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Cody Lyon (left) and Ashley Kempf (far right) accept the traveling trophy on behalf of Subway, from Chamber President Michelle Ross in honor of being selected the July Chamber Spotlight.

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The wheat has turned golden and the next corn crop can be seen coming up just behind it in this field just north of Elsie.

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Cody Lyon (left) and Ashley Kempf (far right) accept the traveling trophy on behalf of Subway, from Chamber President Michelle Ross in honor of being selected the July Chamber Spotlight.

Local News

With extremely hot weather predicted for the next few days, heat advisories and excessive heat watches are in effect in the state.

Don Softley will be leading this year’s Perkins County Fair Parade as grand marshal. 

Lisa Schmitt has been selected as the recipient of this year’s good neighbor award. 

With wheat harvest underway, roadways in Perkins County are seeing an increase in agricultural equipment traveling to and from farm fields. 

Wolf Auto will be hosting Drive 4 UR Community this Saturday, July 20 to benefit the new Perkins County aquatic center. 

Sports

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Perkins County students attending Mike Trader’s basketball camp were (front row, l-r): Jackson Wykert, all star; Colton Kroeker, 3-on-3 champion, scoring leader, nightly scoring leader; Kyson Dilsaver, hustle award, all star; Luke Hovorka, all star; Cade Kroeker, hustle award, 3-point champion, 3-on-3 champion, 1-on-1 champion, rebound leader, nightly scoring leader, nightly rebound leader, nightly assist leader, all star; Ryan Long, all star; and Carson Green, all-star. Back: Coach Mike Trader, Ryder Potts, all star; Ben Skeels, all star; Maddox Lee, jump shot champion, 1-on-1 champion, all star; Dawson Tjaden, 3-point champion, all star; Jeb Kohl, all star; Will Long, nightly scoring leader, all star; and Trevor Cornelius, all star.

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Cole Rogge competes in the 50 butterfly, where he finished first. 

The Perkins County Swim Team competed at the Imperial meet this past Saturday, June 22. 

School is out and now it is time for the work to begin.

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The 2019 Perkins County Swim Team includes (front row, l-r): Olivia Jehorek, Jordyn Tjaden, Jayleigh Palu, Victor Dunn, Brooklynn Lampmann, Emelyn Bishop, Hayden Fanning, Emelia Hill and Lila Hill. Middle row: Payton Jehorek, Carmi Regier, Haley Dunn, Allyssa Kepler, Maddison Kepler, Luke Minster, Porter Tjaden, Mason Minster, Grant Gloy, Mya Deaver and Hannah Bishop. Back row: Jadynn Jehorek, Angela Gloy (coach), Kim Bishop, Maggie Fisher, Madelyn Ingold, Cole Rogge, Taylor Hubl, Eli Gaston, Jacqueline Gloy, Lexie Fisher, Hanna Colglazier and Coach Ciara Lampmann. Not Pictured: Savannah Miller, Emily Wilson and Brenna Colglazier.

Grant swim meet results

Emelyn Bishop: 25 breaststroke, second; 25 short free, fifth; 100 free relay, first.

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Recent PC grad Spencer Ross played on the Black team at the Mid-Plains Community College All-Star Game in North Platte on Saturday, June 8.

Perkins County graduated senior Spencer Ross is among 19 other area players picked to compete in this Saturday’s Mid-Plains Area All Star Basketball Game in North Platte.

School

Justin Koop of Wallace graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in electrical and electromechanical technology from Southeast Community College in Nebraska following the 2019 Winter an

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

Kaleb Gaar of Grant and Jared Sullivan of Wallace were among more than 5,100 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been named to the deans’ list/explore center list of distinguished students

Ag & Business

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The wheat has turned golden and the next corn crop can be seen coming up just behind it in this field just north of Elsie.

Normally by this time in July, wheat harvest would be history. That’s not the case this year. 

Calling it an unusual year would be an understatement. 

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Chamber President Michelle Ross presents Charlie and Samantha Goff of Goff Services, LLC their First Dollar at the monthly chamber meeting at the Perkins County Senior Center on Thursday, J

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Rod Cornelius (right), president of Pinnacle Bank in Grant, helps Todd Freeman of Datashield transfer papers to be shredded during the community shred day held at Pinnacle Bank last Thursda

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