Pulaski County Kentucky Government

Optimistic for Plant locating in Somerset

“It’s all preliminary _ but I’m optimistic _ if everything comes together, I believe the plan is coming to Somerset” Martin Shearer Executive Director of Somerset-Pulaski County Development Foundation (click title to open)

TTAI Expands

TTAI expands with 100 new jobs and a 90,000 square foot addition.

Southern Middle School Students support the shelter

The Sixth Grade Blue Team at Southern Middle School, have been collecting blankets, collars, leashes, toys, treats, and food to donate to our Pulaski County Animal Shelter! We have also collected enough money to pay the adoption fee for 4 dogs and 4 cats! I am proud of my students! It warms my heart to […]

Tourism big business for Pulaski County

Back in 2002 Pulaski County saw major industries move to locations in other countries thanks to NAFTA. Over 2,000 industrial jobs were lost in one year. Industrial dollars are purported to turn over four times as payroll dollars are spent in the community. You would think that might cripple the local economy. But, while it hurt, the local economy is so diverse, it was able to withstand that blow. Pulaski County is strong in Banking, agriculture, education, recreation, is a market place for counties around and has a tremendous variety of restaurants and other things drawing people to this community. (click title to read more)

Summit Aviation to Expand

Summit Aviation, which produces assembly components for a variety of military and commercial helicopters as well as fixed-wing aircraft, will soon be moving from its 28,000 square-foot facility on W.O. Newell Drive to a new 40,000 square-foot facility in the Valley Oak Technology Park off Ky. 461.

Proclaim Saturday, September 10 as Pulaski County Suicide Prevention Day

Members of the Pulaski County Suicide Prevention Workgroup met Friday morning with County Judge Executive Steve Kelley to proclaim Saturday, September 10, 2016 as Pulaski County Suicide Prevention Day, to coincide with World Suicide Prevention Day and part of National Suicide Prevention Month.
The proclamation was drafted by Julie Parent with the Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health in collaboration with […]

PULASKI COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER RECEIVES ANIMAL SHELTER ASSISTANCE FUNDING

Lexington, KY – August 10, 2016 – The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Foundation awarded the Pulaski County Animal Shelter with a $750 grant from the Animal Shelter Assistance program on Wednesday. (click headline to read more)

Local Bikers slither through the Rattlesnake

Around 500 motorcyclists took part in the inaugural ride on “the Rattlesnake,” an officially designated motorcycle route along Ky. 192 connecting Laurel and Pulaski Counties on Saturday. After about a 40-minute ride from either county, participants met at the Bee Rock campground and commemorated the historic ride. (click title to read full article)

Winding section of KY 192 designated “The Rattlesnake”

Ky. 192 connecting Laurel and Pulaski counties. The winding road from the split of Ky. 192 and Ky. 1193 defines the beginning of the trail that travels downward to the county line at the Bee Rock campground and across the Rockcastle River and into Pulaski County. The designation of that roadway as a motorcycle route was the culmination of the Pulaski and Laurel county fiscal courts, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, the two county tourism commissions, and two motorcycle shops—Dirty D’s motorcycle shop in Somerset and Wildcat Harley Davidson in London. ( click title to read full article )