Thursday, August 28, 2014

Public Transit Seeks Support For Local Fundin Managing Editor

Public Transit Seeks Support For Local Funding

By JOHN E. WEARE

T-H Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — As summer winds down local entities are finalizing their budgets for the next fiscal year. Box Butte County and the city of Alliance have both cut spending where possible and been wary of adding new expenses. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Parks Pleads Guilty To Federal Charge

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Wednesday morning in the United States District Court, District of Nebraska, former Box Butte General Hospital Chief Operations Officer Jim Parks pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Litter Problem At Laing Lake

By MYCHAL WILSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Laing Lake was created to give citizens a peaceful place for recreation and relaxation, but that may be difficult when looking at the trash and algae floating along the shore. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Summer Slim Down Challenge A Success

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — The Summer Slim Down Challenge was a 12-week program hosted by the local YMCA. Tammy Ruess, fitness coordinator explained the challenge focused on three main components — cardio, strength and flexibility — and was based on a point system. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Not Guilty Plea In District Court

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Wednesday morning in Box Butte District Court, 35-year-old Jeremy J. Hodgson of Alliance pleaded not guilty to third-degree domestic assault of a pregnant woman. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


New Exhibits At Carnegie Arts Center

ALLIANCE — Carnegie Arts Center’s “Native American Art” will be displayed in the Skala-Garwood Galleries through Sept. 21. This year’s show features ledger art on loan from the Heritage Center at the Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge, S.D.  For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Rain Postponements

ALLIANCE — Due to rain, the softball games between Alliance and Gering high schools, scheduled for 4 p.m. this afternoon at the Hal Murray Softball Complex, have been postponed. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Dry Edible Bean Direct Harvest Demonstration Planned For Alliance Area

ALLIANCE — UNL Extension is cooperating with dry edible bean growers, equipment reps and bean processing companies in the Panhandle to sponsor a direct harvest field demonstration in September. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Commissioners Work To Reduce Spending

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — The Box Butte County Commissioners met yesterday for a second budget workshop. The board met with Budget Consultant Pete Peterson of Ogallala, elected officials and county employees to discuss the proposed 2014-15 Budget. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Assault, Forgery Cases In County Court

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Felony charges related to an August 20 incident have been filed in Box Butte County Court against two suspects. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Local Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Meeting

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — The Box Butte County Farm Bureau hosted their annual meeting Tuesday evening at the West Side Event Center. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Packet Pick-Up For ‘Color Me Courageous’ Run

ALLIANCE — The Nebraska TRUTH Campaign Color Me Courageous Color Run is coming to Alliance on Sunday, Aug. 31. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


BBGH Trustees Updated On Health Information System

ALLIANCE — The Box Butte General Hospital (BBGH) Board of Trustees was updated on the hospital’s progress on the transition from its Healthland Classic Health Information System (HIS), which has been in place since 1994, to the new Healthland Centriq HIS. The ‘go-live’ date for the new HIS is Sept. 8. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Sidney Invite Good Practice For Western Conference

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

SIDNEY — The Alliance girls golf team already has two meets under their belts after competing in the Scottsbluff Quad last Friday and the Sidney Invite on Tuesday. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Working And Living Together

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — When deciding where to live, people have to take into account several factors, including price and distance from work. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Almost 75 Percent Of Nebraska Students Meet Standards

LINCOLN — Nearly three of every four Nebraska public school students met state Reading, Mathematics and Science standards in 2013-14, according to test results released today. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Second Half Property Taxes Due

ALLIANCE — Box Butte County Treasurer Kim Burke-Smith reminds residents the second half of the 2013 real estate taxes and personal property taxes are due Aug. 29. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Forest Service Seeks Comments On West Ash Reforestation Project

CHADRON — The Pine Ridge Ranger District of the Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands has introduced and now seeks comments regarding a project to reforest certain areas affected by the 2012 wildland fires. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


From Beef To Bismarks

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — In December 2012, Box Butte Avenue gained a new eatery, as the ribbon was officially cut at Jaly’s Steakhouse. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Monday, August 25, 2014


Unsung Youth Keeps The Crowd Cheering

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — They’re on the sidelines at the sporting events, marching in parades and helping to keep the Bulldog spirit alive in Alliance. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!