With the cold weather we have been experiencing, we know that winter is here. The first day of winter is Saturday, December 21, but when we see those "snowflakes" we know that it is beginning to look like winter, go get prepared.

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Cattle, and all other livestock, will soon require a veterinarian prescription for injectable antibiotics. No longer will producers who need injectable antibiotics, for their cattle, be able to just grab them at their local feed store or order them online.

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For most, its as much as they can handle to cook Christmas dinner for their own families, but cousins Mike Whitaker and Bobby Whitaker lead their families each year to cook for friends, business partners, employees, acquaintances and whoever else turns up in their annual Christmas event.

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Four people were arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning as the result of a drug tip about a home in the East Hills Subdivision which then led local constables to track down a smuggling trip in progress.

Poinsettias are a mainstay of homes and businesses during December. Poinsettias can remain beautiful beyond the holiday season if the plants are cared for carefully.

An octogenarian visited my office recently and informed me he had been in two wrecks. "It wasn't my fault the other drivers were speeding. I had to pay both time for the wreck". Well if the other drivers were speeding why did you have to pay I thought. I asked his son to come back from the r…

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One hundred thirteen years is how long Somerset High School has been playing football. During that century-long stretch, many great football players and football teams have played in those iconic purple and gold uniforms.

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Congressman Hal Rogers announced his support of the passage of the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act to combat fraudulent robocalls and boost enforcement efforts against scammers. The legislation merged the Senate's TRACED Act with the House-passed Sto…

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A Eubank woman charged with federal drug and firearm offenses has submitted an agreement in which she pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of of a substance containing meth and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug offense.

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The Somerset-Pulaski County Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) has launched a new leadership and entrepreneurship program at Somerset High School that immerses students in real-world business experiences and teaches them important skills to be successful in the workforce.

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In the days following Pulaski County Deputy Judge-Executive Dan Price's DUI arrest on Monday night, questions have arisen about the business meeting he told authorities he'd been to.

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Former Somerset High School coach and teacher Stephen Edward Wallace took an Alford plea to resolve misdemeanor charges of Solicitation of Prostitution in Pulaski District Court on Wednesday morning.

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Plans to establish an emergency operations center (EOC) for Pulaski County are moving forward.

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A Russell County businessman has filed for state representative in the 83rd District to fill a seat held the last 24 years by Jeff Hoover, Jamestown, former speaker of the House of Representatives who is not seeking reelection.

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Though the determination of which road projects state government may take up in the new year is still months away, the local economic development association has made their decision as to which projects they will be rooting - or routing - for.

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What started as a process to rename the French Valley Business Park led the Russell County (Kentucky) Industrial Development Authority to think about site selection in an entirely new way. "When we really thought about what investors are looking at when considering a location for their busin…

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Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital is proud to announce the expansion of its medical offerings with the acquirement of the practices of Dr. Khalid Iqbal and Dr. Anjum Iqbal. The practices have been renamed Digestive Health & GI of Lake Cumberland and Lake Cumberland Internal Medicine, res…

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There has been no confirmation yet of the possibility of a bourbon distillery coming to Somerset, but Mayor Alan Keck said that he believes there is a group with its eyes on the area.

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Industrial recruiters and chamber of commerce types concerned, even wary, about the parent company of Extiel-Advantage Somerset success in raising $110 million to make the gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant a reality should take comfort.

Campbellsville University's theater department, in conjunction with Town Hall Productions, is presenting Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," adapted by Ed Monk, Dec. 5-7 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in the Russ Mobley Theater in the Alumni Building.

With cattle market prices for live calves being what it is, staying up all night to supervise cattle during calving season is well worth the effort to many producers. A recent Oklahoma State University study notes that while supervision at calving does significantly cut calf mortality, it is…

During the dates of October 30th through November 3rd, the Pulaski County chapter of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) attended the NFLC in Washington, DC.

Getting preventive care is one of the most important steps you can take to manage your health. That's because when a condition is diagnosed early, it is usually easier to treat. And regular checkups can help you and your doctor identify lifestyle changes you can make to avoid certain conditions.

The Annual Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Day, "Dining In" for Healthy Families campaign is Monday, December 3. FCS Day is an opportunity to promote family and consumer sciences programs, and resources that support family mealtime. Families are asked to commit to making and eating a he…

Within the last week, USDA has issued new guidance on an emerging viral disease of tomato and pepper. Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) is a new tobamovirus (in the tobacco mosaic virus family) first documented in Israel.

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