This week, a female inmate attempted to escape from the Kentucky River Regional Jail.
This week, during the Jan. 19 meetings of the Perry County Fiscal Court and the Hazard City Commission, officials discussed several ongoing projects as well as the ongoing water issues being experienced throughout the county.
Healthcare officials with the Kentucky River District Health Department said that Perry County is currently moving out of the increased number of cases from Christmas and New Year’s, and are preparing for more vaccinations.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission last week approved higher rates for Kentucky Power customers, but reduced the increase the company proposed slightly.
On Jan. 14, several community members and representatives from various local organizations participated in a virtual “Food and Faith Summit.” During the summit, participants discussed several topics surrounding food insecurity in Perry County, including barriers being faced and steps that ca…
Like many facilities and organizations, the Kentucky River Regional Jail has been impacted b…
Last July, community members celebrated Hazard and Perry County's first North Fork Music Fes…
The Hazard Bulldogs’ football team has been sidelined due to their own battle with COVID-19.
Over the weekend, on July 17, officials with the Black Gold Festival Committee confirmed tha…
For months, the Bobby Davis Museum and Park have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, h…
In a rematch of the 2019/2020 14th Region title game, reigning champion Hazard knocked off preseason favorite Wolfe County 66-58 on Monday, Jan. 11.
Knott Central outscored reigning champion Hazard 24-10 in the fourth quarter to pull away to win 73-64 in the 14th Region All “A” Classic on Monday, Jan. 4.
Hazard fell behind and couldn’t battle its way back as host Knott Central puled away to win 57-46 in the 14th Region All “A” Classic girls’ basketball tournament on Monday, Jan. 4.
The Appalachian Newspapers Inc. All Mountain Football Team is comprised of teams in our coverage area. Mainly teams from Pike County, Floyd County, Johnson County, Perry County and Mingo County, but we also include players from the entire 15th Region.