The City of Somerset pulled the trigger on its successful Moonlight Festival over the weekend, complete with good food, drink and talented artists and musicians.
I think we can safely say U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers will be elected to his 21st term on November 3. He’s served our 5th Congressional District for four decades.
This morning, I noticed my old Gourmet magazines on the bookshelf and nearly burst into tears (granted, fall always makes me overly nostalgic). Then I thought of all the magazines that have influenced my life and actually did tear up.
It’s been a few days since Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the grand jury findings in the tragic case of Louisville’s Breonna Taylor.
Over the past week, I’ve been staring at a flower pot on my deck. Not constantly, mind you, as that would be worrisome, but, if I’m honest, I’m out there looking pretty regularly. And each time I do, I feel like I’ve accomplished something.
About the only thing we know for sure about Jacob Blake is that Kenosha, Wis., Police shot him seven times as he reached into the front seat of his SUV.
Kentucky prep student-athletes across the Commonwealth held their collective breath on Friday as the Kentucky Department of Education Board met — with the possibility on the table that it would opt to cancel fall sports.
“I hope this doesn’t happen but it’s just going to take one 16- or 17-year-old to drop dead on a sporting field before someone notices that it’s not fictional.”
Our family has a tradition. On the night before the first day of school, my daughter Carly puts on her Class of 2027 T-shirt for a photo. Then, on the big morning — the first day of classes — we have a picture of her, all dressed up and ready to go.
I had a few broadcasting classes in college — the most notable of which were taught by the late, great Don Orwin at Somerset Community College.
Classes start Monday and we are so excited to welcome our students back. Here at SCC we have continued to prepare for a robust fall semester and that includes the return of our faculty and their preparation to teach you in a variety of classes.
When I moved to Pulaski and started school here, I went to Science Hill. There was a reason for that: It was one of a kind.
The Commonwealth Journal has recently been encouraged by our parent company, CNHI, to post a code of conduct for our Facebook followers.
One of the more thought-provoking lines in my favorite book of the Bible, Ecclesiastes, reads, “I envy those who are dead and gone; they are better off than those who are still alive.”
It is our worst fear as parents: A career criminal with sex offenses against minors on his record, in our neighborhoods stalking young children.
The Commonwealth Journal presented a poll question about the recent event in Nancy where armed folks showed up at Mill Springs Battlefield sites to defend the Civil War monuments in the face of a rumored “attack” from the outside.
When Alan Keck was campaigning for the office of mayor, one of the key issues of his platform was the revitalization of the Downtown Somerset area.
Two very significant events unfolded in Pulaski County on Friday — they were very separate, yet naturally intertwined.
In October of 1994, I was at old Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati with my longtime sidekick/photographer Bobby Flynn to cover the Shula Bowl — the Bengals, coached by Dave Shula, were going against his legendary father, Don Shula, and the Miami Dolphins.
This Week's Circulars
Norman Eugene Hurt, 81, of Science Hill, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at the Cumberland Nursing & Rehab. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Morris & Hislope Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.morrisandhislope.com.
Mr. Gordon T. Ard, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at the Jean Waddle Hospice Care Center. Gordon was born on September 14, 1949, in Pulaski County, son of the late Robert Terril and Bertha Aline Buster Ard. He moved to Florida where he worked for several years. Gordon was …
- Vermont man arrested after altercation with officers
- Somerset woman serving five years after leaving kids at Columbia Walmart
- A bear at Green River Knob
- Three Pulaski residents arrested on drug charges
- 2nd annual Moonlight Festival underway in downtown Somerset
- Journalist searching for answers in Bardstown tragedies, reports with compassion
- City of Somerset buys Virginia Cinema building
- Pulaski Schools moving forward with property purchase
- Don’t allow a difference in opinion on COVID to create division
- This one's for Nana