Hazard-Herald- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://hazard-herald.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:25:26 EST 1800 Bulldogs ground Briar Jumpers http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50650695/Bulldogs-ground-Briar-Jumpers On Friday, the Hazard Bulldog football team loaded the bus and traveled to Somerset to take on the Briar Jumpers. The Bulldogs were able to turn a tight second period game into a blow out as they grounded the Briar Jumpers 53-19. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:24:07 EST Hazard opens All “A” with a win http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50651213/Hazard-opens-All-A-with-a-win On Sunday, the Hazard Bulldogs opened their quest for the 14th region All “A” title with the Jackson City Tigers. In what would be a high-scoring event, the Bulldogs were able to send the Tigers packing with the 10-6... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:16:08 EST Lady Bulldogs finish week 2-0 http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50651472/Lady-Bulldogs-finish-week-2-0 The Hazard Lady Bulldogs played a pair of home games this week, hosting Oneida Baptist Institute and Middlesboro. The Lady Bulldogs were on top of their game, and ended the week with a perfect 2-0 record. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:09:05 EST Lady Bulldogs fall out of All ‘A’ http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50651692/Lady-Bulldogs-fall-out-of-All-A This week, the Hazard Lady Bulldog volleyball team participated in the 14th region All “A” tournament. The Lady Bulldogs won their first game against the Wolfe County Lady Wolves (2-0), but fell to the Lady Tigers of Jackson City... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:04:08 EST Store fight leads to charges http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50636536/Store-fight-leads-to-charges HAZARD — A man faces charges following a violent incident inside of a store in Big Creek. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:03:09 EST Halfway to Hazard made Ky. Admirals http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50650350/Halfway-to-Hazard-made-Ky.-Admirals Last week, the Herald reported David Tolliver and Chad Warrix, of the band Halfway to Hazard, were named Kentucky Colonels at the seventh annual Crockettsville Charity Concert and Trail Ride held earlier this month. In fact, the duo were... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:03:07 EST City votes to hold Trick-or-Treat night on Halloween http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/50650295/City-votes-to-hold-Trick-or-Treat-night-on-Halloween HAZARD—For what may be the first time in at least the last few years, the City of Hazard and Perry County will both be hosting Trick-or-Treat night on Halloween. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:01:06 EST Fletcher speaks out http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/50642445/Fletcher-speaks-out HAZARD —An allegedly homeless Martin County man, accused earlier this year of robbing the Peoples Bank inside the Hazard Wal-Mart Supercenter, has spoken out during an exclusive jailhouse interview in defense of Corner Haven Homeless... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:57:08 EST Hazard teacher leaders receive new laptops http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50641117/Hazard-teacher-leaders-receive-new-laptops HAZARD — Three Hazard Independent school teachers are members of the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative's (ARI) Next Generation Teacher Leader Academy. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:47:07 EST Hazard man accused of sexual abuse http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50635568/Hazard-man-accused-of-sexual-abuse HAZARD — A Hazard man is facing a sex abuse charge after Hazard police alleged he attempted to touch a juvenile girl inappropriately on several occasions. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:12:08 EST Appalachian Arts Alliance approves design for new arts center http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50650572/Appalachian-Arts-Alliance-approves-design-for-new-arts-center HAZARD — The Appalachian Arts Alliance, a board whose members include community leaders, educators, and artists, is moving forward with some big plans for downtown Hazard. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:12:05 EST Gridiron Cats take week off; BBN gets set for Big Blue Madness http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50652359/Gridiron-Cats-take-week-off;-BBN-gets-set-for-Big-Blue-Madness What were your first three thoughts immediately after the final horn in “The Swamp” Saturday night? Here were mine: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:07:20 EST Lady Commodores derail Lady Engineers http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50651049/Lady-Commodores-derail-Lady-Engineers On Saturday, the Perry County Central Lady Commodores traveled to Estill County to take on the Lady Engineers. The Lady Commodores jumped out to the early lead, and derailed the Lady Engineers behind a strong defensive effort. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:47:07 EST KYTC awards contracts for nine highway projects http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50576952/KYTC-awards-contracts-for-nine-highway-projects JACKSON — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded contracts totaling nearly $5 million for nine transportation projects within the Department of Highways District 10. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:40:11 EST Krypton native records debut country album http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50536364/Krypton-native-records-debut-country-album CHAVIES — Timothy Baker, a young musician from Krypton, has just recorded his debut country music album in Nashville. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:22:08 EST Students celebrate start of new semester http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50536405/Students-celebrate-start-of-new-semester HAZARD — The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health, located on Morton Boulevard, held a welcome back celebration for students and faculty of its academic programs last Thursday. Event organizers anticipated the attendance of hundreds of... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:37:12 EST Woman charged in injury collision http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50536384/Woman-charged-in-injury-collision HAZARD — Police say a woman was driving on a suspended license when she ran a red light and her Jeep slammed into another vehicle, sending that driver to the hospital. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:37:07 EST For Kentucky, entrepreneurial economy requires a new way of thinking http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/50559238/For-Kentucky-entrepreneurial-economy-requires-a-new-way-of-thinking If you take a poll of the average person on the street and ask them, “What is it Kentucky should be most focused on?” the answer would overwhelmingly be “JOBS!” Nothing is more important to our state than promoting, creating... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:47:12 EST Holding big banks accountable http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/50558681/Holding-big-banks-accountable As your Attorney General, I am committed to fighting for Kentucky families and keeping the big banks honest. That's why I was proud to join the U.S. Department of Justice last month in announcing a nearly $17 billion settlement with Bank of... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:20:09 EST Crockettsville breaks $1 million raised http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/50554739/Crockettsville-breaks-$1-million-raised BOONEVILLE—The seventh annual Crockettsville Charity Concert and Trail Ride was held over the weekend on the Abner Farm in Breathitt County, drawing in thousands of people. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:23:05 EST