Hazard-Herald- RSS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/ http://hazard-herald.com/ Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:08:04 EST 1800 Perry hosts Pikeville in scrimmage http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50330864/Perry-hosts-Pikeville-in-scrimmage The Perry County Central Commodores hosted the Pikeville Panthers in its only football scrimmage of the season. The Commodores would be putting new players in several positions, and well as learning a new playbook as they have a new coaching... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:50:04 EST Local fighters score in West Virginia http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50331193/Local-fighters-score-in-West-Virginia Last week, several local jujitsu fighters participated in the West Virginia State Games. Each member of the team placed in their division. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:35:03 EST Hazard takes on N. Laurel in scrimmage http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/50330688/Hazard-takes-on-N.-Laurel-in-scrimmage Last Thursday, the Hazard Bulldog football team traveled to London to take on the North Laurel Jaguars in the season's last scrimmage. Both teams were looking to get in a solid workout before the season begins. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:09:04 EST Gordon takes Pure Michigan 400 http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50331140/Gordon-takes-Pure-Michigan-400 NASCAR made its way to Michigan this weekend for the Pure Michigan 400. Coming into the event, Dale Earnhardt Jr. held a slight edge over Jeff Gordon in the point standings. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:03:03 EST City commission votes to raise property taxes http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/50335606/City-commission-votes-to-raise-property-taxes HAZARD—For what many officials said may be the first time ever, the Hazard City Commission voted to raise property taxes in the city limits during its regular monthly meeting Monday night. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:03:08 EST County pensions may cause liabilities http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50317861/County-pensions-may-cause-liabilities HAZARD—Small and local government entities in the Commonwealth might be in for a rude awakening in 2015 when the federal government's new accounting standard forces new pension liabilities to be reported by the state as well as those... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:00:06 EST ‘Warrior’ mentality under fire http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50333291/Warrior-mentality-under-fire Photos of officers bearing assault rifles and wearing head-to-toe battle armor this week in Ferguson, Mo., are raising questions over the blurred lines between police and soldiers. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:51:04 EST City issues boil water advisory http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50367242/City-issues-boil-water-advisory HAZARD — A boil water advisory was issued today for the Fourseam community of Perry County. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:37:04 EST Lawyer shaves head to support friend http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50330592/Lawyer-shaves-head-to-support-friend HAZARD —One Hazard attorney created quite a “buzz” last week after he did his part to help out a local police officer who is fighting for his life. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:56:06 EST Food City kicks off 2014-15 School Bucks program http://hazard-herald.com/news/news_education/50320005/Food-City-kicks-off-2014-15-School-Bucks-program ABINGDON, Va. – As students across the tri-state area of Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee head back to school, Food City is gearing up for the kick-off of their 2014-2015 School Bucks Program. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:03:08 EST Boil water advisory lifted http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50349934/Boil-water-advisory-lifted HAZARD — The City of Hazard lifted a boil water advisory issued on Thursday, August 15, for the communities of Krypton and Campbell Creek Mountain. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:12:04 EST Foundation begins Run for the Hills campaign http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50316980/Foundation-begins-Run-for-the-Hills-campaign HAZARD — The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky held a “Dine to Donate” Run for the Hills kickoff celebration at Applebee's on Friday. The event served as the beginning of a three-month, donation-matching campaign to raise... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:10:10 EST UK men’s basketball team’s conference schedule released http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/50331544/UK-mens-basketball-teams-conference-schedule-released LEXINGTON – The Southeastern Conference announced its 18-game men's basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season Friday evening. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:13:05 EST Letter to the Editor http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/50331707/Letter-to-the-Editor Dear Editor,Certain things can only happen in certain places. For example, this could only happen in Hazard, Ky. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:04:04 EST High schools offer dual-credit classes http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50318549/High-schools-offer-dual-credit-classes HAZARD—Juniors and seniors in the Perry County School System now have the opportunity to shave off at least a year of college credits before they have even donned their caps and gowns. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:01:07 EST Home Lumber Co. celebrates 100 years http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50316953/Home-Lumber-Co.-celebrates-100-years HAZARD — The Home Lumber Company of Hazard celebrated its 100th anniversary last week. Members of the Morton family, who own the company, and a large crowd of community leaders, employees, friends, and faithful customers gathered in the... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:59:09 EST Fashion show raises money for local officer http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50316936/Fashion-show-raises-money-for-local-officer HAZARD — A fashion show fundraiser, held at The Forum at the Hal Rogers Center in Hazard, generated $1,900, all of which will be donated in aid of Hazard Police Department Lt. Paul Campbell. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:50:04 EST Court hears ongoing family feud case http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/50318525/Court-hears-ongoing-family-feud-case Editor's Note: In the original published version of this story, published online on August 19 and in print on August 20, the article read that an argument erupted in Perry County Fiscal Court rather than Perry County Circuit... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:59:06 EST Hamilton to be recognized at EIEA Awards Luncheon http://hazard-herald.com/news/business/50320814/Hamilton-to-be-recognized-at-EIEA-Awards-Luncheon Twelve entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky will share their business success stories as finalists in the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program at a regional awards recognition luncheon on Monday, Sept. 8, at The Center... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:37:07 EST Cancer conference is Sept. 12 at King’s Daughters http://hazard-herald.com/news/health/50318162/Cancer-conference-is-Sept.-12-at-Kings-Daughters ASHLAND– The 2014 Regional Cancer Conference, sponsored by King's Daughters Medical Center, brings local and national speakers to Ashland, presenting on the latest topics in the care and treatment of patients with cancer. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:21:07 EST