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PC Senior Beau Wood went 21-0 to finish the season as the  NSAA Class C 195 wrestling champion. When introduced for the championship match, Wood wore an anti-bullying shirt that said “Stand for the Silent.” Wood’s family was all cheers as he took the final match for the gold, and Wood took the time to thank the one who got him there. State wrestling story is here. Emilio Perez placed sixth in 285. 

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PC Senior Beau Wood went 21-0 to finish the season as the  NSAA Class C 195 wrestling champion. When introduced for the championship match, Wood wore an anti-bullying shirt that said “Stand for the Silent.” Wood’s family was all cheers as he took the final match for the gold, and Wood took the time to thank the one who got him there. State wrestling story is here. Emilio Perez placed sixth in 285. 

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Local News

Grant City Council met in executive session for approximately one hour during their regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 12 to discuss the city superintendent candidates. 

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The Cardiac Rehabilitation Department at Perkins County Health Services took a break from celebrating Dr.

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Married couples celebrated World Marriage Day at the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Grant on Sunday, Feb. 10.

Booking entertainment for the Chase County Fair can present its own set of unique challenges. Just ask Entertainment Chair Alex McNair or former chair Dan Kunnemann. 

Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment (SWNCBC) has received funding through the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (NDED) to establish an Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Program. 

In honor of American Heart Month, the Perkins County Chamber has partnered with Perkins County Health Services Foundation on “Hearts for Hearts”.  

Sports

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PC Senior Beau Wood went 21-0 to finish the season as the  NSAA Class C 195 wrestling champion. When introduced for the championship match, Wood wore an anti-bullying shirt that said “Stand for the Silent.” Wood’s family was all cheers as he took the final match for the gold, and Wood took the time to thank the one who got him there. State wrestling story is here. Emilio Perez placed sixth in 285. 

Perkins County Senior Beau Wood finished this year’s wrestling season undefeated as the Class C 195 Nebraska State Champion. 

Another busy week of watching basketball, but this time it was all UNL men’s basketball.  The week was great in a lot of ways.

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Beau Wood pins Simon Rother of Johnson County Central in the second period of the first round of state wrestling.

Perkins County wrestlers returned home with a state champion and sixth place medal winner from the NSAA Wrestling Championships Feb. 14-16 in Omaha. 

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Spencer Ross hit six baskets, a trey and dropped seven of 11 free throw attempts, including four of six in overtime to finish with 22.

Shawn Cole’s Perkins County Plainsmen went into overtime to secure their first win in the C2-11 subdistricts at Cozad Monday night. 

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Hailey Snyder gets a shot off over Paxton’s Adrian Eakins during subdistrict action last week as the lone senior on the team ended her high school basketball career.

A double-overtime loss ended the season for the Lady Plainsmen at subdistricts in Hershey on Tuesday, Feb. 12.

Nora Jameson

Wildcat seniors playing their last home game included (L-R): Micah Swedberg, Blake Pelster and Kaden Hager. Cameron McClintock missed the game due to illness. 

The Wallace Wildcats ended their regular season of basketball with a big win on their home court last Friday.

School

The PC speech team has competed in three meets the last three Saturdays.

Perkins County Schools graduate James McArtor is among nine University of Nebraska-Lincoln students getting the chance to learn more about the corn and soybean industries through the 2019 Corn and

Kaleb Gaar and Brady Mailand were among more than 5,300 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students named to the Deans’ List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students for the fall semester of the 2

Ag & Business

On an 8-0 vote, the Upper Republican NRD board approved  amendments to its rules and regulations that guide groundwater control in the district.

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Western States Bank opened as Sandhills State Bank on Monday, Jan. 28 in Grant, Ogallala and Wauneta. Lobby and drive thru hours are now Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Western Insurors, an affiliate of Adams Bank & Trust, recently changed its name to Adams Insurance Advisors to project a unified front as the banking institution continues expansion into the Fr

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