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Four people have been arrested on drug charges after one was recognized by a PCSO deputy during a traffic stop as having an outstanding warrant, and the investigation of him led to finding the other three inside a residence.

When we experience leg cramps we automatically think we are not getting enough potassium in our diet. Ask anyone at to name a food that is high in potassium and they'll likely say, "Bananas". Why is it that bananas get all the credit for this important nutrient? You'll be surprised to know t…

Dogwood is a popular landscape tree throughout Kentucky. However, once infected with powdery mildew, trees can develop an unattractive appearance. The disease is most prevalent during periods of high humidity and in landscapes with reduced air circulation. Some cultivars are more susceptible…

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While it wasn't exactly a washout, June's Somernites Cruise definitely felt the dampening effects of showers that started late Friday and continued well into Saturday morning.

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A new competency hearing has been scheduled for a Eubank man facing attempted murder charges after prosecutors refiled charges connected to a shooting incident last year.

When you hear the word "micro," what comes to mind? Do you immediately think "inconsequential," "insignificant" or "nonessential"? If so, you may assume that micronutrients are an optional component of your plant nutrition program. But that's not the case. Micronutrients are needed in smalle…

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J.D. Hamilton, owner of Lee's Ford Resort Marina on the Fishing Creek section of Lake Cumberland near Nancy, is petitioning the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow expansion of his Lake Cumberland Marina in Russell County.

Kentucky weather is a fickle mistress. Anyone who tries to schedule outdoor events is tempted by the beautiful summer sun and and green surroundings so common to the Commonwealth -- but over these plans always looms the threat of weather like we've had the last few days -- rain, rain, and mo…

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The president and CEO of SPEDA (Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority) said there is nothing new to report on Extiel-Advantage Somerset, the proposed GTL (gas to liquid) plant that last year announced plans to locate on the former Crane Company property south of Ferguson, but Chris…

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A Science Hill man has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and rape charges in connection to an incident alleged to have occurred last April.

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SAN DIEGO  — When prosecutors called a special forces medic to testify, they expected him to bolster their case against a decorated Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an Islamic State fighter in his care.

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Circuit Judge David Tapp cleared one more hurdle Thursday on his way to becoming a part of the federal claims court, as the U.S. Judiciary Committee voted to advance his nomination to the floor of the Senate.

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WASHINGTON — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won't go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders to have lawmakers receive their first cost-of-living pay increase in a decade.

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The endangered branches of the Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CCC) – including the one located in Pine Knot – will remain open, as announced Wednesday by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue.

Hot rods and muscle cars will bring the heat to the mall parking lot Friday night for the monthly 'Friday Night Thunder' block party. The event is billed as the 'block party that takes you back' each Somernites Cruise weekend, attracting hundreds of classics and customs shined up to show off.

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Michael McCleery, publisher of the Commonwealth Journal, is a native of Ohio. He has been here a little more than a year.

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Three individuals involved in two separate catastrophic wrecks remain hospitalized at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

The great outdoors is for everyone -- not just men.

A Nancy woman was arrested in Ohio in connection to a local case regarding burglary, theft and arson, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.

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A Nancy woman was arrested in Ohio in connection to a local case regarding burglary, theft and arson, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.

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A woman and her five-year-old granddaughter are dead following a head-on collision that occurred around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning in downtown Burnside.

Thanks to a generous donation from CoreTrans, Somerset Community College (SCC) is one-step closer to starting a new truck driver-training program offering competitive wages and job security in a profession that is desperate for drivers. On Tuesday, April 30, CoreTrans donated a 2007 Volvo sl…

Flies are one of the most difficult pests to manage and although they cannot be totally controlled, it is possible to reduce populations and irritation to livestock. Flies not only cause irritation, but can carry and spread diseases, such as mastitis, pinkeye, and other infections leading to…

Thirty-nine students from Northern Middle School attended the Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) on March 3-5 at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Louisville, KY. KUNA is a program of the KY YMCA to engage students in global awareness and public speaking opportunities. At KUNA, students pr…

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Two of Somerset's bright young business minds are trying to give new life to one of downtown's most historic retail spaces.

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