the farm outside of Brandon.

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First baby born in 2018, Adley Lynn is in the comfort of her mother, Mira Mauser’s arms, next to Dad, Scott and 3 year-old sister Jenna. 

Perkins County didn’t have to wait too long this year to welcome the first baby of 2018. Baby girl Adley Lynn Mauser made her grand entrance on Jan. 8 at 8:02 a.m.

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County Commissioner and Venango Fire Chief Steve Tucker, stands on his the farm outside of Brandon.

Some have called him the most interesting man in Perkins County, while others just know him as Steve Tucker. 

A truck that took out a power line at the ethanol plant in Madrid left Perkins County without power for just over two hours on Thursday morning, Jan. 11.

The hue and cry for property tax relief continues to hound the 49 senators in Nebraska’s statehouse. 

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska board member Keith Olsen recently elected United Methodist Food Box Distribution to receive a $2,500 donation in his name as part of the company’s boa

Newlyweds Nathan and Brooke Robertson stand with a copy of The Grant Tribune-Sentinel in front of the iconic #Cabo sign at the Cabo San Lucas Marina.

Sports

Due to various reasons, I have not seen as much high school or Husker basketball games as I would like to up to this date, but hopefully, I can finish the season strong. 

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Senior Michael Beck takes the ball to the net past the Longhorn defense during the eighth annual Pink-Out game against Chase County.

The eighth annual Pink-Out was held at PCS on Jan. 11 where the Plainsmen hosted the Chase County Longhorns in a classic rivalry game. 

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Dani Burge looks around the Chase County Lady Longhorn defense for the basket in the game on Thursday.

Last week the Lady Plainsmen hosted the Longhorns in the eighth annual Pink-Out on Thursday, Jan. 11.

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Carson Thelander works to get the pin over Memphis Biere of Hershey to claim third place in the 103-pound class at Chase County on Jan. 13.

Perkins County wrestlers returned home from Imperial on Saturday, Jan. 13 with eight individual medals. 

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Wallace junior Kaden Hager brings the ball down the court past a Tiger defender. 

Mother Nature once again interfered with the basketball schedule; Wallace was supposed to have hosted South Platte last Thursday, but the weather caused the game to be cancelled.

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Sophomore Sydney Pelster is on the fast break heading for the hoop in the game versus Paxton.

The Wallace Wildcats lost to the Paxton Tigers on Jan 12, with a score of 33-40.

School

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Colton Heinemann and Chris Terry perform their duet, which received first place at Chase County and Wallace.

Snow and cold have not kept Perkins County High School competitive speakers from two weeks of competition at nearby schools. 

Chase County

Bartels makes SCC dean’s list

“The catch,” is one of the three photos taken by PCS senior Karen Ruiz that will be included in the art exhibit at Wesleyan this week.

Karen Ruiz, a Perkins County senior, was selected to show three photographs in the Nebraska Wesleyan University Art Scholarship Event and Exhibit.

Ag & Business

Rules and regulations for the next five years for the Upper Republican Natural Resources District have not been fully completed but one thing is for sure—the allocation will remain at 65 inches. 

Farmers wanting to learn more about pulse crops, including peas, chickpeas and black-eye peas, should plan to attend the Pulse Crop Expo in Grant Thursday, Jan. 18.

Perkins County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Office was a 2017 Administrator’s Awards for Service to Agriculture (AASA) winner and was recognized for its accomplishments of providing customers with exc

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