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Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler tells members of Somerset Kiwanis Club that the city’s finances are in great shape. “If someone tells you we’re going broke, don’t believe it. The city had $20 million in the bank last week.”
Girdler: City has $20 million in the bank
“It’s a great time for Somerset,” proclaimed Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler. “If you hear we’re going broke, don’t believe it. The city had $20 million in the bank last week.”
Wintry mix, lots of rain headed our way
The last several days, complete with temperatures in the mid-60s, were a nice break from wintry temperatures, but it’s all about to end.
The massive cold front that sent temperatures plunging across the Midwest has parked itself directly over eastern Kentucky, and it intends to hang around for a bit.
Despite weather, Christmas Parade is on
It may seem like the massive storm system moving through the area could ruin the weekend’s upcoming holiday events, but that isn’t the case.
- Girdler: City has $20 million in the bank
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Pulaski County High School senior Samantha Randolph was named the Commonwealth Journal High School Volleyball Player of the Year
Samantha Randolph - Player of the Year
This season, Pulaski County High School senior Samantha Randolph amassed 458 kills, 266 assists, 78 aces, 20 blocks, 185 digs. Randolph was named to both district and region All-Tournament team honors. For her career, Randolph tallied over 1,000 kills.
Lady Warriors, Butcher get 1st win of season
Stephen Butcher couldn’t have asked for a better start to his coaching career at Southwestern High School than the one he had Tuesday evening.
Pulaski outguns East Jessamine, 91-81
For Al Gover and the Pulaski County Maroons, life without Taylor Gover and Kody Johnson — the two most prolific scorers in school history — officially kicked off on Tuesday night in the Maroons season opener against visiting East Jessamine.
- Samantha Randolph - Player of the Year
A copy of the Ashland Daily Independent’s front page on November 23, 1963, shows typical coverage of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. A sister newspaper of The Commonwealth Journal, the Ashland newspaper at the time was published by Robert McCullough Sr., grandfather of Rob McCullough, publisher of the Commonwealth Journal.
JFK assassination remembered
Pulaski countians are joining millions today as they pause to remember one of the blackest moments in this nation’s history. This is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States.
‘Faith Cakes’ a non-profit project with a real sweet tooth
Baking, for April Adams, is a labor of love — and faith.
If you ask Adams what her plans are on any random day of the month, she’s likely to be preparing to make cakes and cupcakes from scratch as part of her baking business — but don’t think this is just any local baked goods operation.
Adams fills orders for around four cakes and around 15 dozen cupcakes a month, all in a variety of flavors. Her prices are tailored to the smallest of orders and to the largest of requests.
Beavers making comeback in Pulaski
“Beavers are all over the place ... in all parts of Pulaski County.”
- JFK assassination remembered