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Two people were arrested Aug. 4 after, Kentucky State Police said, the service of a search warrant in Hazard led them to find a quantity of drugs including methamphetamine, firearms and stolen property, including a police radio.


Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Infant Development Station, also known as the Baby Pantry, has continued to serve families in the community. This continued service, said pantry representatives, was made possible through the generous donations they have been receiving.

Officials with Hazard Community and Technical College recently announced more than 2,000 credentials were awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year to graduating students. Of the 2,095 credentials awarded to a total of 983 students, HCTC representatives said 398 were degrees, 89 were diplom…

Recently, both the Perry County and Hazard Independent School Districts have been preparing for the start of school scheduled for Aug. 24. Many of the Perry County schools have been holding drive-thru back-to-school bash events, while Hazard Independent schools are planning to hold orientati…



The University of Kentucky baseball team has been honored by the American Baseball Coaches Association with its Team Academic Excellence Award for 2019-20, the organization announced. UK is one of just 68 schools in Division I and two in the Southeastern Conference to receive the distinction.


Perry Central High School graduate Derek Brewer is set to join the University of Kentucky bass fishing team.

Perry Central senior Chelsey Napier has committed to the University of the Cumberlands women’s basketball program.

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