NEWS


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2nd Perry tax vote Dec. 9

NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 61st Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yule...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Southeastern Kentucky farmers may be eligible for drought aid

FRANKFORT — Farmers in 10 southeastern Kentucky counties may be eligible for federal aid under an agricultural disaster declaration issued as a ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Socks For Troops program off to a great start

As of Sunday, November 27, 2016, Shoe Sensation’s Sock for Troops program has collected 3,996 pairs of socks and 585 shoe laces for local vetera...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Married couple killed in two-vehicle accident

KRAGAN — A two-vehicle accident claimed the lives of a Breathitt County couple Saturday evening. Kentucky State Police (KSP) says they responded...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Holiday Bazaar features local crafters

Holiday Bazaar features local crafters

Deloris Jones holds up her handmade quilt during the Holiday Bazaar. Her items can be found on her Facebook Page Granny’s Attic.The husband and ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


11 arrested in drug bust, HPD says more will follow

11 arrested in drug bust, HPD says more will follow

HAZARD — A six-month long undercover narcotics investigation by Hazard Police Department (HPD) resulted in 11 arrests on Monday. Ten out of the ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Hazard posts win over district foe Leslie

Last week, the Hazard Lady Bulldogs went on the road for the start of their 2016-17 basketball season. First up for the Lady Bulldogs was district foe...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Perry hits century mark in win over Knox

Perry hits century mark in win over Knox

The Perry County Central Lady Commodores kicked off their 2016-17 basketball season this week with the Knox Central Lady Panthers. The Lady Commodores...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Commodores look to take final step to Rupp

The Perry County Central Commodores finished last season with a 25-5 record, and came up one game short of playing in Rupp Arena. This season, the Com...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Young Bulldog team to hit the floor

The Hazard Bulldogs had a good 2016 season, finishing with a 19-5 record. However, many of the players from last year’s squad are gone. At this ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Wildcats to begin defense of title

Last season the Buckhorn Wildcats claimed their first region title since 1989. The Wildcats finished season with a 19-16 record, and will need to impr...

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

Cross Bearing Part 2

Now then, what does “the cross” stand for? What did Christ mean when He said that except a man take up his cross? My friends, it is deplor...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Cross Bearing is not optional

Then said Jesus unto His disciples, if any man will”—the word “will” here means “desire to” just as in that verse,...

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 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 |  


OPINION


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Voting information
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The Final Step in Moving On

Melania Trump, Fashion, and Religious Liberty: A Strange Combination

People magazine has recently reported news that a number of prominent fashion designers have refused to work with Melania Trump because they do not ap...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Building a New Populism in the Era of Trump

Imagine you’re standing in line for the American Dream.You work hard, sometimes in dangerous jobs. You lead a moral life. But the line is stalli...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


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 |  


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