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Under recommendation from Gov. Andy Beshear, churches in the area closed their doors to public gatherings earlier this month in an attempt to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Since then, pastors have been implementing new methods of continuing services and still practicin…

After the recommended closure of restaurants and bars in Kentucky, many people expressed concern for the locally owned restaurants in Perry County. To help show support and continued patronage to these businesses, city officials announced the implementation of “Take Out BINGO,” which will he…

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On Saturday, March 21, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) confirmed there has been a patient tested at the Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center who has officially been confirmed as testing positive for COVID-19, marking the first patient in the 13-hospital ARH…

The Kentucky Small Business Development Center reports that the U.S. Small Business Administration has designated COVID-19 as a qualifying event for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell and U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nearly $1.7 million through the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act for healthcare centers…




Hazard was supposed to take on Fern Creek last week in the opening round of the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Sweet 16.

HINDMAN — After finishing as the 54th District runner-up, Perry Central suffered a season-ending loss. Hot-shooting Wolfe County pulled away to defeat Perry Central 73-58 in the opening round of the 14th Region Boys’ Basketball Tournament at Knott Central High School on Wednesday, March 4.


HINDMAN — Hazard is headed back to Rupp Arena. The Bulldogs doubled up Wolfe County 12-6 in overtime to pull away to win 57-51 in the 14th Region boys’ basketball championship at Knott County Central High School on Tuesday night.

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