Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:03:48 EST 1800 Chaney files suit against pharmacies http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152603550/Chaney-files-suit-against-pharmacies HAZARD—A complaint filed in Perry County Circuit Court on Thursday has accused three local pharmacies and a number of named and unknown employees/owners as being “negligent” and “erroneous” in the filing of information in... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:50:32 EST Charges possible in late-night shooting http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152602353/Charges-possible-in-late-night-shooting HAZARD — Officials with the Hazard Police Department (HPD) are investigating an overnight shooting. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:50:32 EST Young Eastern Ky. entrepreneur creates own opportunity http://hazard-herald.com/news/lifestyle-news/152563598/Young-Eastern-Ky.-entrepreneur-creates-own-opportunity Garrett– Many people like to have a purpose behind the work they do—a reason why they do that work and what keeps them doing it. For Garrett, Ky., native Shane Hamilton, having purpose behind the work he does is more like a life... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:55:31 EST Fiscal court talks county road plan, water projects http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152503296/Fiscal-court-talks-county-road-plan-water-projects HAZARD — Concerns about the gasoline tax, Road Fund, and county water projects took center stage at this month's meeting of the Perry County Fiscal Court. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:25:36 EST Local families celebrate graduation http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374123/Local-families-celebrate-graduation HAZARD — On March 9 several local families attended a very special graduation event at Roy G. Eversole Elementary. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:10:35 EST KSP arrests three in meth bust http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152532650/KSP-arrests-three-in-meth-bust DWARF — A meth bust on March 14 has led to three arrests in Dwarf. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:05:31 EST Former Clarion employee takes plea deal http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152541496/Former-Clarion-employee-takes-plea-deal LONDON—The third man federally indicted last year in a Perry County “pill mill” case accepted a plea agreement this week, laying much of the blame at the feet of his former co-workers who were also indicted in the case. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:20:32 EST Hazard police offer new text-to-tip, alerting services http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152513642/Hazard-police-offer-new-text-to-tip-alerting-services HAZARD—Citizens in Hazard and Perry County now have two new, technology-driven ways to report crime and be alerted of crime and news in the area thanks two new services being offered by the Hazard Police Department (HPD) this month. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:05:34 EST Worker survives fall http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152513048/Worker-survives-fall COMBS—Perry County first responders were quick to arrive on the scene of a construction site in the Combs community Monday afternoon after a worker at the site fell more than 20 feet into the construction work. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:25:31 EST Three suspects face charges in meth lab bust in Dwarf http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152480178/Three-suspects-face-charges-in-meth-lab-bust-in-Dwarf DWARF — Three people have been arrested following a meth lab bust Friday afternoon in the Dwarf community of Perry County. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:10:31 EST Players plan double feature for spring production http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152451009/Players-plan-double-feature-for-spring-production HAZARD—For only the second time since the company's inception, the Commodore Players, Perry County Central High School's theatre troupe, will be treating audiences to not one, but two spring productions this year. The two one-act... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:35:32 EST Glomawr Bridge to be closed on Thursday http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152450053/Glomawr-Bridge-to-be-closed-on-Thursday GLOMAWR—The long-awaited time has come for the near century-old Glomawr Bridge to bid Perry County adieu and make way for the new bridge in town. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:35:32 EST Two arrested after drug bust http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374068/Two-arrested-after-drug-bust HAZARD — Kentucky State Police (KSP) arrested two people when they discovered a one-step meth lab while investigating a home near Hazard on March 7. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:55:32 EST County BOE responds to complaints http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374089/County-BOE-responds-to-complaints HAZARD — Superintendent Jonathan Jett and Perry County Board of Education (BOE) Chairman John C. Combs recently responded to three complaints made in late February about the scheduling of the board's monthly meetings. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:10:32 EST Sizemore wins county spelling bee http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374101/Sizemore-wins-county-spelling-bee HAZARD — Superintendent Jonathan Jett, Perry County Board of Education members and Central Office staff would like to congratulate and recognize those students in the Perry County school system that participated in the county spelling bee. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:35:31 EST Jury indicts Combs http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152374063/Jury-indicts-Combs HAZARD — The man accused of killing a 9-year-old boy in a DUI crash in January has now been indicted for capital murder.Jason Combs, age 36, of Hazard, was formally indicted by a Perry County grand jury on Feb. 27. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:25:32 EST Court takes first step in solving county water issues http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374083/Court-takes-first-step-in-solving-county-water-issues HAZARD — Following a special called meeting of the Perry County Fiscal Court last Thursday, the county has now assumed full ownership of the City of Vicco's water and sewer systems. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:25:31 EST HPD chosen for pilot program to fight food stamp fraud http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152069983/HPD-chosen-for-pilot-program-to-fight-food-stamp-fraud HAZARD—The Hazard Police Department (HPD) will become one of the first law enforcement services in the state this year to begin a new program geared toward stamping out Kentucky's ongoing issue with food stamp fraud. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:10:32 EST PCCHS receives Rock Star School Award http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152374110/PCCHS-receives-Rock-Star-School-Award HAZARD — Last Tuesday, Perry County Central High School (PCCHS) was presented with the Rock Star School Award by Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:05:31 EST Local store robbed at gunpoint http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152412723/Local-store-robbed-at-gunpoint HAZARD — Kentucky State Police (KSP) are investigating an armed robbery that occurred early Sunday morning at Boone Ledge Mini Mart.According to a press release, KSP Post 13 in Hazard received a call... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:13:06 EST