Somerset Police and Somerset Fire Department units responded Friday to an injury collision at Stoplight No. 1 in Somerset on North U.S. 27, at the intersection with Ky. 2227. According to Somerset Police, Grace Epperson of Somerset was headed northbound when she reportedly saw Onie Vaught of Science Hill traveling fast out of U.S. 2227. Vaught said that he was westbound on U.S. 2227 making a left turn when he was struck in the side. Both drivers claimed to have the green light. Witnesses at the scene said that Vaught had the green light, according to Somerset Police. Both parties were injured in the accident, according to Somerset Police.
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Heated sidewalks provide sparks for workers
A heated sidewalk to melt snow and ice was “quite the thing” a half century ago in a small town like Somerset. This town’s first and only electrically warmed sidewalk was installed facing Fountain Square alongside First and Farmers National Bank when the bank’s downtown headquarters building was constructed in 1963-64.As snow fell, the warm sidewalk melted a walkway about 2 feet wide alongside the bank. It was the talk of the town; quite a gimmick.
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The recent hearing regarding the conflict with county schools over non-resident students might not have gone Somerset’s way, but that doesn’t mean they’re done fighting.
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he Caped Crusader’s crime-fighting ride was on display this weekend during the July Somernites Cruise.And boy, did it draw a crowd.
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