Thanks to the teamwork of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce and the Buckhorn Lake State Park and Resort, locals got to enjoy the first “Float on the Horn” event. It offered kayaking, dinner and live music to those in attendance and brought attention to the resort.
On Sept. 25, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced 40 Fellows who will be participating in the inaugural class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute. Of those select individuals, Hazard High School teacher Luke Glaser will be representing Perry County.
Sen. Rand Paul made trips to several Eastern Kentucky communities this week to meet with local leaders to discuss issues and successes within the respective communities.
Downtown areas in multiple counties, including Perry County, will receive further funding for downtown revitalization efforts.
On Oct. 4, Appalachian Regional Healthcare, in partnership with Kentucky Skills U, held a career fair for residents within the ARH service area who do not have a high school diploma or GED. During the career fair, ARH hiring managers conducted on-site interviews, while KY Skills U staff help…
Perry Central exited the girls' high school soccer regular-season on a seven-game wining streak after notching back-to-back wins over Powell County and Menifee County Oct. 3-4.
WHITESBURG — Perry Central experienced heartbreak in Week 6 of the 2019 high school football season. Host Letcher Central managed to edge Perry Central 21-20 in a Class 4A, District 8 football game on Friday, Sept. 27.