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2015 – 2016 ARI Student Senate Takes Oath of Leadership

2015 – 2016 ARI Student Senate Takes Oath of Leadership

Thirty-four students from across Eastern Kentucky were inducted on August 20 into the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative (ARI) 2015-2016 Student Senate. …

September 1st, 2015 |  

BCFS launches $11 million capital campaign

BCFS launches $11 million capital campaign

BUCKHORN— It’s been transforming the lives of at-risk children for over one hundred years, and now, Buckhorn Children & Family …

September 1st, 2015 |  

37th annual fire school held at HCTC

37th annual fire school held at HCTC

HAZARD— The 37th annual Hazard Fire School sponsored by Mountain Firefighters Association (MFA) and held at the Hazard Community and …

September 1st, 2015 |  

HCTC’s Misty Frazier Coordinates Human Services Program

HCTC’s Misty Frazier Coordinates Human Services Program

The Human Services field is growing at a rapid pace and careers in the field of human services and social …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Hazard High School student Rebekah Vermillion graduates from The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Class of Rogers Scholars

Hazard High School student Rebekah Vermillion graduates from The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Class of Rogers Scholars

Hazard High School student Rebekah Vermillion graduated this summer from The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Rogers Scholars program. Rogers …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Kentucky Arts Council features Louisville artist in September, October

FRANKFORT— Louisville artist Jenny Zeller has been selected as the Kentucky Arts Council’s featured artist for September and October. Zeller, …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Aaron Paul Jones Sends Perry County Sherrif’s Department on High Speed Chase

Aaron Paul Jones Sends Perry County Sherrif’s Department on High Speed Chase

HAZARD— Aaron Paul Jones, 37, of Yerkes sent police on a high speed chase on August 12. Jones was driving …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Hazard’s Historic Main Street Grand Hotel Burns

Hazard’s Historic Main Street Grand Hotel Burns

HAZARD— On Tuesday, at approximately 5 a.m. Hazard’s historic Grand Hotel caught fire. The building now houses Peking Chinese Restaurant, …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

SOAR development initiative

MANCHESTER— Gov. Steve Beshear and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, co-chairs of SOAR – Shaping Our Appalachian Region, joined educators from …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Routine patrol leads to high speed chase

Routine patrol leads to high speed chase

ENGLE— A routine patrol by Kentucky State Police (KSP) in the Engle community of Perry County turned into a high …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Boil water advisory lifted

HAZARD— The boil water advisory that was issued on August 12 has been lifted. According to a release issued by …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Communities come together to save lives

Communities come together to save lives

HAZARD— More than 100 cats and kittens lives were saved last week at the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter (KRRAS) …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Less than a week later, animal shelter is full again

Less than a week later, animal shelter is full again

HAZARD— Last week more than 100 feline lives were saved when communities came together and helped Kentucky River Regional Animal …

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  

School board considers tax rate for the upcoming year.

HAZARD— The Perry County Board of Education had a special called board meeting on August 13. The primary reason for …

August 19th, 2015 |  

EKCEP Honors VISTAs for Year of Service to Eastern Kentucky

With an end comes a beginning at the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP) this month as three Eastern Kentucky …

August 18th, 2015 |  

City issues boil water advisory

HAZARD— The City of Hazard has issued a boil water advisory on August 12 for the areas of Coal Harbor …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Federal funding available in Perry County

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Site selected for future Letcher County prison

WHITESBURG – U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) has announced that the Federal Bureau of Prisons has released the final …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Recipients named for animal shelter assistance program

LEXINGTON – The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Foundation on Tuesday, announced the six winners of the Animal Shelter Assistance program totaling $5,000. …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Kentucky Arts Council seeks community partners for Etsy program

FRANKFORT — Stanton woodworker Eugene King already does a robust wholesale business, selling his wooden kitchen utensils to shops in …

August 18th, 2015 |  

UPIKE offers Teacher Leader master’s degree

PIKEVILLE – The University of Pikeville now offers a master’s degree program for aspiring and practicing educators. The Teacher Leader …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Art project for Couch building underway in Jackson

Art project for Couch building underway in Jackson

Thanks to artist Charles Boggs, a building near the entrance to the Lees College Campus of Hazard Community and Technical …

August 18th, 2015 |  

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