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During last week's Perry County Board of Education meeting, held on Oct. 20, board members received a financial update and discussed the budget reduction asked of the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and what that could mean for the local working budget for 20-21.

This week, on Oct. 26, Gov. Andy Beshear announced $3,690,902 million in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grants for seven projects in Eastern Kentucky communities that will update infrastructure, bolster education, spur economic development, improve health care and build a better Kentu…

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Last week, the city of Hazard announced that Liberty Street would be receiving updates and beautification of the ball court area as a result of a partnership between Walmart, Hazard and Perry County. On Tuesday, Oct. 27, several employees from 11 Walmart stores began and completed the constr…

Over the summer, officials with the Kentucky River Children's Advocacy Center, also known as the Care Cottage, renovated their building. On Oct. 21, a drive-by open house was held, as well as virtual tours, to show the community the renovations recently done to the building.

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Perry Central claimed its second straight win in the 2020 high school football season on Friday, Oct. 23, doubling up visiting Harlan County 16-8 in a Class 4A, District 8 matchup.

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The Phelps Hornets welcomed the Bulldogs from Hazard Friday night, as coach Daniel Howard and his squad were in search of their first win, and also both teams looking to improve their district records as well.

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.

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