Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide


‘Tis always the season to shop local! If you’re in need of gift ideas, (aren’t we all?), then The Somerset 106 Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide is for you! Check out these local boutiques, where you can find gifts for any member of the family and even your most hard-to-shop-for friends!

The Mole Hole of Somerset & Somerset Chocolate Company


Since 1995, The Mole Hole of Somerset has been one of Somerset’s greatest gift shops. They carry a wide variety of name brand items. Handbag lines including Anna Nova, Chala and Mona B. and various jewelry lines like Kameleon, Bourbon & Boweties bangles, and Bella Ryann bangles, and Journey Lockets. For perfect entertaining pieces, try Nora Fleming with its interchangeable “minis,” Portuguese-made Casafina stoneware, or stunning Southern Jubilee glassware. Beyond carrying products that make your home look fabulous, they offer products that make your home smell fabulous, too!  Candleberry, Kentucky made candles offer the best in clean burning, heavenly smelling scents. Or try simply luxurious Lampe Berger catalytic burners and oil diffusers. They offer superior customer service, free gift wrapping, and NOW custom vinyl monogramming and embroidery is available! Stop by and see why The Mole Hole was named in Trip Advisor’s Top Ten things to do in Somerset! For more information, ‘Like’ them on their Facebook page!

Somerset Chocolate Company, located inside of The Mole Hole of Somerset, offers Premium Kentucky hand-made, hand-dipped chocolate truffles and chocolate gifts in various delicious flavors made right here in the great state of Kentucky! These truffles are made with the highest quality ingredients and offer unique flavors that use local fare. Part of the fun and wonder of the holiday season, is the beauty and uniqueness of the packaging! Somerset Chocolate Company’s Truffle Sleighs hold 5 delicious truffles and are in-store now and throughout the holiday season. Come by and try a free sample, today! Check them out on Facebook and at!

Both of these amazing local businesses are located at 3311 US-27 in the Somerhill Shopping Center.



Trader Jakz Ladies Fashion & Accessories


Fall in love with Trader Jakz Ladies Fashion & Accessories – the modern boutique with the latest in women’s fashion and the cutest of cute accessories! Dress up, dress down. No matter how you spend your days, look your best in your stylish and trendy clothing made from sizes small to 3X! Trader Jakz has quite the social media following these days, and they are always posting new arrivals and sales information. Be sure to ‘Like’ them on Facebook to keep up with the latest! Trader Jakz carrying items such as the popular Kentucky lines, handbags, jewelry, and so much more! And their leggings are as low as $8! It’s hard to find a “best” thing about Trader Jakz, but affordability doesn’t hurt. You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to look like a million bucks! With the help of their amazing staff, you’ll walk out with deals and new friends!



Frills of Somerset


Frills of Somerset is a joy of a nail salon and boutique, located at 33 Jack’s Lane in Somerset – behind Fat Man’s BBQ. Home of the $15 natural-nail manicure and $15 pedicure, Frills is well-loved by all! They offer a changing variety of unique, fashionable, and super affordable boutique clothing and Kentucky-themed jewelry. Oh! And did we mention their gift cards? With a warm and friendly staff on hand to offer a comfortable and personalized shopping experience, you’re sure to find something for the trendy girl in your life – but we’re pretty certain you will find some darling things for yourself, too! Check them out on Facebook where you can enter to win monthly drawings for nail services, or call 606-451-8710 to book your salon appointment! Frills of Somerset is where it’s at!



Sears Glass Shop


Sears Glass Shop – the Lake Cumberland area’s most unique blend of a glass shop and a boutique, has been a staple of the community since 1964! When you aren’t in the market for custom glass services and repairs, maybe you’re in the market for some sweet soy candles by Swan Creek Candle Company or an enormous variety of traditional and modern home and holiday decor, floral arrangements, boutique fashion, and accessories! You truly have to see this place to believe it! Located at 1611 East Mount Vernon Street in Somerset or you can check them out on Facebook! Sears Glass Shop also has the perfect gifts for the UK Wildcats fans and anyone who loves all things Kentucky! Call 606-679-2011 for more information on their glass services. Walk and shop their gorgeous showroom! You will leave amazed…. and with your hands full of goodies! Sears Glass  Shop of Somerset takes the cake!



