HAZARD—The families of several children who had already been treated to an early Christmas through the annual Shop with a Trooper program were treated again on Thursday, this time to a holiday meal.El Azul Grande in Hazard hosted many of the 77 children selected to participate in last week’s Shop with a Trooper program, and also their families, giving them a free meal. This was the first year the restaurant made the offer, and it was an idea from one of the Kentucky State Police’s newest troopers that brought it together.
Several freshmen at Perry Central High School donated toys to the Hazard Police Department on Friday as part of the department’s Santa with a Badge program.HPD Captain Jason Duff announced the program last month, in which the department accepted toys and other items until Dec. 20 to distribute to area families. Freshmen with PCC’s College and Career Readiness course, which is a part of the school’s Gear Up program, responded to the department’s request and b...
The Kentucky River Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living Aging Council gathered for their quarterly meeting on Dec. 3, during which some special annual awards were presented.Those awards were the Kentucky River Title V Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Outstanding Achievement Award (for one host agency and one enrollee) and the Kentucky River Senior Citizen Center of the Year 2011(one for the under 50 average daily participants and one for the over 50 averag...
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