Transcript for Kentucky Town Battles High Gas Prices with Fuel Center
What Everett high prices could be 340 in the next day 370 we've put up with a live -- -- important for the last twenty some years and that's currently welcomes -- there. The frustration felt in the town of -- is -- -- shared across south central Kentucky. But after two years of big decision made by the city's officials is giving taxpayers a new option at the pump. Government shouldn't be involved. -- if government doesn't to protect the public than who does it it is the role of government to protect us from big business the city run fuels anger is the first of its kind anywhere in. Multiple bombs. And it can't help customers paying cash and now people in Somerset -- high gas prices have been an issue ever since they can remember but the city run station. Is already having a big effect in those prices dropping them all over town. After only being open for three games. Traditionally goes up -- -- thirty cents on weekend. July the fourth we were the second lowest in the state of Kentucky. Since the -- -- open on Saturday gas prices have dropped a few cents among retailers across town. May be a small -- the -- saying it's exactly what they're looking. I would rather -- my. That money that -- on -- in Somerset that I would not a tennis. It always -- 336. Is a fair price. But it's better than 376. Mayor -- says he hopes the station has an effect that stretches well beyond even. Everybody virtually -- town has the same -- So we want to do our share and our apartment standing responding to the people. For now Somerset made. May not be alive Pulaski county -- Boswell WB area.
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