Somerset's former mayor Eddie Girdler this week endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear in a video released on social media and Beshear's own website - a move that might be considered a surprise since Girdler calls himself "a lifetime Republican" in that video.
In between games of tonight's Don Franklin Bowl, something that has never happened before will take place: Girls from four local schools will take the field, joining together for a four-minute dance routine.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A prominent gay-rights activist was dragged out of a state fairgrounds building and arrested Thursday during a protest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's country ham breakfast, an annual event that draws many of the state's top political leaders.
One of Downtown Somerset's most imposing buildings opened for public inspection January 2, 1964. The then-new banking house of First and Farmers National Bank was a three-story ultra modern building with an attractively decorated lobby and 14 teller stations. First and Farmers National Bank …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Republican Matt Bevin is a “great governor” who might not be fully appreciated, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, seeking to boost the incumbent’s efforts against Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear in this year’s Kentucky election.
In its effort to connect with the community's industry leaders and be responsive to their needs, Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) hosted its first Industrial Leaders Breakfast Aug. 15 at Somerset Community College.
Shopville, Stab and Squib communities are still waiting to become noticeable stops at interchanges off a proposed I-66 corridor through the Daniel Boone National Forest.
Looking for adventure? Or whatever comes your way (assuming you're born to be wild, of course -- or at least out in the wild)?
An overflow crowd of Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce members sat transfixed Tuesday as the community’s newly formed economic development organization was unveiled.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced last week that County Road Aid emergency funds have been awarded to repair a road in southern Pulaski County.
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO LICENSE FEES UPON ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ENGAGED OR EMPLOYED IN ANY TRADE, OCCUPATION OR PROFESSION WITHIN THE COUNTY OF PULASKI, FOR THE HEALTH, EDUCATION, SAFETY, WELFARE AND CONVENIENCE OF THE INHABITANTS OF PULASKI COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
Kentucky's landscapes are populated by many trees that are susceptible to bacterial leaf scorch. This disease may not kill trees instantly, but over time, it can have devastating effects. Pruning and reducing stress can prolong the life of infected trees; however, there are currently no meth…
The Monticello High School, Class of 1969 met for their 50th class reunion at the Marriott Somerset on Saturday evening, May 25th. There was a brief program, dinner and prizes for some in attendance. Of particular note was the size of the class relative to the overall success of the class members.
Weaning time in the cattle industry is ultimately one of the most stressful times for a calf. However, with proper preparation and a good management plan, you can decrease the stress incurred on the calf. As well as the cows and yourself at weaning time. This will insure both the cows and th…
Peaches are a fuzzy fruit native to China ( which produces 58% of the world total). The peach was brought to America by Spanish explorers in the 16th century. They were originally planted in St Augustine, Florida and the Cumberland Islands of Georgia in 1571. California, South Carolina and G…
A local church is helping all local schools comply with a new state law requiring public schools to display our national motto.
The Dan Brown who runs the Somerset Asian Market is not the same Dan Brown who wrote "The Da Vinci Code," a novel about carefully hidden secrets of great magnitude.
As football and soccer teams prepare for the fall sports seasons, the county's marching bands are also prepared to enter the field competition.
Somerset's U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, along with U.S. Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-South Carolina), penned a letter to President Donald Trump over their concern about a proposed $4.3 billion rescission in funding for the Department of State and United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Two of the co-defendants accused in the February 2018 murder of Jorge Martinez were in Pulaski Circuit Court Friday morning ahead of a trial scheduled for next month.
The Somerset Pulaski County Humane Society’s next adoption event is Saturday, August 17, from noon until 4 p.m., at the Pulaski County Humane Society building.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — A feud at the top of Kentucky's government escalated into an extraordinary legal battle Thursday when the governor was sued by his hand-picked lieutenant governor over a bitter staffing dispute.
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: www.morrisandhislope.com
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 …
- Woman drowns in Lake Cumberland
- Motorcycle operator killed in Slate Branch Road crash
- Somerset man killed in Saturday night motorcycle accident
- Ferguson man sentenced to 26 years on weapons charges
- KSP: Man killed in single-vehicle Eubank crash
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- Somerset woman accused of taking $10,000 from Circle K
- Texas inmate's execution was not cruel -- it was justice
- Saturday's Streets and Eats will offer music, 21 food trucks
- Couple charged with wanton endangerment