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City of Hazard opens splashpad downtown

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Kids in Hazard now have another area to cool off this summer. The City of Hazard recently opened a splash pad next to the farmers market pavilion downtown, hoping to provide another space for kids to come and enjoy themselves during the warmer months. Hazard City...
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Name released in deadly Bell County crash

BALKAN, Ky. (WYMT) - A Bell County woman is dead after a single car crash Tuesday evening. According to officials from Kentucky State Police Post 10 in Harlan, one car was traveling along KY-2012 near the intersection with Balkan Road when the car crashed. 42-year-old Elizabeth Noe of Balkan was...
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Queen City Sparkler 5K Color Run kicks off Friday

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Appalachian Arts Alliance will host its second annual Queen City Sparkler 5K Color Run and Walk on Friday in downtown Hazard. Registration begins at 7:00 p.m. with the race starting at 8:00 p.m. There is a $35.00 registration fee that includes a t-shirt but there is a limited number of shirts.
HAZARD, KY
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Harlan Independent Middle School welcomes new principal

Harlan Independent Middle School will have a new principal in place for the upcoming school year, with current Harlan Independent High School teacher Mike Bolton selected to fill the position. Harlan Independent Schools Superintendent C.D. Morton gave some background on the new assistant principal. “Mike Bolton is a 20-year veteran...
HARLAN, KY
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Hazard Vendor’s Mall opens in new location

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -Hazard’s vendors and shoppers have a new place to discover the unique items people in the area have to offer. The new location of the Hazard Vendor’s Mall is right across from the old location on Main Street. The old location typically hosted multiple vendors...
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Sen. Mitch McConnell visits Hazard, speaks on various topics

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - On Wednesday, Hazard Community and Technical College was host to U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. McConnell touched on a variety of topics impacting the nation. He talked about the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade which allowed abortions in the country. Once the Supreme Court...
HAZARD, KY
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Heat continues as storm chances sneak back in late week

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Our warm air has returned after a couple of days of rather comfortable weather, and as always that is likely to come with increasing chances for showers and storms as well. Unfortunately, it seems the storm chances continue to increase as we get closer and closer to our 4th of July holiday weekend.
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The Challenger Learning Center provides opportunity for students to connect to space

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) -Students from 13 schools across the region came together Wednesday afternoon for some one-on-one communication with the international space center. It’s an “out-of-this-world” opportunity being offered by the Challenger Learning Center in Hazard. “This is something not many people get to do…it’s something unique,”...
HAZARD, KY
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SOAR Focus Summit held, promotes entrepreneurship and innovation in Hazard

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. During the SOAR Focus Summit, the City of Hazard hosted more than 300 professionals from across the region to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship. The conference largely took place at Hazard Community and Technical College, but an opening reception was held in downtown Hazard on June 23, allowing participants to see the growth of businesses located downtown.
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Evarts council discusses sewer project

The Evarts City Council discussed an upcoming sewer project during the panel’s regular meeting on June 23. Mayor Eddie Manning brought the council up to speed. “We’ve had our engineer looking over our sewer plant for a while now,” Manning said. “There’s a lot of updates he thinks we need.”
EVARTS, KY
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Obituary for Ruby Hazel Parrott Graybeal (1924-2022)

Barbourville, Ky. – Ruby Hazel Parrott Graybeal, 98, of Gray, Kentucky, passed away June 26, 2022. Ruby was the daughter of Jim Tom Parrott and Lucy Etta Woolum Parrott born to them on March 4, 1924, in Bailey Switch, Knox County, Kentucky. Ruby will forever be remembered as a...
GRAY, KY
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Farmers Markets Help Local Economy Grow

Local farmers markets are a major resource in communities across our region. The London Laurel County Farmers Market sets up every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the corner of South Main Street and Dixie Street. Local farmers set up to sell their clean and healthy fresh produce as well as locally made arts and crafts. Farmers markets help the local economy as well as healthy eating. For more information visit their Facebook page.
LAUREL COUNTY, KY
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