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Construction of Extiel-Advantage Somerset plant to begin this year

Extiel-Advantage Somerset, the GTL (gas to liquid) plant that will be built in Somerset, is still in engineering and design stage, Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler and Martin Shearer, executive director, Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation, said Wednesday.

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-06-21 11:15:00

First Camaro ever made coming to Somernites this weekend

This 1967 Camaro, the first ever produced, will be on display at the Cruise.AJ Mueller/Chevrolet

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-06-20 11:15:00

Traffic stop results in drug arrests Reynolds and Keith face meth charges

Kelly A. Reynolds, 48, and Stacie L. Keith, 49, both of Somerset Village Apartments, are facing charges of first-degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (first offense, methamphetamine) and first-degree Possession of a Controlled Substance (first offense, drug unspecified).

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-06-20 11:30:00

Four Teens Arrested After High-Speed Chase

The pursuit continued into Davidson County, where the suspect's vehicle was followed by several THP cruisers through the streets of Downtown Nashville, then into Germantown.

WTVF - 2018-06-20 09:02:09

Body of man who jumped from bridge recovered

The body Samson M. Denton, 31, was pulled from the waters connected to Lake Cumberland on Monday morning at around 6:30 a.m.


Ex-TBI Boss Still Has Phone That, Wife Says, Could Be Evidence.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - When former Nashville Mayor Megan Barry admitted to having an affair with her police bodyguard, the TBI went after the couple's phones looking for evidence.

WTVF - 2018-06-20 22:52:26

Pulaski observers wait on outcome of pension appeal

“It will go beyond Franklin County,” State Senator Rick Girdler opined, adding that an appeal to the Kentucky Supreme Court was likely regardless of which side was victorious.

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-06-21 11:30:00

Rust Bucket to take the stage Thursday

The Third Thursday on the Square concert series continues this week with music by popular local group Rust Bucket. The concert is set for Thursday, June 21 in downtown Monticello.The square area will be closed beginning at about 6 p.m. Thursday asarts and crafts and food vendors set up.The music is


Watch: Inside look with Somerset native Winston Hines, Big Brother season 20 cast member

SOMERSET, Ky. (WYMT) -CBS announced the new cast members of the 20th season of Big Brother Monday, among them Southern Kentucky native Winston Hines.


1 Killed When Vehicle Crashes Into Home

NOLENSVILLE, Tenn. - One person was killed when a vehicle crashed into a home in Nolensville.The incident happened Tuesday night on the 1000 block of Dortch Lane just before 8:30 p.m.According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol official, one person died in the crash and another was transported to an area

WTVF - 2018-06-20 03:46:28

Farmers' Market Celebration is June 23

The Farmers' Market Summer Celebration is set for Saturday, June 23in downtown Monticello. Local produce, farm fresh eggs, handmade


The nightmare of “using dreams”

An Addict’s Journeyby Phillip Lee, Albany, KYUsing dreams! Ever had them? I have!I’m going to tell you now, they are torture. So much so they should be called, “Demon possessed night terrors. Those of you who are recovering from drug addiction or who have had periods of clean time in the past know e


'She kind of honestly did it to herself:' Laurel County murder victim's daughter speaks from jail

LONDON, Ky. (WKYT) -A woman charged with complicity to murdering her mother says authorities are not telling the truth about Sherry Rose's death.Laurel County authorities said Sherry Rose of London was reported missing after her coworkers said they last saw her working at Walmart June 12.Just after


Man indicted on attempted murder, drug charges

Brandon Curtis Hoskins, 25, was named in a seven-count indictment for charges that allegedly occurred May 11.


UPDATED: Missing person investigation turns into murder investigation of Corbin woman

Sherry T. Rose, 58, was last seen at Walmart, which is her workplace, at 6 p.m. on June 12. Her fellow coworkers reported her missing and the sheriff’s office sought out the public’s help in finding her whereabouts on Monday.


Miranda Polston Somerset mother forces teen daughter to get drunk as punishment for drinking

MirandaGaylePolston, a Somerset, Kentucky mother is sentenced to 20 years jail after forcing her 14 year old daughter to drink until she got drunk as punishment (while filming episode).


Mom gets 20 years for forcing daughter, 14, to drink whiskey

SOMERSET, Ky. — A Kentucky woman accused of forcing her 14-year-old daughter to drink whiskey until she fell has had her probation revoked.TheLexington Herald-Leaderreports the 35-year-old woman was sentenced last week to 20 years in prison. She’d previously been placed on five years’ probation in l


Free inflatables, free lunch, free admission at KidsFest on June 16 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset

KidsFest, a free community event for families and kids of all ages, will be held on Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset. There will be free inflatable games for the kids, children’s activities, ticket drawings, kids-friendly vendors, and much more a


Richardson to lead Pulaski schools

Richardson, assistant superintendent of Pulaski County Schools for the last eight years, was named to the superintendent position on Friday afternoon after a day full of interviews by the county school board.


Post 38’s Floyd trying to help local veterans reach clinic

It has taken several weeks of meetings and conversations, but veteran and American Legion Post 38 Chaplain Clarence Floyd says he is making progress in his attempt to get that decision reversed, or at the very least find a solution that benefits everyone.