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Members of the Perkins County One Act include (front row, l-r): Beau Wood, Savannah Schmitt, Jace Wid, Ian Sihm. Second row: Kate Patrick and Hannah Kempf. Third row: Hallie Fisher, Rylee Huff, Sam McArtor, Bella Fraizer, Autumn Anderson and Carter Krajewski. Fourth row: Brandon Knoles, Evan Sestak, Peyton Woodmancy, Matthew Wendell, Jacob Woodmancy and Kai Colgrove. Back row: Anselmo Perez, Jessie Craig, Kayla Wid and Sophia Perez. Not pictured: Keshia Leeper, Caden Waitley, Dani Burge, Spencer Ross, Bryder Hickey

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At the monthly Chamber meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8, Steve and Brenda McClenahan accepted the traveling trophy in recognition of their business, Quality Diesel being honored as the November Chamber Spotlight.

Local News

Veterans were honored across the nation and right here at home at programs at Perkins County Schools on Friday and Golden Ours Convalescent Home on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11.

Perkins County Chamber is promoting local shopping once again with their Christmas Open House on Thursday, Nov. 15. This year’s theme is “A Night Beyond Wonderland.”

Antibiotic Awareness Week is Nov. 12-18.

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The Elsie/Madrid community blood drive held Friday, Nov. 9 reached its goal set by the American Red Cross. Lunch was prepared and served by the Elsie Methodist Women.

The Red hat Ladies had their lunch Nov. 5 at the Grant Senior Center.

 Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue recently announced that USDA is awarding grants for 128 projects to increase access to job training, educational and health care services in rural areas.

Sports

I had the opportunity to go watch the Husker men’s basketball team play in their opener against Mississippi Valley State last week in Lincoln. 

The final stats have been compiled for the Perkins County Plainsmen’s 2018 football campaign. 

Perkins County Schools Senior Caden Waitley was named to the 2018 All-State Boys Cross Country Team by the Nebraska Coaches Association.

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Janelle Hutt Uehling, a native of Grant and now of North Platte, was inducted into the Chadron State College Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 27.

The Lady Plainsmen volleyball team wrapped up their season with a regular season triangular and a trip to sub-districts.

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he Husker football team came close against a team that is talked about as one that could be in the running for the football playoff in Ohio State. 

School

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Members of the Perkins County One Act include (front row, l-r): Beau Wood, Savannah Schmitt, Jace Wid, Ian Sihm. Second row: Kate Patrick and Hannah Kempf. Third row: Hallie Fisher, Rylee Huff, Sam McArtor, Bella Fraizer, Autumn Anderson and Carter Krajewski. Fourth row: Brandon Knoles, Evan Sestak, Peyton Woodmancy, Matthew Wendell, Jacob Woodmancy and Kai Colgrove. Back row: Anselmo Perez, Jessie Craig, Kayla Wid and Sophia Perez. Not pictured: Keshia Leeper, Caden Waitley, Dani Burge, Spencer Ross, Bryder Hickey

Perkins County High School One Act members will perform Citizen’s Arrest on Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.

Taryn Namuth, daughter of Jordan and Brooke Namuth and granddaughter of Russell and Denise Lee of Madrid and, was selected as a winner of the 2018 Nebraska Education Savings Trust (NEST) Back to Sc

 Jeramy Bartels of Grant has been chosen as a Student of the Quarter at  Southeast Community College Milford Campus during the 2018 summer quarter.

Ag & Business

www.johnsonpublications.zenfolio.com Samantha Goff | Johnson Publications

At the monthly Chamber meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8, Steve and Brenda McClenahan accepted the traveling trophy in recognition of their business, Quality Diesel being honored as the November Chamber Spotlight.

Started in 1984 by Jack and Pat Karre as Karre Diesel and Repair, Quality Diesel, as it’s known today, is owned by Steve and Brenda McClenahan. 

Collin Swedberg of Wallace has been named a head counselor of the 2018-2019 Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council (NAYC) by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA). 

 Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue recently announced that USDA is awarding grants for 128 projects to increase access to job training, educational and health care services in rural areas.

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