At their annual Chamber Banquet held on Thursday, Dec. 19, the Perkins County Chamber of Commerce voted in the board for 2020, pictured above are (r-l): board member Leslie Burge, board member Robin Quinn, Vice President Samantha Goff, past President (front) Michelle Ross, board member Jeff Wallin, President Tawna Holmstedt, treasurer Dawnya Dreiling and secretary Andrea Brueggeman. Also at the December chamber meeting, 2019 Chamber President Michelle Ross presents awards to: Outstanding business of the year, Southwest Nebraska Community Betterment, represented by Stephanie Miller, Deb Marshall and Amy Thelander; Outstanding organization of the year, The Perkins County Community Foundation Fund, represented by Dennis Demmel, Janet Lagler and Jeff Wallin; and Outstanding Chamber member of the year, Dawnya Dreiling.
The nativity scene at the Don and Kay Softley home just east of Grant brings the real message of Christmas. It’s but one of the many lighting displays at their home. It’s continued to grow over the last 30 years and takes three to four days for the couple to set it up. Without Kay’s help this year, it took Don most of nine days to get it set up.
Farmers in Perkins County banded together to win the honor of the “Most Profitable Farm” in this year’s University of Nebraska-Lincoln Testing Ag Performance Solutions competition.
Could school bus routes turn into school pickup points?
Thanks to the generosity of our communities, the Perkins County Community Foundation Fund is nearing its original goal of $100,000 to help the fund meet the anonymous challenge grant given to it tw