Hazard-Herald- RSS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/ http://hazard-herald.com/ Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:48:39 EST 1800 Young Eastern Ky. entrepreneur creates own opportunity http://hazard-herald.com/news/lifestyle-news/152563598/Young-Eastern-Ky.-entrepreneur-creates-own-opportunity Garrett– Many people like to have a purpose behind the work they do—a reason why they do that work and what keeps them doing it. For Garrett, Ky., native Shane Hamilton, having purpose behind the work he does is more like a life... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:55:31 EST Fiscal court talks county road plan, water projects http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152503296/Fiscal-court-talks-county-road-plan-water-projects HAZARD — Concerns about the gasoline tax, Road Fund, and county water projects took center stage at this month's meeting of the Perry County Fiscal Court. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:25:36 EST Local families celebrate graduation http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374123/Local-families-celebrate-graduation HAZARD — On March 9 several local families attended a very special graduation event at Roy G. Eversole Elementary. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:10:35 EST KSP arrests three in meth bust http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152532650/KSP-arrests-three-in-meth-bust DWARF — A meth bust on March 14 has led to three arrests in Dwarf. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:05:31 EST Former Clarion employee takes plea deal http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152541496/Former-Clarion-employee-takes-plea-deal LONDON—The third man federally indicted last year in a Perry County “pill mill” case accepted a plea agreement this week, laying much of the blame at the feet of his former co-workers who were also indicted in the case. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:20:32 EST Hazard police offer new text-to-tip, alerting services http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152513642/Hazard-police-offer-new-text-to-tip-alerting-services HAZARD—Citizens in Hazard and Perry County now have two new, technology-driven ways to report crime and be alerted of crime and news in the area thanks two new services being offered by the Hazard Police Department (HPD) this month. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:05:34 EST Worker survives fall http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152513048/Worker-survives-fall COMBS—Perry County first responders were quick to arrive on the scene of a construction site in the Combs community Monday afternoon after a worker at the site fell more than 20 feet into the construction work. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:25:31 EST Perry scores comeback on Magoffin http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152519705/Perry-scores-comeback-on-Magoffin On Wednesday, the Perry County Central Lady Commodores played their first game of the season. The Lady Commodores hooked up with the Magoffin County Lady Hornets in what turned out to be a real barnburner. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:00:31 EST Bulldogs cage Bobcats http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152519649/Bulldogs-cage-Bobcats The Hazard Lady Bulldogs concluded their week by hosting the Breathitt County Lady Bobcats. The Lady Bulldogs trailed only briefly in this contest, and raced out to the 7-3 win. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:55:31 EST Lady Bulldogs roll past Lady Patriots http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152519533/Lady-Bulldogs-roll-past-Lady-Patriots The Hazard Lady Bulldogs softball team began their 2015 season on the road at the Knott Central Lady Patriots. The Lady Bulldogs got off to a slow start, but finished strong for the 20-6 win. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:50:32 EST Bulldogs blank Wildcats http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152519458/Bulldogs-blank-Wildcats On Wednesday, the Hazard Bulldogs played their first district game of the young season. The Bulldogs traveled to Buckhorn to take on the Wildcats. They would platoon five pitchers as they blanked the Wildcats 8-0. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:50:31 EST Hazard escapes Boyd http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152519397/Hazard-escapes-Boyd On Saturday, the Hazard Bulldog baseball team (2-0) traveled to Boyd County to take on the Lions. The game would not feature a lot of offense, but did see the Bulldogs muster enough runs to escape with the 2-1 win. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:45:38 EST Commodores open with a win http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152518424/Commodores-open-with-a-win Last week was the opening week for high school baseball around the district. The Perry County Central Commodores opened their season at home with the Jenkins Cavaliers. Despite a sluggish offensive outing, They were able to come away with the 5-0... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:45:36 EST Bulldogs top Tigers for first win http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152519086/Bulldogs-top-Tigers-for-first-win On Tuesday, the Hazard Bulldogs kicked off their 2015 baseball season with a game at home. The Bulldogs took on the Jackson City Tigers. Things got off to a slow start, but once the Bulldogs found their groove, the cruised to the 8-0... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:45:32 EST Three suspects face charges in meth lab bust in Dwarf http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152480178/Three-suspects-face-charges-in-meth-lab-bust-in-Dwarf DWARF — Three people have been arrested following a meth lab bust Friday afternoon in the Dwarf community of Perry County. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:10:31 EST Players plan double feature for spring production http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152451009/Players-plan-double-feature-for-spring-production HAZARD—For only the second time since the company's inception, the Commodore Players, Perry County Central High School's theatre troupe, will be treating audiences to not one, but two spring productions this year. The two one-act... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:35:32 EST Glomawr Bridge to be closed on Thursday http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152450053/Glomawr-Bridge-to-be-closed-on-Thursday GLOMAWR—The long-awaited time has come for the near century-old Glomawr Bridge to bid Perry County adieu and make way for the new bridge in town. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:35:32 EST Two arrested after drug bust http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374068/Two-arrested-after-drug-bust HAZARD — Kentucky State Police (KSP) arrested two people when they discovered a one-step meth lab while investigating a home near Hazard on March 7. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:55:32 EST County BOE responds to complaints http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374089/County-BOE-responds-to-complaints HAZARD — Superintendent Jonathan Jett and Perry County Board of Education (BOE) Chairman John C. Combs recently responded to three complaints made in late February about the scheduling of the board's monthly meetings. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:10:32 EST Sizemore wins county spelling bee http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374101/Sizemore-wins-county-spelling-bee HAZARD — Superintendent Jonathan Jett, Perry County Board of Education members and Central Office staff would like to congratulate and recognize those students in the Perry County school system that participated in the county spelling bee. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:35:31 EST