Gas prices in our region of Kentucky are a penny higher this week at $2.34, according to Triple A’s Gas Price Report. Prices in Russell County remained around the $2.28 mark while the statewide average held steady this week at $2.36.
Following a busy holiday weekend that saw 50 million Americans traveling on roadways, gas prices across the country saw minimal fluctuation. The national gas price average is one penny cheaper than last Monday at $2.58. Today’s average is three cents cheaper than last month, but 12 cents more expensive than last year at this time.