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8/1/2014 7:54:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Sometime, maybe three or four years down the road, Somerset and other communities that use water out of Lake Cumberland will pay fees for water drawn out of the lake. And, if Wolf Creek Dam springs another leak, communities along the lake might have to pay…

7/31/2014 6:46:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
To clinch the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken major league championship title, the Kentucky Farm Care Pirates needed to win just one game against the Southeastern Appraisal Yankees. The Yankees, meanwhile, had a much tougher task, as they had to earn a pair of…

7/30/2014 1:00:00 AM
AccuWeather
Storm clouds near Lake Cumberland in Kentucky. (Photo/Twitter user @logan_newton) Several twisters spun through Tennessee including one in the Church Hill area. Numerous trees and power lines were torn down with moderate damage to some homes. In Colonial…

7/29/2014 2:47:00 PM
The pilot
I’ve never been to Somerset, Ky., but I’m sure it’s a lovely spot. Seventy miles south of Lexington near Lake Cumberland, it apparently enjoys a busy summer tourist season. The residents count on this seasonal boost in the economy to keep things humming…

7/29/2014 2:33:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
To clinch the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken major league championship title, the Kentucky Farm Care Pirates needed to win just one game against the Southeastern Appraisal Yankees. The Yankees, meanwhile, had a much tougher task, as they had to earn a pair of…

7/28/2014 12:53:00 AM
AccuWeather
3:26 p.m. EDT Sunday: Storm clouds near Lake Cumberland in Kentucky. 2:36 p.m. EDT Sunday: Thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado moving southeast in southern Kentucky towards Monticello and Pine Knot. The same storm brought Nickel sized hail to…

7/27/2014 1:00:00 AM
Examiner
Some tornadic weather did occur near Lake Cumberland in Kentucky today and eastern Tennessee. The cold front has crossed the region and you will begin to feel the better air as early as Monday morning. Dew point temperatures will drop below 60 degrees…

7/26/2014 3:49:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Shannon Smith in a press release. The victim was treated at the scene by the Somerset-Pulaski County EMS and transported to the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Smith said it appeared the victim suffered injuries to…

7/25/2014 7:09:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Shannon Smith in a press release. The victim was treated at the scene by the Somerset-Pulaski County EMS and transported to the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Smith said it appeared the victim suffered injuries to…

7/25/2014 10:33:00 AM
Money News
Mayor Eddie Girdler told WBKO-TV that gas prices traditionally increase 20 to 30 cents a gallon on the July 4 weekend in his town, perhaps because of its proximity to Lake Cumberland, a tourism draw that raises traffic through town. "If government doesn't…

7/25/2014 7:16:00 AM
Money News
Mayor Eddie Girdler told WBKO-TV that gas prices traditionally increase 20 to 30 cents a gallon on the July 4 weekend in his town, perhaps because of its proximity to Lake Cumberland, a tourism draw that raises traffic through town. "If government doesn't…

7/24/2014 10:06:00 PM
Local 12 WKRC Cincinnati
Leaders there say it's to drive down gas prices. It opened last weekend selling regular gas for $3.36 per gallon. The city gets a big tourism boost in the summer because of nearby Lake Cumberland that usually drives up gas prices…

7/24/2014 9:51:00 PM
Kentucky.com
City leaders believe that not only is this a burden on local consumers but cuts into revenue from tourists visiting nearby Lake Cumberland who plan trips to fill up elsewhere, bypassing Somerset. Four years ago, a gasoline storage plant with capacity for…

7/24/2014 11:11:00 AM
Opposing Views
Mayor Girder claims the city isn't trying to profit, but rather lower gas prices and bring more visitors into the city and a popular nearby vacation spot, Lake Cumberland. "We don't care if we don't sell a drop of gasoline," stated Mayor Girder…

7/23/2014 4:52:00 PM
CAR AND DRIVER
which draws vacationers heading to Lake Cumberland. Almost immediately after the Somerset Fuel Center opened with a $3.36-per-gallon price, the major private gas stations a half-mile away cut prices by about 10 cents to try to match it. The 10 pumps—all…

7/23/2014 3:48:00 PM
ABC News
Perry explained that the city is a tourism magnet from about May through Labor Day because of nearby Lake Cumberland. "People take advantage of that and we are penalized constantly," she said, referring to increased tourism demand that drives up fuel prices…

7/23/2014 11:54:00 AM
Upstart Business Journals
But is it fair to businesses? A Kentucky mayor has opened a municipal-run gas station in an effort to give residents a cheaper option to fill their tanks and to lure in more tourists to the small city near Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky. But business…

7/22/2014 10:36:00 PM
FOX News
The mayor says the station was created in response to years of grumbling by townspeople about stubbornly high gas prices in Somerset, a city of about 11,000 near Lake Cumberland, a popular fishing and boating haven. The venture got a thumbs-up from…

7/22/2014 4:09:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Former Burnside mayor Richard M. Sadler has filed to regain the mayor’s office in “The only city on Lake Cumberland.” Sadler will try to unseat Mayor Ron Jones who also has filed a petition for reelection. Susi Brooks Lawson and Bill Leslie…

7/22/2014 11:24:00 AM
Wayne County Outlook
7-23-2014 — An Ohio teen died Sunday, July 20, following a boating accident on Lake Cumberland. According to Wayne County Coroner Forrest Hicks, Adam Sharp, 19, of Greenfield, Ohio was pronounced dead at 7:25 p.m. at the Wayne County Hospital…

