Hazard-Herald- RSS NEWS Feed http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS http://hazard-herald.com/section/NEWS Tue, 5 May 2015 13:50:17 EST 1800 Hazard honors best, brightest at Civic Night http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/153300746/Hazard-honors-best-brightest-at-Civic-Night HAZARD—For the 63rd year, the Hazard-Perry County Chamber of Commerce hosted Civic Night, Hazard's biggest awards night of the year, last week. Mon, 4 May 2015 22:00:32 EST Video creates controversy http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/153213235/Video-creates-controversy HAZARD—Controversy swarmed this week around an incident in Perry County that was caught on video and shared thousands of times across multiple social media platforms. The incident has raised questions throughout the state about the authority of... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:10:31 EST Perry hosts Eastern Ky. high school drama festival http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/153232607/Perry-hosts-Eastern-Ky.-high-school-drama-festival HAZARD—Earlier this month, on April 18, the 7th Annual Eastern Kentucky Dramatic Arts Society (EKDAS) High School Drama Festival took place at Perry County Central High School. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:05:32 EST Ace Chaney faces 269 federal charges http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/153218085/Ace-Chaney-faces-269-federal-charges LONDON—A federal grand jury handed down a 269-count superseding indictment on Hazard physician James “Ace” Chaney, his wife Lesa L. Chaney, and the Ace Clinique of Medicine this week, citing, among other charges, Medicare and... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:10:33 EST Rescues offer $500 reward in dog shooting case http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/153184649/Rescues-offer-$500-reward-in-dog-shooting-case CHAVIES—The bond between man and man's best friend was tested last week after the owner of a black and white lab received a call that his dog had been found with an arrow through her chest. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:30:37 EST Officials dedicate bridge to former teacher http://hazard-herald.com/news/home_top-news/153210196/Officials-dedicate-bridge-to-former-teacher ROWDY—Earlier this month, local leaders, family, and friends gathered near a small bridge in the Rowdy community of Perry County to pay tribute to a longtime educator, veteran, and family man. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:30:34 EST Robbery suspects still at large http://hazard-herald.com/news/news/153163098/Robbery-suspects-still-at-large HAZARD—Nearly a week after the call came in, police are still searching for a suspect who is thought to have been involved in the robbery of a local gas station last week. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:45:34 EST 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. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:45:33 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