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Somerset resident and veteran Danny Hall participated in Saturday's Honor Flight out of Lexington, and while it was a long day for him and his family, he called it a "fantastic trip."

The Old Farmer's Almanac has released their forecast for this winter. To quote: "mild, with soakers," is how Kentucky and Indiana are labeled. I don't put a lot of weight on these forecasts, but they often line up with other forecasts and occasionally are completely correct. If this forecast…

Don't forget our free Card Making Class on Monday, October 28 at 10:00 o'clock in the Pulaski County Extension Basement. Denise Salter is the leader. Just come ready to learn and make cards you can send to your friends.


Actual moonlight had not quite yet descended upon the Moonlight Festival in downtown Somerset Saturday. But even as the October dusk lurked near come late afternoon, Somerset Tourism Director Leslie Ikerd felt the atmosphere was like magic in the Moonlight.


Roald Dahl, author of such children's classics as "Matilda" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is quoted as saying, "If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books."

Nut season is upon us in Kentucky. We are fortunate to have several native species that feed wildlife and people. And of course, we can plant nut trees in our yards as they provide nice shade in the summer and of course, provide food in the fall. Nut trees can get large, depending on the spe…


The Somerset Pulaski County Humane Society's next adoption event is Saturday, October 19, from noon until 4 p.m., at the Pulaski County Humane Society building.

U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers demands answers from the Social Security Administration (SSA) as hundreds of individuals continue to wait for benefits in the wake of the historic Eric C. Conn disability fraud scheme in Eastern Kentucky. Rogers issued a letter to SSA Commissioner Andrew Saul on…


Somerset Community College’s International festival is a chance to go around the world in considerably less than 80 days. With dancing, displays, music, entertainment and food, the annual event is a chance for students of all ages to learn about the world outside Kentucky’s borders. This yea…


Food, socialization … and maybe a little bit of wine were the backdrops for a slew of state candidates to make their case for election at a Democratic fundraising dinner - Rally Around the Rooster - held Tuesday at the Center for Rural Development.


Forget about the "inactive" list on which 1,253 Pulaski County registered voters and about 175,000 registered voters in Kentucky were placed by the State Board of Elections.


For Dr. Adam Braun, his first day on the job with Dermatology Associates of Kentucky's new Somerset office will be a homecoming of sorts.

Recently the Pulaski County School System became one of nine districts statewide selected to participate in a Health and Wellness initiative from the Kentucky Department of Education through a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Healthy Schools Grant. The focus of this effort is to im…

Hannah McGhee is a Pulaski County 4-H member who recently attended the Kentucky 4-H Issues Conference and received a grant to create a Children's Garden at the Pulaski County Public Library. McGhee, 16, is a junior at Broadway Christian School. As submitted by Jennifer Cole, Pulaski County E…

Parent Connections met Friday Sept. 20 at Memorial Education Center. The focus was literacy and the speaker was Presley Adams, new Children's Librarian at Pulaski County Public Library. The parents meet monthly at Memorial. The next parent connection is Friday October 25 at Memorial at 11 an…


South Kentucky RECC reminds its members that November 4 through December 13 begins the application process for the first segment, or subsidy component, of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – the federal government’s provision, started in 1974, for helping American’s at r…

Hopkins Elementary School hosted Jumpers Hop Around the World on Friday, October 4, 2019. There were approximately 15 - 20 guests in the building sharing a wealth of knowledge regarding their countries. The sessions began at 9:00 and ended at 10:30a.m. Each classroom heard from three speaker…

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Ralph Tarter, 88, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Pulaski Funeral Home. Pulaski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.