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The Perry County Fair started Thursday, June 13 at the Perry County Park and ran through Saturday, June 16, bringing a number of free events to entertain the whole family. This was the county’s fifth annual fair, and according to members of the Perry County Fair Board of Directors, it reache…


Perry County’s first yoga studio was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on June 14 after nearly two months of having classes and workshops. Owner Phillip Adams said that, while he has been a certified yoga instructor for two years, he didn’t have any intention of openin…

Last week, people visiting the Perry County Park noticed something new — a set of interactive, life-sized wings painted on one of the park’s buildings. The set of wings, painted by a local artist, is the first of many to come to Perry County, and serves multiple purposes, according to the artist.

One man is dead and a Kentucky State Police trooper injured following a confrontation Monday evening in the Bonnyman community of Perry County, according to state police



The Appalachian Newspapers All Mountain Softball team is selected from the teams in the coverage areas of the Appalachian News-Express, the Floyd Chronicle and Times, the Paintsville Herald, the Hazard Herald and the Mingo Messenger.

HAZARD — Perry Central graduate Braxton Cottongame has concluded his freshman season with the University of Kentucky baseball team. A left-handed pitcher, Cottongame made 17 appearances for the Wildcats during his initial college campaign.

The KHSAA is proud to announce the recipients of the first Logan Billings Memorial Scholarships. Hazard’s Bailey Blair and Rowan County’s A.J. Hacker received the scholarships by virtue of their selection as Most Outstanding Player in the Baseball Semi-State games at Morehead State this past…


It wasn’t how Hazard wanted to end the season.

What’s Hazard up against Thursday night in the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament quarterfinals?

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