Nancy man arrested by KSP Friday night

A Nancy man was arrested by Kentucky State Police Friday night and lodged in the Russell County Detention Center. Christopher Compton, age 41, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, operating a motor vehicle under the influence second offense, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana, failure to wear a seat belt, operating on a suspended/revoked license, failure to maintain insurance, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Weather Forecast For Monticello

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Monticello: Sunday, August 1: Patchy fog then partly sunny during the day; while mostly clear then patchy fog overnight; Monday, August 2: Patchy fog then mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Tuesday, August 3: Sunny during the
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Where’s the most expensive gas in Somerset?

(SOMERSET, KY) If you’re paying more than $2.93 for gas in the Somerset area, you could be getting a better deal. If you choose the most expensive station in the area, you could be paying as much as an extra $0.14 per gallon, according to an analysis by GasBuddy Sunday.
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‘My Boy’ Singer Elvie Shane Welcomes Baby Girl

Looks like this rising star will need to write a sequel to his breakout hit, "My Boy": As of July 20, Elvie Shane is officially the proud papa of a baby girl. With wife Mandi Payton, he welcomed a 8 lb 1 oz daughter into the world, making the them a family of four. Shane is also step-dad to Mandi's teenage son, who is also the inspiration behind "My Boy."
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3 ideas for jumping on Sunday’s sunny forecast in Somerset

(SOMERSET, KY) The forecast is calling for sun today in Somerset. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
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Eubank, Kentucky Man taken into Custody for Murder and Burglary

SOMERSET, KY - Sheriff Greg Speck is reporting that on Thursday, July 29, 2021 a Eubank man was arrested for Murder and Burglary. Detective Lieutenant Bobby Jones of the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office reported at 7:35 p.m. Thursday that Jesse Roberts, age 34, of Eubank, had been taken into custody by the Sheriff’s Office on an arrest warrant.

Dedication held for Lake Cumberland Regional College and Workforce Center

A grand opening was held for the Lake Cumberland Regional College and Workforce Center on Sunday. A large crowd was gathered to celebrate the opening of the new facility, which will begin being utilized by students this month. Speakers included Russell County Schools Superintendent Michael Ford, Bro. Ronnie Ford, Board...
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Pulaski County boys golf team has busy and successful weekend

With the high school golf season kicking off this past weekend, local golfers shot some low numbers and turned in some amazing performances. For the Pulaski County High School boys golf team, it was a busy and very successful weekend. The Pulaski County boys linksters captured the Somerset Invitational on...
Somerset, KYCommonwealth Journal

Iconic Lay-Simpson Furniture store to close later this year

It can be surprisingly difficult to say goodbye to a piece of furniture. A broken chair that’s been in your family for generations. A table at which the family has enjoyed countless dinners, but you just don’t have room for it anymore. How much more difficult will it be for...
Pulaski County, KYWTVQ

Eubank man arrested for murder, burglary

SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 34-year-old Eubank, Ky., man has been charged with murder, burglary, evidence tampering and drug possession in connection with the death of another man earlier this month. According to Pulaski County Sheriff’s Greg Speck, Det. Lt. Bobby Jones charged Jesse Roberts Thursday evening. He is being...
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Monticello Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Monticello: Saturday, July 31: Patchy fog then sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Sunday, August 1: Patchy fog during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then mostly clear overnight; Monday, August 2:
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Top homes for sale in Somerset

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: This is your Dream Home! This 2 bedroom, 2 bath home is only 3 years old and is magazine worthy. If you are looking
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Crash closes two lanes on northbound I-75 near mile marker 40

LAUREL COUNTY — First responders were dispatched to an injury crash involving multiple vehicles on I-75. According to scanner traffic, the crash took place just before the 41 mile marker heading northbound around 1:49 p.m. The London-Laurel Rescue Squad reported two lanes of the interstate were closed around mile marker 40.
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Lost at Pearl Harbor, sailor finally laid to rest at home

SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ) – A missing Navy sailor is finally reunited with his family after 80 years. On December 7, 1941, Floyd Helton of Somerset was aboard the USS Oklahoma when the ship was attacked by a Japanese aircraft. Helton and 429 other crewmen were killed and for many, their...