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For many people, not being able to see a hospitalized loved one has been one of the most difficult ramifications from the COVID-19 pandemic. But that is changing as Kentucky's communities continue to gradually loosen restrictions.

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It may be high school seniors who are getting the biggest productions in place of in-person graduation ceremonies, but Pulaski County’s primary schools are not letting the accomplishment of students passing from one grade to the next — even to new schools — go by unnoticed.

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will not offer its summer conservation camps this year due to the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience, Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Rich Storm said. However, this is a necessary ste…

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Somerset, Ky. Local urgent care, First Care, is now offering COVID-19 testing at all of their 18 locations. The clinic will offer curbside coronavirus testing in which patients with respiratory illnesses (i.e. the flu, cold, or COVID-19) will remain in their car during the entire duration of…

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After a lot of thought, discussion, and review of CDC guidelines; Somerset Pulaski Economic Development Authority's Board Chairman Brook Ping has decided it is best to CANCEL the upcoming Board of Directors meeting scheduled for this coming Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. 

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The Eastern Kentucky United Auto Workers (UAW) Retirees normally meet the 4th Tuesday of each month at The Center for Rural Development. Due to COVID-19, the meetings set for March 24 and April 28 have been canceled. Retirees needing assistance may still call (606) 676-0028 while the Montice…

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Maze Rhodus, President and founder of God's Helping Hands, has announced that while the store located at 1233 Pine Hill Road is closed to the public, those in need may still call 606-274-4575 to pick up items. Call between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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Due to the current Covid-19 issues; please take note that the Pulaski County Humane Society's FUNDS FOR FURBABIES is being postponed. 

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With government agencies and most businesses closed to foot traffic to slow the the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Pulaski County Clerk Linda Burnett is letting citizens knows how to access her office's services.

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The National Office of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program has instructed all sites to suspend Tax Preparation effective March 16, 2020. It is expected that operations will be restored when the virus crisis is over.

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All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  This decision protects the population we serve—older Americans and people with underlying medical conditions—and our employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  …

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In following protocol from our Diocese for the safety of our parishioners and community, ALL MASSES at St. Mildred are now cancelled, effective immediately.  Father Von Handorf will be conducting the weekend masses and can be viewed via livestream at Saint Mildred Catholic Church facebook pa…

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While every hour it seems there's a new cancellation due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus, that wasn't the case in Burnside Saturday morning, where runners and walkers celebrated life, community, fitness, and everything St. Patrick's Day.

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Friends, in light of the precautions suggested for preventing the spread of coronavirus, we will be joining the area's closings. There will be no services in person on Sunday, March 15. Tune in to Facebook live (right here!) to view a modified service Sunday at 11 AM.

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Due to local concerns of the Coronavirus. Burnside Little League has made the decision to delay activities until March 27th following recommendations from Little League international and the local school board. Opening day has been rescheduled to April the 18th. WE WILL BE PLAYING BASEBALL!!!

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Darlene Carrender age 70, of Bronston, Kentucky, wife of Thurman Carrender passed from this life Friday, May 22, 2020 at her home. Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 27, 202…