NEWS


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Santa Claus has come to town
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Arson arrest in forest fire

Plow blades down! Crews across the state gear up for snow and ice season

FRANKFORT – The plow blades have been sharpened. The salt domes are full. It’s snow and ice season, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabine...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Grand Jury hands down indictments

HAZARD — The Perry County Grand Jury handed down indictments last week.* Sammy Watts, 42, of Hazard was indicted on one count of public intoxica...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Unemployment rates down in 82 counties in October

FRANKFORT- Unemployment rates fell in 82 Kentucky counties between October 2015 and October 2016, rose in 33 and stayed the same in five counties (Bre...

November 29th, 2016 |  


AG Beshear selects counties for post general election Audits

FRANKFORT – Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced the six Kentucky counties to undergo independent inquiries for any potential irregular...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Christmas for Charity Gala on Dec. 3 will support Build-Out of Hazard’s River Arts Greenway

Christmas for Charity Gala on Dec. 3 will support Build-Out of Hazard’s River Arts Greenway

In addition to the customary fast walkers and slow talkers who often stroll the length of its popular gravel walking path, there’s been a sudden...

November 29th, 2016 |  


HCTC Offering Express Enrollment Event

Hazard Community and Technical College is offering students a one-stop enrollment opportunity Monday, Nov. 28 through Friday, Dec. 9 at both the Hazar...

November 29th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Thanksgiving Turmoil nets Maggard first title

Lady Commodore army ready to storm the court

The Perry County Central Lady Commodores ended the 2016 season with a 14-9 record and the 54th district championship. This season the Lady Commodores ...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 29th, 2016. |  


Lady Bulldogs to hit the floor with new look

The Hazard Lady Bulldogs will be hitting the hardwood this season with a great deal of enthusiasm as they try to improve upon last season’s 15-1...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Lady Wildcats prepare to hit the floor

The Buckhorn Lady Wildcats will hit the floor this week, and will be looking to improve on last year’s 11-18 record. The Lady Wildcats will begi...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Hazard takes down Prestonsburg in preseason scrimmage

Hazard takes down Prestonsburg in preseason scrimmage

On Wednesday, the Hazard Lady Bulldogs held a basketball scrimmage and invited in several teams. The Lady Bulldogs concluded the evening with the Pres...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Thanksgiving Turmoil nets Maggard first title

Thanksgiving Turmoil nets Maggard first title

After the turkey and dressing was put away, wrestling fans from around Hazard gathered in the Sherman Neace Athletic Complex for this year’s Tha...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 29th, 2016. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Area Announcements
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Wedding Announcement
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Perry County youth honored

Area Announcements

November is National Family Caregiver MonthNovember is National Family Caregiver Month. During this month all caregivers need to be honored for the ma...

November 22nd, 2016 updated: November 22nd, 2016. |  


Area Announcements

November is National Family Caregiver MonthNovember is National Family Caregiver Month. During this month all caregivers need to be honored for the ma...

November 15th, 2016 |  


“The Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom”

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom” (Prov. 1:7). Happy the soul that has been awed by a view of God’s majesty, that ha...

November 15th, 2016 |  


The Substructure Of The Church – Part 2

As for the disparaging dissimilarities between the Pope and Christ, ad infinitum, for the doctrines and practices of papalism are as alien to New Test...

November 8th, 2016 |  


15th Annual Regional Entrepreneur Conference slated for Nov. 16 at MSU

MOREHEAD - Morehead State University’s Kentucky Small Business Development Center will host the 2016 Regional Entrepreneur Conference, Wednesday...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Area Announcements

Candlelight CeremonyPlease join Hospice of the Bluegrass for Holiday Hope, a special program and candlelight ceremony to honor those we miss. Thursday...

November 8th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Voting information
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The Final Step in Moving On

Importance of planning

Dear Editor,November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and we’re reaching out to help people understand the importance of planning ...

November 15th, 2016 |  


America’s Dark Underbelly Is Now Its Face

An election that might have marked the ascension of America’s first woman president has instead proven historic for an altogether different reas...

November 15th, 2016 |  


A Great Day for Kentucky and America

History was made Tuesday in both the Commonwealth and the nation. A political outsider won the Presidency and did so while ignoring conventional polit...

November 10th, 2016 |  


Eastern Kentucky Hack-A-Thon Points to Community Innovation as Path to Health

Eastern Kentucky Hack-A-Thon Points to Community Innovation as Path to Health

Until recently, when I heard the word “hacking,” I imagined something sinister: anonymous strangers trying to break into my financial or s...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Candidate Trump is a Creature of the Times

Halloween is here and scarier than any goblin at your doorstep is a bitter political season filled with high pitched rhetoric that has invaded too man...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Overall test scores decline districtwide

Dear Editor,In regard to recent reporting on Perry County Schools district test scores for last schoolyear, Chairman Combs and Superintendent Jett may...

November 1st, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA