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Currently, the Monticello Wayne County 911 Communications Center continues to function under the City and County's former agreement. At this week's City Council meeting, Mayor Tracie Sexton told of revised proposals for consideration being comparable to the previous agreement that remains op…

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At December's meeting of Pulaski County Fiscal Court, Recycling and Solid Waste Coordinator Danny Masten announced that the county was close to opening a green waste composting site off the Ky. 914 Bypass.

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The 2021 Annual Banquet of Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce will be held virtually using a series of videos to be released on Facebook, e-mails and on the chamber's website.

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Since it will be May 2022 before the next scheduled local elections there's really not much going on politically in Pulaski County except a buzz around barbershops about who may run for city and county offices.

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After the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital posted a Facebook message Wednesday night announcing members of the public could call a number Thursday morning and possibly schedule a COVID-19 vaccination, the overwhelming number of people attempting to call caused the available appointment spac…

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to turn the tide on the pandemic, speeding up the vaccine rollout and providing financial help to individuals, states and local governments and businesses struggling with the prolonged ec…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a bill that would curtail the statewide influence of a circuit court traditionally assigned high-profile cases involving state government.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Five miners died in U.S. coal mines in 2020, an all-time low mark for an industry in a year that saw continuing declines in production as electric providers move away from burning coal.

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WUHAN, China (AP) — A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries.

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While the main mill is still operating on Ky. 1247, a garage across the road that Vaught Brothers Wood Products used to repair pallets was decimated by a two-alarm fire Monday evening.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential threats and leads are pouring in to law enforcement agencies nationwide after the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The challenge is now figuring out what’s real and what’s just noise.

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump in a Wednesday afternoon vote, but local Congressman Hal Rogers did not follow the majority, instead choosing to vote against the motion.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday rejected a Democratic attempt to swiftly call the Senate into emergency session to hold an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, all but assuring that those proceedings won't occur until after Trump leaves office.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI warned law enforcement agencies ahead of last week's breach of the U.S. Capitol about the potential for extremist-driven violence, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, contradicting earlier statements that they were caught off guard by the assault by supporters of Presid…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on the verge of being impeached for a second time in a fast-moving House vote, just a week after he encouraged loyalists to “fight like hell” against election results and then a mob of supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.

Even as the U.S. House moved swiftly to impeach President Donald Trump, Somerset's Congressman Hal Rogers again stood with the embattled president on Tuesday night.

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On Thursday, Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron told the Commonwealth Journal he has not compared 2020 to 2019, but feels like last year's numbers are down due to the ongoing battle with COVID 19.

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The first meeting of the new year for Pulaski County Fiscal Court calls for the approval of budgets for the sheriff and county clerk, whose fee offices operate on a calendar year (January 1-December 31) rather than fiscal one (July 1-June 30).

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers began advancing budget bills Monday that are likely to undergo substantial changes as they dig deeper into setting spending priorities, beset by the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment ahead, the House on Tuesday will first try to convince the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly to remove President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy in the remaining days of his presidency.

There are just a few days left in President Donald Trump's term, and following a mob of his supporters storming the US Capitol building, speculative talk of removing Trump from office using the 25th Amendment is everywhere. In this latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains t…

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With most counties still in the red zone of critical coronavirus spread, the Kentucky Supreme Court announced last week the extension of COVID-19 restrictions on most judiciary proceedings until spring.

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Secretary of State Michael Adams said there has been a bump in voter registrations in Kentucky since the November General Election and voter registration statistics released December 15 show Pulaski County for the first time in history has surpassed 50,000 registered voters.

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A local man accused of abusing a child with autism was granted a pretrial diversion as part of a plea agreement reached Thursday in Pulaski Circuit Court.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican House leaders in Kentucky on Monday appointed a committee to consider a petition calling for the Democratic governor's impeachment for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Poised to impeach, the House sped ahead Monday with plans to oust President Donald Trump from office, warning he is a threat to democracy and pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act even more quickly in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his …

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