It was announced the speaker at the Hazard-Perry County Chamber of Commerce's Civic Night would be Dr. Harvey Sloane, Mayor of Louisville. In the absence of the Chamber's President, Willie Dawahare, the meeting was chaired by Floyd Hall. Those named to the Chamber's Nominating Committee were Erman Wirtz, Claude Isaacs, Kenny Brashear, Charles Hammond, Floyd Hall and J. R. Ham. Man of the Year Committee Members were Mayor W.D. Gorman, Willie Dawahare, Claude Isaacs, Hallie J. Faulkner, Gene Combs and Dr. J. Marvin Jolly. Claude Isaacs and Gene Combs were named to head up the Plaque Committee for Civic Night, and arrangements for the Civic Night were to be handled by Aster Sizemore, Hallie Faulkner, Elizabeth Duncan and Virginia Blankenship.
The Solid Shooting Sub-Committee of the Governor's Review Commission on Deep Mine Safety met in the Auditorium at Hazard Community College.
Brisk sales were reported for the upcoming benefit for the Coal Miners Fund. John Schneider and Tom Wopat of the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard" were scheduled to appear at Hazard's Memorial Gym.
Willard Elementary School participated in the "I Love to Read Day."
Kentucky's Secretary of Energy, David Drake delivered an address titled "Coal and the Economic Future of Eastern Kentucky" at the Library Auditorium at Alice Lloyd College.
State government officials stated the property tax assessments were lagging behind what was considered fair market value in 38 of the state's 120 counties.
Bert Bibee Gold and Silver Market advertised gold and silver hearts as Valentine Specials.
Hazard Christian Academy was named victor of their Invitational Tournament. Team members were Paul Davidson, David Miller, Clay Miller, Ovie Crawford, Christopher Fugate, Ron Fugate, Lee Roy Fugate, Jeffery Fugate and James Fields. The team's score keeper was Dannon Whitaker, and the head coach was Sam Fugate, and Richard Spencer was assistant coach. The Hazard Christian Academy Cheerleading Squad members were Margaret Sue Miller, Kimberly Ann Crawford, Angelina Johnson, Katherine Banks, Debra Diane Crawford and Opal Renee Crawford.
M.C. Napier Basketball Sweetheart candidates were Terri Hurt, Tina Napier, Jenia Webb, Keisha Grigsby, Sondra Grigsby, Robin Couch, Terri Pollard, Peggy Williams and Sondra Miller.
The Dilce Combs Panthers downed the Hazard Bulldogs 83-54. Top scorers for the winning team were Mike Cornett, Keyth Shepherd, Dwight Ritchie and Albert Moore. Junie Francis, Matthew Bowling and Gary Jackson were the top scorers for Hazard.
The Hazard Junior Woman's Club held their meeting at the Perry County Library. Members in attendance were Judy Agee, Pat Ryan Krause, Karen Bowles, Carol Anne Bailey, Lisa Alexander, Gwen Adams, Kanaka Nayak, Donna Engle, Karen Davidson, Jean Hensley, Jenny Grigsby, Sherry Burchell, Erma Sword, Heather Blandeau, Judy Lucas, Claudia Kirby, Carolyn Coleman, Judy Deaton, Agnes Caudill, Barbara Redmond, Carol Long, Grace Breeding, Sherry Baker and Denise Logan. The main item of business that was discussed was the upcoming student contest in art, sewing and student crafts.
Sheila Ann Bates, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bates of Hindman and Robert "Eddie" Johnson were married at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Johnson.
Joan Tackett of Lexington and Doug Adkins of Dearborn, Michigan, announced the engagement of their daughter, Anna Robin to Roy Hurst Johnson, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. Johnson of Hazard.
Shirley McGraner Malone, a native of Vicco and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.B. McGraner was promoted to Manager of the Data Processing Department of the I.B. Moore Company in Lexington.
The January Social for the Xi Psi members of Beta Sigma Phi was a Senate bean soup, cornbread, slaw and fruit cobbler meal at the home of Mrs. Paul Petrey. Those attending were Mesdames Alva Hollon, Sr., W. O. Shepherd, Tom Johnson, Warren Blackburn, George Anderson, Kelly Fields, Doug Combs, William Engle III, Bob Muncy, John Fitzpatrick, Gene Combs, Keith Reynolds, Elmer Cornett, Kenneth Zimmerman and Betty Wilson.
Four Perry County students were named to the Dean's List at Eastern Kentucky University, and they were Melissa Shore of Buckhorn, Anthony S. Roark of Happy, Terry L. Bryant of Hazard and Mary E. Day of Combs.
Hazard College recently names West Virginian Patricia Ramsden as Associate Director of Academic Affairs.
Named to the Dean's List at Morehead State University were John C. Prater and Jean Ann Osborne, both of Hazard, Tamara Elaine Woods of Viper and Katherine L. Cornett of Dwarf.