Horses at Churchill Downs: Most people wouldn't be surprised by that statement, but for a local business owner, knowing that her plushie toy horses have made it to the gift shop of the historic race track was exciting news.

The Somerset noon Rotary Club invites you to attend the very special "Wreaths Across America" event. Saturday, December 15 at Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy. "Wreaths Across America" remembers military veterans by placing headstone wreaths to honor their service and sacrifices for o…

Join us at the Mountain Craft Center for another wonderful, warm, inviting Christmas at the Cabin open house December 1, from 10a.m. - 5p.m. Our artists have been hard at work creating a huge selection of beautiful gifts to choose from for your giving this season. We have some new artists wh…

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Obviously thinking about Halloween, a reader asked: "Do journalists, those infamous prevaricators of fake news, believe in ghosts?


A local tattoo business is inking for a cause — helping to raise money for the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Michael. It's a goal brought about because one of the tattoo artists has ties to one of the hardest-hit areas.


Somernites organizers were planning for a Super Cruise this weekend and the crowds came through.

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Under the direction of Ken Prettyman, the Somerset Big Band is an 18-piece ensemble made up of area musicians dedicated to preserving and performing some of the classic standards of big band jazz music, the legacy left by iconic names like Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, and Benny Goodman.

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The rain held off until the very end for cruisers Saturday as June’s Somernites Cruise celebrated two of Chevrolet’s hottest makes — the Camaro and the Corvette.

This Week's Circulars


Jewel Franklin Dykes, age 90, of Somerset, Kentucky, passed from this life on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Mond…

Gerald Glen Wesley, 67, of Somerset, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

Devan Sherman, age 32, of Somerset, Kentucky, son of Rick and Amy Sherman, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with funeral service to be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral …