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The Parents as Teachers program at Memorial Education Center has been named a Blue Ribbon program by its national headquarters, meaning it is recognized as being an exemplary program affiliate, "delivering high-quality services to children and families," according to the Parents as Teachers website.

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With a petition recalling the county's proposed property tax increase and the fiscal court in the process of repealing it, county officials will be forced to look at other alternative to help with overcrowding at the Madison County Detention Center.

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With the governor's election now behind Kentuckians, residents of the commonwealth can now look forward to the 2020 presidential election, which also features Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the ballot.

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GLASGOW – U.S. Sen. Rand Paul spoke with employees at Felker Brothers Corp. about the ways the federal government can help businesses plus other topics such as impeachment inquiry hearings, one of which was occurring as he was speaking, during his visit to Glasgow on Friday afternoon.

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With the help of Eastern Kentucky University and members of Rolling Thunder Chapter 5, a nonprofit state chapter of the national organization, many service men and women who are Prisoners of War - Missing in Action (POW/MIA) will be remembered with the unveiling of the 'Chair of Honor.'

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Somerset resident Danelle N. Powell, 33, has been arrested for murder in connection to the disappearance of LeeAnna Brumley, and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says more suspects may be charged after the case is presented to the Grand Jury.

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Samaritan’s Purse will be kicking off its Operation Christmas Child next week. Starting on Monday, Nov. 18 and lasting until the following Monday, Nov. 25, the project encourages local churches, and community members to fill shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to be donated to impoverished children this holiday season.

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The city of Somerset has settled their part in a civil lawsuit, paying $8,000 in exchange for being dismissed "with prejudice" as defendants.

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What began with one anonymous donor wanting to help Pulaski County Detention Center inmates give their children gifts for Christmas has grown into a mission to help families struggling with addiction give their children a great holiday experience.

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GLASGOW — Black Stone Cherry has released “Black to Blues: Volume 2,” a new EP consisting of cover songs from some of the band's favorite blues artists.

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GLASGOW – Three local men who contributed significantly to the veteran community were posthumously honored Monday during the annual Veterans Day observance in Glasgow.

Serving his country. That's what George McMakin says Veterans Day means to him. The veteran with almost 24 years of service to his name noted he doesn't like to brag about his army life. However, when recognition is given, McMakin said he feels honor.

Emerson McAfee began serving his country in the U.S. Air Force in early 1960, not long after graduating from high school. After 25 years of active duty, the Springfield, Ohio, native retired in 1984 as a master sergeant and returned to Madison County, his adopted home.

JELLICO — This time of year there are hundreds of ways to give to local organizations for the holidays but nothing makes it more fun than a little friendly competition. And that’s just what neighboring Jellico, Tennessee, Mayor Dwight Osborn has challenged Williamsburg Mayor Roddy Harrison to this weekend.

For Peter Schmidt, a retired law enforcement specialist with the Air Force, the highlight of his near two-decade long career is being on a Philippine Air Force base when prisoners of war (POWs) were returned safely.

It's often said that the younger generation has not learned enough about life from past times. However, the eighth-grade students at Whitley County Middle school now have knowledge of life skills that predates the Civil War.

Carter Caves State Resort Park manager Chris Perry, and representatives from county Youth Service Centers in each school, pose with food collected during the park's annual Haunted Trail event. Food and cash donations collected over the month of October were donated to each of the county's te…

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice recently awarded more than $1.7 million to bolster school security. The monies were distributed, in part, to the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC), which includes Rowan County.

As Kentuckians went to the polls Tuesday to determine who will lead the commonwealth for the next four years, another big vote for Pulaski County was taking place on Capitol Hill.

CORBIN -- Berea College's Partners for Education welcomed an estimated 1,330 high school seniors to the Corbin Arena on Friday to celebrate the progress students have made through the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant.

While the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides assistance to more than half a million Kentuckians to help buying groceries, nearly 30,000 people have lost help since January of 2018, according to a report from the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy.

A local man was arraigned in Pulaski Circuit Court Friday after being indicted in connection to a domestic altercation this summer with his father, an officer with the Somerset Police Department.

Possible financial discrepancies within the accounts of the former Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation (SPCDF) are under investigation, according to statements made by officials connected to the board created to replace it, the Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA).

The next hearing for the man charged with murder in Savannah Spurlock’s death has been delayed until 2020.

Once a statement was received from County Judge/Executive Reagan Taylor's office Friday afternoon, the release states the question will go on the 2020 ballot, and no amendments would be made as of now.

FRANKFORT Funding, educator support and pensions top the list of legislative priorities Kentucky’s top local school officials will take to the 2020 General Assembly.

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Ms. Margaret Dale Stevens, age 87, of Olive Hill, entered into rest Friday morning, November 15, 2019 at St. Claire Health Care Center in Morehead. She was born May 2, 1932, in Carter County, a daughter of the late William "Rube" and Mary James Stevens. Margaret was a member of the First Bap…