Area Announcements

Hazard Check Exchange’s Annual SHARE THE WARMTH drive

Accepting coats, scarves, gloves and toboggans. New or used and all sizes needed. Drop off at Hazard Check Exchange located 151 East Main Street (same building as Subway).

Open House

Hazard High School will be having open house on Nov. 18 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Midterm report cards will be handed out to parents and teachers will be on hand to discuss grades with parents.

Turkey Giveaway

Hazard locals will be giving away 50 turkeys to families in need on Nov. 23 at 9:00 a.m. in front of the old Dawahares building on High Street. Turkeys will be handed out first come, first serve.

Board Meeting

Perry County Extension District Board meeting will be held Nov. 23, 12 p.m. at the Perry County Extension Service.

Community Thanksgiving Service

The Perry County Ministerial Association would like to invite everyone to attend the Hazard Community Thanksgiving Service. It will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in downtown Hazard. In light of all that has happened in our city in the past few months, we have much to be grateful for in that no human lives were lost. The community is invited to show their gratitude by bringing canned food which will be collected to assist local food pantries. A monetary offering will also be collected which will provide food boxes to patients and families in Hospice care. We would like to issue a special invitation to emergency services personnel as well as those who were displace by the fire at the Grand Hotel. Come out and join us as we give thanks for another year of God’s protection and blessing!

Thanksgiving Buffet

Enjoy your favorite Thanksgiving food without having to cook or wash dishes at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park’s Thanksgiving Buffet. Beginning at 11: 30 A.M. and ending at 4:00 P.M. on Thanksgiving Day, you can enjoy roasted round of beef, turkey & dressing, baked ham and fried chicken. You can also enjoy other Thanksgiving favorites, such as candied yams, green beans, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy, pumpkin pie and much more. Your drink is included in the price for adults $15.99 (+tax & gratuity), for children 6-12 $8.49 (+tax & gratuity), and children 5 and under eat free. Come and share in this time of Thanksgiving.

Share your story. Submissions accepted to HCTC literary magazine Kudzu

For the Spring 2016 issue of Kudzu, Hazard Community and Technical College is seeking submissions under the theme of Women in Appalachia. If you are a writer from the region or wish to submit a piece that fits within that theme, please submit under the category “Women in Appalachia.” HCTC is also accepting general submissions in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Review our guidelines and upload your submissions at: The deadline is Jan. 31, 2016. If you have questions or would like to know more, contact Savannah Sipple, [email protected] or (606) 487-3547 or Michael Gray, [email protected] or (606) 487-3539.

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