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Dr. Cliff and Janie Colglazier sit in one of Cliff’s favorite places in their seemingly endless garden at their home in Grant. They are honored with the Grand Marshal title and will head the parade this Saturday. 

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Dr. Cliff and Janie Colglazier sit in one of Cliff’s favorite places in their seemingly endless garden at their home in Grant. They are honored with the Grand Marshal title and will head the parade this Saturday. 

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Hastings Memorial Library Director Robin Quinn has been named this year’s good neighbor. 

Local News

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Dr. Cliff and Janie Colglazier sit in one of Cliff’s favorite places in their seemingly endless garden at their home in Grant. They are honored with the Grand Marshal title and will head the parade this Saturday. 

The Colglazier name is one with very deep history in Perkins County. But since at least 1979 when they decided to build his practice in Grant, Perkins County has reaped the benefits of Dr.

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Hastings Memorial Library Director Robin Quinn has been named this year’s good neighbor. 

Robin Quinn has been selected as the recipient of this year’s good neighbor award. 

Governor Pete Ricketts will be in Grant this Friday, July 20 for Aurora A-Stop’s grand opening and the Perkins County Fair. 

Grant City Councilman Robert Bounds submitted his resignation as a council member on Thursday, July 12, effective immediately. 

Several of the more than 50 attendees voiced their opinions and questions to a proposed $2.5 million bond issue for a new pool presented by Councilman Bob Bounds at the July 10 Grant City meeting. 

“It’s His camp.”

Sports

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In attendance at Mike Trader’s basketball camp were (front row, l-r): Jackson Wykert, Madison Potts, Deon Lyle, Kyson Dilsaver and Ryan Long.

1968 Tribune photos

Fifty years ago, the Plainsmen claimed the 1968 Class C Boys State Basketball Championship by defeating Elkhorn St. John, 67-60.

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Charles Johnson played for the West team in the Sertoma Eight-Man All-Star Classic at Hastings College Saturday, June 16.

1968 PC High School Yearbook

The 1968 Nebraska State Basketball Champions included (l-r): Jim Armbruster, student manager; Mike Frerichs, Marvin Tickle, Paul Shellabarger, Larry Stohler, Robert Gloy, Gregg Chrisman, Larry Todd, John Long, John Mathes, Steve Aten, Gary Erlewine, student manager; and Coaches Dick Thurin and Larry Pritchett in front.

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Junior golfers include (front row, l-r): Ben Skeels, Brock Tines, Cade Kroeker, Brecken Uehling and Charis Goodell. Back row: Ella Uehling, Myles Bishop, Elijah Goodell and Daniel Hartman.

Pheasant Run Golf Course in Grant held a junior golf camp June 4-6. The 12 golfers, ages 7-12, received instruction on putting, chipping and short irons. 

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The Perkins County Soccer Club, represented by (l-r): Dillon Overstreet, Zaybreon Hansen and Zoe Hansen, receive a $1,000 donation from the Village of Madrid, represented by Village Clerk A

School

Hannah Nelson of Wallace High School was awarded a $1,000 National FFA Organization Chevy Trucks scholarship. The scholarship is sponsored by Harchelroad Motors. 

North Platte Community College will offer a driver education course July 23-27. Class time is from 8 a.m. to noon CT each day and driving sessions will be in the afternoon.

Jeramy Bartels and Garrett Pollard of Grant and Justin Koop of Wallace have been named to the Southeast Community College dean’s list for the quarter recently completed on the Beatrice, Lincoln and

Ag & Business

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Through the heavy dust, Doug Curtis pulls the grain cart up next to the combine harvesting Chris and Kim Copple’s wheat on Road 343 north of Elsie on Monday, July 9, when temperatures soared into the mid 90s in Perkins County.

Wheat harvest is in full swing in Perkins County. According to Jeff Bechard, vice president of grain at Frenchman Valley Coop, harvest is just about halfway complete.

In a June ruling, the Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed a decision by the  state’s Tax Equalization and Review Commission (TERC) declaring government-owned property used for augmentation is tax exemp

Lisa Kemp, Wallace ag teacher and FFA sponsor, recently completed a STEM based CASE (Curriculum for AgriScience Education) training in Lincoln on the principles of agricultural science-animal. 

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