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New jobs coming to Somerset

Posted: 05/16/2011 - Gov. Steve Beshear announced Modern Distributors, a full-line convenience store distributor, will expand its Somerset footprint, constructing a new 12,500 square-foot cooler-freezer facility.

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Two teenagers injured in crash

Posted: 05/12/2011 - Sheriff's deputies in Pulaski County say a car ran off Highway 3057, then went over an embankment.

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Replica Vietnam wall memorial coming to Somerset

Updated: 05/09/2011 - Officials are hoping to gather photographs of every Kentuckian whose name appears on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and are kicking off the effort Monday at a breakfast in Somerset, where a traveling half-size replica of the memorial wall will be on display all week.

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Somerset man indicted on drug charges

Posted: 05/03/2011 - The sheriff's department says 26 year old Abraham Akin sold cocaine during an undercover operation in March of last year.

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Salary for UK's New President

Updated: 05/03/2011 - The University of Kentucky and Dr. Eli Capilouto have an agreement in principle on terms of compensation.

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Two people charged in armed robbery

Posted: 05/03/2011 - 32 year old Roger Dale Lanter Junior and his wife, 19 year old Sarah Lanter, were arrested just after 6:30 Monday evening at their home on Kentucky 1247 in Eubank.

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Vietnam vet to speak at memorial exhibition

Posted: 05/03/2011 - It took Ret. Brigadier General and Vietnam Veteran Dan Cherry nearly 40 years to travel back to Saigon to meet a Vietnamese pilot he shot down in combat during the Vietnam War.

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Posted: 04/26/2011 - A statewide initiative to gather photos of every Kentuckian whose name is on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will kick off at a May 9 breakfast at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, Ky., announced Jan C. Scruggs, founder and president of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), which is partnering with the state in this effort.

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Pulaski County schools receive $1,500 education grant

Updated: 04/21/2011 - School systems in Pulaski, Monroe, and Clay counties have been awarded grant funding from Forward in the Fifth and The Center for Rural Development to advance educational attainment in the region.

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So you think you know petunias

Posted: 04/21/2011 - Petunias, that staple of grandma’s sunny garden. These prolific bloomers have been a part of the gardens of Kentucky for generations.

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