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Over the weekend, representatives from the Baby Pantry, in partnership with Master’s Lamb Ministries, held an Easter fundraiser, decorating the yards of several community members and providing Easter cheer to several families. The proceeds from the event will go directly to the Baby Pantry, …

This week, Hazard Mayor Donald “Happy” Mobelini signed a proclamation declaring April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). Throughout April, two local organizations, the Rising Center and the Kentucky River Children’s Advocacy Center (Care Cottage), will be holding sever…

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A team of Perry County Central High School students participated in a competition held by the CEDAR, Inc. Entrepreneurial Coal Lands Redevelopment Program (ECLRP) April 1.

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Over the weekend, a shooting in the Viper community of Perry County left one individual dead and another injured. An arrest has been made in connection to the shooting, but officials with the Kentucky State Police Post 13 said details are limited at this time.

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Jarrett Napier drove in the game-winning run on a single in the bottom half of the seventh inning to lift Hazard over Estill County 5-4 at Perry Central on Saturday, April 3.

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Perry Central shut out homestanding Harlan County 7-0 in a high school baseball game on Tuesday, April 6.

HAZARD — Letcher Central held on to edge Perry Central 48-47 in the opening round of the 14th Region Girls’ Basketball Tournament Semifinals at John C. Combs Arena on Friday, March 26.

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JACKSON — Hazard’s latest postseason run ended in the 14th Region title game. Determined Knott Central knocked off Hazard 65-56 in the 14th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Championship Game at Breathitt County High School on Wednesday, March 24.

JACKSON — Perry Central’s season ended in the second round of the 14th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament. Knott Central defeated the Commodores 68-59 in the the 14th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament semifinals at Breathitt County High School on Monday, March 22.

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JACKSON — Continuing to win while in pursuit of another title, reigning champion Hazard defeated Wolfe County 59-50 in the 14th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament Semifinals at Breathitt County High School on Monday, March 22.

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