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The Triangle Park in downtown Hazard was full of missionaries and local individuals and families July 13,  as two churches from Georgia brought a large number of donations for those in need.

A coal company that owns two Perry County-based coal companies is planning to file for a financial reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.


One of the three remaining inmates who escaped from the Kentucky River Regional Jail last Monday, July 8, has been found and brought back into custody.

In the days since a brutal murder was discovered at the Bobby Davis Park, community members have expressed concern about the incident, the homeless population, the Hope House Homeless Shelter and how the alleged perpetrator Anthony Ray Lewis was out on parole and no one in the area seemed to know.


HAZARD — Misty McAlarnis is returning home. Perry Central High School has announced McAlarnis as its new girls’ basketball head coach.

LEXINGTON - One of the best shooters in University of Kentucky women’s basketball history, who displayed her strong playing ability last summer in the team’s foreign tour to Italy will be calling the country home this year as she has signed to play professional basketball for the USE Basket …


The Appalachian Newspapers All Mountain Softball team is selected from the teams in the coverage areas of the Appalachian News-Express, the Floyd Chronicle and Times, the Paintsville Herald, the Hazard Herald and the Mingo Messenger.

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