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.

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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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Bernie and Sara Schimonitz stand in The Coop, located in their home at 76355 Rd 345 in Elsie. 

Nestled just outside of Elsie, on the west end of Perkins County is a new little storefront called, The Coop.

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The table in the city council chambers that previously faced the council now sits between the council and audience, allowing both the council and audience members to hear the city superintendent, clerk/treasurer and attorney speak.

Councilman Matt Greenwood disagreed with Mayor Mike Wyatt’s board of adjustment appointments at June 12’s council meeting, arguing the appointments should be made after the election.

The Keith County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in solving a recent theft.

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Ardith Sexson (left) celebrates her 75th class reunion alongside daughter Cathy (Sexson) Willhite (right) who was celebrating her 50th reunion and granddaughter Joey (Willhite) Hiesterman,

Sports

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

Maggie Earl of Grant and Ansley Wood and Hannah Nelson of  Wallace played on the Black team of the 12th Annual Mid-Plains Area Basketball All-Star Game on Friday, June 8. 

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Local legend, Bill Jackman, puts up a jump shot during his basketball career with the Nebraska Huskers. Jackman played for the Huskers from 1984 to 1987. 

Bill Jackman’s 214 point-scoring record in the Nebraska high school boys state basketball tournament still reigns. He scored 1,768 high school career points, 749 in a single season.

Athletic Director Bill Moos, Head Coach Scott Frost and members of the Nebraska football staff will be on a Husker Nation Tour next week presented by First National Bank. 

School

Hannah Beck, Kaleb Gaar, Zak Kurkowski and Brady Mailand, all of Grant, were among more than 4,900 University of Nebraska-Lincoln students named to the deans’ lists  for the spring semester of the

Sarah Medich and Amanda Reichert of Grant were named to the Nebraska Wesleyan University academic honors list for the spring semester of the 2017-2018 academic year.

Destiny Garcia of Wallace was one of nearly 290 new and returning students who received scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year at Central Community College in Grand Island, Kearney and Lexingto

Ag & Business

 Grain Management, LLC (Grain), a leading private equity firm focused on investments in the communications sector, announced Tuesday, June 19, that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acq

The Scoular Company of Omaha and Farmers Grain Company (known locally as Kontny Grain) of Julesburg, Colorado, jointly announce that Scoular has acquired the grain assets of Farmers Grain. 

The Chase County Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be hosting a wildflower habitat tour next Wednesday from 5-8 p.m.

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