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Dalton Stidham appears in court

Posted: 01/22/2013 - The man accused of shooting Jackie, Caitlin and Taylor Cornett was back in court Tuesday.

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Victims of Perry Co. shooting laid to rest

Updated: 01/21/2013 - The three victims of last Tuesday's shooting in the parking lot of Hazard Community and Technical College were laid to rest on Monday.

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Family of shooting victims speaks for the first time

Posted: 01/18/2013 - Jackie Doug Cornett, his granddaughter, 12 year old Taylor Cornett and his adopted daughter, 20 year old Kaitlyn Cornett, were shot and killed in the Hazard Community and Technical College parking lot Tuesday night.

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Physician: shooting likely to carry lasting psychological effects

Posted: 01/16/2013 - Experts say traumatic events like Tuesday's shooting can cause serious emotional damage to people close to the ordeal. Doctor Farhan Fazal, who is the chief of staff at the Appalachian Regional Healthcare's Psychiatric Center in Hazard, says it is difficult to say just how people will process the loss of a loved one.

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Police: deadly Perry County house fire now "suspicious"

Posted: 01/16/2013 - After canvassing the scene of the fire that broke out Sunday morning on Scuddy Branch Road in Perry County and killed Sandra Kay Melton, 64, and Suzy Melton, 35, investigators initially said they had no reason to suspect foul play.

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Investigators return to scene of deadly Perry Co. fire

Updated: 01/15/2013 - A team - including a Kentucky State Police arson investigator - combed through the rubble, trying to understand the circumstances surrounding the fire on Scuddy Branch Road that broke out early Sunday morning.

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Vicco approves LGBT anti-discrimination law

Updated: 01/15/2013 - It is a first for any city in Eastern Kentucky. The Vicco City Council in Perry County voted three to one Monday to approve a law that protects gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people from discrimination.

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Police arrest suspected burglars

Posted: 01/10/2013 - Two people have been arrested in connection with three burglaries in three different counties in just five days.

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Perry County city gets new police chief

Updated: 01/10/2013 - It has been two years since the city of Vicco in Perry County has had its own police officer; but as of this week, a new police chief is in charge.

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Perry County man indicted on theft charges

Updated: 01/02/2013 - The Hazard Herald reports 25 year old James Barger was already wanted on warrants in Perry County when he was caught in Columbus, Ohio.

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EQT awards grant to UK College of Education

Posted: 01/01/2013 - Officials with EQT Corporation are awarding a $50,000 grant to the University of Kentucky College of Education to help propel new innovations in eastern Kentucky education.

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