Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:46:24 EST 1800 Clues egg-splained: Just what did those clues mean? http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3607793/Clues-egg-splained:-Just-what-did-those-clues-mean The Great Easter Egg Hunt of 2014 has finally come to a close after six full weeks of egg-citing clues and hunting. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST County BOE approves calendar, teacher raise http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3595187/County-BOE-approves-calendar-teacher-raise HAZARD-The Perry County School Board met on Thursday for its regularly called meeting to discuss next year's school calendar, as well as school reports. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST UCM celebrates 10 years in mountains http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3581808/UCM-celebrates-10-years-in-mountains HAZARD—Ten years ago, Southeastern Kentucky was gifted with a new way of approaching higher education. Instead of students having to choose between more options at a state university or the security of staying closer to home and attending a... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fiscal court discusses possible voter fraud http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3595167/Fiscal-court-discusses-possible-voter-fraud HAZARD-The Perry County Fiscal Court met for its regularly scheduled meeting on earlier this month to discuss possible cases of voter fraud. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST WYMT makes jump to high definition http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3581797/WYMT-makes-jump-to-high-definition HAZARD—The age-old adage, “Practice makes perfect,” seems to be what the staff at WYMT News in Hazard have lived by since the beginning of the year to prepare for their switch from standard definition broadcasting to high definition... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local author releases two new children’s books http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3595183/Local-author-releases-two-new-childrens-books HAZARD- Local author Nancy Kelly Allen has released two new books this year. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Perry County area announcements http://hazard-herald.com/news/community_news/3341477/Perry-County-area-announcements Line dance lessons Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST The Easter Bunny arrived early in Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3574845/The-Easter-Bunny-arrived-early-in-Hazard Photos by Gwendolyn Holliday | Hazard HeraldChildren rush to grab eggs in the “World's Largest Easter Egg Drop” in Perry County Park on Saturday April 12. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff’s office has new tip line http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3573858/Sheriffs-office-has-new-tip-line HAZARD- Residents of communities in Perry County now have a new way to contact local law enforcement if they have any tips about possible criminal activity. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New hospital expansion prepares to open doors http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3573856/New-hospital-expansion-prepares-to-open-doors HAZARD—A more than $47 million expansion project to the Hazard ARH Hospital will begin opening its doors this week. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Residents petition for traffic light at Crawford Mtn. http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3574922/Residents-petition-for-traffic-light-at-Crawford-Mtn. HAZARD—Nearly two years after turning left to go down Crawford Mountain Road was made illegal, business owners and residents in the Airport Gardens area of Perry County have petitioned for a traffic light to be installed at the top of the road... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST One dead in Breathitt County collision http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3574245/One-dead-in-Breathitt-County-collision NOCTOR – On Saturday, April 12, 2014, at approximately 6:30p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call of a collision on KY 30 East, in the Noctor community of Breathitt County. A KSP Trooper was dispatched to the scene to... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor and judge-executive forum set for April 24 http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3574217/Mayor-and-judge-executive-forum-set-for-April-24 HAZARD – It is time once again for members of the community and aspiring leaders to prepare for a public forum to discuss visions and ideas for the future of Hazard and Perry County. InVision Hazard, Hazard Perry County Chamber of Commerce,... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST County officials address voter fraud concerns http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3563867/County-officials-address-voter-fraud-concerns HAZARD—Perry County, like the rest of the Eastern Kentucky region, has been notoriously linked with election tampering allegations for years. In 2012, officials with the state Attorney General's office reportedly received dozens of calls... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Women’s club seeks professional woman and mother of the year to honor http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3245274/Womens-club-seeks-professional-woman-and-mother-of-the-year-to-honor Women's club seeks Professional Woman to honor Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Dean settles in missing tax money case http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3239484/Dean-settles-in-missing-tax-money-case HAZARD—The case of the missing more than half a million dollars from the tax rolls of the Perry County Sheriff's Office has been settled—but for much less than the originally alleged stolen amount. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor declares March for Babies Week http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3249152/Mayor-declares-March-for-Babies-Week HAZARD—Members of the Perry County March of Dimes committee met at the Hazard City Hall Monday morning to celebrate the proclamation of the week of April 7 as March of Dimes March for Babies Week. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST KRADD hosts child abuse awareness conference http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3246808/KRADD-hosts-child-abuse-awareness-conference HAZARD—Parents and children filled the First Federal Center at Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) last week to help raise awareness for child abuse at the annual Kentucky River Community Collaboration for Children... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Chavies sewer plant to be finished in 2015 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3248283/Chavies-sewer-plant-to-be-finished-in-2015 CHAVIES—After nearly a decade of planning and searching for funding, work on the new Chavies Wastewater Treatment Plant has finally begun. Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Subject on run after road check http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3240669/Subject-on-run-after-road-check COMBS-A routine road check developed into a foot chase and ended with one suspect still at large this week. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST