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City agencies dealing with gas leak
From the Somerset Police Department:If you use East University Drive between KY 1247 and KY 39 or live in the area, your drive may be affected by a gas pipeline leak.
Local man receives 12 1/2 years in DUI death of teen
An entire courtroom on Thursday was moved to tears by parents who spoke of the loss of their 19-year-old son during a sentencing for the man who pleaded guilty in his death.
Local firefighter dies from injuries suffered in fall at skating rink
The community’s move to rally around a local volunteer firefighter, nurse, and single mother injured while roller skating has taken on a more tragic note.
- City agencies dealing with gas leak
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Pulaski County High School senior pitcher Aaron Smith struck out 12 batters in the Maroons’ 5-2 win over Rockcastle County High School on Thursday.
Pulaski holds off Rockets
After giving up two runs to Rockcastle County High School in the opening half of the first inning, the Pulaski County High School baseball team looked as if they might be in trouble in this pivotal District 47 match-up.
Briar Jumpers nuke Casey County
After a district loss to Rockcastle County on Tuesday, followed by a devastating Class “A” Regional Championship loss to the Danville Admirals on Wednesday, the Somerset High School Briar Jumpers needed to get back on track.
Maranda Mills, Austin Hyden win meet MVP’s
The weather on Saturday was perfect for the 38th annual Joan Spurlock Lake Cumberland Classic at Somerset High School’s Joan Spurlock Track Complex.
- Pulaski holds off Rockets
The work of Cory Bond, a Rockcastle County native who takes painting classes at Somerset Community College (SCC) will be on display through the month of April as part of an exhibit called “Cory’s World.”
Autistic man expresses himself through art
Take a walk down the main hallway of the Stoner Building on the campus of Somerset Community College starting in April, and you might think you’re surrounded by a gorgeous array of storyboards for Disney Pixar films: Brightly colored animals romping about in lavish jungle scenes, the kind of thing likely to bring a smile to any child’s face.
Memories of how things used to be in 1960s Somerset
An old photograph of shoppers in downtown Somerset revived sweet memories of how things used to be. Best we can tell by car models, the photograph was made about 1962.
American Idol hopeful has local connection
If you’ve been following the journey of this year’s crop of “American Idol” contestants, you’re probably familiar with the name Briston Maroney.
But did you know that the talented young vocalist has a local connection?
A resident of Knoxville, Tenn., Maroney was featured in the Salt Lake City, Utah, auditions, which aired on January 29.
- Autistic man expresses himself through art