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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A prominent gay-rights activist was dragged out of a state fairgrounds building and arrested Thursday during a protest at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's country ham breakfast, an annual event that draws many of the state's top political leaders.

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One of Downtown Somerset's most imposing buildings opened for public inspection January 2, 1964. The then-new banking house of First and Farmers National Bank was a three-story ultra modern building with an attractively decorated lobby and 14 teller stations. First and Farmers National Bank …

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Two individuals were arrested in early Tuesday morning after being found with their children in an apartment without food and riddled with dog feces.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Republican Matt Bevin is a “great governor” who might not be fully appreciated, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, seeking to boost the incumbent’s efforts against Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear in this year’s Kentucky election.

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In its effort to connect with the community's industry leaders and be responsive to their needs, Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) hosted its first Industrial Leaders Breakfast Aug. 15 at Somerset Community College.

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A Bronston woman lost her life Tuesday afternoon after drowning in Lake Cumberland at Burnside.

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An overflow crowd of Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce members sat transfixed Tuesday as the community’s newly formed economic development organization was unveiled.

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A Sunday night traffic stop led to the arrest of a Danville man on drug charges as well as an outstanding warrant.

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AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO LICENSE FEES UPON ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ENGAGED OR EMPLOYED IN ANY TRADE, OCCUPATION OR PROFESSION WITHIN THE COUNTY OF PULASKI, FOR THE HEALTH, EDUCATION, SAFETY, WELFARE AND CONVENIENCE OF THE INHABITANTS OF PULASKI COUNTY, KENTUCKY.

Kentucky's landscapes are populated by many trees that are susceptible to bacterial leaf scorch. This disease may not kill trees instantly, but over time, it can have devastating effects. Pruning and reducing stress can prolong the life of infected trees; however, there are currently no meth…

The Monticello High School, Class of 1969 met for their 50th class reunion at the Marriott Somerset on Saturday evening, May 25th. There was a brief program, dinner and prizes for some in attendance. Of particular note was the size of the class relative to the overall success of the class members.

Weaning time in the cattle industry is ultimately one of the most stressful times for a calf. However, with proper preparation and a good management plan, you can decrease the stress incurred on the calf. As well as the cows and yourself at weaning time. This will insure both the cows and th…

Peaches are a fuzzy fruit native to China ( which produces 58% of the world total). The peach was brought to America by Spanish explorers in the 16th century. They were originally planted in St Augustine, Florida and the Cumberland Islands of Georgia in 1571. California, South Carolina and G…

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Back to school; hitting the books … school district tax talk? Every year about this time the subject is brought up.

Somerset Mayor Alan Keck talks about the Streets and Eats Festival; winning busker act Max Power performs on East Mt. Vernon Street.

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The Dan Brown who runs the Somerset Asian Market is not the same Dan Brown who wrote "The Da Vinci Code," a novel about carefully hidden secrets of great magnitude.

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Somerset's U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, along with U.S. Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-South Carolina), penned a letter to President Donald Trump over their concern about a proposed $4.3 billion rescission in funding for the Department of State and United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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Two of the co-defendants accused in the February 2018 murder of Jorge Martinez were in Pulaski Circuit Court Friday morning ahead of a trial scheduled for next month.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — A feud at the top of Kentucky's government escalated into an extraordinary legal battle Thursday when the governor was sued by his hand-picked lieutenant governor over a bitter staffing dispute.

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Obituaries

Jewel Franklin Dykes, age 90, of Somerset, Kentucky, passed from this life on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Visitation will be after 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Mond…

Gerald Glen Wesley, 67, of Somerset, passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Hospice of Lake Cumberland. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com

Devan Sherman, age 32, of Somerset, Kentucky, son of Rick and Amy Sherman, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with funeral service to be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral …