Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:37:10 EST 1800 Boulder slip causes temporary road closure http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151466939/Boulder-slip-causes-temporary-road-closure COMBS—Traffic was blocked in the Combs community of Perry County on Friday after a boulder slipping off the hillside above a section of Highway 550 caused officials to close that portion of the road until the boulder could be safely... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:50:33 EST Senator fights DUI charge with 19th Century law http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151447234/Senator-fights-DUI-charge-with-19th-Century-law FRANKFORT—After being arrested and charged with a DUI earlier this month, local state senator and Hazard native Brandon Smith appeared in court Wednesday morning for his arraignment with a century-old law up his sleeve for his... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:05:33 EST Two men arrested for burglary http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151429840/Two-men-arrested-for-burglary Editor's Note: In this week's edition of the Herald, the original version of this story, published in print and online on Jan. 21, contained an error regarding the current status of inmates Felix Herald and Joseph Dale Riley. In the... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:55:32 EST UPDATE: Car crash leaves man dead http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151422817/UPDATE:-Car-crash-leaves-man-dead CORNETTSVILLE — An accident on Highway 699 in the Cornettsville community of Perry County has left one Harlan County man dead. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:40:35 EST Hazard celebrates MLK http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151375753/Hazard-celebrates-MLK HAZARD—Martin Luther King, Jr., was celebrated across the country on Monday, and festivities for the National Day of Service lasted throughout the day in Hazard. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:35:31 EST Alleged robber, shooter takes plea deal http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151393797/Alleged-robber-shooter-takes-plea-deal HAZARD—A Perry County man who allegedly shot a witness to a robbery in which he is also a suspect last year has entered into a plea deal this month. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:00:35 EST Accused coroner’s house burglars face indictments http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151393716/Accused-coroners-house-burglars-face-indictments HAZARD—Two men accused in the burglary of the Perry County Coroner Jimmy Maggard's house in Hazard last October have been indicted on those charges as well as drug related ones. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:00:33 EST County BOE discusses budget concerns http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151366304/County-BOE-discusses-budget-concerns HAZARD — Officials with the Perry County Board of Education say several factors could have a major impact on the district's 2014-15 budget. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:00:32 EST School boards vote to fight Ky. Power rate increase http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151393754/School-boards-vote-to-fight-Ky.-Power-rate-increase HAZARD—With Kentucky Power's request for a rate increase hitting the news in the last few months, it has been made very clear how hard residential customers could be hit by the more than 12 percent proposed hike. However, customers like... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:00:31 EST Garden raises man http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151197510/Garden-raises-man Don Maggard raises a garden.Lately, though, he realized his garden has raised him up too. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:30:33 EST Man pleads guilty to burglary http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151393767/Man-pleads-guilty-to-burglary HAZARD—A Perry County man, who was indicted on burglary charged early last year, has pleaded guilty this month to the charges facing him. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:30:32 EST Parts of city under boil water advisory http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151395089/Parts-of-city-under-boil-water-advisory HAZARD — A boil water advisory has been issued for several water customers living within the City of Hazard. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:45:33 EST UPDATE: Car crash leaves man dead http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/151343669/UPDATE:-Car-crash-leaves-man-dead CORNETTSVILLE — An accident on Highway 699 in the Cornettsville community of Perry County has left one Harlan County man dead. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:10:31 EST Hazard’s STLP team advances to state http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151190712/Hazards-STLP-team-advances-to-state HAZARD — Students on Hazard High School's Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) team will be headed to state competition this spring. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:10:36 EST Parts of city under boil water advisory http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151299797/Parts-of-city-under-boil-water-advisory HAZARD — A boil water advisory has been issued for several water customers living within the City of Hazard. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:34 EST Trial continued in child beating case http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151158417/Trial-continued-in-child-beating-case HAZARD—Additional evidence has apparently come to light in the case of a Perry County man accused of beating his girlfriend's 6-year-old child in April of last year. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:05:31 EST New County Judge-Executive focused on the future http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151078965/New-County-Judge-Executive-focused-on-the-future HAZARD — Sometimes, the best way forward is to head out on an unknown road. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:05:31 EST HCTC ready for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151194773/HCTC-ready-for-Martin-Luther-King-Jr.-Day HAZARD—Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be celebrated on Monday, Jan. 19 at Hazard Community and Technical College with a breakfast and an address by Steve Jones of Hazard. “The Color of Unity” is the theme for this year's... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:55:35 EST Men accused of wanton endangerment http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151162802/Men-accused-of-wanton-endangerment HAZARD — Two men have been arrested in connection to a disturbance at America's Best Value Inn. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:55:31 EST New fiscal court conducts first meeting http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151162182/New-fiscal-court-conducts-first-meeting HAZARD — Last Thursday marked the start of a new era as the mostly fresh-faced Perry County Fiscal Court was seated. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:05:32 EST