Since July 2018, a local man has been extending efforts to clean up Perry County. He recently announced his concern for the community’s cleanliness and enforcement of codes to keep areas clean. 

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Three shelters in Kentucky, including the Kentucky River Regional Animal Shelter in Perry County, have been selected to receive funding as part of the Kentucky Humane Society’s Love 120 project. 

During the Jan. 17 Hazard Independent Board of Education meeting, board members discussed various possibilities on how to best utilize two large donations given to the Hazard Independent Schools District by the Brashear family. 



BETSY LAYNE — Betsy Layne was unable to carry momentum from a win over Jenkins earlier in the week into its next matchup as Buckhorn held on to win 63-60 in a non-district boys' high school basketball at Junior Newsome Arena on Wednesday night.


The Perry Central Commodores claimed their second victory of the season against Hazard defeating the Bulldogs 49-47 Tuesday night.


Hazard rebounded with a 56-50 win over Betsy Layne Monday night on the road after suffering a 50-37 loss to Pike Central on the road last Friday night.


Host Floyd Central fell behind early and couldn't recover from its slow start as Perry Central, a rival from the neighboring 14th Region, pulled away to win 63-31 in a boys' high school basketball game on Thursday night. 

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