SASH Ladies Boutique


Sash Ladies Boutique has got you covered! Whether you’re dressing for work, play, or day-to-day, Sash Ladies Boutique marches to the beat of its own lovely drum, and so can you. Voted #1 for Best Women’s Clothing Boutique by the Commonwealth Journal’s Reader’s Choice, this cozy little boutique has been dressing today’s woman for many years, and they will for many years to come.  Stop by the boutique Wednesdays through Saturdays, and take advantage of the variety of dresses, blouses, slacks, scarves, jewelry, handbags, and much more! Their friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you find the best outfit for any occasion. You’re sure to stand out in your trendy and unique find from the one and only Sash Ladies Boutique. Located at 111 West Highway 80 Suite E in Somerset – you can’t miss them! You can also find them on Facebook!

It’s amazing what a little Spine attention can do….

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If you have back, neck or extremity pain, know that YOU have the ability to treat yourself.  Every two weeks, Dr. Josh will provide updates on how to stay as pain free as possible when it comes to your spine, back, and bone health.  A few adjustments to your spine can make a big difference in your overall well-being.  Let The Spine Guy help.  Visit Dr. Josh’s BLOG to read more about Text Neck and how to avoid it!





WTLO 1480 AM and 97.7 FM is home to the Cincinnati Bengals and WKU Football and Basketball

WTLO 1480 AM and 97.7 FM is the place to go on the dial to hear all  the season games for the Cincinnati Bengals and the Western Kentucky
Hilltoppers!  Don’t forget you can follow Somerset Briar Jumper football on the air at Somerset 106.1 FM.  Please remember that while you can listen on the air to Bengals football, WTLO is unable to stream online any NFL game!

Thanks to our sponsors for bringing us football on the radio
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Cincinnati Bengals

2017 Game Schedule: (all games are in EST)
August 11th          Buccaneers          7:30 p.m.
August 19th         Chiefs                    7:00 p.m.
August 27th         at Redskins          4:30 p.m. (FOX Network)
August 31st          at Colts                  7:00 p.m.

Regular Season
September 10th          Ravens            1:00 p.m. (CBS Network)
September 14              Texans            8:25 p.m. (NFL Network)
September 24th         at Packers       4:25 p.m. (CBS Network)
October 1st                  at Browns       1:00 p.m. (CBS Network)
October 8th                 Bills                 1:00 p.m. (CBS Network)
Game 6 – BYE
October 22nd              at Steelers      1:00 p.m. (CBS Network)
October 29th               Colts                1:00 p.m. (CBS Network)
November 5th             at Jaguars       1:00 p.m. (CBS Network)
November 12th           at Titans          1:00 p.m. (FOX Newwork)
November 19th           at Broncos       4:25 p.m. (CBS Network)
November 26th          Browns              1:00 p.m. (CBS Network)
December 4th             Steelers             8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
December 10th           Bears                 1:00 p.m. (FOX Network)
December 17th            at Vikings         1:00 p.m. (CBS Network)
December 24th           Lions                  1:00 p.m. (FOX Network)
December 31st            at Ravens           1:00 p.m. (CBS Newwork)




Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
2017 Game Schedule:  (all games are in EST and will air on the Hilltopper IMG Sports Network and other networks at noted)
September 2nd          Eastern Kentucky          6:00 p.m.
September 9th           at Illinois                         7:00 p.m.
September 16th         Louisiana Tech               6:00 p.m.
September 23rd        Ball State                          6:00 p.m.
October 7th                at UTEP, El Paso             7:00 p.m.
October 14th              Charolette                         3:30 p.m.
October 20th             at Old Dominion              time, TBD (CBS Sports Network)
October 28th             Florida Atlantic                3:30 p.m.
November 4th           at Vanderbilt                     time, TBD
November 11th          at Marshall                        5:30 p.m. (BEIN Sports)
November 17th          Middle Tennessee            7:00 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
November 24th         at FIU                                  6:00 p.m. (BEIN Sports)




Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Men’s Basketball
Click HERE to see the full schedule and networks on which the games will air!













Welcome to Somerset High School sports online

It’s basketball season, and Somerset 106 is home to the Jumpers and Lady Jumpers
basketball teams! We’ll broadcast select games throughout the teams’ seasons.
Remember, you can listen on the air to the games at 106.1 FM, online at, for via our mobile Apps.  Search for Somerset 106.1
WYKY FM in the iTunes and Google Play stores.  Enjoy basketball season!

