Area Announcements

Hazard Preschool Registration

Registration for Hazard Preschool will be held at RGE Elementary building on April 15, from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call 436-4721 for more information and to set up an appointment.

Hazard Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017

Registration for Kindergarten will be held at RGE Elementary building on April 15, from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please call 436-4721 for more information and to set up an appointment.

International Dinner at Mother of Good Counsel Church

It’s time for the International Dinner (with American favorites) at Mother of Good Counsel Church, 329 Poplar Street in Hazard, on Friday, April 15. Dinner will be served from 5:30 – 6:30, with entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. The cost is $12 for adults; $6 for children 6-12, 5 and under free. This will be an authentic and tasty meal, with dishes from at least 10 countries.

Les Jongleurs to Perform

Les Jongleurs, a premier choir of 32 voices, will present a program of Sacred Music on Sunday, April 17 at 4 p.m. at Kentucky Mountain bible College at Van Cleve. The choir is directed by John Stegner and accompanied by former Hazard/Perry County resident and music teacher Bobbie Webb Bevins. There is no admission fee but a freewill offering will be taken. Come and enjoy an evening of fine choral singing from classical to gospel.

HHS Open House

Hazard High School will have Open House for the final grading period on Wednesday, April 20 from 3:30-5:30 in the school library, Midterm report cards will be available, as will teachers to discuss current grades within the system.

Yard sale

Delta Beta Sorority is having a Yard Sale on Saturday, April 23, in the parking lot of Dr. Shanna Couch Holliday’s Dental Office on 251 Morton Blvd. in Hazard, KY, just above Food City. All proceeds benefit charity.

A Walk to Remember

Please join us for A Walk to Remember, a memorial walk dedicated to parents and families who have suffered the loss of a child regardless of age, including unborn children. The walk will be held rain or shine on Sunday, May 1 at 2 p.m., at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 57 Dennis Sandlin MD Cove, in Hazard. To register your child’s name to be included in the walk, please call (606) 439-2111 by April 29.

Elections set for D.A.V. chapters

Election and Installation will be: May 6th at 6:00 p.m. for D.A.V Chapter #64 and April 1st at 6:00 p.m. for D.A.V.A. Unit #64 Please attend and support Veterans. Call (606) 439-4619 or (606) 233-7422 for more information.

Reforest your Coal Mined Land

If you own land that was surface mined for coal during or after 1980 that is primarily flat and covered with exotic grasses and shrubs and would like to reforest it with native hardwoods and American chestnuts from The American Chestnut Foundation, then contact Kylie Schmidt with Green Forests Work at 859-421-9222. Funding is available through the Cerulean Warbler Appalachian Forestland Enhancement – Regional Conservation Partnership Program and may cover a substantial portion of the cost. Visit to learn more.

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