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  • THIS OLD HOUSE FOTO FW.jpg New Day Dawns for a Landmark Somerset Home

    July 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • Fireworks-- girl and dad FW.jpg Selling the Sizzle

    July 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • Beauties and John Alexander FW.jpg Models on Lake Cumberland chosen

    July 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • kollege1.ht.jpg Popular Kids Kollege is in its 34th year at SCC

    You’d think kids would want to stay as far away as possible from the classroom for summer vacation.
    But then again, “Kids Kollege” isn’t your typical educational setting.
    More than 150 kids, ages 6-12 years, from Pulaski County and other areas made the trip to Somerset Community College over the last two weeks for the Kids Kollege program.

    June 29, 2013 1 Photo

  • VETERANS FOTO FW.jpg A Grand Reunion

    June 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Kayak competition FW.jpg Paddling up the Right Creek

    June 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • First Stop owners front.jpg Business booming for new liquor store

    Five liquor licenses were approved for Somerset and the third store to open was this past week.
    Called "First Stop,"the new package store it is located on the west side of U.S. 27 between lights 20 and 21, which is a little north of TSC Tractor Supply. The owner is Charlotte Perdisaris and the manager is Michael Scott.
    Perdisaris has been working on getting the store ready for a number of months but was delayed by the shipment and installation of a large 10 x 20 foot walk-in cooler that lines the back of the shop. Otherwise, she thought they could have opened much earlier and, perhaps, have even been the first to open.With such a large cooler, they have a large supply of beer and wine in it to choose from. As to other spirits, they have a large variety of brands, especially high end brands such as Crown Royal and R&R. In addition, they have beer singles on ice. At this time, they are the only local liquor store selling beer in kegs.
    First Stop is the last liquor store to open that is locally owned and operated. The remaining two licenses are to drug store retailers.

    May 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • Trail opening group.jpg Scenic new trails opened at Pulaski County Park

    Despite a rainy last several days, outdoor enthusiasts couldn’t help but play in the mud a little this weekend in celebration of the grand opening of biking and hiking trails at Pulaski County Park.
    “We’ve been working on this .. for about four years,” said Pulaski County Judge-executive Barty Bullock to a crowd of around 50 people gathered at the head of the new trail at the park. “ ... It’s been such a good project.
    “We think it’s going to be a huge asset to this community,” added Bullock.
    The essence of the trail has existed at Pulaski County Park for decades as an Eagle Scout Trail. The newest trails, are almost 9 miles long, with five of those miles dedicated to biking.
    The trail is built to the standards of the International Mountain Biking Association, a worldwide network that brings together serious bicycle enthusiasts.

    May 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • COYOTE FW.jpg Howling Success

    May 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • Bee swarms FW.jpg Honey of a Tale

    May 15, 2013 1 Photo

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