Somerset 106.1 FM will broadcast live the following SHS basketball games
December 9th:  doubleheader SHS boys/girls against Rockcastley County
December 13th:  doubleheader SHS boys/girls against Casey County
December 20th:  SHS boys game against Southwestern
January 9th:  doubleheader SHS boys/girls against Pulaski County
February 3rd:  SHS girls game against Pulaski County
*Somerset 106 will also broadcast the “All A” state tournament if the Somerset High School boys or girls qualify and will also broadcast all games that the SHS boys and girls are involved in during the 47th district, 12th region tournaments.

Somerset High School Lady Jumpers Basketball Schedule

Lady Jumpers Roster
2016-2017 roster

Meet the Coaches
Left to right:  Somerset 106 Sports Broadcaster Jon Burlew,
Lady Jumpers Head Coach Lindsey Prather, Somerset 106 Sports
Broadcaster Tim Washam

Left to right:  Jon Burlew, Jumpers Head Coach Jeff Cothron, Tim Washam


Meet the broadcast crew
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Jon Burlew

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Tim Washam

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Ashley Martin, Studio Operations



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Somerset 106.1 FM is proud to be the official home of Somerset High School Briar Jumper Football! You can listen to all the Briar Jumper football games during football season on Somerset 106.1 FM, online at, and via our mobile Apps.  Just search for Somerset 106.1 WYKY FM!  We had a great 2016 season and look forward to the 2017 season!

Thanks to the broadcast partners for helping present Briar Jumper Football:
D. Bruce Orwin, Attorney at Law
Rick Barker with Godby Realty and Auction
Somerset Independent School District
Forcht Bank
Don Marshall – Fiat, Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Jeep, and Nissan
Shelter Insurance, agent Rick Girdler


Meet the 2016 Somerset High School Football Team
SHS 2016 Football Team


Click below to see an Early Roster for the 2016 team:


Meet the 2016 Briar Jumper Coaches
SHS 2016 Football Coaches


Meet the broadcast crew
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Jon Burlew                                          

Tim Washam Photo
Tim Washam

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Ashley Martin, Studio Operations

SHS Coaches Show Picture
Stat Man Bruce Singleton, Jon, Tim, Coach Robbie Lucas (Coaches’ Show photo)
The Coaches’ Show with Robbie Lucas airs before each game, after the Press Box Show.
Somerset Community College presents Campus Scene during each halftime.


2016 Football Schedule
Date          Opponent                         Site          Time
8-19           Mason County                Away       7:30 p.m.
8-26          Williamsburg                  Home      7:30 p.m.
9-2             Beechwood                      Away       7:30 p.m.
9-9             Hazard                             Home      7:30 p.m.
9-23          Rockcastle Co.                 Away       7:30 p.m.
9-30          Caverna                            Away        7:30 p.m.
10-7           Danville                           Away         7:30 p.m.
10-14        Lex. Christian                 Home        7:30 p.m.
10-21        Middlesboro                    Away         7:30 p.m.
10-28       Perry Co. Central            Home        7:30 p.m.


Stop by Alton Blakley’s Family of Dealerships on Highway 27 in Somerset to say THANK YOU for presenting Somerset High School sports on the air!Alton Blakley Logo 2016 SHS Sports



Support Local Business

The local Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce highlights various businesses in our community each month!  Check out and visit these hometown businesses, and check back here very soon to listen to Chamber Talk Online! For information on how your business can benefit from the the Chamber of Commerce, e-mail Chamber Ambassador Misty Raines at!

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November 2016Pep & Pizzazz Cheer and Dance Studio
Pep & Pizzazz is Somerset’s newest cheer and dance studio. They offer classes in tap, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, and gymnastics. They also offer competitive cheerleading through their all-star team, Splash! And? They have classes for kids as young as age a year old! Pep & Pizzazz  prides themselves on providing your child with high quality instruction by working through the proper progressions in dance and gymnastics. This is all done in a fun and encouraging environment where your child can thrive and grow!





