In the past few years, military leaders have asked lawmakers to finalize spending bills for defense prior to the start of the fiscal year -- which is coming up on Oct. 1.
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.
The popularity of Kentucky's U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has been in question the past few years. I guess we will see how that shakes out in the 2020 election season.
Sports fans sometimes look at professional athletes as if they're real-life superheroes -- indestructible beings, complete with superpowers.
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.
In the Summer of 1969, Sly and the Family Stone released "Hot Fun in the Summertime." It was an ode to the wonder of summer, and the little slivers of Americana that we celebrate during these hot months.
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.
With "Game of Thrones" fever going on and the final episode of one of television's most popular offerings ever just around the corner, seemingly everyone and their brother is writing about HBO's swords-and-dragons fantasy series. Our editor Jeff Neal, a big-time "GoT" fan did so earlier this…
When Commonwealth Journal Editor Emeritus Bill Mardis started at the newspaper nearly six decades ago, the age of Linotype was in full bloom.
These days, people talk a lot about representation in the media. For many, that was the draw of the last superhero blockbuster, Captain Marvel -- seeing a woman headline her own movie within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Of course, Wonder Woman from DC fit that bill too, but within th…
This past week the Somerset Independent School Board awarded the bid to Branscum Construction for installing artificial turf on the William Clark Football football field. It will be the first football field in the local area to replace out their old gridiron grass surface with the more moder…
Horses at Churchill Downs: Most people wouldn't be surprised by that statement, but for a local business owner, knowing that her plushie toy horses have made it to the gift shop of the historic race track was exciting news.
This Week's Circulars
Ralph Tarter, 88, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio passed away Sunday, October 20, 2019. Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by Pulaski Funeral Home. Pulaski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
- Man arrested for threatening to blow up country in local businesses
- Ohio woman detained after possible self-checkout scheme
- Moonlight Festival brings fall fun to Somerset streets
- Chili's, Popeyes on the way to South U.S. 27
- Moonlight Festival set to let downtown shine Saturday
- Science Hill man facing seven years for meth trafficking
- Midnight on the job as Pulaski Schools' first K9 SRO
- Burnside Island getting $550K for campground upgrades
- Haunted houses kick the fear into high gear this Halloween
- Lake Cumberland area is setting for NBC's 'Perfect Harmony'