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Local man facing child porn charges is in custody
A Somerset man charged with downloading child pornography was located here in Pulaski County after disappearing from the sight of the legal system, according to Somerset Police.
Token was from pool hall from the past
A 2 1/2-cent token found by David Barnett near his home in the Plato-Vanhook community came from the Flamingo, a poolroom that operated during the middle to late 1940s at the corner of Maple and Market streets in Somerset. (See Wednesday’s Commonwealth Journal).
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Southwestern High School freshman Cassi Reed (center) goes in for a layup as Somerset High School freshman Kaitlyn Johnson (left) and junior Maranda Mills defend in the opening round of the Girls 12th Region Tournament at Lincoln County High School. Southwestern downed Somerset 59-43.
Lady Warriors survive cross-town opener
A tale of two halves — that’s how the opening round of the Girl’s 12th Regional Tournament unfolded last night at Lincoln County High School, when rivals Southwestern and Somerset squared off in an elimination game for both clubs.
Pulaski boys place second in state indoors
After pulling off one of the program’s best-ever track and field state meet performances last spring, the Pulaski County High School boys track team followed it up with a runner-up finish in the Class AAA Indoor State Track & Field Championships this past weekend at Mason County High School.
Maroons win fifth straight title
When the dust had settled at Casey County High School on Saturday night, the drive for five was very much alive.
For the fifth consecutive season, the road to a 47th District championship runs straight through Pulaski County High School.
Last night against the homestanding Rebels, Al Gover and the Maroons won their fifth consecutive district crown, by holding back a furious second half rally by Casey County, topping the Rebels by a 72-63 margin.
- Lady Warriors survive cross-town opener
Downtown Somerset circa 1962.
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.
- Northern Middle student gets to perform with country star Brad Paisley
- Memories of how things used to be in 1960s Somerset