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Rogers, McConnell come through with funding for KY 80-KY 461 project

Category : News | Published : Fri Dec 07 2018 | Read : 53

Rogers, McConnell come through with funding for KY 80-KY 461 project

"A lot of work has gone into this ... it's a good deal!"

State Representative Tommy Turner was reacting to approval Thursday of $25 million in federal funds to create a cloverleaf intersection at Ky. 80 and Ky. 461, and four-lane Ky. 461 north to within 100 feet of Buck Creek...


University Center of Southern Kentucky makes SCC a 4-year college

Category : News | Published : Tue Dec 04 2018 | Read : 47

University Center of Southern Kentucky makes SCC a 4-year college

Somerset, welcome to the age of the "multi-versity."

That's how U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers described the forthcoming University Center of Southern Kentucky, which will open to students in the fall of 2019, allowing the opportunity to stay right here in Pulaski County and still pursue a four-year degree from a major...


SCC and ATC improve industrial maintenance programs through state project

Category : News | Published : Fri Nov 30 2018 | Read : 54

SCC and ATC improve industrial maintenance programs through state project

What does the completion of the Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative project mean for area students? Just ask someone like Somerset Community College senior Travis New.

More hands-on training and possible job opportunities after graduation, to begin with, he said.

“I’m really happy to see the program growing. I’ve...


Mexican company coming to Somerset

Category : News | Published : Mon Oct 22 2018 | Read : 174

Mexican company coming to Somerset

The now-familiar story of an American factory relocating operations to Mexico was happily flipped this weekend with news that a foreign-based company -- promising 400 jobs -- will soon be moving into our community.

The Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation was joined by Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler and Pulaski County Judge-Executive Steve...


Local and state officials meet US Department of Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao in Washington DC

Category : News | Published : Thu Oct 11 2018 | Read : 116

Local and state officials meet US Department of Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao in Washington DC

Several local and state officials, including State Representative Tommy Turner and Senator Rick Girdler, visited Washington DC to meet with the US Department of Transportation Secretary, Elaine Chao, in hopes of securing a $25 million grant to construct an improved interchange on 461 at the Valley Oak Commerce Complex. This improvement will...


FREE OSHA Training

Category : News | Published : Mon Sep 10 2018 | Read : 141

FREE OSHA Training

Monday, September 17

Overview of the Kentucky OSH Program 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM This course discusses the obligation to provide a safe and health workplace, free from recognized hazards. Topics of discussion include the operations of the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Program, including enforcement and voluntary compliance services (KYSAFE).

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Councilors support improvements to Ky. 461, Ky.80 intersection

Category : News | Published : Thu Jul 19 2018 | Read : 282

Somerset City Council has followed Pulaski Fiscal Court in supporting a Kentucky Transportation Cabinet application for a grant that would add funding for improvements to Ky. 461 and its intersection with Ky. 80.

Councilors unanimously passed a resolution in support of the application which seeks $25 million in federal funding. That...


County supports state application for Ky. 80/461 funds

Category : News | Published : Thu Jul 19 2018 | Read : 206

County supports state application for Ky. 80/461 funds

Pulaski County Fiscal Court is throwing its support behind efforts to fund a proposed interchange at the East Ky. 80 and Ky. 461 intersection.

Meeting in regular session Tuesday morning, the court approved a resolution in support of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s application for $25 million in federal grant funding for...


Job Fair (Saturday August 11, 2018)

Category : News | Published : Thu Jul 19 2018 | Read : 203

Job Fair (Saturday August 11, 2018)

Recruiting Event On Saturday August 11, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST, Venue : The Center for Rural Developement 2292 South Highway 27 Stoplight #15 Somerset, Kentucky


KYFAMe Recruiting Event

Category : News | Published : Wed May 30 2018 | Read : 260

Recruiting Event On Tuesday, June 5, 2018 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST, Venue : Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation 445 South Hwy 27, Suite 300 Somerset, KY 42501 - Phone # : (606) 451-6934

KY FAME (Kentucky Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) is a work and learn program to develop a...