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Darlene and John Potts stand in the bar they have successfully owned and operated for the past 25 years.

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Amber Hilton (left), is the new executive director at Westview Retirement Community. Heather Hampton is the new bookkeeper.

Local News

Two months away from the general election, Ryan Hendricks has removed his name from the Perkins County School Board ballot. 

Contributed

Jacob Sinner and Donna Sinner were injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident one mile north of Grant on Sunday, Sept. 9.

On Sunday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m., Perkins County emergency personnel responded to an injury accident one mile north of Grant. 

Though the golf tournament was held last weekend, the Wallace Fall Festival is just getting started. This weekend is jam packed with fun events and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Tandy Overstreet

The family of the late Glenn Taubenheim was honored with a plaque at halftime of the football game Friday night, Sept. 7.

The family of the late Glenn Taubenheim, including his wife, Bonnie, children Clint Taubenheim and Shannon Vaughn and his grandchildren, were recognized with a plaque from Perkins County Schools at

Firefighters from five area departments spent two and a half hours on the scene of a straw bale fire late Sunday morning, Sept. 10 in the northwest corner of Chase County.

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Grant Volunteer Fire Department responded to a tractor fire at Roads 755 and 324 on Sept. 6 at 4:42 p.m.

Sports

In what may be an unprecedented move, the Plainsmen football team will not play Friday due to injuries suffered in the Hitchcock County game two weeks ago.

Tandy Overstreet

Fullback Tanner Burge, a senior at PCS, is out for the season after injuries to his knee during Friday night’s game against Hitchcock County.

Injuries took a heavy toll on the Perkins County Plainsmen Friday night in a 38-60 loss to the Hitchcock County Falcons.

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Perkins County boys including (l-r): Jaden Dietlein, Caden Waitley, Matthew Hahn and Evan Sestak, work to get ahead of the pack at the start of the cross country race in Imperial on Thursday, Sept. 6.

The Perkins County boys cross country team added their second team win at the second meet of the season at the Chase County Invite in Imperial on Thursday, Sept. 6.

If you were going to compare Scott Frost’s first game as the head coach at Nebraska with a list of good things on one side of a T-chart and a list of the not-so-good things on the other, you would

Nora Jameson

Wallace Senior Meredith McCoy sets the ball in a match against Perkins County.

Cross Country

The cross country team competed at the Chase County Invite in Imperial on Thursday, Sept. 6. The girls placed eighth with 139 points. 

Tandy Overstreet

Sophomore Rylee Huff hits the ball on her home court during the Perkins County triangular last Tuesday, Sept. 4.

The Lady Plainsmen volleyball team added five games to their record last week, bringing their current season record to 1-7.

School

Two months away from the general election, Ryan Hendricks has removed his name from the Perkins County School Board ballot. 

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Nine new members were inducted to the Perkins County Plainsmen Chapter of the National Honor Society on Thursday, Sept. 6. Deanne Bishop serves as the chapter adviser.

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Kelly Smith of Wallace, founder of Apple Wishes for Teachers, displays a sample gift bag and apple container that are presented to teachers to recognize a job well done.

Now in her 38th year of teaching, Kelly Smith of Wallace, began Apple Wishes for Teachers three years ago to pay it forward. 

Ag & Business

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Darlene and John Potts stand in the bar they have successfully owned and operated for the past 25 years.

This month marks 25 years of DJ’s Bar & Grill for the community and for owners John and Darlene Potts. 

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Amber Hilton (left), is the new executive director at Westview Retirement Community. Heather Hampton is the new bookkeeper.

Amber Hilton of Ogallala, is the new executive director at Westview Retirement Community. 

Nebraska LEAD (Leadership Education/Action Development) Group 38 participants have been announced by the program’s director, Terry Hejny. The two-year program will begin in September. 

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