The Plainview Chamber of Commerce's Hometown Holidays celebration will be held this weekend, Dec. 2-4. If you'd like to learn more or keep updated on future events, follow the link below and sign up to the Plainview News: https://www.theplainviewnews.com/o/the-plainview-news/page/subscriptions
The Plainview Pirates took on the Hartington Cedar Catholic Trojans in jamboree play on Monday, Nov. 27 on their home court for their first non-official basketball game of the season. With their jamboree game out of the picture, the Pirates will set sail on their regular season with a contest at home against the Winside Wildcats on today at 7:30 p.m. Get more details in this week's copy of the Plainview News!
The Plainview Pirate boys and girls junior high wrestling teams hosted the Plainview Junior High Wrestling meet on Thursday, Nov. 16. With Thanksgiving breakthe Pirates got a well-deserved week off, and are scheduled to compete again on Tuesday, Nov. 28. For more details, sign up to the Plainview News today! For photos, you can freely visit SmugMug and view hundreds of photos from different sporting events: https://paperandink.smugmug.com/The-Plainview-News/JH-Wrestling-Invite-2023/
The Plainview One Act team traveled to Randolph on Tuesday, November 14, to compete in the Clark side of the Lewis & Clark Conference One Act Tournament. For more on this and future school stories, be sure to sign up to the Plainview News: https://www.theplainviewnews.com/o/the-plainview-news/page/subscriptions
The Plainview One Acts team opened their season on Monday, November 13, at the Swedish Festival in Wausa. The Pirates traveled to Randolph on Tuesday, November 14, to compete at the Lewis and Clark Conference tournament and will perform at home on Sunday, November 26 at 6:00 p.m.
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The community of Plainview marked Veterans Day 2023 with a program hosted by the Plainview American Legion and its Auxiliary on Friday, Nov. 10 at Plainview High School. Legion Vice-Commander Al Tharnish gave the keynote address and a number of performances by Plainview school youth added music, the Pledge of Allegiance and the Star Spangled Banner to the morning’s program.
Weston Hoffman, a junior at Plainview Public Schools, has made his portion of school history by auditioning and being accepted for the 2023 All-State performances... To read the of this story, get your subscription to the Plainview News by following the link below: https://www.theplainviewnews.com/o/the-plainview-news/page/subscriptions
The Plainview Pirate Music Department’s Pep Band took Championship honors on Tuesday at the Elkhorn Valley Battle of the Bands competition. The Pirates played a number of pieces for the three guest judges, and had two entries for the special competitions including highest trumpet note and most “car sounding” trombone, as well as the community fundraiser portion.... Get the rest of this story in the Plainview News!
Farmer’s Pride was recently named as the 2023 “Friend of 4- H” at the organization’s awards banquet. Farmers Pride has donated to the Champion Rate of Gain Steer and Heifer prizes in the form of belt buckles and backpacks “Stuffed with prizes” for the 4-H in Pierce County for the past three years... Get more on this story in this week's edition of the Plainview News!
A birthday reception open house for Edna Hardisty will be held on November 11 at 2 p.m. at the Creighton Care Center in honor of her 100th birthday on November 27. If you'd like to learn more about local celebrations, be sure to subscribe to the Journal with the link below: https://www.croftonjournal.com/o/the-crofton-journal/page/subscriptions
The Plainview American Legion and its Auxiliary of Post #148 will be hosting the 2023 Veterans Day ceremony at the Plainview High School Pirate Auditorium this Friday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. The event will be open to the public, and include Al Tharnish, United States Navy (ret.) and Vice-Commander of American Legion Post #148 as the keynote speaker. For more information, check out your copy of the Plainview News today!
Though the game didn’t turn out as hoped, the Plainview Lady Pirates did ride to Aurora in style! The school’s new booster-paid charter bus arrived just in time for a “surprise” for the girls. The charter bus was purchased used from Navigator’s Norfolk branch, where it will be serviced as well, according to Arlt, and was a 2005 with a rebuilt engine with around 400,000 miles. For more, sign up to the Plainview News.
The Plainview Pirates football squad saw their season come to an end in a tough loss to the Elkhorn Valley Falcons on Friday, Oct. 27 by a score of 36-8, ending the Pirates perfect season and their state run for the year. If you want to read more about the Pirates' season, subscribe to the News with the link below: https://www.theplainviewnews.com/o/the-plainview-news/page/subscriptions Also don't forget to check out photos from the game on our SmugMug: https://paperandink.smugmug.com/The-Plainview-News/FB-playoffs-vs-Elkhorn-Valley-2023/
Tricks and treats downtown... The Plainview Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual downtown Trick or Treat event with a few hundred kids, parents, ghosts and goblins visiting businesses downtown to pick up their treats for the season. For this year’s event, the streets were closed, giving folks a better, safer opportunity to cross and travel around visiting the many tables, stores and businesses.
Workers hurried to beat the wet weather this weekend, constructing the new space for the expected Dollar General in just a few days. Unconfirmed sources on social media said that the store was currently hiring with an expectation to be open just after the Thanksgiving holiday!
Kohen Lingenfelter Nationally Ranked for Kicking in 8-man... Curious? Be sure to read about it in this week's Plainview news!
This past week, 23 members of the Plainview FCCLA chapter traveled to Northeast Community College for the District 8 Leadership Conference. To read about this story and other stories from this week, follow the link below and sign up today: https://www.theplainviewnews.com/o/the-plainview-news/page/subscriptions
The Lady Pirates played host for conference play in Plainview over the weekend, and took on Wakefield in Wakefield for the Conference tournament quarterfinals. Subdistrict play begins on Monday, Oct. 23. For the rest of the story, subscribe to the Plainview News. Be sure to also check out photos from the event with the the attached link: https://paperandink.smugmug.com/The-Plainview-News/VB-LC-Tourney-first-round-2023
Around 75 attended a special ceremony at the Plainview Fire Hall this past Saturday to help commemorate the dedication of the new “Dedication Monument” in honor of Plainview’s fire and rescue personnel and veterans... If you'd like to read more about this story, or upcoming ones this week, be sure to sign up with the link below: https://www.theplainviewnews.com/o/the-plainview-news/page/subscriptions