Hazard-Herald- RSS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/ http://hazard-herald.com/ Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:12:35 EST 1800 Jobless rates fall in Perry, 108 other counties http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50451106/Jobless-rates-fall-in-Perry-108-other-counties HAZARD—County jobless rates for the month of July are out, showing that rates in 108 out of the 120 counties in the Commonwealth have dropped since last year. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:46:10 EST Center for rural health joins UCM http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50421938/Center-for-rural-health-joins-UCM The University Center of the Mountains (UCM) is pleased to welcome a new partner, the University of Kentucky's Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH). The addition of this new partner brings two new bachelor's degrees, a new... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:05:04 EST Brian W. Stewart retires from HCTC http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50421300/Brian-W.-Stewart-retires-from-HCTC Brian Stewart is retiring as Instructional Specialist with the Math & Sciences Division at Hazard Community and Technical College, effective Aug. 31. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:20:06 EST Roy G. Elem. launches new childhood ed. program http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50420622/Roy-G.-Elem.-launches-new-childhood-ed.-program HAZARD – Roy G. Eversole Elementary School in Hazard is one of 14 statewide launching new early childhood learning programs this fall with funding from Toyota manufacturing operations in Kentucky. Called United Way Born Learning® Academies,... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:13:04 EST Courts reverse ruling in Napier assault case http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50419336/Courts-reverse-ruling-in-Napier-assault-case HAZARD—A Perry County man who was sentenced to 10 years in jail for felony assault after allegedly shooting another man has had his case overturned due to issues with evidence from the Commonwealth's Attorney in the case. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:26:04 EST Police search for Knott Co. Subway robber http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50419325/Police-search-for-Knott-Co.-Subway-robber MALLIE – The robbery of a Knott County business late Sunday evening has officers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 searching for an armed suspect. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:25:04 EST Domestic dispute results in shots fired http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50419308/Domestic-dispute-results-in-shots-fired MAYKING – An argument between family members at a residence on Cram Creek, in the Mayking community of Letcher County, resulted in one man being hospitalized for treatment of gunshot wounds over the weekend. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:25:02 EST Mayor gives address on state of Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50416523/Mayor-gives-address-on-state-of-Hazard HAZARD—Hazard-Perry County Chamber of Commerce members and other local community members gathered in the council chamber of Hazard City Hall Tuesday morning for the chamber's monthly meeting, and to hear Mayor Nan Gorman's state of... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:32:03 EST County board sets tax rates, keeps things positive http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50399250/County-board-sets-tax-rates-keeps-things-positive HAZARD — The Perry County Board of Education held its first meeting of the new school year last Thursday. Superintendent Jonathan Jett said he felt like things had gotten off to a great start. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:42:02 EST Court debates electrical permits, inmate healthcare http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50399230/Court-debates-electrical-permits-inmate-healthcare HAZARD — Slight controversy over the issuance of electrical work permits and the provision of inmate healthcare at the Kentucky River Regional Jail enlivened the Perry County Fiscal Court's regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, August... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:40:03 EST Perry Central wins season opener http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50413742/Perry-Central-wins-season-opener The Perry County Central Commodores opened their 2014 soccer season with the Prestonsburg Blackcats. The Commodores dominated play throughout the contest, and came away with the 7-0 win. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:53:03 EST Bulldogs go 1-2 on the week http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50413390/Bulldogs-go-1-2-on-the-week The Hazard Bulldogs started their 2014 soccer season this week. The Bulldogs played three games, and came away with one win. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:50:03 EST Lady Commodores open with 2-1 week http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50413818/Lady-Commodores-open-with-2-1-week The Perry County Central Lady Commodores opened their 2014 week with three consecutive home games. The Lady Commodores took on Middlesboro, Prestonsburg and Estill County, and came away with a 2-1 record. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:47:05 EST Commodores avenge last year’s season against Engineers http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50413767/Commodores-avenge-last-years-season-against-Engineers On Saturday, the Perry County Central Commodores hosted the Estill County Engineers. It would be a rematch of last year's region championship game. The two teams also tied in both of their regular season contests. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:45:03 EST Commodores fall in season opener http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50413580/Commodores-fall-in-season-opener The Perry County Central Commodores opened their 2014 football season on the road at the Clay County Tigers. The Commodores struggled with their offense throughout the game, and managed but one defensive touchdown. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:43:06 EST Lady Dores take Lady Pirate Invitational http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50413635/Lady-Dores-take-Lady-Pirate-Invitational On Saturday, the Perry County Central Lady Commodores traveled to Berea to participate in the Lady Pirate Invitational volleyball tournament. The Lady Commodores played four matches in the tournament, and came away with the title without dropping a... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:41:06 EST Fire causes minimal damage in Wabaco http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/50417566/Fire-causes-minimal-damage-in-Wabaco HAZARD — A small structure fire broke out at 121 Rowl Street in the Wabaco community of Hazard on Monday afternoon. Fire Chief Sam Stacy with the Hazard Fire Deparment said a call was received at 1:18 p.m. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:38:08 EST Stoops says 2014 UK football team improved http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50413951/Stoops-says-2014-UK-football-team-improved Mark Stoops and his Kentucky Wildcats will open up their 2014 football season Saturday at 12 p.m. on the SEC TV Network in Commonwealth Stadium against UT–Martin from the Ohio Valley Conference, which went 7–5 last year. Tickets are still... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:38:05 EST Lady Dawgs begin tourney with win http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50413208/Lady-Dawgs-begin-tourney-with-win On Saturday, the Hazard Lady Bulldogs traveled to Pike County to participate in the Champions of the Mountains Classic. The volleyball tournament was held in several locations around the county. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:37:08 EST Commodore Players announce fall play cast http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50414163/Commodore-Players-announce-fall-play-cast The award winning Commodore Players Drama Company of Perry County Central High School are excited to announce the student-cast for their upcoming fall production, playwright Craig Sodaro's “Hercules.” Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:37:06 EST