It was 1964, the year America grieved John F. Kennedy's assassination; the year Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act; the year when poverty, inequality, and war became part of our daily dialogue. Oh, and the girls went crazy over a very popular musical group called The Beatles.
Temperatures are rising, the sun is occasionally peeking out of a bluer sky than we’ve seen for a while, and many of us are itching to start working on lawns that may not look so great after a long, wet winter. Before you spend a lot of money on herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers, realiz…
Anticoagulation therapy is recommended for preventing, treating and reducing the recurrence of venous thromboembolism, and preventing stroke in persons with atrial fibrillation.
Students in the Somerset Independent School System began using NTI on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and Wednesday, March 18, 2020. NTI Days allow Somerset Schools to provide non-traditional instruction on days when students are not able to attend school. Governor Beshear recently called on all Ken…
NEW YORK (AP) — Country singer Joe Diffie, who had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping ballads and honky-tonk singles like “Home” and “Pickup Man,” has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 61.
When it was mandated by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear that churches should not hold services in the fear of spreading the Coronavirus, many were concerned about the social and spiritual ramifications of this necessary health-related social distancing.
The Sixties were dominated by the Vietnam War and Civil Rights Protests. The decade saw assassinations of President John F Kennedy and Martin Luther King, and a scare from the Cuban Missile Crisis. The period finally ended on a good note when the first man took "One Giant Leap For Mankind" o…
Confined inside their house and wanting to do something to lift the spirits of others, three young sisters came up with an art project that not only made quarantine a little easier but also gave the young girls an avenue to spread some 'Faith' around the community.
General Burnside Island State Park is open but during the coronavirus pandemic the park is strictly following directives from Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Department of Parks.
Spring is here and the look-forward-to summer recreational season is just weeks away, but the COVID-19 scare will delay summer fun.
USDA announced additional disaster assistance available to agricultural producers, including producers impacted by drought and excess moisture. Through WHIP+, USDA is helping producers recover from losses related to 2018 and 2019 natural disasters.
Friends, I h'ain't never seed nothin' lak hit an' your humble reporter has bin futher 'neath the bed after my shoes than most 'uv these city slickers has bin away frum home.
Colostrum is the "first milk" produced after calving. It has a different composition than milk as it has an important role in being the first meal a calf receives. Colostrum is more nutrient dense than milk and contains antibodies essential for calf health.
PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Shaping Our Appalachian Region, Inc. (SOAR) has announced its Innovation Award recipients, awarded through a partnership with BB&T. Each organization was awarded $1,000. They are:
We continue to worry and are concerned about the COVID-19 virus being around us and keeping safe. Washing our hands is so important to keep us healthy, but we need to stop and think about sanitizing our homes and work sites anytime we have contact with a sick person. Sanitizing our homes and…
Local restaurant Taco John’s is doing its part to help during the current climate, providing free meals to any senior citizen who needs them.
The latest economic casualty of Kentucky's efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus is child care.
Spring and summer are busy farming seasons, and a peak time for farm injuries and deaths. Death rates in Kentucky agriculture traditionally are more than twice the national average. Tractor-related injuries are the biggest single source of these deaths.
It is the time of year when 4-H'ers across Kentucky prepare their speeches and demonstrations for upcoming local communications contests. These programs offer so much more to youth than just ribbons. They give young people the opportunity to develop important life skills and receive a sense …
March is National Nutrition Month. Extension employees will be at the IGA Store on Monday, March 16, from 10:00 to 12 noon. Stop by for a visit and pick up a sample of food, recipes, and other free incentives. Friday, March 20, Extension employees will be at the Kroger North from 10:00 to 12…
South Kentucky RECC Energy Services and Member Engagement Manager Alan Coffey participated in the recent American Cancer Society "Jail and Bail" event to raise money for the organization.
The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers today that the best way to check on their tax refund is by using the "Where's My Refund?" tool at IRS.gov or through the IRS2Go Mobile App.
Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball announced today the Unclaimed Property Division returned a record $1,291,549.18 to Kentuckians the week of February 24, 2020. Since taking office in 2016, Treasurer Ball has returned $93 million in unclaimed property to Kentuckians. This is the first mil…
Lymphoma is a malignant neoplasm that may involve lymphatic tissue, bone marrow or other sites that are classified as Non-Hodgkin or Hodgkin. There are 82,000 new cases annually. The Hodgkin type usually have a better prognosis and is usually diagnosed at 20-34 years of age.
Friends, your humble reporter has done got hisself 'nother rabbit traker. My dear late friend, Jim Slaughter always sed if you'ins wud live r'at an' save you'ins money good thangs wud happen to you'ins.
Some might say "hidden" inside the iWKU app are the names of three students and one new alumnus who created and maintain the mobile application that communicates course schedules, bus schedules, lab traffic, dining, events, and more to WKU students, faculty, staff, and prospective students.
March is National Nutrition Month, and we hope you will take feeding your family seriously. Come by the Extension Office any day during the month of March and receive a free sampling of food, plus an incentive. This may be a calendar with recipes, recipe cards, measuring spoons, etc. Just co…
Last winter we had a dramatic increase in the number of cattle deaths compared to previous winters. Excessive rain contributed to these losses and led to wet hair-coats and mud conditions in the fields. In the midst of last year's muddy conditions, we did a series of meetings discussing the …
Pulaskians have the opportunity to speak to Abraham Lincoln this Thursday, in the form of Nashville's renowned Lincoln impersonator Dennis Boggs.
The Feud for Food is a two-week annual food drive competition within the Pulaski County Schools where the winner gets possession of the trophy until next year. Students and staff across the district donate non-perishable food items that are distributed to families through community agencies …
South Kentucky RECC has awarded a People Fund grant to an extremely worthy community organization. The People Fund was started in 2004 at the request of members who wanted to financially help meet community needs not met by other agencies or resources.
March is National Nutrition Month when we make a special effort to remind people to eat healthy. All foods are good for you, but you always need to watch the size of your serving. A lot of people worry about getting cancer, while Heart Disease is the number one killer for men and women. It i…
New bass fishing techniques or presentations are cast into the marketplace seemingly every year and become the newest rage, pushing established techniques into the prop wash of the next new thing.
Across the United States, around 800,000 kids each year are seen because of accidental poisoning. Of these, around 30 children will die according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Around 70% of non-fatal poisonings involve children ages 1 to 2.
After more than a decade of working together as one great team, Whayne Supply and Walker Machinery now move forward under one brand: Boyd CAT, led by current President and CEO Monty Boyd.
This Week's Circulars
David Pitman, age 62, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Services are pending at this time. Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for David Pitman.
Virginia Lee Perry, age 77 years and 27 days, passed away Monday, March 30, 2020 at the Cumberland Nursing and Rehab Center in Somerset, Kentucky and was placed in the care of Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services were held Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm at the Wright …
- First coronavirus-related death reported in Pulaski County
- Kelley updates public on coronavirus issues
- Health Department: 14 COVID-19 cases in Pulaski
- Coronavirus victim: 'This is real'
- First coronavirus-related death reported in Pulaski County
- 11 coronavirus cases in Lake Cumberland health district
- Associate pastor at church connected to COVID-19 case addresses rumors
- Pulaski Schools Superintendent offers update on district
- UPDATE: First coronavirus-related death reported in Pulaski County
- Clark County woman arrested in connection to Friday shooting