Hazard-Herald- RSS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/ http://hazard-herald.com/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:13:06 EST 1800 Crews continue to work to restore water http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152075522/Crews-continue-to-work-to-restore-water HAZARD—The original plan to restore water to Perry County which was discussed at the Hazard City Commission meeting on Wednesday has hit a snag, according to city officials. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:35:33 EST ‘Monologues’ production to shed light on sexual assault issues http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152069865/Monologues-production-to-shed-light-on-sexual-assault-issues Enjoy an evening out while contributing to a great cause in Hazard, Kentucky on Thursday, March 5, 2014. On this date, V-Day Hazard will deliver its annual benefit performance of Eve Ensler's critically acclaimed play, “The Vagina... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:55:34 EST Officials give commissioners water update http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152055146/Officials-give-commissioners-water-update HAZARD—“This city is lucky to have the dedicated people that we have that's done work during this crisis—and we have had a crisis,” Hazard City Manager Grady Varney said of the ongoing water issues in Perry County during... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:50:32 EST InVision Hazard accepting applications to leadership program http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152050911/InVision-Hazard-accepting-applications-to-leadership-program InVision Hazard, a citizen's action group focused on the revitalization of Hazard's historic downtown, will offer an innovative, hands-on leadership training program beginning in early March. The program is open to high school and college... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:45:32 EST Blindsided http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/152017413/Blindsided As I type today, I am grounded at home by all the snow. The beautiful flakes pouring down are a beaut to see but literally stop everything in its tracks. Our office is closed as well as schools, clinics and other businesses. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:10:32 EST Perry eliminates Buckhorn http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-sports/152019709/Perry-eliminates-Buckhorn The second game of the girls' 54th district tournament featured the Perry County Central Lady Commodores and the Buckhorn Lady Wildcats. The Lady Wildcats would enter the game shorthanded due to a previous incident. The lack of ball handlers... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:05:31 EST Begley finishes in top two http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152020070/Begley-finishes-in-top-two State runner-up Gabe Begley finished second at the 2015 Kentucky State Youth Wrestling Championships. Spencer Bailey placed third and Ian Montgomery finished fourth of the six wrestlers Perry County advanced to the state tournament. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:55:32 EST County BOE talks missed school days, alters calendar http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151997339/County-BOE-talks-missed-school-days-alters-calendar HAZARD —This year's record-breaking winter storm has delivered one of its biggest blows to the Perry County School System. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:30:37 EST Cats face toughest test left in regular season http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152022994/Cats-face-toughest-test-left-in-regular-season Now that we've survived the blizzard of 2015, or at least I think we have the worse part of it behind us, the Commonwealth's sports fans can get back to closely following their beloved Kentucky Wildcats' march toward what hopefully... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:30:36 EST Hazard ends season with loss to Leslie http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152019870/Hazard-ends-season-with-loss-to-Leslie The Hazard Lady Bulldogs and the Leslie County Lady Eagles opened the girls' 54th district tournament on Monday. The Lady Bulldogs lost three meetings with the Lady Eagles during the regular season and were looking to find a way to end the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:30:32 EST Lady Bulldogs fall to Knott County in season finale http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152019954/Lady-Bulldogs-fall-to-Knott-County-in-season-finale Despite the snow that cancelled the final week of the regular season for most teams, the Hazard Lady Bulldogs were able to sneak in a game against the Knott County Central Lady Patriots. The game was closer than the final score would indicate as the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:25:33 EST Kentucky economic developers ready for LIFT http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/151997386/Kentucky-economic-developers-ready-for-LIFT Recently, the Kentucky House of Representatives took a big step forward in allowing local communities more control over their own growth and economic development. With overwhelming bipartisan support, the House passed LIFT, or Local Investments for... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:25:32 EST A mythical right to discriminate http://hazard-herald.com/news/opinion/152017410/A-mythical-right-to-discriminate The Supreme Court is now considering cases that could usher in nationwide marriage equality, and state-level gay marriage bans are falling faster than you can say “equal protection under the law.” Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:20:31 EST Jail death trial pushed to June http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151978436/Jail-death-trial-pushed-to-June HAZARD—Two former deputy jailers accused of beating an inmate to death will continue to await trial after a judge pushed their trial date back again. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:15:30 EST Citizens without water http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152021775/Citizens-without-water HAZARD—More than 3,000 Hazard water customers in Perry County have gone without water service since Saturday evening—and, even with 1,100 of those customers regaining water service on Tuesday, county and city officials have said it could... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:05:32 EST Willard archery champs http://hazard-herald.com/news/sports/152031803/Willard-archery-champs Three students at Willard Elementary will be participating in the Kentucky statewide Student Archery Competition, to be held in Louisville in March. As a part of the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP), the Region 12 competition was held in... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:20:31 EST Icy roads, extreme temps hurt firefighters’ efforts http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152017427/Icy-roads-extreme-temps-hurt-firefighters-efforts HAZARD—Winter weather conditions may have played a role in a home being destroyed after in caught fire Friday morning. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:00:33 EST Goodloe Miller http://hazard-herald.com/news/obits/152017399/Goodloe-Miller Mr. Goodloe Miller born January 23, 1950 departed this life on Friday February 20, 2015 at the Greg & Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard, KY being 65-years, 0-months, 27-days old. Goodloe was born at Lost Creek, Kentucky the son of the late Zack... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:10:32 EST Water issues plague county http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/151989781/Water-issues-plague-county HAZARD—City of Hazard water system workers battled cold temperatures Saturday night and into Sunday morning to resolve issues that the week full of extreme winter weather left the water plant with. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:55:32 EST Water cut off to more than 900 customers http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/151986410/Water-cut-off-to-more-than-900-customers CHAVIES—After extreme temperatures hit the region last week—dropping well below zero for record lows—warmer temps should have been a welcome sight over the weekend. This, however, was not the case for the nearly 1,000 customers in... Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:20:31 EST