Pulaski County Kentucky Government

County set to ‘freshen’ Pulaski Park beach

A summer-like heat wave with temperatures in the upper 80s is descending on the Lake Cumberland area during the next week and this type of weather stirs thoughts of tanning winter-paled bodies by lying on the beach. Pulaski County Judge-Executive Steve Kelley promises to “freshen” the beach at Pulaski County Park as soon as the lake level recedes.

Plans are on track for a Mesonet weather station

Plans are on track for a Mesonet weather station to be placed at Northern Middle School. During a groundbreaking ceremony held Tuesday, members of the Pulaski County School District, local leaders, members of the state and local Farm Bureaus and a representative of Western Kentucky University — Mesonet’s originator — gathered to celebrate their partnership […]

Progress at Firebrook Park.

Progress at Firebrook Park. We installed drains to dry out this field. Soon we will be able to extend the walking trails. We are making Pulaski better for you and your family.

Miranda Combs WKYT (click to see video)

 
It’s a problem that’s sticking around in so many Ky counties, and many blame the state’s drug epidemic.There’s plenty of jobs, but no one wants to work.Pulaski Co. Judge Exec. Steve Kelley ‘Breaks Down the News’ on WKYT News at 6:30 about what the county is doing to get people back to work:
Posted by Miranda […]

Houston-based gas company headed for Somerset

GTL plant will invest $75 million in community initially; nearly 100 jobs will be created after two phases

By BILL MARDIS Commonwealth Journal
Apr 11, 2018

Looking at plans for the GTL plant that announced plans this week to locate in Somerset are, from left, Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler, George Wilson, Somerset Natural Gas Development officer, Pulaski County […]

Kelly, Girdler say good things in store for 2018

Clink to read more : Kelley, Girdler say good things in store for 2018
 
Commonwealth Journal Article :
http://www.somerset-kentucky.com/news/kelley-girdler-say-good-things-in-store-for/article_aec2e26a-edba-11e7-a6ac-4b698026aa8f.html
 

Parkers Mill getting first ladder truck

Residents of the Parkers Mill Fire District may not realize it, but they’re about to benefit from the fire department getting its first ever ladder truck.

Ahead of Tuesday’s meeting of Pulaski County Fiscal Court, county officials got a chance to see the new truck which recently arrived and is currently being equipped before it joins the Parkers Mill fleet.

“Pulaski County is known throughout the state as having the best fire departments and the best equipment to serve the public,” Judge-Executive Steve Kelley said. “We are excited to be able to continue in that commitment. This new ladder truck is state of the art, and will be a great addition to our efforts here in Pulaski County.” (click header to read more)

Ammo Casing Plant Headed to Eubank

One of the three pending industrial recruitment projects that the Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation has been working on in recent months will be locating in Pulaski County. Governor Matt Bevin announced Friday that ShellTech LLC plans to manufacture ammunition shell casings in Eubank. (click title to read more)

CMS “Camtech” ribbon cutting

CMS “Camtech” ribbon cutting (click title to read more)
Governor Matt Bevin, right, presents a gift to CMS founder Chris Daniels, center, and his wife, Maria, left, just before the ribbon cutting ceremony on the new CMS facility in Science Hill. The custom-built building represents the growth of an 8-year-old Pulaski business.

County Recycling Center Continues Steady Growth

County Recycling Center Continues Steady Growth (click title to read more)
Most of what is recycled locally is cardboard — accounting for 4.8 million of the 6.8 million pounds taken in at the center last year.
Since 2010, nearly 40 million pounds of what would have been garbage has been successfully re-purposed with the help of the Pulaski County Recycling Center.
“That’s how much waste we’ve diverted from the landfills since the recycling center opened,” Solid Waste Coordinator Danny Masten reported earlier this month to Pulaski County Fiscal Court.