Burnside, Science Hill take wait-and-see stance
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This official replica of the Batmobile used in the 1966-1968 “Batman” television show, on loan from the Volo Auto Museum in Volo, Illinois, drew quite the crowd Saturday during the July Somernites Cruise in downtown Somerset. Fans old and young alike were delighted to see the popular television series’ crime-fighting vehicle, which is what Adam West (as Batman) and Burt Ward (as Robin) used as their main mode of travel in their skirmishes with such villains as the Joker, Catwoman, the Riddler, and the Penguin.
1966 Batmobile is star of July Cruise
And boy, did it draw a crowd.
Somerset Schools will fight ruling
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.
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.
- 1966 Batmobile is star of July Cruise
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Somerset-Pulaski 13-year-old All-Star Bryce Russell takes a cut at the ball in the local team’s 4-2 win over South Lexington on Tuesday in the opening round of the East Kentucky Babe Ruth State Tournament at Ward Correll Sports Complex.
Local All-Star teams advance in state tournaments
Local all-star baseball teams began their state tournament journeys on Tuesday night at ballparks all across the state of Kentucky.
Pulaski’s Lanigan wins World title, Shopville Elementary places third
The Pulaski County area has always been know n as a hotbed for great archery at the state level and National level.
But now the local area can boast it has some of the greatest young archers in the ‘World’.
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- Local All-Star teams advance in state tournaments
Adam Duritz (left) and Counting Crows
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Brass band sound coming to Pulaski County
A new sound is blowing into Somerset — and is hoping to attract some of the town’s top brass. Literally.
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.