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Later this month, the “voice” of Hazard Community and Technical College is retiring after 30 years of being heard on the radio, television and even the college’s phone system. HCTC Public Relations Director Evelyn Wood’s last day in the office is May 28. During the May 5 Rotary Club meeting,…

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On Tuesday, May 11, the Housing Development Alliance, Inc. (HDA), a nonprofit affordable housing developer, along with several community partners, held a wall raising ceremony where they lifted the first walls on HDA’s construction project in Allais. This project, named Gurney’s Bend, is the…

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Drivers who use KY 476 in Perry County will need to find another route on Tuesday, May 11. The road will be closed near mile point 7.3 for replacement of a drainage pipe. This location is near Dwarf, approximately 0.3 miles west of the KY 550 intersection near the Knott County line.

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On Saturday, May 1, the Appalachian Arts Alliance hosted Hazard and Perry County’s seventh annual Derby Party at the ArtStation on Main Street in downtown Hazard. During the event there were appetizers, a cash bar, music and a tent-style casino tables with prizes.

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This year, both of the Hazard Save A Lot stores donated thousands of bags of food to local charities, totaling more than $20,000 in community contributions through the discount grocery chain’s annual “Bags for a Brighter Holiday” food donation program that gives back to Hazard area families …

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During the April 20 meeting of the Perry County Fiscal Court, Perry County Judge-Executive Scott Alexander and court members discussed recent issues with roads throughout the county, as well as the lack of available funding to resolve some of the ongoing issues.

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Throughout April, The Rising Center and the Care Cottage have been partnering to raise awareness of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). On Thursday, April 22, The Rising Center and the Care Cottage, along with several community partners, held “Take Back the Night” at the P…

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After the Mother Goose building’s head fell from the building last month, several local businesses and community organizations came together to raise money for the reconstruction of the building’s head. Those fundraising efforts have continued, and plans are in motion to begin restoring the …

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A Perry man was arrested on several charges including attempted murder after an incident last week in which he allegedly rammed a vehicle with his vehicle twice before fleeing and then crashing his van.

On April 13, Children’s Cloud Daycare officially opened in Hazard. Chassidy Woods, owner of Children’s Cloud Daycare, said she had intended to be open by the beginning of March, but due to delays caused by the pandemic, that date was pushed to a later time. The opening day, said Woods, went …

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Pre-school registration times have been set for the Perry County School District. Pre-school registration events, said school officials, will be held at local Perry County schools on Monday, April 26 and Monday, May 3. Parents and guardians and asked to please contact your local school to ma…

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Two Hazard men were publicly named this week as being charged as part of a federal drug trafficking conspiracy case that has already resulted in six other Perry County residents and a Shelby County man being indicted.