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Congressman Hal Rogers has long been a supporter of our first responders.

The thing about a good sandwich shop is that there's something there for everyone. Want meat? Lots of meat available. No meat? Get a vegetarian option. Provolone, American, Gouda? Take your pick. Onions, wit' or wit'out. Heavy mayo, light mayo, or no mayo. White or wheat.


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.

As I'm typing this, the thermometer (okay, my phone's weather app) reads 93 degrees, the A/C is cranked up to 11, and old country fellas are coming up to each other in general stores saying things to each other like, "Hot enough for ya?"


U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers has spent a great deal of his nearly four decades in Washington fighting drug abuse and addiction in his Fifth Congressional District.


Matt Bevin may be one of the nation's most unpopular governors, with an approval rating of about 30 percent. But you gotta hand it to him -- he knows how to toss out some off-the-wall, looney tunes quotes.

Mayor Alan Keck threw in the towel this week on his annexation plans, and, whether it be good or bad, the results follow a pattern that has existed in this community since Somerset was first settled in 1798 by Thomas Hansford.

As Vizzini of "The Princess Bride" could tell you, there are two classic blunders. The most famous of them is this: Never get involved in a land war in Asia. Only slightly less well-known is, never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line.


Did you know it is against the law to work on Sundays? KRS 436.160, Kentucky’s Blue Law, not enforced for more than half a century, is still in effect. The Legislative Research Commission this week confirmed the law is still on the books.

This Week's Circulars


Randy Burton, age 51 of Somerset, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019. A funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the Chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery at Nancy, KY The family of Mr. Randy Burton will receive friends at t…