Recently, officials with the Kentucky River District Health Department announced that registration is now open for the 2021 Healthy Perry Challenge.
Last week, officials with the Kentucky River Regional Jail said Jody Eversole, 35, of Combs, an inmate of the KRRJ who escaped custody last month, was located and apprehended.
This week, the Appalachian Arts Alliance, in partnership with Hazard High School and Perry County Central, will present the World's Smallest Shakespeare Festival on Thursday, June 10, and Friday, June 11.
On June 5-6, hundreds of people were able to receive free vision, dental and medical care during the Remote Area Medical (RAM) Free Clinic held in Hazard. Some were local, while others drove hours from other states to receive the care they needed.
As the number of COVID-19 cases decline within the region and restrictions are lessened across the state, local officials are continuing to encourage COVID-19 vaccination efforts and the practice of safety and common sense throughout Perry County.
Over the weekend, on June 5, the Perry County Relay For Life held its concluding events at the Perry County Park. Each year, several Relay For Life events take place across the world, being staffed and coordinated by volunteers and held in local communities. This year, in an effort to minimi…
STANTON — Punching its ticket for the title game, Perry Central doubled up Letcher Central 10-5 in the semifinals of the 14th Region Softball Tournament on Monday, June 7.
IRVINE — Hazard captured its fifth straight 14th Region baseball title on Tuesday, June 8, edging tournament host Estill County 7-6.
HAZARD — Remaining on top, Perry Central pulled away to defeat crosstown rival Hazard 17-2 in three innings the 54th District Softball Tournament title game on Tuesday, June 1.
HAZARD — Hazard scored multiple runs in three separate innings on its way to defeating crosstown rival Perry Central 10-1 in the 54th District Baseball Tournament title game on Monday, May 31.