7/22/2014 10:44:00 AM
Wayne County Outlook
When completed, the Mass Casualty Response Unit will serve this region and will be dispatched to other counties served by the Lake Cumberland District Health Depart-ment, including Wayne County. More than 120 hours have been spent retrofitting and…

7/21/2014 11:36:00 PM
WHAS 11
The mayor says the station was created in response to years of grumbling by townspeople about stubbornly high gas prices in Somerset, a city of about 11,000 near Lake Cumberland, a popular fishing and boating haven. The venture got a thumbs-up from…

7/21/2014 11:52:00 AM
WKYT 27
WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A young Ohio man is dead after a Sunday evening boating accident on Lake Cumberland. Adam Sharp,19, of Greenfield, Ohio was pronounced dead around 7:25 p.m. Sunday. Officials say he was a passenger on a watercraft in the Buffalo…

7/21/2014 10:16:00 AM
Upstart Business Journals
But is it fair to businesses? A Kentucky mayor has opened a municipal-run gas station in an effort to give residents a cheaper option to fill their tanks and to lure in more tourists to the small city near Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky. But business…

7/21/2014 1:00:00 AM
The Blaze
The mayor says the station was created in response to years of grumbling by townspeople about stubbornly high gas prices in Somerset, a city of about 11,000 near Lake Cumberland, a popular fishing and boating haven. Four nearby stations in Somerset were…

7/19/2014 11:45:00 PM
WBKO
The city of about 11,000 is situated near Lake Cumberland in southern Kentucky. Supporters call it a benefit for motorists while critics denounce it as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market…

7/19/2014 9:38:00 PM
Herald-Dispatch
She has also served as President to Barboursville General Federation of Womens' Club, and is a member of Elmwood Missionary Baptist Church. Mary enjoys traveling, her church and reading. They will celebrate their anniversary on Lake Cumberland…

7/19/2014 6:35:00 PM
Courier-Journal
The mayor says the station was created in response to years of grumbling by townspeople about stubbornly high gas prices in Somerset, a city of about 11,000 near Lake Cumberland, a popular fishing and boating haven. The venture got a thumbs-up from…

7/19/2014 5:20:00 PM
Washington Post
The mayor says the station was created in response to years of grumbling by townspeople about stubbornly high gas prices in Somerset, a city of about 11,000 near Lake Cumberland, a popular fishing and boating haven. The venture got a thumbs-up from…

7/19/2014 4:45:00 PM
Yahoo News
The mayor says the station was created in response to years of grumbling by townspeople about stubbornly high gas prices in Somerset, a city of about 11,000 near Lake Cumberland, a popular fishing and boating haven. The venture got a thumbs-up from…

7/18/2014 4:59:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
JAMESTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A prosecutor from the Lake Cumberland region has been accused by his estranged wife and a defense attorney with having an affair with and impregnating a defendant whom he prosecuted for felony drug trafficking. In court records in a…

7/18/2014 8:18:00 AM
Lane Report
Members of the Interim Joint Committee on Economic Development and Tourism and Interim Joint Committee on Labor and Industry traveled to Lake Cumberland State Resort Park to hear the concerns firsthand and take a houseboat tour of the lake. Concerns in the…

7/17/2014 10:00:00 PM
United States Army
She said archaeology helps us to travel back into time to get valuable information about the human settlements and connects its resources to Lake Cumberland, which existed centuries ago. “The students are doing well and this allows them to see the local…

7/17/2014 7:54:00 AM
Commonwealth Journal
To begin their run towards a state championship, the 10 YO Lake Cumberland All-Stars came away with a 13-6 victory over Johnson Central in the East Kentucky Cal Ripken 10 YO State Tournament at Veterans Park in Lexington. Lake Cumberland got out to a…

7/16/2014 10:03:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
Hutchinson handcuffed Inabnit without incident. Stanziano was rushed to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Gates said officers transported Inabnit to a holding cell at SPD, where he was read his Miranda Rights and…

7/16/2014 10:03:00 PM
Commonwealth Journal
The juvenile was treated and released at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. At the scene, Chris Gilmore was arrested at the scene and charged with both first-degree assault and fourth-degree assault — domestic violence. Lt. Brett Whitaker of the sheriff…

7/16/2014 9:08:00 PM
ABC News
A judge sent the case to a grand jury after hearing testimony from Gates and a sheriff's detective who witnessed the shooting that rocked the south-central Kentucky town of 11,000 situated a few miles from the banks of Lake Cumberland, a popular tourist haven…

7/16/2014 6:58:00 PM
CBS Cleveland
A judge sent the case to a grand jury after hearing testimony from Gates and a sheriff’s detective who witnessed the shooting that rocked the south-central Kentucky town of 11,000 situated a few miles from the banks of Lake Cumberland, a popular tourist…

7/16/2014 4:29:00 PM
Yahoo News
A judge sent the case to a grand jury after hearing testimony from Gates and a sheriff's detective who witnessed the shooting that rocked the south-central Kentucky town of 11,000 situated a few miles from the banks of Lake Cumberland, a popular tourist haven…

7/16/2014 4:12:00 PM
Newser
A judge sent the case to a grand jury after hearing testimony from Gates and a sheriff's detective who witnessed the shooting that rocked the south-central Kentucky town of 11,000 situated a few miles from the banks of Lake Cumberland, a popular tourist haven…


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