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Motorists urged to use caution during annual 50-Mile Yard Sale on KY 52 in Breathitt, Estill and Lee counties

JACKSON, Ky.  – As residents of Breathitt, Estill and Lee counties prepare for the annual 50-Mile Yard Sale along KY 52 on Friday and Saturday, July 3-4, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is urging motorists to use caution during the event. The 2020 event is being held as scheduled, and organizers expect more visitors than usual this […]

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Hazard CTC offices, classes relocating from Breathitt County Life Skills Center

Hazard Community and Technical College offices and classes will be moving out of the Breathitt County Life Skills Center in Jackson, and it eventually will be the site of a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Regional Driver Licensing office.     Other state offices will also be located in the building. If the state decides to vacate the building, […]

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Former Salyersville Resident Sentenced to 252 Months for Engaging in Illicit Sexual Conduct While Traveling and Residing in Cambodia

FRANKFORT, Ky. – 6-18-20 A former resident of Salyersville, Kentucky, Micky Rife, 37, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday, to 252 months in prison, by U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, after pleading guilty on January 16, 2020, that he, a U.S. citizen, engaged and attempted to engage in illicit sexual conduct with […]

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CARES money helps HCTC student

CARES money for Hazard Community and Technical College students has made all the difference for many, such as Tyesh Johnson. CARES is the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act provides emergency funds for education-related expenses created by the disruption of campus operations due […]

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HCTC announces plans for summer and fall terms

Beginning August 17, fall term classes at Hazard Community and Technical College System will be offered in a variety of formats (barring any further disruption from the pandemic). HCTC will offer fully online classes as well as face-to-face classes and some options that are a mixture of both. Face-to-face classes will have a strong online […]

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HCTC announces graduate academic achievement awards

Hazard Community and Technical College announces graduates honored with academic awards for 2019-2020. Distinguished Scholars are those graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. In the Associate in Arts, Caleb Jackson Spencer of Campton. In the Associate in Science, Alexandra Jade Miller of Bonnyman; Haley Dawn Smith of Campton; Caleb Jackson Spencer of Campton; […]

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HCTC – Working from home: student Garland Sizemore

Training from Hazard Community and Technical College is what Garland Sizemore needed to work from home and help those with technical issues, especially during COVID-19.             Apple Technology INC. employs the Hazard resident, a software specialist for iOS and macOS. His job involves troubleshooting over the phone with customers about their iPhone or Mac computer. […]

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HCTC’s TNL program studied by Harvard University students

The success of Tuesday Night Live at Hazard Community and Technical College has prompted students at Harvard University to study the innovative approach to supporting student success. Tuesday Night Live (TNL) is an HCTC program designed to help busy, working adults be successful in college. The brainchild of Professors Jenny Williams, Amy Wernette and Michael Combs, the […]

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Daniel Boone National Forest Waives Fees for National Fishing and Boating Week and National Get Outdoors Day

WINCHESTER, Ky., June 5, 2020 – The Daniel Boone National Forest will waive fees at several recreation areas on select dates in June. In celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, boat ramp fees will be waived June 6-7 at Cave Run Lake and Laurel River Lake. Every year, Kentucky offers free fishing days the […]

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KSP Charges Muhlenberg County Couple With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Greenville, Ky. (May 20, 2020) — On May 19, 2020, the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested William D. Zguro Jr., 51, and Roseanne L. Zguro, 50, on charges related to child sexual abuse material. The Zguro’s were arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) investigation. The investigation was initiated after the […]