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Menzner Lumber to Add Operation in Somerset

Category : News | Published : Fri Aug 28 2015 | Read : 1126

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 : 994

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 : 1069

"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 : 1194

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 : 1307

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...


Hotel construction to begin soon

Category : News | Published : Wed Apr 22 2015 | Read : 1019

Site design to resolve draining issues is currently under way at and near the north parking lot adjacent to The Center for Rural Development before construction starts on a Courtyard by Marriott hotel...


Read the full article at : http://www.somerset-kentucky.com/news/hotel-construction-to-begin-soon/article_8650e854-e877-11e4-9153-5f05cef54ce6.html


Continental Refining Turnaround is a Success

Category : News | Published : Thu Apr 16 2015 | Read : 1081

Continental Refining Company (CRC) has been refining crude oil at the former Somerset Refinery since January 2013 and a CRC spokesperson said this week the company has a “ ... solid and consistent operation.”

“Our turnaround plan is complete and operation is as planned,” said Missy Shorey, CRC public relations specialist....


Trout anglers’ paradise is being built below dam

Category : News | Published : Wed Apr 15 2015 | Read : 1031

After being delayed by a harsh winter and rainy spring, work is expected to resume soon on creation of a mountain-like trout fishing stream below Wolf Creek Dam. Called Hatchery Creek, the stream will flow more than a mile – 6,000 linear feet – from Wolf Creek Dam National Fish Hatchery along and...


Pulaski home to 4 Certified Roadside Markets

Category : News | Published : Sat Apr 11 2015 | Read : 1011

Pulaski County is home to four of the 98 farms accepted into the 2015 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. Markets certified through this program — now in its 20th season — are listed in the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Directory. Identified by the cornucopia logo, the program also...


Country icon Dwight Yoakam to headline MMF

Category : News | Published : Fri Apr 03 2015 | Read : 1018

That possible concert out at Pulaski County Park that everyone’s been talking about? Meh. What a Johnny-come-lately.

Master Musicians Festival has been bringing big name acts to local audiences for decades.

Somerset’s own annual music festival has brought the community plenty of acclaim, from its award from the Southeast...