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KRCC opens HoriZen Events in Hazard

HoriZen staff, KRCC employees and community members all gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting commemorating the opening of HoriZen, the newest branch of Kentucky River Community Care.Photos by Destiny Caldwell

HAZARD-HERALD.COM - 2018-07-19 11:00:00

Alleged oxy conspiracy ringleader to plead guilty in federal case

Several defendants, including the alleged ringleader of a conspiracy prosecutors say is responsible for flooding Hazard and the surrounding area with oxycodone over nearly seven years, have filed documents indicating they intend to plead guilty in the case.

HAZARD-HERALD.COM - 2018-07-19 11:00:00

Local doctor warns of consequences of not providing eye care

While Bevin’s decision has been met with both backlash and support from Kentuckians, local optometrist Dr. Dwight Avery, who has run his own practice on Main Street in Hazard for approximately 30 years, said the change will cause issues..

HAZARD-HERALD.COM - 2018-07-19 11:00:00

KSP continues search for missing Leslie County man - ABC 36 News

HAZARD, Ky. (WTVQ) – As the search for a Leslie County man continues, investigators with Kentucky State Police in Hazard are asking for assistance from the public in locating Tyler North.

WTVQ - 2018-07-18 19:04:55

One more dry day, severe weather possible Friday

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -It should be another fairly nice day across the mountains today, but some big changes are on the way by the weekend.Today and TonightSome patchy fog will be around again to start your Thursday. Some of it could be dense in spots, so take care on the roads this morning.We'll see m

WYMT.COM - 2018-07-19 03:38:00

Letter to the Editor: Small town hospitality

Dear Editor,Small town hospitality is alive and well in Hazard. My husband was brought to the ARH emergency room and immediately we were made feel comfortable and assured. My stay will exceed past 8 days and I have nothing but praise to say about all staff.Total strangers I met in the hospital and c

HAZARD-HERALD.COM - 2018-07-19 11:00:00

Editorial: A welcome change

For some, addiction affects them personally, with family members and close friends becoming addicted and either struggling to find a way out or dying as a result of their use of drugs.

HAZARD-HERALD.COM - 2018-07-19 11:00:00


Reminder: One of the Salyersville Restaurant Row frontage roads is scheduled to open next week. When that occurs, the traffic signal at the intersection near Dairy Queen, Lee’s, Wendy’s and Subway (which is currently flashing) will switch to red/yellow/green operation – so be prepared to stop!


Home destroyed by early morning fire

BUSY, Ky. (WYMTThe fire started around 6 a.m. on Beech Oak Road near Avawam. Firefighters from a couple of different departments are there now putting out the last few flames.The home is destroyed. We are trying to figure out if anyone lived there. It does not appear anyone was injured.It is still t


Renovations on a historic McDonald's building will make a new home for a local police department

Renovations have brought the soon-to-be police department new HVAC systems, water lines, and electrical lines, in addition to their new metal siding. Staff say they are trying to put more signage up, like the thin blue line across the building, to be more identifiable.


Rain chances continue today, skies clear this evening

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -Your Tuesday will start off with scattered showers and storms as a cold front continues its trek through the mountains.Today and TonightAlong with those rain chances, fog will be an issue for some this morning. Be careful as you hit the road. The showers and storms will continue


An organization in Perry County is helping families prepare for the upcoming school year

The mission uses vouchers to give those who qualify a limited amount of clothing and household items, on a monthly basis. Volunteers say they currently give out around 5,000 items of donations per month.


Inmate walks off work release - Harlan Daily

At approximately 10:19 a.m. on Tuesday, Harlan County Detention Center Staff reported inmate Aaron Amburgy Jr. ran from the Inmate Work Release Program.HCDC staff reported the Inmate Work Release Program participants were working in Gilley Hollow, across from Southeast Community College in Cumberlan


Two indicted for stealing, trading equipment

Pike Commonwealth’s Attorney Rick Bartley said Robert Caldwell, 33, of Beefhide Creek Road, Jenkins, and James C. Byrd, 26, of Marshall Branch, Virgie, were each indicted last week on felony theft and obscuring the identity of a machine charges in connection to the June incident. Caldwell was also i


Spay Neuter Clinic - Harlan Daily

For those who wish to have their dog or cat spayed or neutered, the Humane Society is holding a spay/neuter clinic — which will make the procedure available.Registration for the clinic will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. or until all the spaces are filled. Registration is at the Huma


Man, woman face drug charges - Harlan Daily

A man and woman are facing charges after allegedly being found in possession of methamphetamine and endangering the welfare of a minor.Benny Back, 31, and Beth Holman, 27, of Harlan, were arrested on Saturday by Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Saylor.According to the citations, while attempting


Man pleads guilty to attacking Wise County senior citizen

Jermaine Christopher Johnson, 33, of Wise, pleaded guilty to malicious wounding, attempted second-degree murder, stabbing in the commission of a felony, and trespassing.


Hot Pot, Anyone? | Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom

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Brown sentenced to 5 years - Harlan Daily

A Cawood man was sentenced to a total of five years in prison recently in Harlan Circuit Court.Oney Brown, 32, appeared in front of Harlan Circuit Judge Kent Hendrickson for sentencing. Brown was represented by his attorney, Cotha Hudson. Commonwealth’s Attorney Parker Boggs and Assistant Commonweal


CSX Corporation to repair railroad crossing at KY 11 in Knox Co. - ABC 36 News

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ)–CSX Corporation says the railroad crossing at KY 11 (mile point 11.681) in Knox County will be closed Tuesday, July 17 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. due to a rail crossing replacement.Drivers may experience delays.- Advertisement -