Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:24:02 EST 1800 The Easter Bunny arrived early in Hazard http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3574845/The-Easter-Bunny-arrived-early-in-Hazard Photos by Gwendolyn Holliday | Hazard HeraldChildren rush to grab eggs in the “World's Largest Easter Egg Drop” in Perry County Park on Saturday April 12. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff’s office has new tip line http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3573858/Sheriffs-office-has-new-tip-line HAZARD- Residents of communities in Perry County now have a new way to contact local law enforcement if they have any tips about possible criminal activity. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New hospital expansion prepares to open doors http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3573856/New-hospital-expansion-prepares-to-open-doors HAZARD—A more than $47 million expansion project to the Hazard ARH Hospital will begin opening its doors this week. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Residents petition for traffic light at Crawford Mtn. http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3574922/Residents-petition-for-traffic-light-at-Crawford-Mtn. HAZARD—Nearly two years after turning left to go down Crawford Mountain Road was made illegal, business owners and residents in the Airport Gardens area of Perry County have petitioned for a traffic light to be installed at the top of the road... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST One dead in Breathitt County collision http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3574245/One-dead-in-Breathitt-County-collision NOCTOR – On Saturday, April 12, 2014, at approximately 6:30p.m., Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard received a call of a collision on KY 30 East, in the Noctor community of Breathitt County. A KSP Trooper was dispatched to the scene to... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor and judge-executive forum set for April 24 http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3574217/Mayor-and-judge-executive-forum-set-for-April-24 HAZARD – It is time once again for members of the community and aspiring leaders to prepare for a public forum to discuss visions and ideas for the future of Hazard and Perry County. InVision Hazard, Hazard Perry County Chamber of Commerce,... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST County officials address voter fraud concerns http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3563867/County-officials-address-voter-fraud-concerns HAZARD—Perry County, like the rest of the Eastern Kentucky region, has been notoriously linked with election tampering allegations for years. In 2012, officials with the state Attorney General's office reportedly received dozens of calls... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Women’s club seeks professional woman and mother of the year to honor http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3245274/Womens-club-seeks-professional-woman-and-mother-of-the-year-to-honor Women's club seeks Professional Woman to honor Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Dean settles in missing tax money case http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3239484/Dean-settles-in-missing-tax-money-case HAZARD—The case of the missing more than half a million dollars from the tax rolls of the Perry County Sheriff's Office has been settled—but for much less than the originally alleged stolen amount. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mayor declares March for Babies Week http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3249152/Mayor-declares-March-for-Babies-Week HAZARD—Members of the Perry County March of Dimes committee met at the Hazard City Hall Monday morning to celebrate the proclamation of the week of April 7 as March of Dimes March for Babies Week. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST KRADD hosts child abuse awareness conference http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3246808/KRADD-hosts-child-abuse-awareness-conference HAZARD—Parents and children filled the First Federal Center at Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) last week to help raise awareness for child abuse at the annual Kentucky River Community Collaboration for Children... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Chavies sewer plant to be finished in 2015 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3248283/Chavies-sewer-plant-to-be-finished-in-2015 CHAVIES—After nearly a decade of planning and searching for funding, work on the new Chavies Wastewater Treatment Plant has finally begun. Mon, 7 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Subject on run after road check http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3240669/Subject-on-run-after-road-check COMBS-A routine road check developed into a foot chase and ended with one suspect still at large this week. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Deputy jailers released from house arrest; new trial date set http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3239923/Deputy-jailers-released-from-house-arrest;-new-trial-date-set HAZARD—Two deputy jailers facing manslaughter charges in Perry County are walking free after being released from home incarceration this week. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Road crews continue work on Hwy 28 http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3235283/Road-crews-continue-work-on-Hwy-28 BUCKHORN—State road crews have been working this week on a section of road in Buckhorn that has been collapsing. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioner debate draws crowd http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/3224996/Commissioner-debate-draws-crowd HAZARD—Eight of the nine City of Hazard Commissioners candidates met a packed house at the Perry County Public Library in Hazard Thursday night as they participated in one of the first town hall debates in the history of the... Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST School board finalizes calendar http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3231440/School-board-finalizes-calendar ARY- Perry County School Board members met Wednesday at Robinson Elementary for a special called meeting to discuss changes to the school calendar as well as have their annual review of the school. Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Judge honored at luncheon http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3221244/Judge-honored-at-luncheon HAZARD-Circuit court in Perry County will soon have a big change as Circuit Judge William “Bill” Engle III will not be running for re-election this year, leaving the position open for another judge to fill at the end of his... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Perry County ranks as unhealthiest county in state http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3225019/Perry-County-ranks-as-unhealthiest-county-in-state HAZARD—In the year when officials and citizens countywide are making great strides to promote gardening and better eating in Perry County, 2014 County Health Rankings were announced, placing Perry County at the very back of the 120 county... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Governor’s health team holds first meeting; seeks to make big strides in state’s overall health http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/3225633/Governors-health-team-holds-first-meeting;-seeks-to-make-big-strides-in-states-overall-health FRANKFORT – Kentucky's health is “in dire need of improvement,” yet the state is poised to make remarkable progress in the coming years by building on its recent efforts to make all Kentuckians healthier. Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST