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Hazard-Perry nabs junior league title

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After losing their first game with Paintsville, Hazard-Perry was able to pull over an exciting win to force a third game for the title. This game would follow the same pattern as the second, and would go to the very last at bat to be decided.Hazard Perry took the early lead, scoring a single run in the first inning (1-0). The score would stand until the fourth inning when Paintsville tied the game.In the fifth inning Hazard-Perry got the better of a 2-1 exchange, giving them the 3-2 advantage. However, they would give up the tying run in the following frame (3-all).

 

Hazard-Perry stays alive with marathon run

Hazard-Perry advanced to the championship round, but would have to defeat Paintsville twice to capture the title. The first game would be a roller coaster ride that would end with an 11 inning marathon.Hazard-Perry would take the first lead (4-1) after an exchange in the third inning. Paintsville would then start working their way back, scoring single runs in the fifth and sixth innings (4-3).Paintsville would get the upper hand in a 2-1 trade in the seventh inning (5-5)...

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Hazard-Perry eliminates Richmond

In their third game of the tournament, the Hazard-Perry junior league took on the team from Richmond. This time, the loser would go home, while the winning team would have to beat Paintsville twice for the title.Hazard-Perry went on top early, scoring a run in the first inning and two in the second, giving them the 3-0 lead. Richmond would pick up their first run in the fourth inning (3-1).Hazard-Perry would pick up three runs in the fifth inning (6-2), and an insurance ...

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Hazard-Perry falls 3-8 to Paintsville

The Hazard-Perry junior league took on Paintsville in round two to their tournament. This game would not go so well as Paintsville staged a late rally to take the 3-8 win.Hazard-Perry went up 2-1 in the first inning. Paintsville then took the lead with consecutive one-run frames in the third and fourth (2-3).Hazard-Perry would manufacture a run in the fifth inning to tie the game. Paintsville broke the game open in the seventh inning, putting to together a rally that wou...

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Hazard-Perry opens with win over Richmond

The Hazard-Perry junior league started their tournament with the home standing team, Richmond. They were able to get a complete game shutout from Ryan Couch, and move into the second round with the 4-0 win.Hazard Perry chipped away at the Richmond defense, picking up a single run in the third inning to get started. They then picked up a pair of runs in the fourth inning to take the 3-0 lead.Hazard-Perry closed out their offensive attack with a lone run in the fifth innin...

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Hazard-Perry 13/14 year old win state title

The Hazard-Perry 13/14 year old baseball team participated in the state junior league tournament this past week. The team played five games in the tournament, and came home with the title.Hazard-Perry opened round-robin play with the team from Richmond, and came away with the 4-0 victory. They then lost 3-8 to Paintsville, putting them in the loser’s bracket.Hazard-Perry went on a roll at that point, defeating Richmond again 7-3, and avenging the lost to Paintsvill...

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Perry takes first step toward river trail designation

HAZARD—Officials in Perry County have been working for the last year to make Hazard and the surrounding area part of the Kentucky River Trail, and the first real step in that process started over the weekend.Taylor Sabo, a student at Berea College who works with the Entrepreneurship for the Public Good institute there, was one of a group of six from the institute that travelled to Perry County early Saturday morning to start mapping the North Fork of the Kentucky River.

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County young people attend SOAR group meeting

BUCKHORN —- Last week, more than a dozen young people convened at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park to discuss important topics related to the future of eastern Kentucky and the Appalachian region.The meeting was designed as a listening session of the Leadership Development and Youth Engagement working group, which is part of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) initiative.

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Faster, easier website unveiled today

The Hazard Herald is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.hazard-herald.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers.As with this week’s launch of our redesigned print product, the new website is largely the result of feedback from both readers and advertisers over the past several months.Among our improved and upgraded features are:· Easier to read headlines with one-click accessibility to st...

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Unlikely friendship lands deal on national television

VIPER —- A national television network crew will soon be making its way to a hollow in Viper, but not for the reasons most might expect. No, this story won’t be the usual fare that seems to interest the world beyond the mountains — coal, drugs, abject poverty. No, the interest this time is more of the … well, furry kind.The crew will be filming for a show that, according to its website, offers a fun-filled look at the stunning bonds animals form with other s...

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Police make arrest in Walmart bank robbery

HAZARD — Hazard City Police were able to put a quick end to a bank robbery late last week after the alleged robber walked right into police hands.Officials say Floyd Fletcher, from Martin County, allegedly robbed the People’s Bank & Trust, which is inside of the Walmart Supercenter off of Highway 80 in Hazard, just before 4 p.m. on Friday.“He just went in there and demanded cash and threatened physical harm to them,” said Hazard Police Captain Min...

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Ky. licenses may cause issues unless changed

HAZARD —- According to a report in The Courier Journal, people with driver’s licenses from Kentucky may have to show a passport or some other form of federal identification by 2016 to comply with a law tightening security across the state.Most states, in fact, have complied with the new federal regulations, but Kentucky, along with nine other states, has yet to do so. Unless Kentucky fully complies with the changes required under the REAL ID Act, Kentucky resid...

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Wrestling headliner makes stop in Hazard

HAZARD—Wrestling fans from across the region came in droves over the weekend to hear a retired wrestler—who has been called a legend in the professional wrestling world—speak at the Perry County Public Library.Mick Foley greeted a crowd of over 500 people at the library in Hazard Saturday afternoon. What was originally planned to be one inspirational speech followed by a short autograph session turned into three talking sessions due to the massive crowds that line...

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Perry conservation named top district in east

HAZARD—Over the last year, the Perry County Soil and Conservation District has worked diligently to improve the environmental conditions of Perry County, and now that hard work had paid off. The district was named the top conservation district in Eastern Kentucky this year for the first time in the district’s history.District Chairman Bobby Brown said he was extremely proud and honored for receiving the award and for all of the work his district has put in in the last y...

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,There has been so much talk lately about what will save Hazard and Appalachia. It needs new leadership, better schools, more businesses, better infrastructure, more jobs, more industry, etc. The list is endless. Unfortunately, one of the things that is most often said in these conversations is something along the lines of, “I have watched this area decline for years, I hope and pray it gets better, but if it doesn’t I will have to leave to make a better life...

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Letter to the Editor

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Perry County area announcements

Hazard schools orientationHazard Independent Schools will host district-wide Title 1 informational meetings at each school’s orientation.Hazard High School OrientationJuly 30—10 a.m.—SeniorsJuly 30—1 p.m.—JuniorsJuly 31—10 a.m.—SophomoresJuly 31—1 p.m.—FreshmenHazard Middle School OrientationAugust 4—5:30-6:30 p.m.—5th and 6...

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Perry County area announcements

Art Adventure CampAppalachian Artisan Center is having “Art Adventure Camp for Kids,” ages 6-12. Kids will be learning painting, basket weaving, woodworking, and more! Camp starts July 14-18, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the KSoC. The deadline to register in June 30. For more information contact the Appalachian Artisan Center at 606-785-9855.P. W. Hall Reunion

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