HCTC Celebrating National Career and Technical Education Month

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is the largest provider of workforce training in the Commonwealth preparing 82 percent of ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


HCTC offers mining classes

Two mining classes are being offered by Hazard Community and Technical College on Monday, March 13, at no charge. Both Surface Initial Class and Under...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Bill seeks to make idling car legal in KY

Bill seeks to make idling car legal in KY

FRANKFORT — Starting a vehicle to let it warm up and defrost is a common practice during winter months. However, since 1942, people engaging in ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Kaitlyn Epperson of PCC places 2nd overall in KY Regional Braille Challenge

Kaitlyn Epperson of PCC places 2nd overall in KY Regional Braille Challenge

LOUISVILLE — On Feb. 16, students from across the state gathered on the campus of the Kentucky School for the Blind in Louisville to participate...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


KY Power grant to support students

KY Power grant to support students

PIKEVILLE — Kentucky Power on Thursday delivered $10,000 to the Governor’s Scholars program to the statewide educational and leadership en...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Hazard’s teenage weatherman recognized by Gov. Bevin

Hazard’s teenage weatherman recognized by Gov. Bevin

HAZARD — Chris Hall, a teenage weatherman from Hazard, was recently recognized by Gov. Matt Bevin on being the youngest meteorologist in the sta...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Update: Bill to require smoking cessation coverage with KY insurance plans

FRANKFORT — The Hazard Herald previously reported on Senate Bill 89, which is a bill aimed at assuring all Kentucky health plans, including Medi...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |