Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Wed, 4 Mar 2015 04:01:02 EST 1800 Boil water advisory lifted http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152159312/Boil-water-advisory-lifted HAZARD —The City of Hazard lifted a boil water advisory originally issued on March 1 for customers living in Coal Harbor, Grapevine, Krypton, Big Willard, and Chavies. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:05:31 EST City lifts boil water advisory for some http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152122059/City-lifts-boil-water-advisory-for-some HAZARD — The City of Hazard lifted a boil water advisory originally issued on Feb. 26 for all of the Hazard Water System except for Coal Harbor, Grapevine, Krypton, Big Willard, and Chavies. A boil water advisory is still in effect for those... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:05:31 EST Crews continue to work to restore water http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152075522/Crews-continue-to-work-to-restore-water HAZARD—The original plan to restore water to Perry County which was discussed at the Hazard City Commission meeting on Wednesday has hit a snag, according to city officials. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:35:33 EST ‘Monologues’ production to shed light on sexual assault issues http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152069865/Monologues-production-to-shed-light-on-sexual-assault-issues Enjoy an evening out while contributing to a great cause in Hazard, Kentucky on Thursday, March 5, 2014. On this date, V-Day Hazard will deliver its annual benefit performance of Eve Ensler's critically acclaimed play, “The Vagina... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:55:34 EST Officials give commissioners water update http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152055146/Officials-give-commissioners-water-update HAZARD—“This city is lucky to have the dedicated people that we have that's done work during this crisis—and we have had a crisis,” Hazard City Manager Grady Varney said of the ongoing water issues in Perry County during... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:50:32 EST InVision Hazard accepting applications to leadership program http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152050911/InVision-Hazard-accepting-applications-to-leadership-program InVision Hazard, a citizen's action group focused on the revitalization of Hazard's historic downtown, will offer an innovative, hands-on leadership training program beginning in early March. The program is open to high school and college... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:45:32 EST County BOE talks missed school days, alters calendar http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151997339/County-BOE-talks-missed-school-days-alters-calendar HAZARD —This year's record-breaking winter storm has delivered one of its biggest blows to the Perry County School System. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:30:37 EST Jail death trial pushed to June http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151978436/Jail-death-trial-pushed-to-June HAZARD—Two former deputy jailers accused of beating an inmate to death will continue to await trial after a judge pushed their trial date back again. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:15:30 EST Citizens without water http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152021775/Citizens-without-water HAZARD—More than 3,000 Hazard water customers in Perry County have gone without water service since Saturday evening—and, even with 1,100 of those customers regaining water service on Tuesday, county and city officials have said it could... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:05:32 EST Icy roads, extreme temps hurt firefighters’ efforts http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152017427/Icy-roads-extreme-temps-hurt-firefighters-efforts HAZARD—Winter weather conditions may have played a role in a home being destroyed after in caught fire Friday morning. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:00:33 EST Water issues plague county http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151989781/Water-issues-plague-county HAZARD—City of Hazard water system workers battled cold temperatures Saturday night and into Sunday morning to resolve issues that the week full of extreme winter weather left the water plant with. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:55:32 EST Water cut off to more than 900 customers http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151986410/Water-cut-off-to-more-than-900-customers CHAVIES—After extreme temperatures hit the region last week—dropping well below zero for record lows—warmer temps should have been a welcome sight over the weekend. This, however, was not the case for the nearly 1,000 customers in... Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:20:31 EST Snow days in Eastern Kentucky http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/151976547/Snow-days-in-Eastern-Kentucky Roads in and around Hazard and Perry County were still treacherous on Wednesday after winter storm Octavia dumped more than a foot of snow across the region on Monday and Tuesday. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 19:15:32 EST City issues boil water advisory http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151971042/City-issues-boil-water-advisory HAZARD — A boil water advisory has been issued for several communities in Perry County following two main line water breaks. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:50:33 EST Gov. issues executive orders http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151945893/Gov.-issues-executive-orders FRANKFORT—In the wake of one of the state's largest snowfalls and coldest recorded temperatures, and with more of the same on the way, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear issued two executive orders on Thursday to prevent price gouging on... Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:30:31 EST Dangerous cold to impact region http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151932847/Dangerous-cold-to-impact-region HAZARD — The National Weather Service (NWS) in Jackson reports that dangerously low temperatures and wind chills will impact the region beginning tonight. The entire area is under a wind chill advisory from 1 p.m. Thursday until 8 a.m. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:35:31 EST Fire guts house in Combs http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151928174/Fire-guts-house-in-Combs COMBS — A fire in the Combs community of Hazard has left a family without a home today. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:35:31 EST Chavies sewer system nears completion http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151749566/Chavies-sewer-system-nears-completion CHAVIES — A project aimed at greatly reducing the pollution of the North Fork of the Kentucky River is nearing the completion of its first phase. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:25:32 EST KSP offers winter driving safety tips http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151893640/KSP-offers-winter-driving-safety-tips FRANKFORT– Kentuckians have been dealt a wintery weather blast tthis week, and the Kentucky State Police (KSP) is asking motorists to be aware that weather conditions may change rapidly over the next few hours. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:20:35 EST Scammers soliciting donations for fallen officers http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151747409/Scammers-soliciting-donations-for-fallen-officers FRANKFORT—The Kentucky State Police have advised all citizens to beware of phone scams requesting financial donations for fallen police officers. 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