On June 30, according to officials, Floyd County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic violence investigation at Allen, helping the alleged victims escape and getting them to safety.
Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Tuesday, July 5, to sunset on Thursday, July 7, in honor of Floyd County peace officers who died after being shot in a standoff on Thursday. June 30.
Residents from across Floyd County gathered in Prestonsburg Friday, July 1, to hold a prayer vigil for the victims of a deadly shooting June 30 which left multiple officers dead and a number of other responders injured.
A Floyd County man who is accused of killing multiple police officers and injuring numerous other individuals has pleaded not guilty to several charges in Floyd District Court.
A Floyd County man is facing numerous charges, including multiple counts of murder, after an incident in which police officers were killed.
Members of the Hazard Fire Department visited the Save the Children SummerBoost program at Roy G. Eversole Elementary School on June 24 to share fire prevention tips and let the kids play with the fire truck.
The City of Hazard and Perry County are preparing to host the Kentucky River District’s annual Fourth of July Celebration. This year, the celebration will be held on two days, Friday, July 1, and Monday, July 4, in downtown Hazard.
Representatives of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce discussed challenges the state is facing and state goals going forward during the June 21 Hazard-Perry County Chamber of Commerce meeting.
In preparation for the upcoming SOAR Summit to be held later this year, Hazard hosted a SOAR Focus Summit, presented by Kentucky Power and Kentucky Innovation, on June 23-24.
The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) recently endorsed three students who were selected to receive Appalachian College Association (ACA) Ledford Research Scholarships. These scholarships offer financial assistance for summer research projects to underg…
The Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky is proud to announce it received a grant from the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) in the amount of $6,655 to purchase round and rectangular tables and iPads.
Several community organizations held a Juneteenth fellowship celebration and cookout in downtown Hazard on Saturday, June 18, to educate the community about the history of slavery ending in the United States.
On Saturday, June 18, the 17th annual Summer in the Park event was held at the Bobby Davis Park, featuring the group’s second production of “Beauty and the Beast.”
On June 13, the Commonwealth of Kentucky released the 2021 Drug Overdose Report, which indicates that 2,250 Kentuckians died from drug overdoses in 2021, a 14.5 percent increase compared with the year prior. More than 107,000 overdose deaths were reported in the United States between Decembe…
Due to recent school shootings across the United States, the Perry County Board of Education discussed school safety measures during their June 21 meeting, considering various options such as arming teachers and pursuing other types of training.
During the May 27 special called fiscal court meeting, court members held and voted on the first reading of the Perry County Fiscal Court budget for the year 2023.
Kentucky River Child Advocacy Center, also known as the Care Cottage, has announced it recently received a grant from the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) in the amount of $20,000 to purchase items needed for bathroom and kitchen renovation projects. On June 13, Jeffrey Combs, the…
On June 3, the Pantry Shelf in Hazard celebrated National Donut Day by giving out a free donut to every customer from their opening to 11 a.m. that day. The store, said Susan Brotherton, owner of the Pantry Shelf, has been doing this for six years. “It’s our one day of the year we can make a…