NEWS


A bill up for vote in KY House of Reps. seeks to repeal Common Core

A bill up for vote in KY House of Reps. seeks to repeal Common Core

FRANKFORT — A comprehensive piece of legislation was received Feb. 21 on the Kentucky House of Representatives floor. Senate Bill 1 focuses on a...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Hwy. 15 construction expands into Bonnyman

Hwy. 15 construction expands into Bonnyman

BONNYMAN — Road construction to broaden Hwy. 15 near Hazard has expanded. On Feb. 21, the road crew began shifting traffic patterns on Hwy. 15 b...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Gov. Bevin Joins in Filing Amicus Brief in Second Amendment Case Before Supreme Court

FRANKFORT – Gov. Matt Bevin has joined with 25 other states in filing an amicus brief in Peruta v. San Diego County, an important Second Amendme...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Grimes Makes Official Kentucky Voter Turnout in 2016 Presidential Election

FRANKFORT – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes confirmedTuesday nearly 60 percent of Kentucky voters cast ballots in last November’...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Emergency road aid funds announced for slip repairs in Perry County

FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced today that $13,000 in Rural Secondary Road Aid emergency funds will be used for...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Bill to protect officers passes

Bill to protect officers passes

FRANKFORT — The Kentucky House of Representatives has voted in favor of House Bill 14, also known as the “Blue Lives Matter” bill. T...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Commodores ride early lead to 54th district title
Lady Commodores advance with win over Lady Wildcats

Lady Commodores advance with win over Lady Wildcats

The Perry County Central Lady Commodores and the Buckhorn Lady Wildcats kicked off the 2017 54th district tournament. The Lady Commodores won the only...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Buckhorn rolls past OBI on senior night

Buckhorn rolls past OBI on senior night

Last week, the Buckhorn Wildcats celebrated senior night by hosting the Oneida Baptist Mountaineers. The Wildcats came out strong, built a large lead,...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Wildcats scratch Lions on road

Last week, the Buckhorn Wildcats traveled to Hindman to take on the Cordia Lions. The Wildcats fell to the Lions 76-66 in the finals of the 14th regio...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Bulldogs drop two to end regular season

The Hazard Bulldogs played a pair of games in the final week of the regular season. The Bulldogs went on the road to take on the Letcher Central Couga...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Bulldogs run past Tigers

Bulldogs run past Tigers

Last week, the Hazard Bulldogs traveled to Jackson to take on the Jackson City Tigers. The Bulldogs left no doubt as to the outcome of the game as the...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Lady Commodores leave Lady Cavaliers in their wake

Lady Commodores leave Lady Cavaliers in their wake

The Perry County Central Lady Commodores concluded their regular season with the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers. The game was close in the first half, with th...

February 21st, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Area Announcements
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Perry County youth honored

Message of Grace ( Continued)

I would lay it down fully and broadly, that a true Christian, a converted man, may reach that comfortable degree of faith in Christ, that in general h...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Scripture gives a message of grace

By J.C. Ryle“I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I hav...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Area Announcements

Mennonite ChoirOn Feb. 12 at 11 a.m., the Mennonite Choir, consisting of 51 members, will be singing at Petrey memorial. Petrey is located on 141 Alto...

February 7th, 2017 |  


The Beatitudes Conclusion

Observe carefully and you will see that each one rises above those which precede it. The first Beatitude is by no meansso elevated as the third, nor t...

January 31st, 2017 |  


Area Announcements

HHS Open HouseHazard High School will have Open House on Wednesday, February 15 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the school. Parents may pick up midterm ...

January 31st, 2017 |  


Area Announcements

Memorial ServiceThere will be a Memorial Service for Fr. Rock Travnikar, O.F.M. on Saturday, January 28, at 4 p.m., at Mother of Good Counsel Church i...

January 24th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Two Tobacco-Related Bills Are Disease-Prevention Bills

If Kentuckians want to quit smoking, we should help them. We should remove roadblocks that make it harder for them to get the treatment they need to q...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Optimism in the Commonwealth

Last week, I spoke before the General Assembly and a live KET audience to deliver the State of the Commonwealth Address. If you missed the speech, you...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Will the Real Donald Trump Please Stand Up?

Last week President Donald Trump spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., as his predecessors have consistently done since 1953. Ca...

February 14th, 2017 |  


It’s 1984 in Trumplandia

Tromp-tromp-tromp — troops are marching to battles. Boom-boom-boom — bombs are blowing up communities. Whoooosh — poisonous gas is b...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Why Cancer Screenings Matter

Why Cancer Screenings Matter

I look at cancer screenings in two important ways.As a health care executive, who has spent much of my career studying the data on quality health outc...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Kentuckians need barrier-free access to quit smoking for good

Kentuckians need barrier-free access to quit smoking for good

In Kentucky, you don’t have to look far to see the negative impacts of smoking. With more than a quarter of Kentuckians regularly lighting up, w...

February 7th, 2017 |  


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