Pulaski County

Pulaski County Alzheimer's Disease Respite Center

An Alzheimer’s day care center that serves people from five Kentucky counties is shutting down after 30 years. The closing of the center in Somerset is due to a cut in state funding.

KEN SHMIDHEISER, via WKYU

Construction of a new $70 million manufacturing plant in south central Kentucky could begin in the next few months. A tentative deal is in place to lease 23 acres of land.

A coalition of ninety environmental groups and over twenty community leaders in Illinois, Missouri and Kentucky are urging President Obama to block the Army Corps of Engineers from completing a $165 million  levee project in Missouri’s bootheel.

Illinois State Police Seize 70 lbs of Cannabis

May 20, 2014
wikipedia.org

Illinois State Police recovered approximately 70 pounds of cannabis on a routine traffic stop. A State Trooper made the discovery while issuing a speed violation on I-57 in Pulaski County for a vehicle with two individuals. 

Oil-Dri Layoffs

May 31, 2012
oildri.net

Residents of Mounds, Illinois are coming to terms with an announcement Wednesday that the Oil-Dri plant is slashing its workforce in half.