For one local family, serving on the Hazard Fire Department is a tradition.
Earlier this month, Perry County kicked off their participation in the FEMA Home Buyout Program with a contract signing. This week, on Jan. 24, county officials provided the community with an update on the program.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona visited Perry County Central High School and Roy G. Eversole Elementary in Hazard on Jan. 19.
Officials, including Gov. Andy Beshear, held an event on Jan. 24 announcing more than $8 million in funding for cleaner water and nonprofits in Perry County.
A community celebration was held to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16. During the ceremony, hosted by the Consolidated Baptist Church, members of the Southeast Kentucky African American Museum and Cultural Center (SEKY AAMCC) presented awards to local individuals who made contrib…
The latest developments in the six-year-long battle to restore the benefits of the “Forgotten 500” a group of individuals who lost their Social Security benefits due to the actions of Eric C. Conn, was the focus of a meeting held Jan. 12 in Prestonsburg.
The Perry County Board of Education elected a new Superintendent, Kent Campbell, of Perry County, after the early retirement of the previous, Jonathan Jett.
Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16 with their annual community breakfast and speeches from guest speakers, including founder of I love Books, Jonathan Beatty.
A Perry County woman was arrested on several felony charges after she allegedly almost collided with a Hazard Police officer’s cruiser and was then found to be trafficking in heroin after she was stopped.
According to a statement released by Hazard Community Technical College, Gov. Andy Beshear has honored musician and teacher Bobby Osborne as one of nine recipients of the commonwealth’s most prestigious arts awards, the Governor’s Awards in the Arts, in recognition of his dedication to shari…
The attorney who has led the charge in representing the former clients of Eric C. Conn announced in a statement Jan. 9 that a settlement has been reached with the Social Security Administration that could result in as many as 500 of Conn’s former clients regaining their Social Security and S…
A Floyd County man was arrested in Hazard after, police said, he was found to be intoxicated on Broadway and attempting to “grab some kids” as they were walking by.
Rep. Chris Fugate of Chavies will serve on the Appropriations and Revenue, Natural Resources and Energy, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation, and Veterans, Military Affairs, and Public Safety committees, according to an announcement from the office of House Speaker David Osborne.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil complaint Oct. 29 against AmerisourceBergen Corp. and its subsidiaries — AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation and Integrated Commercialization Solutions — for alleged violations of the Controlled Substances Act.
The City of Hazard held a special utilities meeting Tuesday to discuss the current situation concerning the extensive water breaks due to the recent sub-zero temperatures experienced over the Christmas holiday.
Though officials say progress in 2022 was made more difficult by the summer’s historic and deadly flooding, both Hazard and Perry County had successes, even as they recovered.
A New Year’s Eve shots fired complaint led the Perry County Sheriff’s Office to raid an alleged illegal gambling operation and charge four people with committing various crimes.