WATCH | WWII soldier who died in 1944 buried in Pulaski County
Henry C. Wade died in battle in Germany just months after arriving overseas from his family farm in Russell County, Kentucky.
'Closure' ceremony honors WW2 soldier who died in 1944 as he is laid to rest
American flags across Kentucky stood at half-staff Wednesday in honor of Henry C. Wade, an American soldier who was killed fighting Germans in World War II.
‘He gave the ultimate sacrifice’: WWII soldier returns home nearly 80 years after his death
PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - A World War II soldier was finally returned home nearly 80 years after his death in Europe. On Wednesday, a service was held in Pulaski County for Henry Wade. The Army infantryman was from Russell County and died at 24, but his remains were not positively identified until recently.
Deputy honored for life saving role following serious crash
PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - One Southern Kentucky sheriff’s deputy was recently honored for his role in a crash earlier this year. At Tuesday’s Pulaski County Fiscal Court meeting, Sheriff Bobby Jones presented a life-saving medal to Deputy Logan Crabtree. Back in August, Deputy Crabtree responded to an...
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UPDATE: Kentucky murder suspect arrested in Kansas
PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. – The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says a Kentucky man who escaped while awaiting trial for murder has been arrested. The sheriff’s office says law enforcement arrested 24-year-old Samuel Baker, along with Adriana Brown, in El Dorado, Kansas. Both face local charges based out...
Ky. man accused of killing father and grandfather due in court Thursday
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The man Kentucky authorities say killed his father and grandfather will be in court Thursday for an extradition hearing. 20-year-old Austin Prather, of Pulaski County, Kentucky, is in the Vanderburgh County jail. Vanderburgh County Deputies and Evansville Police worked with US Marshal’s to make his arrest...
Pulaski County Man Indicted for Bank Fraud, Identity Theft and Cyber Intrusion
A Somerset man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in London. The US Attorney’s Office reports 38-year-old Jesse Kipf was indicted on five counts of computer fraud, three counts of aggravated identity theft, and two counts of making false statements on applications in connection with federally insured financial institutions. The indictment claimed that Kipf deliberately accessed a computer without authorization and then obtained information from a protected computer for his benefit to help with identity theft. The indictment also stated he knowingly and unlawfully used the identification of three different persons to commit wire fraud and computer fraud. Kipf is also reported to have made false statements to federally insured corporations in order to open credit accounts. Kipf faces up to five years in prison for each computer fraud charge, two years in prison for each identity theft charge, and a maximum of 30 years in prison for the bank fraud charges. A jury trial for Kipf has been set for January 17th.
If You’re Not Listening To Hunter Flynn Yet… Fix It
If you’re not listening to Hunter Flynn yet, you’re missing out. The Pulaski County, Kentucky native is one of the latest in a long, long line of spectacular artists from the Bluegrass State to emerge on the scene with soulful vocals and knack for honest storytelling and authentic lyricism. At 26 years old, you could call Flynn a late bloomer of sorts, considering he hadn’t released any music until summer of 2022. The former insurance salesman quit his day job […] The post If You’re Not Listening To Hunter Flynn Yet… Fix It first appeared on Whiskey Riff.
UPDATE: Escaped Somerset Man Wanted on Murder Charges Back in Custody
Update: The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says a Somerset man wanted on murder charges has been arrested in Kansas. In a Facebook post, Sheriff Bobby Jones said 24-year-old Samuel Baker, along with 28-year-old Adriana Brown, were arrested in El Dorado. They were arrested there on local charges without incident. Baker had escaped his ankle monitoring device and left his home on Highway 39 last week.
Faubush, Kentucky: A Testament to American Resilience and Heritage
Nestled in the rolling hills of Pulaski County, Kentucky, the small town of Faubush is a living museum of American resilience and heritage. Established in the early 19th century, this quaint settlement has been a quiet observer of the nation's maturation, from the days of horse-drawn carriages to the digital age of today. The town's roots, deeply intertwined with family histories and pioneering spirits, reflect the melting pot of identities that have sculpted the United States. Faubush's genealogical records, tracing back to the 1850s, chronicle the life events that have knit the community's fabric tightly over generations.
Man indicted for murder in Kentucky arrested in Kansas
A man indicted for murder in Kentucky has been arrested in El Dorado.
Pulaski County man indicted on cyber charges
A Pulaski County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in London on charges related to cyber intrusion, identity theft, and bank fraud, the U.S Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Kentucky announced on Wednesday. Jesse Kipf, 38, of Somerset, was indicted on five counts of computer fraud, three counts of aggravated […] The post Pulaski County man indicted on cyber charges appeared first on Winchester Sun.
Alcalde, Kentucky: Unraveling the Mystery of a Town's Spanish Name
In the rolling hills of Pulaski County, Kentucky, lies the small town of Alcalde, a name that stands out with its Spanish meaning: 'mayor'. This unincorporated community, located 4 miles southeast of Somerset, presents a linguistic puzzle in an area primarily shaped by English and Native American influences. The unique name of Alcalde raises questions about the town's connection to Spanish culture and history, distinct from the surrounding region's narrative.
Pulaski County educator takes the big stage in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
This opportunity was a dream come true for Zachary Shannon.