Hazard-Herald- RSS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/ http://hazard-herald.com/ Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:02:15 EST 1800 Christmas comes to town http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150628151/Christmas-comes-to-town HAZARD — It was an event that proved Hazard is not a little coal town gone bust. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:23:05 EST Holiday Extravaganza http://hazard-herald.com/news/lifestyle-news-photo_gallery/150628174/Holiday-Extravaganza HAZARD — Photos from Hazard's Holiday Extravaganza. The event last Saturday was a huge success for downtown. Hundreds of people flocked to Main Street to enjoy the Christmas parade and all of the many activities planned throughout the... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:21:01 EST ‘Dawgs Lose http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/150654618/Dawgs-Lose On Friday, the Hazard Bulldogs hosted the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets in the region title game of the Class A state playoffs. The Bulldogs fell behind early, and could not find the momentum necessary to pull off the comeback. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:14:07 EST PCC defeats Wayne Co. http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150654907/PCC-defeats-Wayne-Co. On Saturday, the Perry County Central Commodores hosted the Tim Short Shootout basketball tournament. Teams from across the Eastern United States participated in the event. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:14:04 EST PCC hosts takedown tourny http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150654696/PCC-hosts-takedown-tourny On Saturday, the Perry Central wrestling team hosted their annual Nick Cory Takedown Tournament. The tournament serves as a preseason event for area wrestling teams, as well as a scholarship fundraiser for the Nick Cory Scholarship. (Cory is a former... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:08:03 EST Kentuckians Should Have the Right to Make Their Own Destiny http://hazard-herald.com/news/editorial/150671330/Kentuckians-Should-Have-the-Right-to-Make-Their-Own-Destiny Election season is a special time in Kentucky. Next to basketball season, there doesn't seem to be a time that gets Kentuckians more excited. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:02:05 EST Moving forward for this land and for each other http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/150628940/Moving-forward-for-this-land-and-for-each-other How many times have we heard it? How many times have we heard that we should leave here, that Appalachia is dying, that these old coal towns are full of empty buildings, deserted streets, and broken dreams. How many times have you been asked what... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:44:05 EST Coaches pick preseason top 10 http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150655134/Coaches-pick-preseason-top-10 Last week, the 14th Region coaches association met for their annual preseason meeting. The group discussed issues germane to the upcoming season, and voted on their preseason favorite teams and players. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:42:05 EST Girls’ preseason top 10 selected http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150655365/Girls-preseason-top-10-selected The girls' basketball coaches around the region held their annual preseason meeting last week, and picked their preseason favorites for the upcoming season. Leslie County was picked to finish the season at the top, while district foe Perry... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:41:14 EST Wildcats await first solid test http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/150665521/Wildcats-await-first-solid-test When you're ranked #1 in the nation and have just thoroughly beaten the likes of Grand Canyon, Buffalo, Boston University, and Montana State - oops , I forgot the Kansas thrashing, which was more dominating than any of the previous mentioned -... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:40:03 EST High price of election expenses draws questions http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150628202/High-price-of-election-expenses-draws-questions HAZARD — Questions were raised last week about the amount of additional election expenses accumulated during the November general election. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:50:04 EST LEGO tourney held at East Perry http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150628235/LEGO-tourney-held-at-East-Perry HAZARD—Middle school students from across the region travelled to East Perry Elementary School on Saturday to compete in the third annual LEGO robotics tournament. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:49:13 EST Man accused of domestic assault http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150641120/Man-accused-of-domestic-assault VICCO — A Perry County man is facing charges after he was accused of a violent domestic assault earlier this month. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:46:03 EST Court meeting gets heated-again http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150628672/Court-meeting-gets-heated-again HAZARD — For the second straight month, controversy and testy exchanges ruled the day at a Perry County Fiscal Court meeting. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:40:08 EST New TV drama to shoot in Ky. hills http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150628735/New-TV-drama-to-shoot-in-Ky.-hills HAZARD — The creator of a popular British drama series has announced her intentions to script a new television show set in the hills of Eastern Kentucky. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:39:05 EST Training program leads to jobs http://hazard-herald.com/news/lifestyle-news/150670162/Training-program-leads-to-jobs HAZARD — Anthony Bowling worked 16 years in the construction business and most recently spent seven years in the coal business until he was furloughed. At age 48, he knows he took the right career move by completing the Lineman Training Program... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:33:06 EST Holiday survival tips: Practical advice to help anyone coping with grief http://hazard-herald.com/news/lifestyle/150668992/Holiday-survival-tips:-Practical-advice-to-help-anyone-coping-with-grief WASHINGTON – Holiday cheer and merrymaking may be everywhere this time of year, but for thousands grieving the loss of a loved one, the holiday season can be an emotional minefield. And there's no road map for easy... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:45:06 EST YPEK hosts annual benefit and awards dinner in London http://hazard-herald.com/news/business-news/150669194/YPEK-hosts-annual-benefit-and-awards-dinner-in-London LONDON – The Young Professionals of East Kentucky (YPEK) organization is hosting its fifth annual Benefit and Awards Dinner in London, on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., at the Jackson Energy District Office location. Invited speakers will be Jared... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:02:06 EST BBB offers tips for Black Friday http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150669162/BBB-offers-tips-for-Black-Friday Are you counting down the days and hours until Black Friday shopping? It's time to start planning! Remember, all deals are not created equal and the fine print is often the most important thing! Before you head out the door, and get caught up in... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:01:04 EST Educators, law enforcement meet to discuss school safety http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150669124/Educators-law-enforcement-meet-to-discuss-school-safety SOMERSET — More than 125 educators and law enforcement officers from Southern and Eastern Kentucky received professional training from nationally recognized experts on how to better protect their schools and communities at the Kentucky Regional... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:07:06 EST