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Hazard topples Wolfe

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The second round of the 14th region All “A” baseball tournament saw the Hazard Bulldogs take on the Wolfe County Wolves. The Bulldogs had little trouble disposing of the Wolves as they toppled them by the final count of 14-4.Hazard picked up four runs in the bottom of the first inning, but gave three back to Wolfe County in the top half of the second inning. In the bottom of the second inning, the Bulldogs all but put the game on ice (11-3).The Bulldogs picked up a run in the third inning, putting them up 12-3. The score would stand until the seventh inning when they traded Wolfe County 1 run for 2 (14-4). The win put Hazard in the semifinals.


New hospital expansion prepares to open doors

HAZARD—A more than $47 million expansion project to the Hazard ARH Hospital will begin opening its doors this week.Construction began on the 100,000 square foot Joe Craft Tower, named after Perry County native Joe Craft, in 2012. The three-story building will house 34 private rooms on its third floor, 16 cardiac critical care bed on the second floor, and a new 24-bed ER on the first floor.Judy Craft, chief nursing officer at the Hazard ARH, said the new ER, which o...

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Residents petition for traffic light at Crawford Mtn.

HAZARD—Nearly two years after turning left to go down Crawford Mountain Road was made illegal, business owners and residents in the Airport Gardens area of Perry County have petitioned for a traffic light to be installed at the top of the road to help make the community more accessible to the rest of the county.Residents lost the ability to turn left off of Kentucky Highway 15 onto Crawford Mountain Road approximately two years ago when Hazard City Police Chief Minor Allen in...

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Commodores upend Patriots

On Saturday, the Perry County Central Lady Commodores took on the Knott Central Lady Patriots as part of the Swing Break tournament. The Lady Commodores put together a strong fifth inning to upend the Lady Patriots 7-1.Perry Central opened the game with a single run in the first inning. The Lady Commodores sat on that lead until the fourth inning when they were able to tack another run on to their tally (2-0).The big blow came in the fifth inning when Perry Central erase...

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Commodores fall to Blackcats

Early in the week, the Perry County Central Commodores hosted the Prestonsburg Blackcats. The Commodores lost to the Blackcats in the opening week of the baseball season, and were looking for some revenge.The Commodores took the early lead with a run in the first inning. However, they would see that lead disappear in the third inning as the Blackcats scored four runs to take the 1-4 lead.Perry Central would inch their way back into the game, scoring a run in each the fou...

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One dead in Breathitt County collision

NOCTOR – On Saturday, April 12, 2014, at approximately 6:30p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call of a collision on KY 30 East, in the Noctor community of Breathitt County. A KSP Trooper was dispatched to the scene to investigate.

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Mayor and judge-executive forum set for April 24

HAZARD – It is time once again for members of the community and aspiring leaders to prepare for a public forum to discuss visions and ideas for the future of Hazard and Perry County. InVision Hazard, Hazard Perry County Chamber of Commerce, Applebee’s, Wendy’s and the Hampton Inn are sponsoring a town hall forum for the candidates for Mayor of Hazard and Perry County Judge Executive on April 24, at the Perry County Public Library, starting at 6:30 p.m. This forum will be bro...

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Perry inches past Lee

Last week, the Perry County Central Lady Commodores traveled to Beattyville to take on the Lee County Lady Bobcats. The Lady Commodores found themselves in quite a battle, and had to squash a late rally to inch past the Lady Bobcats 6-5.The two teams traded runs in the first inning (1-1), with the Lady Commodores taking the advantage with solo runs in the second and third innings (3-1). Lee County scored a run in the fifth inning (3-2), but gave it right back in the sixth inning (4...

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