Saturday, April 19, 2014


High School Principal Candidate Interviews Next Week

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Earlier this year, Alliance High School Principal Dr. Patrick Jones bid farewell to the district, leaving a vacancy for the remainder of the current year and those upcoming. Though currently filled by Interim Principal Dr. Vickie Grant, the position could become a regular job for one of three candidates. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Easter Bunny Pays a Visit

By ANNA LUCE

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE – This weekend marks the weekend of Easter Sunday, with church services and lots of hopes the Easter Bunny will come and pay every house a small visit to fill baskets with lots of colorful eggs, candies, and other goodies. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Local NHS Chapter Inducts New Members

ALLIANCE — The Newberry-Pate Chapter of National Honor Society conducted induction ceremonies for new members on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


City of Alliance Activity Report 

ALLIANCE — Choice Gas Election will be conducted through Thursday, April 24.  We would like to encourage residents to call the available suppliers during the election period to be advised of the daily gas rates to ensure a selection that is right for them. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!

Hearing Highlights School Board Agenda

By MARK DYKES  

Asst. Managing Editor    

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Public Schools Board of Education will meet Monday, April 21 at 7 p.m., at the School Administration building. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!

Friday, April 18, 2014


Church School Going Strong

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — The table is buzzing with activity as people enjoy snacks of chees-flavored crackers, complete with a choice of milk or water to drink. This is the scene for snack time at St. John’s Lutheran Preschool. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Starting The Workday As The World Sleeps

By ANNA LUCE

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Working overnights, the graveyard shift, has been a part of society since the pace of life started picking up. Shelly Piper and Chad Buschow have both worked at BNSF as pipefitters on the graveyard shift. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Court Sees Late Afternoon Plea

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Thursday afternoon at 5 p.m., 20-year-old Justin G. Debus of Alliance pleaded guilty to amended charges against him. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


E-Cigarettes Now Illegal For Minors In Neb.

HEMINGFORD — LB863 adds vapor products to the list of tobacco-based items that are illegal to sell to minors under 18 and offers a 2 a.m. closing for off sale premises for alcohol. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Commissioners To Meet Monday

By AMANDA LOOMIS

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Box Butte County Commissioners will meet at 8 a.m. Monday, April 21, on the second floor of the courthouse. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Woodie — From College Car To Classic Ride

By JOHN E. WEARE

T-H Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Bring up Dave Ocken’s name in conversation and many people will recall his years as Emerson Elementary principal. Others have seen him walking he and wife Linda’s three white fluffy dogs. At some point someone asks, “Isn’t he the one that drives a woodie?” For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Bulldogs Brave Spring Gusts At Lexington Invite

By JOHN E. WEARE

T-H Managing Editor

LEXINGTON — A calendar printed months ago is often useless during the high school spring sports season. One of the latest to dance among April dates was the Lexington tennis invitational. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Rischling Signs With Memphis Rifle Team

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

ALLIANCE — Alliance’s Eli Rischling is the latest AHS senior to commit to continuing his athletic career at the next level. Rischling signed his letter on intent to become a member of the Memphis Tiger rifle team on Thursday. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Bulldog Boys Claim Alliance Invite Title

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

SCOTTSBLUFF – Alliance High School’s track was still under repair Thursday as the Bulldogs were set to host the Alliance Invite. As an alternative, the meet was moved to Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Thursday, April 17, 2014


Heartland Expressway Still Planned For 2016

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — The Heartland Expressway, a project that has been in the works for the better part of a decade, might see some progress in the next couple years. The expressway is part of the larger-scale Great Plains International Trade Corridor, which, when completed, will run from Canada to Mexico. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Scouts Prepping Pet Treats

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — This weekend, area residents will have the opportunity to get some gourmet goodies for their pets, and help care for others. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Box Butte County Just Above State Valuation Rate

ALLIANCE — The Nebraska Department of Revenue, Property Assessment Division, has processed the 2014 Real Property Abstracts of Assessment filed by the 93 Nebraska county assessors. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Brittney Bauer, PA-C, Named 1st Quarter Provider Of Choice

ALLIANCE — Brittney Bauer, PA-C, has been named the BBGH Provider of Choice for the 1st Quarter of 2014. Bauer began her medical profession as a physician assistant 10 years ago, practicing at the Greater Nebraska Medical & Surgical Services (GNMSS) Hemingford Clinic and at GNMSS Family Medicine her entire career. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!