With eight days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year’s presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent days.
Spine-tingling tales of supernatural encounters and horrifying haunts go hand-in-hand with Halloween. With spooky season in mind, Big Seven Travel recently released its list of the most haunted places in each of the 50 states.
A partnership between the city of Somerset and the Pulaski County Public Library has produced an inclusive play space designed to meet the physical, sensory and socialization needs of all children.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, giving the country a ninth justice Monday as Republicans overpower Democratic opposition to secure President Donald Trump’s nominee the week before Election Day.
President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appeared on CBS News' "60 Minutes." These are the highlights from their interviews.
Somernites Cruise finished out its 20th season this weekend with a cold and drizzly fall show, but the weather didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of the attendees.
A Pulaski businessman has been sentenced to 53 months (four years, five months) in federal prison for his part in a $2.4 million Ponzi scheme.
A trail camera that photographed a bear on two successive nights back in September about 300 feet behind Glen Weddle's house reminds how parts of Pulaski County have resisted change since Daniel Boone used his long rifle to kill meat for dinner.
Peonies are long-lived perennials that provide a blast of spring colors for many, many years. Peonies bring to mind grandma's garden, and often they can still be found around old homeplaces where no one currently lives.
On September 12, 2020, the 11th Annual Pulaski County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale was held at Ard Ridge Cattle Company in Nancy, KY. This event gives the youth of Pulaski County the chance to showcase their livestock project one last time before the end of the season. The exhibitors have…
Business owner and entrepreneur Lamon Hubbs of Wayne County says The Center for Rural Development's youth leadership programs helped mold his life and career.
Pulaski County Parents as Teachers has earned a prestigious endorsement from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc., (PATNC) as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top-performing home visiting affiliates within the PATNC's international network. The official designation was …
Building upon a tradition of academic excellence that can be traced back to the Civil War era with the founding of Somerset College, community leaders unveiled plans today to build a traditional four-year university in the heart of downtown Somerset.
There were four people who came together initially to concoct a very large project: To start a four-year university from scratch in Downtown Somerset.
The first time President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden went up against each other in a nationally-televised debate, neither candidate made much of a positive impression with a constant stream of interruptions and hostile remarks. Pulaski County Democratic Party Chairperson Dr. Rodney…
MONTICELLO, Ky. — A Cardinal Hot Spot Bus — a school bus which provides Wi-Fi access — is now functional for Wayne County students.
Questions are being raised about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's health after his hands appeared covered in bruises and bandages in recent days. McConnell said there were "no concerns" after reporters asked. CNN congressional reporter Lauren Fox has the details.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Republican state treasurer urged lawmakers on Thursday to put restrictions on the Democratic governor’s ability to take executive action in an emergency.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s and Democratic rival Joe Biden’s campaigns are assembling armies of powerful lawyers for the possibility that the race for the White House is decided not at the ballot box but in court.
Several Lake Cumberland-area agencies are among 133 crime victim service providers across the commonwealth to be awarded more than $37 million in grant funding.
Somerset City Council met in special session Thursday afternoon to hear the first reading of a zoning change pertaining to the future home of Horse Soldier Bourbon.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus in Thursday’s final 2020 debate, largely shelving the rancor that overshadowed their previous face-off in favor of a more substantive exchange that highlighted th…
MONTICELLO, Ky. — A Monticello woman was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with assaulting a pair of Wayne County sheriff's deputies.
MONTICELLO, Ky. _ InfinityLink Communication of Snow Hill, North Carolina has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court at London against the City of Monticello, the Monticello City Council and CTS Community Telecom Services.
Barack Obama turned this historically red state blue in 2008. Joe Biden is hoping to do the same in 2020. CNN's John King takes a look at the voters he'll need.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Races featuring re-election bids by President Donald Trump and his top ally on Capitol Hill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, top the ballot in Kentucky. Other races to watch include all six Kentucky House seats, a seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court and two const…
During a speech in Philadelphia, former President Barack Obama delivered a blistering account of his successor's first four years in office, arguing that President Donald Trump has proved he is "incapable of taking the job seriously" and has shown no interest in "helping anybody but himself …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent to change the trajectory of an increasingly contentious campaign.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said in an interview with CBS News' "60 Minutes" that if he is elected, he'll put together a bipartisan commission to provide recommendations on reforming the Supreme Court.
Former President Barack Obama won this 2020 swing state twice, but Trump won it in 2016. Can Joe Biden turn it blue again in 2020? CNN's John King crunches the numbers.
With less than two weeks until Election Day, questions are being raised about how the Trump campaign spent hundreds of millions of dollars in funds. CNN's Ryan Nobles reports.
The number of new COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the Lake Cumberland region, with seven of the 10 counties considered to be at a critical stage of community spread.
The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning — a lagging start that has some U.S. pediatricians worried they may not know if any shots work for young children in time for the next school year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, Justice Department officials anno…
With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, support for the campaign can come from the most unexpected places.
This Week's Circulars
Phillip Robin Neal, Sr., age 58, of Ridgewood Drive in Somerset passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was born April 11, 1962 in Estill County and was the son of the late Chilton Neal, Jr. and Carol Faye Baber Neal. He was a truck driver with th…
James Fowler, 57, of Somerset passed away Saturday, October 24, 2020 at his residence. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com.
- Traditional 4-year university to be built in downtown Somerset
- Former Pulaski business owner sentenced to 4 years for Ponzi scheme
- University of Somerset will be transformative for our community
- University of Somerset announcement sparks excitement with community leaders
- COVID-19 surging in Lake Cumberland area
- Science Hill man pleads guilty in sexual abuse case
- Monticello woman accused of assaulting Wayne deputies
- Wayne County man takes World Class typical buck
- Stormy County Showdown: Tristan Cox scores in closing seconds to secure the Maroons’ top district seed
- Don’t allow a difference in opinion on COVID to create division