Heavy rainfall and slides in the region have caused several issues for the people of Perry County.
Along with more than 100 squads across the nation, the Perry County Central cheerleaders competed at the 2019 UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship and then went on to World School Cheerleading Championships.
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.
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.
The Buckhorn Lady Wildcats pulled off a come-from-behind win in overtime defeating the Leslie County Lady Eagles 66-60 securing their spot in the 54th District Tournament championship.
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 Hazard Bulldogs pulled off a come from behind win Tuesday night to defeat the Breathitt County Bobcats in a 64-57 ballgame during overtime.
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.