Continental Refining Turnaround is a Success

Category : News | Published : Thu Apr 16 2015 | Read : 1120

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 : 1070

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 : 1061

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 : 1059

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...

Sumerset Houseboat plant will be RECC home

Category : News | Published : Thu Apr 02 2015 | Read : 1021

South Kentucky RECC will purchase the former Sumerset Houseboat property off Parkers Mill Road and remodel the vacant houseboat-manufacturing complex into a new RECC headquarters building. Kentucky Public Service Commission, chief regulatory agency for the electric cooperative, has approved the $10.7 million project...

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Hendrickson plans $2.8 million expansion creating 80 new jobs

Category : News | Published : Thu Apr 02 2015 | Read : 1082

Hendrickson, manufacturer of semi-trailer suspension systems and related components for the transportation industry, added 156 new workers last year at its Somerset location and plans to invest $2.8 million in equipment and hire 80 more full-time employees this year...

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Ground broken for Courtyard Marriott at The Center

Category : News | Published : Sat Mar 21 2015 | Read : 1074

A cold rain and temperatures in the 40s failed to dampen blue-sky optimism as ground was ceremonially broken Friday morning for a Courtyard by Marriott hotel to be built adjacent to The Center for Rural Development.

The four-story complex will have 105 guest rooms, 2,300 square feet of banquet, meeting and...

Gov. Beshear awards Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification to Pulaski County

Category : Press Release | Published : Thu Aug 14 2014 | Read : 1999

FRANKFORT, Ky. (August 14,2014) - Governor Steve Beshear announced today that Pulaski County has been
certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community. The certification program from the Kentucky Workforce
Investment Board (KWIB) and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet assures employers that a local workforce has the talent and skills necessmy...