Somerset Info

Somerset, Kentucky is located in Pulaski County. Zip codes in Somerset, KY include 42503, 42502, and 42501. The median home price in Somerset is $167,500. More Somerset information.

Local Charities in Somerset, KY

Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Somerset News

Local news for Somerset, KY continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

6 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

Hamilton to be recognized at EIEA Awards Luncheon

Twelve entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky will share their business success stories as finalists in the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards program at a regional awards recognition luncheon on Monday, Sept.

Comment?

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Worcester County Times

AAA: Salisbury gas prices drop 20 cents in month

AAA: Salisbury gas prices drop 20 cents in month Gas prices in Salisbury are the lowest in the state, AAA reports.

Comment?

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Bullock shares an inspirational message

Pastor of 35 years and author David O. Bullock shares an inspirational message of transformation from tragic hopelessness to triumphant living in his new book, "Unconnected: Discovering the Connection That Will Change Your Life" .

Comment?

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

TN Moving Stories: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Frustrated NJ Transit riders exchanged tweets with Governor Chris Christie, who told them: " I know it's aggravating.

Comment?

Wed Aug 13, 2014

National Public Radio

City-Run Gas Station Makes Waves In Southeastern Kentucky

Bob Thomas fills up his pickup truck at the municipal-run gas station in Somerset, Ky.

Comment?

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Roger Alan Lawhorn, Somerset, KY

Roger Alan Lawhorn, Somerset, KY He was a native of Boyle County, KY, and a resident of Pulaski County, KY, at the time of his death.

Comment?

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Ed Pipalski: Gives his opinion of Somerset city gas sales

Ed Pipalski: Gives his opinion of Somerset city gas sales By Ed Pipalski Personal commentary The siren song of Governmental Corporatism sounds again and very appealing , but the truth is it a economic system to be distinguished from political system of, wait for it... Fascism.

Comment?

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WKYT

Man charged with attempted murder in Rockcastle Co. beating

A man is in jail, accused of badly beating another man. Jason Gambrel, of Science Hill, is charged with attempted murder and robbery.

1 comment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Columbia Magazine

I-75 in Rockcastle County reduced to one lane beginning July 27

Northbound and southbound lanes will be reduced to one lane between the hours of 6pmET.

Comment?

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Light-duty vehicles' energy consumption to tick down in 26 years

Samir Cook fills up his vehicle at a city-run gas station on July 19, 2014, in Somerset, Ky.

Comment?

The Raw Story

Price-gouging businesses cry 'socialism' after KY drivers flock to city-run gas station

Businesses in a small Kentucky town are crying "socialism" after the mayor got tired of constant price gouging and opened a city-owned gas station.

6 comments

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Car & Driver

Kentucky Mayor Attacks High Gas Prices by Opening City-Run Fueling...

Right as we've lost all faith in our leaders, the folks running Somerset, Kentucky, have proved that government can actually do something good for the people it represents.

1 comment

ABC News

Town Battles High Gas Prices with Public Fuel Center

City officials in Somerset, Kentucky, about 70 miles south of Lexington, have responded to "big business" by opening a taxpayer-supported gas station for the public with the stated purpose of driving down pump prices .

Comment?

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Harry's Place

Gasoline: the public option

Due to the opposition of all Republicans and a few Democrats in Congress, the Affordable Care Act does not include a public option - i.e., a government-run health insurance agency to compete with private health insurance companies.

Comment?

Jalopnik

City Unlocks Incredibly Cheap Gas Prices Through Power Of Socialism

As of this writing, the current U.S. average gas price for regular unleaded fuel is $3.59 a gallon.

Comment?

Free Republic

The Way This City Is Tackling Gas Prices Has Some People Crying ‘Socialism’

The town of Somerset, Kentucky, opened a city-run filling station on Saturday, the Associated Press reported, offering gas to the public at below-market rates.

21 comments

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WKYT

Surveillance cameras catch fiery train vs. tractor trailer crash on tape

It was all caught on tape, and we now have that video of a fiery crash that shows a train colliding with a tractor trailer in Pulaski County.

Comment?

Russia Taday

A venture into socialism? Kentucky town becomes first in US to open its own gas station

A Kentucky town listened to its citizens' complaints about high gas prices within its borders, and responded by opening a gas station run by the city government.

Comment?

Business Journal

Kentucky mayor opens city-run gas station: smart idea or socialism?

Fed up with residents complains about gas prices, Eddie Girdler, the mayor Somerset, Ky., has opened a city-run gas station that's a few cents below the local stations.

Comment?

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••

Somerset Jobs