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Perkins County Schools will honor Plainsman icon Larry Pritchett at halftime of Friday’s boys varsity game.  

He and his wife, Marlene, stand in front of a representation of the Pritchett gym, named for him in 2009. 

PCS to pay tribute to Pritchett

Perkins County Schools will pay tribute to one of the school’s most recognizable icons— teacher, coach and school board member Larry Pritchett.

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The Intro to Ag classes received these trout eggs on Jan. 15. Students counted 220 eggs in total, and had to remove 15 dead eggs. Inset is a “zoomed-in” view of the eggs. 

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Freshman Will Long dissects a juvenile trout in Intro to Ag to learn more about the insides and outsides of the fish.

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Seth Burge shows off the trout raising equipment, specifically the chiller on the left and the paper-covered tank on the right.

Trout prove perfect catch for natural resource education

Seth Burge’s Intro to Agriculture classes have been participating in the Nebraska Trout in the Classroom Project by raising trout from eggs as part of their curriculum.

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Steve Tucker shows Kristy Lewis of Quinn Snacks large bags of white sorghum he produced using regenerative farming methods.

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Tucker explains how regenerative farming starts with the soil as he shows Lewis the land he farms. Lewis, representing Quinn Snacks, is the first food company to visit Tucker’s farm.

Tucker reaps benefits of regenerative farming

For the past 10 or so years, local farmer Steve Tucker has been focused on practicing regenerative agriculture, which aims to improve soil health and make farming better for the future.

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Following a cold Tuesday when temperatures dipped to 1°F before  the windchill, and traces of snow backed up the four to six inches that fell the day before, Mother Nature put on quite a show last Wednesday morning. Frigid temperatures and dense, heavy fog that lasted several hours, gave way to a thick layer of frost like that on this tree at the city park illuminated in the sunshine and blue sky. 

Fog, frost and sun

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