Somerset's former mayor Eddie Girdler this week endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear in a video released on social media and Beshear's own website - a move that might be considered a surprise since Girdler calls himself "a lifetime Republican" in that video.
In between games of tonight's Don Franklin Bowl, something that has never happened before will take place: Girls from four local schools will take the field, joining together for a four-minute dance routine.
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 …
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.
Shopville, Stab and Squib communities are still waiting to become noticeable stops at interchanges off a proposed I-66 corridor through the Daniel Boone National Forest.
Looking for adventure? Or whatever comes your way (assuming you're born to be wild, of course -- or at least out in the wild)?
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) announced last week that County Road Aid emergency funds have been awarded to repair a road in southern Pulaski County.
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.
A local church is helping all local schools comply with a new state law requiring public schools to display our national motto.
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.
As football and soccer teams prepare for the fall sports seasons, the county's marching bands are also prepared to enter the field competition.
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).
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.
The Somerset Pulaski County Humane Society’s next adoption event is Saturday, August 17, from noon until 4 p.m., at the Pulaski County Humane Society building.
A Palm Beach, Fla. entrepreneur and former resort developer on Lake Cumberland, looking at new administrations in Frankfort and Somerset, said he is reviving efforts to create a micro-mini Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge type attraction off Ky. 80 near the Rockcastle River in far-eastern Pulaski County.
The council's consensus on a zoning change on Bluegrass Drive is that a proposed development on that property needs to have it in writing that a barricade will be placed to protect neighborhood residents.
Chris Girdler, president and CEO of SPEDA (Somerset Pulaski Economic Development Authority) and city officials recently met in Somerset with officials of Houston-based Extiel GPG LLC, parent company of Extiel-Advantage Somerset, the GTL (gas to liquid) plant proposed on the former Crane Comp…
The Pulaski County Grand Jury has returned multiple indictments against a Science Hill man who was initially arrested in June on charges of rape and kidnapping.
Somerset and Louisville have a difference of about 750,000 people, give or take, several museums, galleries and concert venues, and exactly one gigantic baseball bat.
Widening of Ky. 461 to four lanes to near Buck Creek as part of the proposed cloverleaf exchange project at the Ky. 80-461 interchange will not involve delaying environmental studies as did the existing bridge over Buck Creek when Ky. 461 was straighten during the 1970s.
This Saturday, the city of Somerset will host the second installment of what was, in May, only an experimental food truck festival. Somerset presents Streets and Eats as a follow-up to the Foodstock spring event.
A joint investigation by the Sheriff's Office, the Eubank Police Department and the Kentucky State Police led to the arrest of a Springfield, Kentucky man on numerous criminal charges.
This Week's Circulars
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 …
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- Somerset man killed in Saturday night motorcycle accident
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- Somerset woman accused of taking $10,000 from Circle K
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- Saturday's Streets and Eats will offer music, 21 food trucks
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