Friday, October 31, 2014


Down Syndrome Awareness Month Hits Home For Hope Family

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — October is Down syndrome awareness month. Although it may not be as publicized it is a condition that does affect thousands of people. Michelle Hope is the mother of four-year-old Wyatt who has Down syndrome. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Commissioners To Accept Veteran Service Officer Resignation

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — The Box Butte County Commissioners will meet at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3, on the second floor of the courthouse. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Smell Of Perfume Strong Within Community

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — By making a stop at the city of Alliance office, the Box Butte County Courthouse, attending a City Council meeting or a School Board meeting the presence of women is strong in the community of Alliance. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


City Of Alliance Activity Report

ALLIANCE — The parking lot at Big Blue Bay will be closed today beginning at 2 p.m. for the Box Butte General Hospital Halloween “Trunk of Treat” event which will take place from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Farming Proves Perfect Fit For Stricker

By JOHN E. WEARE

T-H Managing Editor

BEREA — Combines and tractors plied the fields near Berea on another mild autumn day Thursday. Driving by, distance and dust obscures faces. In the cabs could be farmers who have harvested the same field for 40 years, their children or a hired man. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Bobcats Run Past Shelton In Playoff Opener

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

HEMINGFORD — The Class D1 football playoffs opened Thursday and the Hemingford Bobcats will be one of seven teams advancing to the second round. In a replay of their first eight games of the season, the Bobcats stormed past Shelton. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Thursday, October 30, 2014


Jespersen Reflects On Year’s Experience, Prepares For Next Competition

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Tuesday evening the Hemingford Chamber hosted their first appreciation dinner at St. Bridget’s Parish Center with a potato bar, ice cream sundae bar, music from Shane Keane, a speech from Hemingford Chamber President Kathy Gettert and honored guest Gina Jespersen, 2014 Miss Rodeo Nebraska. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Forgery Case Results In Probation

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Wednesday morning in Box Butte District Court, 39-year-old Vanessa A. Werner was sentenced to 18 months probation for Class IV felonies of possession of a forged instrument and second-degree forgery between $300 and $1,000. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


AAC Season Opens With ‘RAVE ON! The Buddy Holly Experience’

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Arts Council’s 2014-15 Season will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, with the high-energy tribute program “RAVE ON! The Buddy Holly Experience,” at the Alliance High School Performing Arts Center.  For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Local Public Health And Hospitals Preparing For Ebola

HEMINGFORD — The Panhandle Public Health District, Panhandle Region Medical Response System, local health care facilities and other partners routinely prepare for many types of emergencies. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


AHS To Return To Can Competition

SCOTTSBLUFF — Alliance High students will again compete in Canstruction®Jr, at the Monument Mall on Nov. 4. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Cattle Capital Cattlemen’s Elections Tonight

By MYCHAL WILSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — The Cattle Capital Cattlemen (CCC) will see a reorganization of its leadership structure following the elections at their meeting tonight. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Bulldogs To Host B8 Tourney, HHS Travels To Gering

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

ALLIANCE — The Alliance volleyball team edged Gering for the right to host the B-8 District Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 4.  For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Fly-Around Tour Brings GOP Candidates To Alliance

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Senate candidate Ben Sasse, GOP gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts and Adrian Smith, Third District congressman, accompanied by Senator Deb Fischer, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry and State Auditor Mike Foley stopped in Alliance yesterday as part of the Sasse, Ricketts’ Fly-Around Tour. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Area Entrepreneurs Offer Advice

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Tuesday afternoon at the Alliance Learning Center, GROW Nebraska hosted a MarkeTECH workshop. The opportunity to learn about technology and marketing was provided through a partnership with Western Nebraska Community College. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Alliance Graduate Missing From UNK

By MYCHAL WILSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Alliance High School graduate Jason Berglund, 18, left his dorm at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Wednesday, Oct. 22, and has since been missing. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Employees Report Parking Lot Assault

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Saturday at about 3 p.m. the Alliance Police Department responded to an incident at Maverik, called in by store employees. Though called in as a stabbing, there were no weapons involved. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Police Contact Schools About Razors

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — The Alliance Police Department is currently investigating a cut from a razor blade on a slide in Central Park. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!