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Somerset — “When the Corps of Engineers announces Wolf Creek Dam is safe; when Lake Cumberland is back to normal, it will have a tremendously positive impact on the houseboat industry.” The prediction is by Pulaski County’s own James (Jim)

Progress Somerset is making progress toward its goal — a vote for alcohol sales in town. David Weddle, founder of the Progress Somerset group — which launched last weekend with  the mailing of petitions to voters in the city limits

Money is in the federal budget for continued normal operation of the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued safety guidelines for hundreds of fishermen who enjoy trout fishing in the Cumberland River

Thoroughbred Houseboats announced today they have acquired Sumerset Houseboats. “The name Sumerset has been synonymous with quality for many years,”said Thoroughbred President Shawn Heinien. “Thoroughbred Houseboats is excited to carry on the legacy of this great brand and plans to incorporate

Russell County is now one of 21 Kentucky counties approved for disaster relief funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). County Judge Executive Gary Robertson received the approval notification Tuesday afternoon. According to Emergency Management Director H.M. Bottom, the

The latest report by Severe Weather Expert & Meteorologist Joe Sullivan says last week’s tornado reached winds of 130 m.p.h. and was on the ground for 7.2 miles, quite a distance longer than a preliminary estimate of just over four

A second round of severe thunderstorms and tornados swept through the southern United States on Friday, affecting Kentucky and the Lake Cumberland Area for the second time in three days. The most severe weather that affected Russell and surrounding counties

A confirmed tornado ripped through a northern Pulaski County community Wednesday — and another strong storm system could be on the way. “The only difference between Wednesday’s forecast and Friday’s forecast is in the timing,” said Jackson Weather Service Lead

The National Weather Service visited northern Russell County Thursday morning to survey damage from Wednesday’s severe weather that affected numerous homes and buildings in the area.  The NWS determined that an EF-2 tornado did in fact touch down in northern