Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:36:16 EST 1800 KHIP shows similar results across state http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50102858/KHIP-shows-similar-results-across-state HAZARD — The Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP), sponsored by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, reflects the views Kentuckians hold on various health-related issues. The results show that respondents from Eastern Kentucky had similar views... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nursing program granted conditional approval status http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50086373/Nursing-program-granted-conditional-approval-status HAZARD—The School of Nursing at the Hazard Community and Technical College's Hazard campus has been given additional time to improve pass rates among its students so that it will not face more severe action from the Kentucky Board of... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local farm featured in Food Traveler magazine http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50102470/Local-farm-featured-in-Food-Traveler-magazine ROWDY — Bon Appétit Appalachia, described by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) as a culinary map-guide designed to increase tourism to Appalachia by showcasing its local food and agritourism offerings, was unveiled earlier this... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police arrest two for alleged burglary http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50105113/Police-arrest-two-for-alleged-burglary HAZARD—Two people are in jail this week after allegedly burglarizing an unoccupied house in downtown Hazard on Friday. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fiscal court votes to close road http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/50091175/Fiscal-court-votes-to-close-road HAZARD — Approximately 30 people packed the courtroom of the Perry County Fiscal Court on Wednesday, July 23, for a special meeting concerning the temporary closure of Clear Fork Branch Road in Grapevine. Despite the concerns raised by many of... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fiscal court approves transfer of graves, grant filing http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50090729/Fiscal-court-approves-transfer-of-graves-grant-filing HAZARD — Thirty to 35 graves in a section of an abandoned Perry County cemetery will be removed and relocated after the Perry County Fiscal Court approved a resolution to do so at its monthly meeting last week. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man shoots trespasser in Slemp http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50101948/Man-shoots-trespasser-in-Slemp SLEMP — The Perry County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call of a shooting around 6 p.m. Monday in Slemp. Chief Deputy Tony Eversole said an individual shot a trespasser in Owens Branch, near Leatherwood. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jobless rates fall in 117 counties http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50056754/Jobless-rates-fall-in-117-counties HAZARD—New unemployment numbers for June have been released that show Perry County as one of the 117 counties in the state that has seen a drop in unemployment rates in the last year. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perry takes first step toward river trail designation http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/311719/Perry-takes-first-step-toward-river-trail-designation HAZARD—Officials in Perry County have been working for the last year to make Hazard and the surrounding area part of the Kentucky River Trail, and the first real step in that process started over the weekend. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County young people attend SOAR group meeting http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/324024/County-young-people-attend-SOAR-group-meeting BUCKHORN —- Last week, more than a dozen young people convened at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park to discuss important topics related to the future of eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian region. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://hazard-herald.com/news/news-notice_box/329690/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Hazard Herald is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.hazard-herald.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Unlikely friendship lands deal on national television http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/309250/Unlikely-friendship-lands-deal-on-national-television VIPER —- A national television network crew will soon be making its way to a hollow in Viper, but not for the reasons most might expect. No, this story won't be the usual fare that seems to interest the world beyond the mountains —... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police make arrest in Walmart bank robbery http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/325328/Police-make-arrest-in-Walmart-bank-robbery HAZARD — Hazard City Police were able to put a quick end to a bank robbery late last week after the alleged robber walked right into police hands. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ky. licenses may cause issues unless changed http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/326756/Ky.-licenses-may-cause-issues-unless-changed HAZARD —- According to a report in The Courier Journal, people with driver's licenses from Kentucky may have to show a passport or some other form of federal identification by 2016 to comply with a law tightening security across... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wrestling headliner makes stop in Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/311707/Wrestling-headliner-makes-stop-in-Hazard HAZARD—Wrestling fans from across the region came in droves over the weekend to hear a retired wrestler—who has been called a legend in the professional wrestling world—speak at the Perry County Public Library. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perry conservation named top district in east http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/309464/Perry-conservation-named-top-district-in-east HAZARD—Over the last year, the Perry County Soil and Conservation District has worked diligently to improve the environmental conditions of Perry County, and now that hard work had paid off. The district was named the top conservation district... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perry County area announcements http://hazard-herald.com/news/community_news/50003057/Perry-County-area-announcements Hazard schools orientationHazard Independent Schools will host district-wide Title 1 informational meetings at each school's orientation.Hazard High School Orientation Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Perry County area announcements http://hazard-herald.com/news/community_news/303057/Perry-County-area-announcements Art Adventure Camp Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Third Clarion employee indicted in illegal drug distribution case http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3907277/Third-Clarion-employee-indicted-in-illegal-drug-distribution-case HAZARD—A third Perry County man has been federally indicted in an ongoing investigation into illegal distribution of controlled substances from their offices. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hazard Middle principal accepts new position http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3882781/Hazard-Middle-principal-accepts-new-position HAZARD—The Hazard Middle School is on the hunt for some new leadership after Principal Vivian Carter resigned in order to take another position. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST