While Burnside City Council meetings are generally open to the public, the important business at the year-closing December meeting took place largely behind closed doors.
The USDA announced last week that Somerset Community College (SCC) was one of the recipients of its Rural Development Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant, receiving $128,321 in federal funding.
The final Somerset council meeting for 2019 was dedicated to discussion of new Somerset Police officers and the history-making football team of state title winners Somerset High School.
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.
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.
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…
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.
I may get slapped by local attorneys for saying this -- but if you're not driving impaired, why would you refuse to take a simple breathalyzer test?
According to the latest figures available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States -- claiming more that 47,173 in 2017.
Teaming up again to advocate for progress in Eastern Kentucky, Congressman Hal Rogers and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed companion bills on Thursday in the House and Senate to begin the federal process to designate Southern and Eastern Kentucky as the Kentucky Wildlands Nationa…
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.
An attempted traffic stop in Burnside resulted in a chase that ended in Shopville, with the driver of the vehicle then being charged with 20 traffic and drug-related offenses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 2019 Democratic Women's Club's Christmas Dinner was held Monday, with new officers being sworn in, new inductees added to the Democratic Hall of Fame, and an overall air of celebration after November's Election.
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…
Pulaski County Deputy Judge-Executive Dan Price was reportedly back on the job Tuesday morning about a half hour after his release from the local jail on a DUI arrest.
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…
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.
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.
Two local individuals are facing multiple drug-related charges after law enforcement found more than a kilo of crystal meth in their home on Black Friday.
This Tuesday, parents have the opportunity to learn about how social media plays an impactful - sometimes negative - part in the lives of their growing children and teenagers. Plus, they will get to hear that message from someone who has not only toured the country speaking but earned his ow…
Coming soon, there will be a new restaurant - born of family and hope, of honoring where one comes from and willingness to accept help from the community - a Mexican restaurant to be called Dos Arcos (the Two Arches).
A team representing Shopville Elementary traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to celebrate their selection as one of 362 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019.
In recent years, "Black Friday" shopping has actually started on Thanksgiving Thursday, as people schedule their turkey dinners around their bargain-hunting treks into the commercial wild.
Four people were arrested on Tuesday after a joint investigation between the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office and the Lake Cumberland Area Drug Task Force.
Somerset City Council passed a State of Emergency ordinance, dealt with voluntary annexation requests and received an update on the state of the Somerset Fire Department, all during Monday's council meeting.
- Man leads law enforcement in high-speed pursuit from Burnside to Shopville
- Deputy Judge Price charged with DUI
- UPDATE: Deputy Judge Price back on the job after DUI charge
- Hit Hard, Be like Mikey
- Drug tip leads to four arrests
- LCRH acquires two local practices
- Eubank couple arrested on drug-trafficking charges
- Miracle at Kroger Field gives Jumpers title
- Price's business meeting questioned
- Former SHS soccer coach takes Alford plea in solicitation case