Monday, July 28 ,2014


Unsung Youth Big Help During Fair

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — In the coming weeks, the typically empty Box Butte County Fairgrounds will be busy as the 2014 Fair gets underway. Buildings will become home to exhibits in the Open Class and 4-H competitions. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Effectiveness And Benefits Of College Internships

By TERI ROBINSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Almost every college student now does an internship before starting their career, the difference between internships now and five years ago is more internship positions are paid. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Busy Weekend At Fairgrounds

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

HEMINGFORD — As with every year around this time, the Box Butte County Fairgrounds became a whirlwind of activity this weekend. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Alliance Fire Department Stretched

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — Sunday at 2:38 p.m., the Alliance Volunteer Fire Department responded to a grass fire in the 2400 block of Rainbow Acres. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Sheriff’s Office Seeks Stolen Vehicle

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

BOX BUTTE COUNTY — The Box Butte Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in locating a stolen vehicle. The white 1994 Chevy truck was taken just after 10:30 p.m. Sunday. The license plate is Farm, 65-1633. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


County Food Drive For Hunger, Aug. 6

HEMINGFORD — Fairgoers at the 2014 Box Butte County Fair can help with a local food drive on Wednesday, Aug. 6, by bringing canned goods to the fair. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Beautiful Loser

By AARON WADE

T-H Director of Operations

We often wonder why younger generations feel so entitled. It isn’t their fault. We have created a society that awards mediocrity. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Spartans End Season At State Tournament 

By PARKER CYZA

T-H Sports Writer

BLAIR — The Alliance Senior Spartans found their way to the 2014 American Legion Baseball State Tournament this weekend after a terrific, sizzling end to their regular season. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Summer Preparations/Projects At Alliance Public Schools

By TERI ROBINSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — “People would be amazed at how much work (custodians) do in the summer,” Alliance Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Troy Unzicker said. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Saturday, July 25, 2014


Transit Program Pushes Forward

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE— Although Box Butte County will no longer be considered a sub grantee for the Box Butte County Public Transit program the transportation entity will continue to “move forward and serve the citizens of Box Butte County as best we can,” explained Jonnie Kusek Transit manager.   For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Fishing Event Promotes Young Anglers

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE— Nebraska Games and Parks and Sky View Golf Course hosted their annual family fishing event yesterday morning at the Sky View Golf Course pond.  Joe Rydell, Nebraska Game and Parks fisheries biologist explained this is an annual event to recruit and develop young anglers.  For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!

No Designation Yet For Pageant Proceeds

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

ALLIANCE — On July 17, men donned dresses and wigs for the fifth annual Miss Flame Pageant at the Performing Arts Center. With ticket sales and items auctioned off during the show, the event brought in over $2,800 for the Alliance Volunteer Fire Department.  For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!

Fair Activities Kick Off This Weekend

By MARK DYKES

Asst. Managing Editor

HEMINGFORD — Just as Heritage Days is winding down in Alliance, it’s time for the 2014 Box Butte County Fair to get rolling. Though the majority of the activities don’t start until Thursday, this weekend the grounds will already be buzzing and, in some areas, clucking.  For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Accuracy, Fast Response And Convenience The Goal OAf BBGH Infusion Department

ALLIANCE — Box Butte General Hospital (BBGH) Infusion Coordinator Jenni Johnson, RN, BSN, has been instrumental in developing her department’s protocols and best practice procedures since its inception two years ago.  For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Friday, July 25, 2014


‘Housing’ Open House

By AMANDA MITTAN

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — Box Butte Development Corporation hosted an Open House Thursday evening and again this morning to allow residence of Box Butte County to meet with Hanna:Keelan to discuss the recently completed Community Housing Study and Housing Goals and Action Plan and address local resident concerns.   For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Smooth Heritage Days For New Director

By TERI ROBINSON

Times-Herald Writer

ALLIANCE — “It went pretty smooth,” Susan Unzicker, Alliance Chamber of Commerce executive director, said in regards to her first year running Heritage Days last week. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Bridge Named Interim Electric Superintendent

ALLIANCE — City Manager J.D. Cox has named Kirby Bridge as the interim manager of the City electric department. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


City Of Alliance Activity Report

ALLIANCE — The final Summer Concert will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, in the Alliance Public Library Rose Garden featuring Becky Mitchell. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!


Heritage Days Theme Announced

ALLIANCE — Not yet a week after classic cars and rock n’ roll music invoked the 1950s during the annual Heritage Days parade, the Alliance Chamber of Commerce has announced the celebration’s 2015 theme. For the complete story, please read your ATH or subscribe to our online edition!