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Cow-calf operators often wrestle with the decision of selling their bull calves in-tact or castrating them to sell as steers. The important management choice has financial implications either way. As producers, you need to weigh the costs and decide what's best for your operation.

Harvest season is one of the busiest times of year for farmers--and among the most dangerous. Before taking to the fields, South Kentucky RECC urges farm workers to be aware of overhead power lines and to keep equipment and extensions far away from them.

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The hottest race for county office at the moment is that for Pulaski County Sheriff, with no fewer than four candidates having formally announced their candidacy.

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. In the U.S., ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any of the other gynecological cancers. Ovarian cancer too often appears without any symptoms at an advanced stage where the prognosis is very poor; however, when caught early, ovarian cancer is …

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More than six years after a previous slate of members scrapped plans to turf the district's two high school football fields, the Pulaski County Board of Education voted Tuesday evening to get that project rolling again.

September 2021 - (Monticello, KY) - The Happy Co., a leading producer and distributor of nootropic, functional beverage products with a focus on health and wellness, has recognized long-time Monticello resident Ashley Tucker for her business and leadership skills. While her hard work led to …

About 1 in 5 (19%) children in the United States has obesity. Certain groups of children are more affected than others. National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month provides a chance for all of us to learn more about this serious health condition. While there is no simple solution, there are m…

MANCHESTER, NH (09/13/2021)-- Krista Calhoun-Rains of Somerset (42503) has been named to Southern New Hampshire University's summer 2021 Dean's List. Eligibility for the Dean's List requires that a student accumulate an academic grade point average (GPA) of 3.5-3.699 and earn 12 credits for …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration’s embattled plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory panel met to decide whether to endorse extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Friday that calls he made to his Chinese counterpart in the final stormy months of Donald Trump’s presidency were “perfectly within the duties and responsibilities” of his job.

CNN's Cyril Vanier reports that French officials are "furious" after the US, UK and Australia announced a trilateral security arrangement focusing on the Indo-Pacific region. Under that agreement, the US will help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines, costing Paris a multi-billion do…

Cuban children are said to be the youngest anywhere in the world to be vaccinated for Covid-19. The government is using its home developed vaccines for children and adolescents between ages 2 and 18. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports from a clinic in Havana.

A video of a small child wearing a hazmat suit and undergoing a CT scan all by himself has gone viral after being posted on a Chinese social media app by a nurse in Fujian province where authorities are trying to curb China's latest outbreak of the Delta variant. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

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Gov. Andy Beshear has made his feelings clear about Science Hill's plan to allow parents to decide whether or not their kids wear masks in school. Science Hill Superintendent Jimmy Dyehouse has words in response.

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Roadwork at the intersection of Ky. 80 and Ringgold Road is ready to enter its next phase in an ongoing concrete pavement project expected to last another couple of months.

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With more than $12 million in aid from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Pulaski County Fiscal Court has contracted with an outside firm to ensure the funding is managed properly.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A report by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education found that years after graduating high school, students who earned a college credential made more than both high school graduates and students who left college without a credential, despite fewer years of full-…

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Nearly 18 months after first gathering to show support for healthcare workers and first responders, organizers are planning another prayer service set for this Monday at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

WASHINGTON (AP) — One side is energized by the prospect of the greatest expansion of government support since the New Deal nearly a century ago. The other is fearful about dramatically expanding Washington's reach at an enormous cost.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that worsening COVID infections may have slightly increased layoffs.

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In an unusual turn of events, the Pulaski County Board of Education approved a property tax rate Tuesday night that is less than last year's but will still generate more revenue for the district.

Students in a southern Pennsylvania school district are battling the latest example of panic spreading over how history and race are taught in schools across the US. CNN's Evan McMorris-Santoro takes a closer look.

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Somerset City Council held the first reading of an amendment that would allow cigar bars inside the city limits – the first major change to the smoking ban since it was adopted in 2012.

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A last-minute change by the Somerset Independent Board of Education means that Somerset taxpayers will be receiving a bit of a break in their school tax this year.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — School boards in nearly three-fourths of Kentucky’s school districts have extended mask requirements as one district on Wednesday mourned the coronavirus-related death of a teacher.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday began notifying governors and state refugee coordinators across the country about how many Afghan evacuees from among the first group of nearly 37,000 arrivals are slated to be resettled in their states.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man whose sentence was commuted by former Gov. Matt Bevin is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court, where he is charged with producing child pornography, according to court records.

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