Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:33:03 EST 1800 Assault case dismissed http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150362856/Assault-case-dismissed HAZARD—After being heatedly contested in court earlier this year, one chapter of an ongoing Perry County family feud can be closed thanks to the dismissal of a case in circuit court this week. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:23:06 EST Argument leads to shooting in Slemp http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150362568/Argument-leads-to-shooting-in-Slemp SLEMP – A Perry County man was transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center after being shot in the leg by an acquaintance late Tuesday evening. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard were dispatched to the Slemp... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:14:08 EST Eastern Kentucky gains three new AmeriCorps VISTAs http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150338360/Eastern-Kentucky-gains-three-new-AmeriCorps-VISTAs Three Eastern Kentucky residents with AmeriCorps' Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA) program recently began a year of service with the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. (EKCEP). Two of the volunteers will be working on... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:22:04 EST Electioneering still stops at 300 feet http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150310177/Electioneering-still-stops-at-300-feet HAZARD—Campaign signs lining the road, posters hung on every electric pole you pass, and cards being handed out with every handshake you receive. Self-promotion comes at voters from everywhere on Election Day—except for in that 300-foot... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:59:01 EST Caudill could face death penalty; prepares for trial next week http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150283757/Caudill-could-face-death-penalty;-prepares-for-trial-next-week HAZARD—One Perry County attorney was reprimanded in court on Thursday after the judge said he thought the proceedings in a possible death penalty case were not being taken seriously enough. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:41:06 EST Police search for armed robber in Avawam http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150337882/Police-search-for-armed-robber-in-Avawam AVAWAM—The One Mart, a convenience store located in the Avawam community of Perry County, fell victim to an armed robbery late Sunday evening. Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard responded to the store after receiving a call... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:39:07 EST Court discusses roads, future upkeep of campground http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150325446/Court-discusses-roads-future-upkeep-of-campground HAZARD — Lengthy discussions characterized the regular monthly meeting of the Perry County Fiscal Court on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:36:06 EST Board suspends Chaney’s medical license http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150315327/Board-suspends-Chaneys-medical-license HAZARD—Less than a week after federal indictments were reported to have been brought against local physician James “Ace” Chaney, the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure (KBML) issued an emergency order of suspension on his medical... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:35:14 EST Court takes out trash http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150310113/Court-takes-out-trash HAZARD —Residents in Perry County may soon notice a change in those they depend on to pick up their garbage each week after the issue of non-collection of trash was brought up in fiscal court. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:40:03 EST Afraid of the dark? http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150310003/Afraid-of-the-dark HAZARD — Every place has its old tales, its legends, and ghost stories. In every place, there will always be the unexplained, the awful secrets people keep, and the things seen and heard that just can't be real. Perry County is no... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:10:04 EST Senate hopefuls visit Hazard one week before election http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150310005/Senate-hopefuls-visit-Hazard-one-week-before-election HAZARD—Hazard was yet again a stopping point for both Kentucky Senate hopefuls after incumbant Senator Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes visited the mountains on Monday. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:06:06 EST Trivia night puts useless knowledge to test http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/150310018/Trivia-night-puts-useless-knowledge-to-test HAZARD—Seemingly useless facts came in handy Thursday evening at the Challenger Learning Center of Eastern Kentucky's first ever Trivia Night, hosted at the Treehouse Cafe and Bakery in Hazard. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:48:06 EST Battle of Leatherwood 2014 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-photo_gallery/150310144/Battle-of-Leatherwood-2014 (Photo by Amelia Holliday | Hazard Herald)(Photo by Amelia Holliday | Hazard Herald)(Photo by Amelia Holliday | Hazard Herald)(Photo by Amelia Holliday | Hazard Herald) Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:38:06 EST City issues boil water advisory for Combs http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150311624/City-issues-boil-water-advisory-for-Combs HAZARD—The City of Hazard issued a boil water advisory for a number of customers to the Hazard Water System on Monday morning. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:19:04 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150267278/Bank-robbery-suspects-in-custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:44:50 EST Hazard police ready for move to East Main St. http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150150965/Hazard-police-ready-for-move-to-East-Main-St. HAZARD—After nearly 20 years on High Street in downtown Hazard, the Hazard Police Department (HPD) will soon be moving on up—to East Main Street, that is. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:27:18 EST Governor gives city $1.5 million http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150229718/Governor-gives-city-$1.5-million HAZARD — Governor Steve Beshear has announced a $1.5 million project designed to improve the water treatment and distribution system in Hazard and Perry County. The governor made the announcement last Thursday at Hazard City Hall. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:20:07 EST Haunted Harvest scares up community spirit http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150241883/Haunted-Harvest-scares-up-community-spirit HAZARD — Last week's Haunted Harvest, a community event organized by dozens of private citizens, raised approximately $1,900 for the Run for the Hills Charity Challenge. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:16:05 EST Haunted Harvest 2014 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-photo_gallery/150248774/Haunted-Harvest-2014 Scary young fellows from the HCTC Dramatists Society. (Photo by Mindy Miller | Hazard Herald) Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:13:08 EST Home invasion leads to two arrests http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150243353/Home-invasion-leads-to-two-arrests HAZARD—Two men are behind bars after allegedly breaking into the home of Perry County Coroner Jimmy Maggard over the weekend. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:03:04 EST