SWNCBC was recently awarded two grants thanks to the efforts of local donations. Representing their contributions are front row, (l-r): Deb Marshall of SWNCBC, Tarra Terry of Farm Bureau Insurance, Michelle Ross of PCCFF and Rod Cornelius of Pinnacle Bank. Back row: Larry Umberger of Midwest Electric, Jeff Wallin of Western Insurors and John Woodmancy of Adams Bank & Trust. Not pictured is Don Softley of Western States Bank. Also absent are representatives from area fire departments.

Local News

Corn raised in Perkins County was used to help decorate Ag PhD’s “Salute to Farmers” float in the 129th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, held Jan. 1, 2018.

The Tournament of Roses is a tradition that millions come together to enjoy every year with the Rose Bowl and Rose Parade making their way onto televisions across the world on New Year’s Day.

Adrianne Poppe (right) raises awareness for CEDARS youth services on “Moms Everyday”on the 10/11 NOW news show in Lincoln with host Taryn Vanderford.

“See the light in others and treat them as if that’s all you see,” is a favorite quote of Grant native, Adrianne Poppe who has taken her talents to Lincoln where she serves Nebraska’s youth and fam

On Monday morning, a pick-up truck collided with a power pole just off of Eighth and Washington. The driver was unharmed and issued a citation. When the call came in, around 9:45 a.m. on Jan.

SWNCBC was recently awarded two grants thanks to the efforts of local donations. Representing their contributions are front row, (l-r): Deb Marshall of SWNCBC, Tarra Terry of Farm Bureau Insurance, Michelle Ross of PCCFF and Rod Cornelius of Pinnacle Bank. Back row: Larry Umberger of Midwest Electric, Jeff Wallin of Western Insurors and John Woodmancy of Adams Bank & Trust. Not pictured is Don Softley of Western States Bank. Also absent are representatives from area fire departments.

Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment Corporation (SWNCBC) was recently awarded two grants including, an Owner Occupied Rehabilitation (ORR) grant and a Down Payment/Closing Cost Assistance (DPA)

November

•Corey Coats opened Coats Auto & Diesel in Grant.

•The Bullock Chevrolet property was abated.

Sports

Two teams, one cause, fighting for a cure.

Jace Wid goes for the pin during the Perkins County Invite on January 4. Despite losing his first match, Wid was able to take fourth place at the Garden County Invite.

Perkins County wrestlers kicked off the new year by hosting Garden County, Chase County and Cambridge in a quad meet Thursday, Jan.

PC senior Charlie Johnson, the games top scorer, takes the ball to the basket over the Sutherland defense.

    The cancellation of the Holiday Tournament left Plainsmen fans twiddling their thumbs for nearly three weeks, but alas, the Plainsmen were back on the court last week.

In Saturdays game against Sutherland, freshman Dani Burge takes a shot for the Lady Plainsmen.

   After an almost three week hiatus due the Perkins County Booster Club’s Holiday tournament being cancelled, the Lady Plainsmen got back to it last week.

Senior Berenice Arvizo looks for someone open for a pass in the lane in the game against Arthur County.

Arthur
The Wallace Lady Wildcats lost their game on Friday Jan. 5, to the Arthur County Wolves with a score of 43-30.

Wallace senior Bailey Kennicutt takes a shot past the Aurthur County defense.
 

    Wallace got back in the swing of the basketball routine after the long break, by having back to back games last week.

School

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.

Perkins County Schools was among more than 160 schools and school districts from across the state are being honored by Secretary of State John Gale for hosting programs, large and small, for milita

Ag & Business

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

Chris Fidler completed nearly 34 years as The Imperial Republican’s production superintendent.

After living a busy career in the newspaper and printing business, Chris Fidler has retired.

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