October 2016Pulaski County Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a non-profit organization founded in 1996 by Dolly Parton. Designed to improve literacy and school-readiness in children under 5 years of age, every enrolled child under 5 will receive one high-quality, age-appropriate book per month delivered to their home mailing address at no cost to the child’s family. The Pulaski County affiliate is replicating this program for residents of Pulaski County Kentucky. The Pulaski County affiliate does not discriminate on race, sex, religion, or economic status.




September 2016Bluegrass Expressions Tea

The tea room at Expressions Tea and Gifts is located inside our unique gift shop that is operated by Bluegrass Oakwood, a training facility for persons with developmental disabilities. The tea room offers a prix fixe full tea service in a relaxing atmosphere where guests can casually enjoy a special meal.




August 201627 Twin Drive-In
Boasting the area’s only drive-in movie theater, the 27 Twin Drive-In offers your choice of blockbuster hits on two enormous theater screens! Fun for the entire family, kick back and enjoy the nostalgia. (Photo courtesy of Lake Cumberland Tourism.)




July 2016Children’s Learning Tree

Children’s Learning Tree, Inc. is a corporation that was developed in 1999 because of the Sue’s profound love for children and her desire to teach. The center has 28 close circuit cameras, a keyless entry security system and a “nanny cam” so parents can sneak a peek at their little ones from work or home!




June 2016Kangaroo Kidz Party Zone

Kangaroo Kidz Party Zone provides a 6000 square foot (!) private party venue for your birthday party or any gathering need you may have. This place is truly one of a kind!







May 2016The Steel Magnolia

You don’t have to leave town to say ‘yes’ to a gorgeous dress. The Steel Magnolia is a place for brides to shop for their dream gown with an absolutely stunning collection and personal service! Let owner and operator, Lacy Dixon, take care of you.  Check them out on Instagram and on Facebook!  Located in the heart of beautiful downtown Somerset.





April 2016The Affordable Outdoors

The Affordable Outdoors is a small, Veteran owned and operated business. Their goal is to bring you a wide variety of sporting goods and outdoor recreational items at 50% or less! The Affordable Outdoors recently opened up a second location at Renfro Valley in Mount Vernon! Times might be hard, but you should still be able to afford to do the things you love doing. Whether that is playing 18 holes or Camping for 18 days it is my mission to offer you quality products at half or less of retail.








March 2016Hart’s Motorsports

Hart’s Motorsports, where the variety of powersports products is second to none. In all of Somerset, KY, there isn’t a friendlier or more knowledgeable staff than theirs!





February 2016Orange Leaf

As the only national snack shop, Orange Leaf encourages people to be one-of-a-kind originals by creatively mixing and mashing up bites, flavors, music and art to create an experience that’s as unique as they are. For delicious froyo, visit Orange Leaf of Somerset!





January 2016Corder’s Jewelry

In business since 1935, Corder’s Jewelry is one of the few independently-owned and family operated jewelry stores still running strong in Kentucky. Harold and his wife Gerema, credit the stores success to a combination of old-fashioned values, quality staff and leading-edge technology.


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December 2015Sgt. Joe’s

Sgt. Joe’s carries an extensive line of military surplus items, but that’s not all! You can find name brands like Carthart, Under Armor, and more!




1374849737_xtremenobannerNovember 2015Xtreme Audio
Xtreme Audio is Somerset’s home for the very best in sight, sound, and security. They’re a full service sales and installation retailer of technology products for the home, car, boat, and business!



October 2015Sears Glass Shop

This local gem is both a glass and gift shop! Offering a host of jewelry, boutique clothing, and home decor, you’re first visit to Sear’s Glass Shop will be the first of many!











Let’s Find a Cure for ALS!

Forcht Broadcasting and Somerset 106 are proud to be a partner with GET ACTIVE for ALS in Somerset this year!  Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS, is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  There is no cure for ALS, so join us on Saturday, August 13th, in downtown Somerset around the Judicial Plaza to be a part of finding a cure and celebrating the lives of those suffering from ALS.  Click HERE to visit the website for GET ACTIVE for ALS to find out how you can help in finding a cure for ALS during the week of August 7th!




Recycling Has Never Been Easier

The Pulaski County Recycling Center is committed to ensuring residents of Somerset and Pulaski County get all the information they need on what and how to recycle.  Stop by the Pulaski County Recycling Center or call Danny and the team to learn more about how to keep our community clean.  Recycling is easy now – thanks to the Pulaski County Recycling Center!

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