Science Hill Superintendent Dyehouse eyes spot on Pulaski Fiscal Court

A familiar face in Pulaski County education is looking to take on a new role as a magistrate on the...
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Somerset native Alex Pence joins mayor’s race

Alex Pence is a newcomer to the Somerset mayor’s race, throwing his hat into the ring in a year that...
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Biden has long been preparing for a Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has already narrowed the field for his first Supreme Court pick.
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Blinken: No concessions in response to Russia on Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. has made no concessions to the main Russian demands...
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County eyes Pulaski Park expansion

Tuesday morning's meeting of Pulaski County Fiscal Court closed with an executive session that could mean a great deal for...
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January 23 Arrests

January 23
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Deadline to file as a candidate in May Primary passes

With the deadline for filing as a candidate in the May 17 Primary having passed as of 4 p.m. Tuesday,...
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Somerset man pardoned by Bevin is arrested again

In December of 2019, Somerset’s Brett Whittaker assured the Commonwealth Journal that he was committed to “not letting his family...
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Eddie Girdler seeks return to Somerset mayor’s office

Former Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler announced his candidacy to be mayor once again in the upcoming election, facing incumbent Alan...
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Wolf Creek Dam allocated $207.45 million in federal funding 

Wolf Creek Dam is in line for some major upgrades as part of the Fiscal Year 2022 Work Plan that...
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Temporary traffic signals installed on Ky. 461

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that temporary traffic signals have been installed on Ky. 461 as part of...
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January 21-22 Arrests

January 21
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Exhibit featuring Hispanic artists traveling across Kentucky

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — An exhibit featuring works by Hispanic and Latin American artists is making its way across Kentucky,...
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US puts 8,500 troops on heightened alert amid Russia tension

WASHINGTON (AP) — At President Joe Biden’s direction, the Pentagon is putting about 8,500 U.S.-based troops on heightened alert for...
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NATO outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar

BRUSSELS (AP) — Tensions soared Monday between Russia and the West over concerns that Moscow is planning to invade Ukraine,...
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CJ staff excels in KPA ‘Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers’ contest

Every year, the Commonwealth Journal staff puts some of its best work up against other papers from around the state...
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CJ staff excels in KPA ‘Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers’ contest

Every year, the Commonwealth Journal staff puts some of its best work up against other papers from around the state...
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SHS William M. Clark Athletic Field Turf & Aquatic Center renovations receives AGC 2021 ‘Build Kentucky’ Award

Branscum Construction Company was honored to be selected as a recipient for the 2021 AGC of Kentucky “Build Kentucky Award”...
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Study: Bourbon elevates status as economic powerhouse

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky bourbon has elevated its status as an economic powerhouse, with distillers pumping nearly $9 billion...
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