Beshear Secures $2 Million to Cut Judicial Backlog, Generate Savings to Local County Jails

LOUISVILLE — Toda­­y during the annual Kentucky Prosecutors Conference, Attorney General Andy Beshear presented $2 million to the Pros...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Perry County 4-H’ers Score at the Kentucky State Fair

Perry County 4-H’ers Score at the Kentucky State Fair

Courtesy photosThere are many ways in which youth can be involved in the annual award- winning State Fair in this Commonwealth. Perry County 4-H’...

August 30th, 2016 |  


ARC awards EKCEP $2.75M in POWER Funds to Develop Tech Ecosystem in Eastern Kentucky

ARC awards EKCEP $2.75M in POWER Funds to Develop Tech Ecosystem in Eastern Kentucky

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced an award...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Correction

Last week the Hazard Herald published an article about wastewater line work in the Chavies community. The article said water and sewer lines will be p...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Call for volunteers to help clear Greenway

Call for volunteers to help clear Greenway

HAZARD — The River Arts Greenway and Peace Garden have added beauty to the downtown Hazard area. On Sept. 1, an event is planned to help maintai...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Pool closes early for season

Pool closes early for season

HAZARD — Memorial Day through Labor Day is typically considered the swimming season in America, with most public pools and beaches remaining ope...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Newman indicted on attempted murder charge

Newman indicted on attempted murder charge

HAZARD — A Perry County man was indicted this month on attempted murder, among other charges, in a shooting incident that took place in October ...

August 30th, 2016 |  


State Rep. candidates in general election

State Rep. candidates in general election

PERRY COUNTY — Election Day is Nov. 8. Voter turnout is expected to be high, with the Presidential race happening this year. Voters will also be...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Unemployment rates down in 93 KY counties in July

Unemployment rates fell in 93 Kentucky counties between July 2015 and July 2016, but rose in 27 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employme...

August 30th, 2016 |  


POWER grant goes to EKCEP

HAZARD — The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded...

August 30th, 2016 |