Hazard-Herald- RSS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/ http://hazard-herald.com/ Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:45:25 EST 1800 City lifts boil water advisory http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150627804/City-lifts-boil-water-advisory HAZARD —The City of Hazard lifted a boil water advisory issued on Monday, Nov. 17, for customers living near the affected sections near the exit ramp at Highway 80 and Highway 476 to 550. A second advisory was also listed on that day for... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:25:13 EST Trial continued in triple murder case http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150613887/Trial-continued-in-triple-murder-case HAZARD—A Perry County woman facing three counts of murder was brought before the Perry County Circuit Judge again this month, after a long battle to keep the death penalty off of the table in the case. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:23:08 EST Holland pleads guilty to arson http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150613229/Holland-pleads-guilty-to-arson HAZARD—Another player in what has become a long-running family feud case in Perry County Circuit Court had his case heard in court this week, and accepted a plea deal presented by the Commonwealth. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:02:04 EST Lineman program graduates 19 http://hazard-herald.com/news/news-photo_gallery/150582663/Lineman-program-graduates-19 HAZARD — Photos from the graduation ceremony for Hazard Community & Technical College's (HCTC) Lineman Training Program. The ceremony was held on HCTC's technical campus on Friday, Nov. 14. Nineteen men graduated from the... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:53:11 EST Man dies in hit-and-run http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150575096/Man-dies-in-hit-and-run SAUL — A community is in mourning following the sudden, tragic death of a man many characterize as “one of the nicest people you would ever meet.” Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:00:10 EST Corner Haven receives UPS grant http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150558340/Corner-Haven-receives-UPS-grant HAZARD — Giving a gift is one thing, but giving to a great cause that can give so much to others sends a greater message, especially at this time of the year. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:57:02 EST Hazard man arrested on felony drug charges http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150568447/Hazard-man-arrested-on-felony-drug-charges HAZARD — A Hazard man faces multiple drug charges following a DUI arrest last Monday. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:55:03 EST Letter to the Editor: Send Christmas to our soldiers http://hazard-herald.com/news/719/150577964/Letter-to-the-Editor:-Send-Christmas-to-our-soldiers Dear Editor,I saw this on Facebook and thought it would be a nice thing to do for the season, maybe make us remember what the season is really for. Besides, these men and women were injured protecting our freedom! Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:26:12 EST Subway burglar pleads guilty http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150541758/Subway-burglar-pleads-guilty HAZARD—A Perry County woman accused of being part of the duo that burglarized a Subway restaurant in Hazard last year accepted a plea agreement in Perry County Circuit Court last week. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:03:02 EST Teaching our children to be ‘kidpreneuers’ http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/150577908/Teaching-our-children-to-be-kidpreneuers The old joke has it that when you grew up in eastern Kentucky in the old days you needed to master the “3 R's” to have a good living: “readin', 'ritin', and Route 23” (if you lived further west, just... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:34:07 EST Napier honored after 794 wins http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150577707/Napier-honored-after-794-wins COMBS—The state's winningest girls' basketball coach will now not only have his name in the history books, but will also have his name written all across Perry County after local legislators had the entirety of Highway 15 in Perry... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:33:05 EST InVision Hazard keeps plans moving forward http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150577770/InVision-Hazard-keeps-plans-moving-forward HAZARD — A group hoping to revitalize downtown Hazard has now reinvigorated itself by making some much-needed structural changes. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:29:03 EST ‘Better Angels’ debuts in Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-lifestyle/150578306/Better-Angels-debuts-in-Hazard HAZARD—Youths from across Southeastern Kentucky made their big screen debuts this month with the premier of “The Better Angels,” which tells the story of the 16th United States President's childhood and family struggles. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:29:02 EST Program offers hope to ex-miners http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150577755/Program-offers-hope-to-ex-miners HAZARD — For dozens of out-of-work coal miners, it's been an opportunity to begin again and seek the bright promise of a new life. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:02:03 EST Hazard police host ‘Santa with a Badge’ http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150577722/Hazard-police-host-Santa-with-a-Badge HAZARD—It's that time of year again—people rushing into packed stores, scouring the toy aisles for just the right thing, and waiting in line for much too long to check out. While many scenarios such as this one may end with the toys... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:30:02 EST Fight leads to campus stabbing http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150567209/Fight-leads-to-campus-stabbing HAZARD—At least one person was taken to the Hazard ARH Monday morning after an argument between two students escalated to violence on the main campus of Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC). Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:34:06 EST City issues boil water advisory http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150560118/City-issues-boil-water-advisory HAZARD — The City of Hazard issued two boil water advisories for some of its customers on Monday morning due to a main line water break. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:20:03 EST Lowe named player of the year http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/150569546/Lowe-named-player-of-the-year Last week, the girls' 14th region soccer coaches gathered to set policy for next season, and to name their all region teams. When the voting was over, Kelsey Lowe, a senior at Perry Central was named to the 1st team all region, and player of the... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:56:09 EST Strong 2nd half sends Hazard on http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/150568780/Strong-2nd-half-sends-Hazard-on On Friday, the Hazard Bulldogs hosted the Campbellsville Eagles in the second round of the state Class A playoffs. The game was tight in the first half, but a strong second half showing by the Bulldogs put them into the third round. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:17:04 EST Lady Mustangs claim 8th grade tourney http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-photo_gallery-sports/150568418/Lady-Mustangs-claim-8th-grade-tourney East Perry's Hall looks for help along the baseline.East Perry's Eversole takes a “3” during the 8th grade county tournament. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:59:07 EST