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On Monday, Oct. 14, the jury selection for a Perry County murder case began, and ended with the judge declaring a mistrial.

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On Oct. 10, a portion of the old Faulkner building in downtown Hazard on Maple Street collapsed, leaving some families displaced and the building in need of repair. Officials say that plans are in place to repair the building so residents can move back in. No one was injured in the collapse.

With its web of trails, the Perry County Trail System is the perfect scene for a pre-Halloween race through the woods. Dubbed “a trail run for charity,” the second Boulder Rock Run is set for Sat., Oct. 26. The event promises to test, but also thrill runners on its 5K and 10K courses. The ra…

To let the community know that the Hazard location of Whayne Supply Co. is open and ready to service customers the company held an open house that offered games, giveaways and free food.

A Martin resident who reportedly escaped from jail in Perry County in July was captured by the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday night after he allegedly tried to “make a drug drop” at the Floyd County Detention Center.

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Prevailing on its home field, determined Perry Central edged crosstown rival Hazard 1-0 in the 53rd District Boys’ Soccer Tournament title game on Thursday, Oct. 10.

Perry Central wouldn’t be denied a win on its home field. The Lady Commodores knocked off rival Hazard 1-0 on penalty kicks in the 53rd District Girls’ Soccer Tournament title match on Thursday, Oct. 10.

Perry Central exited the girls' high school soccer regular-season on a seven-game wining streak after notching back-to-back wins over Powell County and Menifee County Oct. 3-4.

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Hazard's bid to beat one of the state's top Class 2A football teams fell short as visiting Somerset pulled away to win 21-9 on Friday night.

WHITESBURG — Perry Central experienced heartbreak in Week 6 of the 2019 high school football season. Host Letcher Central managed to edge Perry Central 21-20 in a Class 4A, District 8 football game on Friday, Sept. 27.

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