Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:50:26 EST 1800 TECO Energy sells TECO Coal for $170 mil. http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150227685/TECO-Energy-sells-TECO-Coal-for-$170-mil. HAZARD—Perry County Coal Corporation, a subsidiary of TECO Coal, will have a new owner by year's end according to a press release from TECO Energy on Monday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:26:06 EST AG announces training on domestic, sex assault crimes http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150163697/AG-announces-training-on-domestic-sex-assault-crimes Attorney General Jack Conway and his Office of Victims Advocacy announced on Monday the start of a week-long conference being held to train police and prosecutors on the current trends and issues involving crimes of domestic violence and sexual... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:53:07 EST Zombies invade Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/lifestyle/150151078/Zombies-invade-Hazard Fans of the AMC show “The Walking Dead” were invited to a zombie watch party hosted over the weekend at the Hazard Community and Technical College by the Student Government Association (SGA) to celebrate the start of the show's... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:33:05 EST ‘Master Class’ on hiring Ky. performing artists to be held http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150163825/Master-Class-on-hiring-Ky.-performing-artists-to-be-held FRANKFORT— Presenters of the performing arts have the opportunity to work one-on-one with some of Kentucky's top performing artists through a unique event created by the Kentucky Arts Council and offered free to groups and organizations... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:57:07 EST Perry County Central honors AP scholars http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150163298/Perry-County-Central-honors-AP-scholars The College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) Program® provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while they are still in high school. By doing so, students can earn... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:56:06 EST Grand jury hands down 22 indictments http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150061378/Grand-jury-hands-down-22-indictments HAZARD — One person charged with sexual abuse topped the list of indictments the Perry County grand jury returned in September. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:55:14 EST HCTC hires Jennifer Lutes as math faculty http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150163569/HCTC-hires-Jennifer-Lutes-as-math-faculty Jennifer Lutes of Beattyville is a new math instructor at Hazard Community and Technical College with an attitude of service instilled in her. “I want to be the best teacher and advisor that I can be. I plan on learning as much as possible each... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:55:07 EST HCTC announces surgical tech conference schedule http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150163190/HCTC-announces-surgical-tech-conference-schedule Anyone interested in a career in the Surgical Technology field at Hazard Community and Technical College is invited to attend a pre-admission conference. A pre-admission conference is an informal group conference for the purpose of providing... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:54:06 EST Books and more http://hazard-herald.com/news/lifestyle/150163374/Books-and-more On October 12th, 1492, Christopher Columbus first landed on what would be called the New World, and later the Americas. His discoveries changed the way that people thought about their world. As we remember this groundbreaking event in human history,... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:40:05 EST HCTC success story: Patricia Seeba http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150163125/HCTC-success-story:-Patricia-Seeba Patricia Seeba finished the ninth grade, got married, had two children, and made money by detailing cars, baking cakes, making jelly. After a bad marriage, she had to depend upon federal assistance for housing and food. She looks forward to her future... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:31:14 EST McTeacher’s Night raises more than $1,000 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150150959/McTeachers-Night-raises-more-than-$1000 HAZARD—Teachers and students from one Perry County grade school came out to McDonald's on Combs Road Monday night in support of a little girl fighting for her life against leukemia. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:01:08 EST Promise zone officials talk STEM with Challenger Center http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150159490/Promise-zone-officials-talk-STEM-with-Challenger-Center Sandi Curd, Program Coordinator of the Kentucky Highlands Promise Zone, visited the Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky on Friday, October 3rd to learn about the Challenger Center's Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:53:08 EST Promoting breast cancer risk factor awareness http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150160612/Promoting-breast-cancer-risk-factor-awareness Breast cancer remains a prevalent problem in our society today. It will occur more than 250,000 times again this year and 40,000 lives will be lost because of this disease. Our primary defense remains simple, go on the offense to find breast... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:48:06 EST A life of service http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150124799/A-life-of-service LOTTS CREEK — On Nov. 1, a few days prior to one of the most important elections in recent memory, the county will pause to celebrate the life and achievements of WWII veteran and former Perry County district judge Calvin Manis. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:41:06 EST McConnell makes another campaign stop in Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150124814/McConnell-makes-another-campaign-stop-in-Hazard HAZARD — Only weeks remain before the winner is decided in Kentucky's most competitive Senate race in decades. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:39:05 EST Hazard educators attend innovation summit http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150151169/Hazard-educators-attend-innovation-summit HAZARD — The innovation team from Hazard, including Vivian Carter, who is the innovations coordinator for the Hazard Independent School System, recently returned from the 2014 School Improvement Innovation Summit in Salt Lake City,... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:38:07 EST Ace Clinique staff members indicted http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/150123819/Ace-Clinique-staff-members-indicted HAZARD—Multiple federal indictments including a long list of illegal drug distribution related charges were returned Thursday in relation to a case involving local physician James “Ace” Chaney and the Ace Clinique of... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:30:03 EST Hazard man charged with abusing newborn baby http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150030944/Hazard-man-charged-with-abusing-newborn-baby HAZARD — A 21-year-old man was arrested on Sept. 23 after police say he physically abused his one-month-old baby. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 12:43:03 EST Farm to School hosts field days for Perry students http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150031770/Farm-to-School-hosts-field-days-for-Perry-students ROWDY—Third graders from the Perry County School System went down on the farm last week for the Community Farm Alliance and Farm to School initiative's Farm to School Field Days. Students were brought to Holliday Farms in Perry County to... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 12:35:06 EST Breast cancer factors, detection explained http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/150079434/Breast-cancer-factors-detection-explained Breast cancer remains a prevalent problem in our society today. It will occur more than 250,000 times again this year and 40,000 lives will be lost because of this disease. Our primary defense remains simple, go on the offense to find breast... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 11:44:03 EST