Area Announcements


Candlelight Ceremony

Please join Hospice of the Bluegrass for Holiday Hope, a special program, and candlelight ceremony to honor those we miss. Thursday, December 8 at 6PM at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Administration Office, 57 Dennis Sandlin MD Cove, Hazard. For more information or to register, please call 606-439-2111.

Healthy Baby Workshop

The KIDS NOW Plus program at KRCC’s Regional Prevention Center will be hosting a community-wide Healthy Baby Workshop, in Perry County, on Friday, Dec 9. It will be held at the KRCC Outpatient Office at 115 Rockwood Lane in Hazard at Noon.

Christmas events in Perry County

Looking for something to do to get in the holiday spirit? Perry County has the answer! It’s Christmas in a Small Town! For a weekend of holiday fun, come and join us on Dec. 9 and 10!

You can check out our ice skating rink and our 45-foot toboggan sledding hill at The Triangle in downtown Hazard on Friday night from 5 -9: p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday, we’ll have the Christmas Parade at 4:00 and Santa Claus will lead the way! After the parade, he, Mrs. Claus and one of the elves will be available for free photos at the Triangle. And there will also be horse-drawn carriage rides available Saturday afternoon.

At 6:30 p.m., the “Christmas In A Small Town” musical performance, featuring the Hazard Area Community Choir, will be held at The Forum. This year’s event will be a salute to our very own WKIC and WSGS with many of your Christmas favorites.

You can also drive or stroll down Main Street to enjoy the numerous Christmas tree displays in Hazard and visit area vendors in the Triangle to do some of your Christmas shopping, keeping your dollars right here in eastern Kentucky.

And finally, Judge Alexander has spoken to Santa personally and he’s been assured that WE WILL HAVE SNOW AT THE TRIANGLE.

Mark it on your calendar! Come join us in Perry County on Dec. 9 and 10 for a great family weekend of Christmas fun!

Christmas in a Small Town Salutes Radio Station

The Christmas in the Small Town salutes radio station WKIC/WSGS for 69 years of service in eastern Kentucky. Come and enjoy Christmas musical celebration on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hal Rogers Forum in Hazard. This production is part of the Appalachian Arts Alliance promoting and developing arts showcases and education in our area.

Christmas Encore Concert

The Hazard Area Community Choir will present a Christmas Encore Concert on Monday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Bowman Memorial United Methodist Church on High Street in Hazard. Please bring a non-perishable food or paper item for the HPCCM food bank as a special offering.

Men’s Basketball League

The winter league will be held at the Knott County Sportsplex beginning Sunday, Jan. 8. For more information contact Rick at 606-216-3013 or call The Sportsplex at 606-216-3013.

Share the Warmth

Share the Warmth. Donate a coat, scarf, gloves or toboggan, New or Used, all sizes needed, November 16-January 15, Hazard Check Exchange East Main Street (same building as Subway) 436-0411

Recycling Opportunities

This time of year, as we begin to think of gift giving, the Perry County Conservation District would like to remind every one of the recycling opportunities in the county. Electronics can be recycled at the County Garage in Christopher, weekdays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Most things with an electrical cord will be taken in, except refrigerators, washers, dryers and stoves.

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