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Secretary of State Michael Adams announced on Oct. 23 guidance to protect voters from intimidation at the polls. “Voting is your sacred right. Don’t let anyone take it away — know your rights,” Adams said.

A Perry County man accused of shooting two of his children last week, killing one, appeared in court for the first time this week for an arraignment hearing. During the hearing, his attorney waived the arraignment, which resulted in a not guilty plea being entered on his behalf..

Last week, on Oct. 14, community members celebrated the graduation of several individuals from the Perry County Recovery Court program. The ceremony was the first Perry County Recovery Court graduation of the year.

During the Oct. 20 Perry County School Board of Education meeting, board members discussed several items on the agenda. Among the announcements made, board members spoke about the recent increase of COVID-19 cases in the area and plans to help decrease the cases.

Representatives of the First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hazard said they are pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member, Jaime Coffey, to the organization's Board of Directors.



Pikeville’s high-powered offense rolled Friday night as the Panthers welcomed visiting Hazard to Hillard Howard Field. Pikeville scorched the Bulldogs for 405 yards of total offense as the Panthers rolled to a 43-7 victory.

Reigning Class 2A state champion Somerset prevented visiting Hazard from entering the win column in Week 4 of the 2020 high school football season, beating the Bulldogs 42-13.


The Perry Central Commodores and head coach Mark Dixon are in a desperate search for their second win of the season after suffering their third straight loss to the Paintsville Tigers, 43-0.

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