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On May 18, staff members of the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center hosted their fifth annual car show, free to the public. This year, in addition to the usual car show, the event featured many new activities.

On Monday, May 20, the suspect in a fatal shooting appeared in Perry County circuit court under Perry County Circuit Court Judge Alison Wells for a special hearing, with his defense attorney making multiple motions, including motions to reduce the bond amount and to hold his trial sooner.

Perry County Republicans narrowly chose to go with Gov. Matt Bevin and the county’s Democrats were solidly in the camp of Rocky Adkins in Tuesday’s primary election.

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BUCKHORN — Hazard is back on top in the 54th District. Determined Hazard held on to defeat 2018 champion Perry Central  9-6 in the 54th District Baseball Tournament title game at Buckhorn High School on Monday.

BUCKHORN — The Perry County Central Lady Commodores remain on top in the 54th District. Perry County Central pounded crosstown rival Hazard 17-5 in five innings in the 54th District Softball Tournament title game at Buckhorn High School on Tuesday.

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On Friday, the Perry Central Lady Commodore softball team picked up a decisive 7-2 victory over Harlan County after holding the Lady Black Bears to only three hits.

EASTERN — Floyd Central halted a three-game losing skid on Monday, outlasting visiting Perry Central, a former 14th Region frontrunner, 2-1 in a high school baseball game.

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BAXTER — Hazard fell victim to a walk-off as host Harlan County, a rival from the bordering 13th Region, battled back to win 6-5 in eight innings in a high school baseball game on Monday.

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