Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:40:13 EST 1800 Local senior citizens center receives prestigious award http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150919058/Local-senior-citizens-center-receives-prestigious-award Editor's Note: In this week's edition of the Herald, the original version of this story, published in print on Dec. 17, contains an error in its headline. The headline mistakenly refers to the Hazard-Perry County Senior Citizens Center... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:25:11 EST Dennis Wooton Elem. set to be demolished in early 2015 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150879823/Dennis-Wooton-Elem.-set-to-be-demolished-in-early-2015 HAZARD — It's news one community of Hazard has been waiting on for well over a year. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:55:02 EST Woman accused of stealing credit card http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150889699/Woman-accused-of-stealing-credit-card HAZARD — A Perry County woman is accused of using a stolen credit card to buy more than $4,000 worth of merchandise last month. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:52:08 EST Hazard nursing home named top senior center http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150879811/Hazard-nursing-home-named-top-senior-center HAZARD — The joy of giving seemed to be the theme of the day at one awards ceremony last week. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:52:06 EST Judge swears-in new city officials http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150897015/Judge-swears-in-new-city-officials HAZARD—The end of an era—that is how many have described the results of the 2014 general election, in which the people of Hazard voted for a new mayor and a nearly entirely new city commission. For the first time in nearly 40 years, the... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:52:07 EST Kids ‘Shop with a Coal Miner’ for Christmas http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-news/150898784/Kids-Shop-with-a-Coal-Miner-for-Christmas HAZARD—A tradition of helping local children and families that may need a little extra help during the holiday season continued last week as the seventh annual Shop with a Coal Miner event was held at the Hazard Magic Mart. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:51:08 EST ‘The Hubb’ for inspiration http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150897008/The-Hubb-for-inspiration HAZARD—Not many people can say that their dreams have come true, but a local mother-daughter duo have made their own dreams come true—literally—this year after opening a community center in Hazard geared toward helping people... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:01:06 EST Local church hosts live drive-thru Nativity http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150865990/Local-church-hosts-live-drive-thru-Nativity HAZARD — It's a unique Christmas event that has become a tradition for one Perry County community. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:06:04 EST Water project in progress http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150784112/Water-project-in-progress HAZARD—Shorter days, colder nights, and that unmistakable smell of snow constantly in the air—winter is coming. And for many in Perry County, that may bring flashbacks of burst pipes and one of the worst water crises the area has faced in... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:22:07 EST Community college goes tobacco, e-cigarette free http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150784010/Community-college-goes-tobacco-e-cigarette-free HAZARD—Following in the footsteps of numerous other cities, organizations, and businesses, Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) will become a completely tobacco and e-cigarette free campus in July 2015. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:21:04 EST Farm alliance meets in Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150798985/Farm-alliance-meets-in-Hazard HAZARD—Farmers and food lovers united in Southeastern Kentucky over the weekend at the Community Farm Alliance's (CFA) annual meeting—the reception for which was held at the Treehouse Cafe and Bakery in Hazard. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:18:05 EST Caudill murder trial begins; jury chosen http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150816470/Caudill-murder-trial-begins;-jury-chosen HAZARD—Jury selection began in Perry County Tuesday morning for the trial of Billie Caudill, the woman accused of murdering three individuals after crashing into an oncoming vehicle while allegedly driving under the influence. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:17:03 EST Jobless rates fall across state http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150772057/Jobless-rates-fall-across-state HAZARD—Perry County recorded the lowest unemployment rates seen in the last few years this October, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training (OET). Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:11:02 EST City commissioners meet in November http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150628639/City-commissioners-meet-in-November HAZARD—The Hazard City Commission met last month for its regular called meeting on Monday, Nov. 17, discussing the resurfacing of Morton Boulevard in Hazard and the status of a beloved Hazard police officer who has been fighting for his life... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:24:09 EST City school board meets in November http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150628660/City-school-board-meets-in-November HAZARD—The Hazard Independent School Board met for its regular monthly meeting last month on Tuesday, Nov. 18, to discuss construction going on at Hazard High School and some school initiatives the student senate has been working... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:24:03 EST HPD extends toy drive deadline http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150799066/HPD-extends-toy-drive-deadline HAZARD — The Hazard Police Department (HPD) is currently accepting toy donations as part of its second annual “Santa with a Badge” Christmas Charity Toy Drive. The toy drive, which was originally intended to run through Dec. 8, has... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:18:05 EST Perry County achieves Work Ready status http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150799023/Perry-County-achieves-Work-Ready-status HAZARD — It's the kind of news Perry County needs, but seldom hears. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:17:03 EST A family for Christmas http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150798997/A-family-for-Christmas BUCKHORN — For some kids, the meaning of Christmas has nothing to do with a baby in a manger or the love of family or feelings of hope and joy. For some kids, Christmas hardly ever comes at all. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:16:03 EST Police offer local shopping safety tips for holidays http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150799058/Police-offer-local-shopping-safety-tips-for-holidays HAZARD — While the season of Christmas is one of bright lights and good cheer, it is also one of greed, selfishness, and desperation. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:15:04 EST Some cell phones present 911 challenges http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150799034/Some-cell-phones-present-911-challenges HAZARD — In today's fast-paced technological world, many people find it more economical to get rid of landlines in favor of cell phones. But that might not be a safe bet for families in this area. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:09:03 EST