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A recycling bin was delivered to each school in Perry County this past week as Perry County Judge-Executive Scott Alexander, state Rep. Chris Fugate and others closely involved with the recycling center and the fiscal court spoke to students at each school in the Hazard Independent and Perry…

Two Perry County men were recently indicted on robbery related charges related to an incident which allegedly occurred in Oct. 2017.

Earlier this year, Kentucky River Child Advocacy Center (Care Cottage) staff, in partnership with the Rising Center, LKLP Community Action and KY-SAP, held their first-ever trauma conference covering a variety of topics designed for individuals who work with children and/or families who have…

On Nov. 12, a teacher workshop was held at the Kentucky Valley Education Cooperative office. The workshop was funded by a $40,400 American Electric Power Foundation grant that Kentucky Power presented to the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (NEED) project last month.

A Hazard Community and Technical College staff member, Diane Gibson, the associate professor of Biology at HCTC, was recently named to the Council on Post-secondary Education (CPE)’s Faculty Advisory Network.


On Oct. 30, the Perry County Fiscal Court held a special meeting to announce and celebrate the allocation of a $2 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to the City of Hazard and the Perry County Fiscal Court to complete the build-out of an industrial building that will accommodate…


Hazard shook off a regular-season finale loss to Whitley County during the opening round of the postseason, defeating visiting Phelps 36-8 in the Class A Football Playoffs last Friday.

Perry Central remained in the loss column on the road as host Harlan County pulled away to win 49-19 in a Class 4A District 8 football game on Friday, Oct. 25.

Shaking off a shutout loss to Pikeville from one week early, Hazard rolled past visiting Phelps 43-7 in a Class A District 7 football game on Friday, Oct. 25.


Perry Central showed improvement but couldn’t keep up offensively as visiting Clay County pulled away to win 48-20 in a Class 4A District 8 football game on Friday, Oct. 18.

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