Brooke Pankonin | Johnson Publications

Abby is this year’s ambassador animal for the annual wine tasting fundraiser. Abby is a Great Dane/Chesapeake Bay retriever mix who is available for adoption at the Perkins County Animal Shelter. 

Brooke Pankonin

Larry Umberger, general manager of Midwest Electric, (right) presents a $500 check to Brad Kinney. The cash prize started at $2000, and decreased by $500 each time a selected member was chosen from the system but not present. The $500 prize was drawn from those who registered.  

Samantha Goff | Johnson Publications

Mrs. Darlene Hatch demonstrates the use of the new scooter that is now available for use at Hatch’s Super Foods, by cruising through an impromptu grocery store obstacle course in the Perkins County Elementary School gym at an assembly on March 6. 

News

Brooke Pankonin | Johnson Publications

Abby is this year’s ambassador animal for the annual wine tasting fundraiser. Abby is a Great Dane/Chesapeake Bay retriever mix who is available for adoption at the Perkins County Animal Shelter. 

By Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Brooke Pankonin

Larry Umberger, general manager of Midwest Electric, (right) presents a $500 check to Brad Kinney. The cash prize started at $2000, and decreased by $500 each time a selected member was chosen from the system but not present. The $500 prize was drawn from those who registered.  

By Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Samantha Goff | Johnson Publications

Sergeant Jeffrey “Scott” Miller stands in the Perkins County Sheriff’s Office, where he has been employed since December of 2010.

By Samantha Goff

Grant Tribune-Sentinel

Contributed

A wildland fire north of Lake McConaughy that started on Saturday, March 18 and rekindled on Sunday burned nearly 1,000 acres and destroyed 17 structures. 

By Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Contributed

Wallace Methodist Men

The Wallace Methodist Men as well as other friends and family pulled together on Saturday, March 4 to help Jim and Inez Fattig make the move to their apartment in North Platte.

Thinking about flushing those leftover prescription drugs down the toilet? Tossing prescriptions drugs in the medicine cabinet into the trash? There is a safe alternative. 

Sports

Brooke Pankonin | Johnson Publications

PERKINS COUNTY GIRLS TRACK – Members of the Perkins County girls track team include (front row l-r): Karen Ruiz, Claire Maaliao, Andrea

Winkel, Kaitlynn Heinemann, Laura Dreiling. Back row: Valerie Perez, Haven Wid, Hailey Snyder, Jaci Kurkowski, Hailey Holtz, Bella Fraizer, Keshia Leeper.

By Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Russ Pankonin | Johnson Publications

PERKINS COUNTY BOYS GOLF – Members of the Perkins County boys golf team are, (front row l-r): Sam McArtor, Jacob Woodmancy, Carson 

Thelander, Chase Toner, Kaden Smith. Middle row: Alex Poppe, Josh Johnston, Tyler Thelander, Aaron Fay, Logan Hansen, Coach Troy Kemling. Back row: Cobey Werner, Tyson Patrick, Michael Beck, Kole Kennicutt, James McArtor.

By Samantha Goff

Grant Tribune-Sentinel

Nora Jameson

Suiting up for the Wallace track squad this year are (front row, l-r): Tyler Daniels, Bridgett Anders, Maggie May, Madisen Messersmith, Madisyn Cutler, Robbie Nelson. Second row: Tyrel Maline, Hannah Sullivan, Hailey Brooks, Meredith McCoy, Lexi DeCent, Peyton Messersmith, Sydney Pelster, Shelby Ogier, Hannah Robertson. Third Row: Assistant Coach Donna Clough, Student Manager Tayler Banks, Student Manager Chevi McClintock, Jayden Widener, Hannah Nelson, Quinn Koop, Aubyrne McClintock, Nathan Ogier, Jared Sullivan, Assistant Coach; Bryce Hasenauer, Head Coach; Kim Walker Back row: Kaden Hager, Blake Pelster, Dylan Kuhlman, Jared Phillips, Micah Swedberg, Cameron McClintock.

By Brooke Pankonin

Grant Tribune Sentinel

Nora Jameson

 

Suiting up for the Wallace golf team this year is, (l-r):  Haley Lundvall, Logan Rosentrater, Maisie Kennicutt, Emily Kennicutt, Nathan Manary, Head Coach; Terry Fowler. Not pictured: Bailey Kennicutt and Caden Williams.

By Samantha Goff

Grant Tribune-Sentinel

Charles Johnson

Four Perkins County Schools boys and one girl have been chosen to represent the 2016-17 South Platte Valley Association (SPVA) All-Conference basketball teams. 

North Platte Community College Lady Knight Head Coach Richard (Dick) Thurin of Grant was named Region IX Division II Coach of the Year in his 16th and final season. 

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