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Continental Refining adding equipment, employees

Category : News | Published : Wed Dec 09 2015 | Read : 901

A public relations specialist for Continental Refining Company (CRC) says the former Somerset Refinery is adding new production and pollutant discharge equipment and is in the process of hiring four additional employees. “We are doing really well,” remarked Missy Shorey. She said one of the exciting additions to the refinery is a crude...


Airbus donates $500,000 state-of-art A320 elevator to SCC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program

Category : News | Published : Thu Nov 19 2015 | Read : 705

SCC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program is taking off into wild blue yonder of space-age science thanks to a generous contribution from Airbus, the manufacturer of the world’s first ‘fly by wire” commercial airliner.

Students are already familiarizing themselves with the $500,000 elevator from an Airbus A320 airliner donated to the college....


EOS USA Celebrates the Grand Opening of its Newest Customer Care Facility

Category : News | Published : Wed Oct 21 2015 | Read : 837

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EOS USA, a leading provider of customer care and accounts receivables management services, held a Grand Opening celebration of their newest regional facility located in Somerset, Kentucky on Monday, October 19, 2015. This new, 20,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will serve as the...


$10.2 million Energy Center rising quickly

Category : News | Published : Tue Oct 06 2015 | Read : 902

Two cars with out-of-state license plates were paused in the street, almost blocking traffic. The drivers and passengers were looking and pointing at Somerset Energy Center. Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler said this is typical of the attention grabbed by an impressive new landmark, an imposing one-of-a kind structure that has risen at the...


Wisconsin-based company investing $2.65 million; 90 local jobs will be generated

Category : News | Published : Fri Aug 28 2015 | Read : 938

A Wisconsin-based hardwood company is ready to make a $2.65 million job-generating investment in Pulaski County. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear announced on Thursday that Menzner Hardwoods will be locating a new factory facility in Somerset. “We want to welcome Menzner Hardwoods to the Commonwealth,” said Beshear. “I congratulate them on this project and...


Menzner Lumber to Add Operation in Somerset

Category : News | Published : Fri Aug 28 2015 | Read : 969

Company will offer 90 jobs as part of $2.65 million project

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 27, 2015) – A successful hardwood molding company has decided to expand to south-central Kentucky. Governor Steve Beshear today announced Menzner Hardwoods is locating a new facility in Somerset.

Menzner Hardwoods will invest $2.65 million...


Dwight Yoakam to headline MMF 2015

Category : News | Published : Tue Jul 07 2015 | Read : 848

The lineup for the 22nd annual Master Musicians Festival has been announced. With a theme of "Kentucky Loud and Proud," Kentucky native and multiple GRAMMY Award winner Dwight Yoakam will headline a rich mix of country, Bluegrass, soul, rock and folk music. The festival will be July 10 & 11 in Somerset, Kentucky,...


LAKE CUMBERLAND WINS BIG IN KENTUCKY LIVING'S 2015 BEST IN KENTUCKY

Category : News | Published : Tue Jul 07 2015 | Read : 870

"We are honored that Lake Cumberland and Somerset-Pulaski County have been selected in so many categories of Kentucky Living's Best in Kentucky contest," said Carolyn Mounce, executive director of the Somerset-Pulaski County Convention and Visitors Bureau. "These selections are a valuable resource for visitors who are planning vacations in Kentucky."

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KY FAME Expands to Southeastern Kentucky

Category : News | Published : Sat Jun 20 2015 | Read : 1033

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky’s nationally recognized workforce training program continues to grow in Kentucky. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (KY FAME) is creating a new chapter in the Cumberlands region, which includes 13 counties in southeastern Kentucky.

KY FAME is a partnership of manufacturers...


EOS USA to Bring 150 Jobs to Eastern Kentucky: Outsourcing company serves clients throughout North America

Category : News | Published : Mon Jun 01 2015 | Read : 1106

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 28, 2015) – More jobs are coming to eastern Kentucky. Gov. Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers today announced that EOS USA plans to open an operation in Somerset and hire 150 Kentuckians. EOS, a leading provider of customer care and accounts receivables management services, also plans to invest nearly...