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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

Mom who forced her daughter to drink alcohol in more trouble

Miranda Gayle Polston, 34, was indicted earlier this month by a Pulaski County grand jury on three counts of first-degree Persistent Felony Offender (PFO).

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 11:30:00

Brace your pocketbooks: Higher taxes on some services and merchandise coming July 1

Provisions of Kentucky’s Tax Reform legislation (HB 366 enacted by the 2018 General Assembly) go into effect July 1 and, among other things, will lighten Pulaski Countians' pocketbooks by extending Kentucky’s 6 percent sales and use tax to about 15 services, and adding another 50 cents tax on a pack

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 11:45:00

Bystanders lend aid to state trooper fighting with suspect – The News Journal

Trooper Jeremy Elliotte arrested Hubert E. Dugger, 40 on charges of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. – third offense, first-degree fleeing or evading police, tampering with physical evidence, possession of handgun by a convicted felon, first-degree possession of a

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-06-22 18:07:00

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


Jail staff find marijuana in Corbin woman's underwear – The News Journal

Vanessa Adams, 32, was arrested on charges of public intoxication, possession of marijuana and promoting contraband after police received reports that two individuals were intoxicated and looking for the keys to their car on KY 904 in Williamsburg.

THENEWSJOURNAL.NET - 2018-06-22 18:19:34

BREAKING NEWS: Man shot at while driving

Driving home, took Ky. 1304 from Ky. 229, a usual route home for Stewart. With rain imminent, he wanted to get home quickly so he wouldn’t be caught in a downpour while riding his scooter. After turning onto Ky. 1304, he came up on a green Ford Explorer, and he went to pass it. It was then things to

MOUNTAINADVOCATE.COM - 2018-06-22 18:48:59

Laurel County man runs from police after they find stolen ATV on his property

Dustin C. Morgan, 22, of Sally's Branch Road was charged with receiving stolen property less than $10,000, second-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, resisting arrest and destruction of a VIN number.

WYMT.COM - 2018-06-22 13:51:00

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.


Man accused of exposing himself at a McDonald's indicted - ABC 36 News

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man police say exposed himself at a Berea McDonald’s play area is indicted by a grand jury.Berea police arrested 52-year-old Ty Embry, of Paint Lick, back in April.- Advertisement -

WTVQ - 2018-06-22 16:12:52

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

BREAKING NEWS: Dead body found in ditch in Barbourville

Kentucky State Police, Knoc County EMS, Barbourville Police Department, Knox County Search and Recuse, Knox County Coroner and Barbourville Utilities were all at the scene at about 12:15 p.m.

CORBIN TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-06-22 16:15:00

Retiring Pulaski Supt. Steve Butcher reflects on career in education

Supt. Steve Butcher is retiring at the end of this month after eight years as Pulaski County Schools Superintendent. The public is invited to a celebration in his honor this Sunday, June 24, beginning at 2 p.m. in Central Office boardroom located at 925 N. Main St. Butcher has been an educator for 3

COMMONWEALTH JOURNAL - 2018-06-22 11:15:00

Kentucky State Police investigating body found in Knox County

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) -Kentucky State Police are investigating a body found in Barbourville.The body was found Friday morning along Stephen Trace Road.The Knox County Sheriff's Office was the first to respond to the scene.Officials do not know the identity of the body or the cause of death a

WYMT.COM - 2018-06-22 13:14:00

Laurel County man arrested, wanted on drug charges

EAST BERNSTADT, Ky. (WYMT)Laurel County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man on multiple drug-related charges Wednesday.Officials say they originally went to arrest 53-year-old Mark Davidson of Gamecock Road in the East Bernstadt Community of Laurel County on a circuit court drug indictment warrant of


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).


Eastern Kentucky man burned while lighting grill

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) -Firefighters in Corbin say a man was flown to UK Hospital after he was burned while lighting a grill Tuesday night.The fire happened at a home in Corbin. The West Knox Volunteer Fire Department and Whitney County EMS responded to the call.We do not know the man’s identity or cond

WYMT.COM - 2018-06-21 15:49:00

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.


EDP approves ‘bare bones’ budget for 2018-19 - The Advocate-Messenger

Funding from the public side of the EDP partnership has held fairly steady. The EDP expects to get about as much this coming fiscal year from Boyle County and Danville as it did this fiscal year. Danville gave the EDP an additional one-time infusion of $40,000 this year, which isn’t being repeated f

ADVOCATE MESSENGER - 2018-06-21 11:55:44

Zoey the Blue Heeler befriended after her owner is hurt in wreck

The accident occurred just before midnight, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO), with deputies responding at 11:57 p.m. to the scene just east of the Nancy exit.