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$30 million will go toward interchange near Ky. 80 and Ky. 461

Category : News | Published : Mon Apr 09 2018 | Read : 288

$30 million will go toward interchange near Ky. 80 and Ky. 461

Pulaski County legislators say they have $30 million to create a big-city type interchange in the vicinity of Ky. 461 and Ky. 80 that will ease traffic flow from Valley Oak Commerce Complex and Valley Oak Technology Complex, and for tourists heading to Lake Cumberland.

State Representative Tommy Turner, State Senator...


Construction underway for shopping center at Oakwood site

Category : News | Published : Mon Mar 26 2018 | Read : 390

Construction underway for shopping center at Oakwood site

Somerset has a new shopping center in its future. Construction has started on a 24-acre site at Oakwood the state declared surplus last summer and sold by sealed bids to Somerset developer Brook Ping and partners.

Makena Development LLC, a Somerset-based corporation owned by Ping, Cory Ikerd and Shane Weddle, has...


Creekside should welcome business this July

Category : News | Published : Mon Mar 26 2018 | Read : 313

Creekside should welcome business this July

A new shopping center that will sprawl above picturesque Allen Branch on the east side of U.S. 27 across from Kroger Marketplace should be ready for new businesses by mid-July, according to Cory W. Ikerd, vice president of Ikerd Properties.

Creekside Development will occupy about 20 acres being created by filling...


TTAI employment total now at 1,100 workers

Category : News | Published : Wed Jul 19 2017 | Read : 561

TTAI employment total now at 1,100 workers

SOMERSET -- A walk-in hiring event June 29 by Toyotetsu America Inc. (TTAI) added three team members, pushing the employment total at the Ky. 461 manufacturing facility to a-more-than-expected 1,100. TTAI announced in January completion of a 90,000-square-foot addition and plans to add 100 new employees to the 976 team members on board...


Ammo casing plant headed to Eubank

Category : News | Published : Sat Jul 01 2017 | Read : 816

Ammo casing plant headed to Eubank

One of the three pending industrial recruitment projects that the Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation has been working on in recent months will be locating in Pulaski County.

Governor Matt Bevin announced Friday that ShellTech LLC plans to manufacture ammunition shell casings in Eubank.

A newly-formed subsidiary of Shell Shock...


County applies for Work Ready Community recertification

Category : News | Published : Sun Jun 25 2017 | Read : 533

County applies for Work Ready Community recertification

When the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet launched its Work Ready Community (WRC) program a few years ago, Pulaski was among the first dozen to earn the coveted designation that assures employers that a local workforce has the skills necessary to staff existing jobs and master technologies new jobs will require.

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Governor on hand for CMS ribbon cutting

Category : News | Published : Tue May 23 2017 | Read : 580

Governor on hand for CMS ribbon cutting

The new facility for a Pulaski-based business can be seen either as the embodiment of the American Dream — as declared by Governor Matt Bevin — or the next step for a business that was originally a gamble taken by an out-of-work farmer with a need to support his family — as explained...


Camtech Manufacturing Solutions Opens New Facility in Science Hill

Category : News | Published : Mon May 22 2017 | Read : 601

Pulaski County Engineering Company’s investment of $2.8 million creates 15 jobs

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 22, 2017) - Gov. Matt Bevin today joined Camtech Manufacturing Solutions LLC, a factory automation, machining and custom engineering services provider, in Science Hill to opening a new headquarters, which already allowed the company to grow employment...


Somerset-Pulaski Development Foundation Sponsors 15th Work Ethic Seal Luncheon Ceremony For Pulaski High, Southwestern High, and Somerset High.

Category : News | Published : Wed May 17 2017 | Read : 553

Somerset-Pulaski Development Foundation Sponsors 15th Work Ethic Seal Luncheon Ceremony For Pulaski High, Southwestern High, and Somerset High.

Pulaski, Southwestern, and Somerset High School Work Ethic Seal Recipients celebrated with its annual Work Ethic Seal Luncheon at the Center for Rural Development. Several special guest were in attendance including, local HR Directors from area manufacturing companies, state, city, and local government officials, members of the Cumberlands Workforce Development Area, members of...


It’s a big year for expanding Summitt Aviation

Category : News | Published : Fri May 12 2017 | Read : 514

The aircraft components manufacturer is celebrating 10 years in our community plus a recent move to a larger facility.

On Wednesday, Summit hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location in the Valley Oak Technology Park off Ky. 461.

The new 40,000 square-foot facility nearly doubles the space the...