Posted: 03/20/2013 - Several Eastern Kentucky counties were listed at the bottom of a recent county-by-county study of health in the Bluegrass. Perry County is next to last on the list. However, a group of local school children took part in a fitness fair Wednesday in an effort to curb the trend.
Posted: 03/20/2013 - A fire broke out inside the old Trus Joist building at the Coal Fields Regional Industrial Park.
Posted: 03/15/2013 - A new trial date is set for a Perry County woman allegedly involved in a violent robbery.
Posted: 03/12/2013 - The city of Vicco will not be the focus of a reality show on national television.
Posted: 03/12/2013 - Two Perry County men face drug trafficking charges.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - A Kentucky River Regional Jail inmate will spend five years behind bars for assaulting a deputy jailer.
Posted: 03/04/2013 - The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a $5.2 million grant for out-of-work coal miners in eastern Kentucky.
Posted: 03/04/2013 - The Rape Crisis Center in Hazard has a new name. It's now called The Rising Center. Officials held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the move. Hazard Mayor Nan Gorman did the honors.
Posted: 03/01/2013 - U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers is urging high school students in his eastern Kentucky district to submit artwork for the Congressional Art Competition.
Updated: 02/28/2013 - Legislators are seeking to change a bill passed last year, that some say created an unattended consequence of making the seriously ill go through the same scrutiny as drug abusers.
Updated: 02/25/2013 - A large group of people came to Monday's city council meeting in Vicco to voice their concerns about the city's new fairness ordinance. Cameras were also there from a national TV show!
Posted: 02/25/2013 - The search is on for an escaped inmate.
Posted: 02/20/2013 - A Vicco man could possibly be released from jail this week.
Updated: 02/16/2013 - In the wake of last month’s deadly shooting on the campus of Hazard Community Technical College, there is now more interest in the safety of custodial exchanges.
Posted: 02/16/2013 - A Hazard woman has been indicted on federal charges.
Posted: 02/15/2013 - Community members were able to talk with county officials as well as State Senator Brandon Smith and Representative Fitz Steele about their concerns.
Posted: 02/15/2013 - A new call from Washington to raise the federal minimum wage has some cheering, but others say the move would drive up inflation and hurt small businesses. WYMT spoke with a small business owner in Hazard to see what she thinks about the debate.
Updated: 02/16/2013 - Police say Dalton Stidham gunned them down three people during what was supposed to be a custody exchange on January 15th. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and the grand jury indicted him on the charges today.
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