Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:48:06 EST 1800 Farmers’ market invites vendors for 2015 http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/153068909/Farmers-market-invites-vendors-for-2015 HAZARD—The Perry County Farmers' Market invites new and former producers and crafters from Perry and nearby counties to attend a vendor meeting on May 5 at 6 p.m. at the Hazard Perry County Senior Center in Perry County Park. This meeting... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:35:31 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? http://hazard-herald.com/quizzes/puppy1HAZ Find out with the The Hazard Herald's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:36:58 EST Clearfork man killed in go-kart wreck http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/153033978/Clearfork-man-killed-in-go-kart-wreck Editor's Note: In a previous version of this story, Joseph Baker and the juvenile were identified as father and son when they are actually uncle and nephew. The Herald apologizes for any confusion or inconvenience this may have caused. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:00:31 EST Man charged in KFC robbery http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/153033958/Man-charged-in-KFC-robbery HAZARD—The Hazard Police Department's (HPD) latest investment seems to be paying off after a man-hunt for an armed robber in Hazard Friday evening was cut short thanks to information shared across social media outlets via the tip411... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:00:31 EST ‘Friends of Vicco Cookbook’ to print in June http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152857786/Friends-of-Vicco-Cookbook-to-print-in-June VICCO—Summer fun and holidays are fast approaching, and the City of Vicco is preparing to celebrate one of the biggest—the Fourth of July. To help with some of the costs of Vicco's annual Fourth of July Bash, the city has come up... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 10:10:31 EST Transportation cabinet awards projects http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152989498/Transportation-cabinet-awards-projects JACKSON— The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded contracts totaling more than $900,000 for four highway projects within the Department of Highways District 10. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 02:15:31 EST Anderson named general manager in Hazard, Prestonsburg http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/153047149/Anderson-named-general-manager-in-Hazard-Prestonsburg Barb Anderson has been named general manager of The Hazard Herald in Hazard and The Floyd County Times in Prestonsburg. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:15:31 EST School of bluegrass performs for Buckhorn Children’s Center http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/153045923/School-of-bluegrass-performs-for-Buckhorn-Childrens-Center BUCKHORN—Bluegrass came to the mountains on Friday when residents at the Buckhorn Children's Center were treated to a live concert from the Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music at Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC)... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:40:32 EST County ready for 2015 spring cleanup http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/153043885/County-ready-for-2015-spring-cleanup The Perry County Fiscal Court calls all citizens to help keep our mountains beautiful by participating in the Perry County Spring Cleanup, April 29 through May 2. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:10:31 EST HCTC nursing receives 100 percent pass rate http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152990189/HCTC-nursing-receives-100-percent-pass-rate The Hazard Community and Technical College Nursing Program December 2014 ADN (registered nursing) class has achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). HCTC President Dr. Steve Greiner and Donna Combs,... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:35:32 EST Police arrest three at Hazard hotel http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152984942/Police-arrest-three-at-Hazard-hotel HAZARD—Police arrested three people Thursday afternoon after discovering illicit drugs and three small children—one of whom was allegedly also intoxicated—in a hotel room in Hazard. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:55:34 EST Caudill receives final sentencing http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152969655/Caudill-receives-final-sentencing HAZARD—Emotions flared and tears were shed as Billie Caudill faced the family and friends of a couple she has been accused of killing in a wreck that resulted in the death of three people. During a final sentencing hearing on Thursday in Perry... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:55:32 EST Hazard, Perry Co. thank winter workers http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152985997/Hazard-Perry-Co.-thank-winter-workers HAZARD—Folks with InVision Hazard sacrificed some of their beauty sleep Friday morning to help serve some of those workers who diligently served the City of Hazard and Perry County during what some say was one of the worst winter storms in a... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:50:31 EST Soap box derby offers more this year http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/152947788/Soap-box-derby-offers-more-this-year HAZARD—Young ladies and gentlemen, get ready to start your—motorless cars rolling downhill. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:30:31 EST Kentucky’s small business winners announced http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152812340/Kentuckys-small-business-winners-announced KENTUCKY – Mr. Scott Shinn, President and CEO of Sustainment Solutions, Inc. (SSI) in Lancaster, KY, has been named the SBA 2015 Kentucky Small Business Person of the Year by the Kentucky District Office of the U.S. Small Business... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:50:32 EST Mayors honor local volunteers http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152861112/Mayors-honor-local-volunteers HAZARD — Last Tuesday, City of Hazard Mayor Jimmy Lindon and City of Buckhorn Mayor Pat Wooton approved a proclamation to set April 7 as National Service Recognition Day to celebrate volunteerism and to encourage residents to recognize the... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:25:31 EST Hazard student chosen for Gatton Academy http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152815674/Hazard-student-chosen-for-Gatton-Academy One student in Perry County has been selected to be a student for the 2017 class in a prestigious math and science academy in the Commonwealth. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:05:31 EST EKU students map downtown Hazard, river http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152893733/EKU-students-map-downtown-Hazard-river HAZARD—A group of students from Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) visited Hazard at the end of March to map the downtown of the City of Hazard and the North Fork of the Kentucky River that flows along beside it as part of their class's... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:45:31 EST Public invited to Action Research Summit http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152862656/Public-invited-to-Action-Research-Summit HAZARD — The Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative (KVEC) and Hazard Independent Schools have invited the public to attend an Action Research Summit at the Pikeville EXPO Center in Pikeville on April 21. The event is scheduled for 9... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:45:31 EST Two arrested in Vicco burglary http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/152859446/Two-arrested-in-Vicco-burglary VICCO — Two people have been arrested following a burglary in the Vicco community of Perry County. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:20:32 EST