Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Commissioners Take First Step To Address Rural Animal Issues

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — The Box Butte County Commissioners met Monday to discuss, consider and take all necessary action on the agenda items. Box Butte County Sheriff Tammy Mowry addressed the board in regard to implementing an ordinance of which would limit the number of dogs in rural areas. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!

Policy Action Postponed Again

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Monday night, the Alliance Public Schools Board of Education, with member Ande Girard absent, approved postponing action on several policies that have already been under discussion at previous meetings. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


New York Designer Returns For Trunk Show

By JOHN E. WEARE

T-H Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Finding merchandise from a favorite brand is a bonus for local consumers who want to “Shop Alliance First!” Later this week, shoppers who go to Williams Jewelers to buy items by Debbie Brooks will be able to meet the New York designer in person. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Band Rated Superior On, Off Field

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Saturday, the Alliance High School Band performed at Old West Weekend in Scottsbluff, earning a 1 — Superior rating in both the parade and field competition. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Thursday Town Hall Hosts Pete Ricketts

ALLIANCE — A “Town Hall to Grow Nebraska” in Alliance at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, will feature Pete Ricketts, candidate for Nebraska governor. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


AOTB ‘Farmland’ Viewers Donate For Food Banks

ALLIANCE — Box Butte County food banks received more groceries and funding recently after viewers of the documentary film, “Farmland,” helped to pitch in for the food drive during Autumn On The Bricks (AOTB) in Alliance. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


BBGH Construction Helping Area Economy

ALLIANCE — The 93,000 square foot new addition for Box Butte General Hospital has been under construction since Oct. 7, 2013 … and the community hasn’t seen anything yet as far as manpower coming on site. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Monday, October 20, 2014


Buying A Well

By MYCHAL WILSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — The children of St. Johns United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Alliance use their Sunday school offerings to help people and communities outside the church. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


City Council — Three Candidates Challenge Incumbents

By MYCHAL WILSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Voters could change the look of the Alliance City Council as three candidates challenge three incumbents for their seats. Trent Benzel, Rachel Lewis and Ralph Yeager all decided to run for another four-year term.  For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Harvest Moon Well-Attended

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

HEMINGFORD — It was a day for family, friends, food and fun Saturday, during the second annual Harvest Moon Fall Festival at the Box Butte County Fairgrounds in Hemingford. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Fiscal Year Overview, Closed Sessions On City Agenda

By JOHN E. WEARE

T-H Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — The Alliance City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the School Board Meeting Room, 1604 Sweetwater. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Grant Supports Alliance Arts Council Season

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Arts Council has been awarded a grant of $7,111 from the Nebraska Arts Council. The grant will help support the 2014-15 season of events. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Recycling Center To Close For Move

ALLIANCE — Keep Alliance Beautiful, Inc. will be closing its recycling center behind the Harris Sales Bread Store on Oct. 27. The Center is being moved to a location east of the scale house at the city of Alliance Landfill. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Alliance Man Among NSP Recruit Camp 56

GRAND ISLAND — Today, Oct. 20, the 56th Recruit Class of the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) began instruction. The class consists of 42 members, including Jerry Smith of Alliance, identified through interviews and testing conducted over the past several months. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Tomatoes, Coffee And Pearl Jam

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

My kids are the most obnoxiously picky eaters of all time. My wife has given up on trying to appease their appetites. Eat it or go hungry. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Bobcats Trample Creek Valley

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

CHAPPELL — When the state’s top-rated team — void of a regular season loss over the past three seasons — faces an opponent that hasn’t won a game in three years, things are going to get ugly. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Bobcats Second At PAC Volleyball

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

CRAWFORD — The Panhandle Conference Volleyball Tournament, held in Crawford on Saturday, played out just as the seedings would suggest. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Sidney Bests Bulldogs In Shootout

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

ALLIANCE — Despite losing to Sidney on Friday night at Bulldog Stadium, the Alliance Bulldogs proved they can play with anyone. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Saturday, October 18, 2014


Renovation Or Construction In Town

By MYCHAL WILSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Before purchase, construction or renovation of a building in town for either a residence or business, it is important to know everything required by the City and State. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!