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Last Thursday, Jan. 9, the students and staff at Buckhorn School celebrated the grand opening of the Mountain Heritage Recording Studio, which will provide students with an opportunity to participate in dual credit music classes. The program, school officials said, was created in partnership…

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Mandi Fugate Sheffel said that she often found herself leaving Eastern Kentucky to shop for books and that led her and her husband wanting to open a local store. Sheffel has been at work for some time preparing the Read Spotted Newt for opening day.

Officials with the Kentucky CancerLink recently announced that the organization has received funding from the Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program (KCCSP) at the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) to help address the problem of colon cancer in the Commonwealth. With this funding…

This month, the Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline Inc., sponsors of the Kentucky Teacher Awards, have opened nominations for the 2021 Kentucky Teacher Awards.



Prevailing on a neutral floor, Hazard pulled away to defeat longtime rival Knott Central 62-54 in the 14th Region All “A” Classic title game at Breathitt County High School on Sunday.

Dylan Cornett scored 19 points to lead Perry Central over visiting 14th Region rival Breathitt County 78-65 in a boys’ high school basketball game on Thursday (Jan. 2).


After going 2-1 in the Hilton Sandestin Beach Basketball Blowout, Hazard came back home and picked up a hard fought 85-79 overtime win over Whitley County last Friday night.

Hazard notched its second straight win on Friday, upending host Floyd Central 64-55 in a girls’ high school basketball game.

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