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PCS Superintendent Phillip Picquet stands with several of the bleeding control kits, assembled and donated by the Perkins County Health Services Foundation.

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Professionals at Perkins County Health Services prepare to deliver “Lucy’s” baby during SIM-NE training Monday, Dec. 3.

Local News

The “See Something, Send Something” app can now be utilized to make Perkins County a safer place through the collaboration of its citizens and law enforcement. 

Amy Thelander, executive director of Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation, has been appointed to the Nebraska Commission on Housing and Homelessness by Governor Pete Ricketts. 

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Professionals at Perkins County Health Services prepare to deliver “Lucy’s” baby during SIM-NE training Monday, Dec. 3.

Perkins County Health Services professionals received state-of-the-art, hands-on training last week through the Simulation in Motion-Nebraska (SIM-NE) mobile education system.

Perkins County Postmaster Laurie Fagullar would like to remind all rural customers to keep the approaches to their mailboxes clear this winter. 

First off, THANK YOU! Thank you for the continued support and for voting FOR the pool bond. 

Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) will be offering Vaccines for Children in Ogallala on Dec. 20. 

Sports

Last weekend was a really good weekend for a lot of reasons. One was the fact that the weather was good and we got to and back from Lincoln without fighting blowing snow.

Perkins County placed four wrestlers at their opening meet at Gordon-Rushville on Saturday, Dec. 8. 

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Sophomore Dani Burge takes a shot past Longhorn defenders in Friday’s game against Kimball. 

Last week saw the Lady Plainsmen travel to Kimball for a game against the Longhorns on Friday, Dec. 7, before they hosted the Gothenburg Lady Swedes on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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Sophomore Julianna Rosentrater shoots for a long two points. 

The Lady Wildcats hosted Eustis/Farnam on Friday, Dec. 7, coming out on top, beating them by 30 points, 57-27. 

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PC Junior Alex Patrick goes in for the shot against Kimball on Friday. 

Two wins for the Perkins County Plainsmen last week took the team to a 2-1 record as the season is just getting started.

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Micah Swedberg, a Wallace senior,  goes for a layup on the fast break.

The Wallace Wildcats were back in action last Friday night when they hosted Eustis/Farnam. The Blue and White started the game firing on all cylinders and took a 20-9 lead in the first quarter.

School

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Perkins County Elementary students, under the direction of first-year music teacher Alyssa Yapp, presented their Christmas concert on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Perkins County High School.

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PCS Superintendent Phillip Picquet stands with several of the bleeding control kits, assembled and donated by the Perkins County Health Services Foundation.

Perkins County Schools administration, faculty and board are continually working to make sure students are kept safe in an ever-changing and evolving world. 

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The Perkins County Schools One Act cast received third place at the SPVA conference competition on Nov. 19. Jacob Woodmancy was selected to the All Conference All Star Cast. On Nov.

Ag & Business

The holidays are here, and while many are decorating trees, planning family celebrations and buying the perfect presents, others are battling for their lives due to cancer. 

Farmers who may be considering a Marketing Assistance Loan to assist with farm financing for 2018 should stop into the Perkins County Farm Service Agency (FSA) office as soon as possible to begin t

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Following the unexpected passing of Alan Poppe, farmers came together to cut a field of soybeans the weekend before they laid Alan to rest.  Farmers continued to help with the family’s corn harvest until its completion.

In difficult times, local farmers came together to help the families of Alan Poppe and Bob Lampmann with their harvests. 

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