Hazard-Herald- RSS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/ http://hazard-herald.com/ Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:24:12 EST 1800 Tournament showcases community spirit in Perry County http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/150924707/Tournament-showcases-community-spirit-in-Perry-County On Saturday, Nov. 22, the Challenger Learning Center held its third annual First Lego League Robotics Tournament. The event was hosted at East Perry Elementary School and showcased the talents of students aged 9-13 from around the region. The... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:43:07 EST Local senior citizens center receives prestigious award http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150919058/Local-senior-citizens-center-receives-prestigious-award Editor's Note: In this week's edition of the Herald, the original version of this story, published in print on Dec. 17, contains an error in its headline. The headline mistakenly refers to the Hazard-Perry County Senior Citizens Center... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:25:11 EST Dennis Wooton Elem. set to be demolished in early 2015 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150879823/Dennis-Wooton-Elem.-set-to-be-demolished-in-early-2015 HAZARD — It's news one community of Hazard has been waiting on for well over a year. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:55:02 EST Woman accused of stealing credit card http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150889699/Woman-accused-of-stealing-credit-card HAZARD — A Perry County woman is accused of using a stolen credit card to buy more than $4,000 worth of merchandise last month. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:52:08 EST Hazard nursing home named top senior center http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150879811/Hazard-nursing-home-named-top-senior-center HAZARD — The joy of giving seemed to be the theme of the day at one awards ceremony last week. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:52:06 EST Judge swears-in new city officials http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150897015/Judge-swears-in-new-city-officials HAZARD—The end of an era—that is how many have described the results of the 2014 general election, in which the people of Hazard voted for a new mayor and a nearly entirely new city commission. For the first time in nearly 40 years, the... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:52:07 EST Kids ‘Shop with a Coal Miner’ for Christmas http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/150898784/Kids-Shop-with-a-Coal-Miner-for-Christmas HAZARD—A tradition of helping local children and families that may need a little extra help during the holiday season continued last week as the seventh annual Shop with a Coal Miner event was held at the Hazard Magic Mart. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:51:08 EST Williams signs with Alice Lloyd http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/150898682/Williams-signs-with-Alice-Lloyd Perry Central's Ariel Williams signed her letter of intent to play volleyball for Alice Lloyd College next season. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:36:07 EST ‘The Hubb’ for inspiration http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150897008/The-Hubb-for-inspiration HAZARD—Not many people can say that their dreams have come true, but a local mother-daughter duo have made their own dreams come true—literally—this year after opening a community center in Hazard geared toward helping people... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:01:06 EST Buckhorn gets past Jackson City 47-39 http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150896533/Buckhorn-gets-past-Jackson-City-47-39 Early last week, the Buckhorn Lady Wildcats hosted the Jackson City Lady Tigers. The Lady Wildcats got off to a slow start, but would rally in the second half to take the 47-39 win. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:54:03 EST Lady Dores down Lady Wildcats http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150896489/Lady-Dores-down-Lady-Wildcats Last week, the Perry County Central Lady Commodores traveled to Lynn Camp to participate in Bowman Memorial Tournament. The Lady Commodores lost their first game to Whitney County 41-30, but rebounded in the second game to down Lynn Camp... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:51:03 EST Buckhorn edges Leslie in OT http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150896415/Buckhorn-edges-Leslie-in-OT On Tuesday, the Buckhorn Wildcats hosted the Leslie County Eagles in a 54th district match up. The two teams battled back and forth throughout the game, with an overtime period being needed to settle the issue. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:47:06 EST Dawgs down Kats http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150896373/Dawgs-down-Kats Last week, the Hazard Bulldogs took a trip to Beattyville to take on the Lee County Bobcats. The Bulldogs jumped out to the early lead, and never looked back as they downed the Bobcats 87-58. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:45:03 EST Bulldogs escape Owls http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150896340/Bulldogs-escape-Owls On Saturday, the Hazard Bulldogs hosted the Owsley County Owls. The game was tight throughout, with the Bulldogs pull out the 56-54 victory. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:42:01 EST Commodores ground Eagles http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150896267/Commodores-ground-Eagles Early last week, the Perry County Central Commodores hosted the Johnson Central Golden Eagles. The two teams started the season as two of the top teams in the mountains. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:36:02 EST Perry outpaces Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/photo_gallery-sports/150896056/Perry-outpaces-Hazard Perry Central's James Blair hits a floater in the lane during a game with Hazard.Perry Central's Austin Neace leads the fast break during a game with Hazard. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:27:05 EST Perry outpaces Hazard 67-47 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/150895774/Perry-outpaces-Hazard-67-47 On Friday, the Hazard Bulldogs hosted the Perry County Central Commodores. The Commodores were able to grab the lead early, and fended off several Bulldog attacks before running away for the 67-47 win. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:18:03 EST Commodores survive Wildcat attack http://hazard-herald.com/news/photo_gallery-sports/150895598/Commodores-survive-Wildcat-attack Buckhorn's Caleb Estep makes his move in the lane against Perry Central.Buckhorn's Ryan Boggs hits a jumper in the lane. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:53:11 EST Commodores survive Wildcat attack http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/150895311/Commodores-survive-Wildcat-attack On Saturday, the Perry County Central Commodores hosted the Buckhorn Wildcats in a match up between two of the mountains' top teams. The game went back and forth, with the Commodores fending off a final attack by the Wildcats... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:39:04 EST Cals’ boys, Mitchells’ gals on unique ride http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150894858/Cals-boys-Mitchells-gals-on-unique-ride As we scan across the USA this holiday season, there are not too many colleges or universities enjoying the combined success in college basketball as the University of Kentucky. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:14:04 EST