NEWS


Fiscal Court unveils 5-year economic development strategy plan

HAZARD — The Perry County Fiscal Court voted unanimously to adopt a five-year economic development strategy plan during the Fiscal Court’s...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


KTC holds public meeting for proposed Exit 55

KTC holds public meeting for proposed Exit 55

HAZARD — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KTC) Department of Highways District 10 held a public meeting May 16 at the Frontline Mini...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


KRCC to host second annual fundraising gala, Carnivále

HAZARD — Kentucky River Community Care (KRCC) will hold its second annual fundraising gala on Saturday, June 17.This “come-as-you-are̶...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Students honored for excellence at HCTC graduation

Hazard Community and Technical College honored outstanding students during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 6, at Perry County Central High Sch...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


A farewell to Willard Elementary

A farewell to Willard Elementary

WILLARD — People in the communities of Busy, Willard and Yerkes talk often about crossing Coal Harbor Mountain. The road is curvy and the slope ...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Bulldogs roll over Bobcats
Bulldogs outrun Cougars to title game

Bulldogs outrun Cougars to title game

On Saturday, the Hazard Middle Bulldogs took on the Letcher Middle Cougars in the semifinals of the 14th region middle school tournament. The game was...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Perry Middle blanks Powell Middle

Perry Middle blanks Powell Middle

The Perry County Middle Commodores took on the Powell County Middle Pirates in the semifinals of the 14th region middle school tournament. The Commodo...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Conley will play for UPIKE

Conley will play for UPIKE

Tony McGuire | Hazard HeraldPerry Central senior Kameron Conley signed his letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Pikeville this week....

May 16th, 2017 |  


Commodores slay Dragons

Early last week, the Perry County Central Commodores hosted the Harlan Green Dragons. The Commodores fell behind early, but rallied for an impressive ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Perry rolls over Breathitt 13-1

Perry rolls over Breathitt 13-1

Late last week, the Perry County Central Commodores traveled to Jackson to take on the Breathitt County Bobcats. The Commodores jumped all over the Bo...

May 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Birthday Announcement
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Area Announcements

The Lord’s Preacher

The Lord’s preachers are human (believe it or not) just as much as any of us. They come from all areas and levels of society, but mostly from ho...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Fiscal Court’s First Household Hazardous Waste Clean-UpThe Perry County Fiscal Court would like to invite everyone to participate in the first e...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Having inspiration continued

The Bible alone gives a reasonable account of the beginning and end of the globe on which we live. It starts from the birthday of sun, moon, stars, an...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Area Announcements

Church Tour and Ice CreamThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints invites you to come and tour their church on May 11 at 7 p.m. During the tour...

May 9th, 2017 |  


Inspiration

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God.” [2 Tim 3:16]How was the Bible written?-“Whence is it? From heaven, or of men?”...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Area Announcements

National Day of PrayerThe Perry County observance of the National Day of Prayer will take place on May 4 at 6 p.m. at The Amphitheatre beside of Hazar...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


A tribute to mothers-in-law

Ruth 1: 14-17And they lifted up their voice and wept again and Orpah kissed her mother-in-law; but, Ruth clave unto her. And she said, “Behold, ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


How MP3 can more effectively protect honey bees from pesticide exposure

Every year, the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees sponsors an essay contest with 4-H. This year, the essay topic was state pollinator prot...

May 16th, 2017 |  


How Mexican Farmers Got the Better of Trump

Often, when world powers pick fights with seemingly powerless countries, they learn that even small dogs have sharp teeth — as President Trump i...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Governor makes step in right direction to repair broken foster care in Kentucky

A broken government system should not keep the pieces of a child’s life from being put back together. Governor Matt Bevin’s choice of Dan ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Is there room in the courtroom for conscience?

Does a judge have a right to his conscience? That’s the question many are asking since a Glasgow Family Court Judge recused himself in cases reg...

May 9th, 2017 |  


The Post Office Delivers, Literally

A half-dollar hardly counts as money these days — it won’t even buy a cup of coffee. But pssssst… here’s an amazing half-dolla...

May 9th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA