Monday May 13
Joanne G. Hill lobbies to save mountaintops
Joanne Golden Hill, a Burnside resident with deep roots in the community, spent last week in Washington D.C. with the Alliance for Appalachia group, which bills themselves as "a regional coalition" dedicated to ending the practice of coal mining by mountaintop removal.
Butcher is honored for school safety plan
After the tragic events late last year in Newtown, Conn., Pulaski County Schools Superin-tendent Steve Butcher felt compelled to take action.
Pulaski Co. would be divided into 4 districts in draft plan
An already prepared redistricting plan that divides Pulaski County into four instead of five House districts will be used if Gov.
Somerset creating its own Tourist Commission
Somerset City Council has given first-reading approval to an ordinance that would establish a Somerset Tourist and Travel Commission and levy a 1 percent transient tax on guests at lodging places in the city.
Proposed merger of Somerset and Pulaski County gets push from new group
A group announced Thursday that it will seek funding for a study to look at the pros and cons of merging Pulaski County and four municipal governments into one.