Barbara Jean Robinson

Barbara Jean Robinson of Paris, KY. Born June 26, 1941, departed this life January 12, 2021, having attained the age of 79. She was a member of Bedford Acres Christian Church. She is survived by her daughter Janice James of Paris, KY. One sister Elsa Conner (Lawrence) of Paris, KY, two brothers Jr. White (Geri)…

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John Kenney Gay, Sr.

John Kenney Gay, Sr., 80, husband of Emma Louise Price Gay, died Thursday January 14, 2012 at his home. A native of Paris, KY, he was the son of the late John Henry and Anna Mae White Gay.  He was a retired Security Guard at the University of Kentucky.  John had also been a delivery…

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Billy Hayes

Billy Hayes, 86, widower of Rosella Catherine Skinner Hayes, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at St. Joseph East Hospital, Lexington, KY. A native of Berea, KY, he was the son of the late Robert and Rosalie Hayes. He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses of Paris, KY and a retired employee of…

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Florence “Buck” Jackson Wilson

Florence ‘Buck’ Jackson Wilson, 77, of Carlisle KY, widow of Stanley K. Wilson departed this earthly life on January 7, 2021 at Bourbon Heights Nursing Facility. She was born June 29, 1943 to the late Geneva Rankin Jackson and Charles Henry Jackson. In the year 1961 Florence began employment at what was then known as…

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Laura Jean Cooper Morgan

Laura Jean Cooper Morgan, 97, of Columbus, Ohio, departed this life on December 27, 2020. Born in Bourbon County, Kentucky, she was the last surviving child of the late David Spears Cooper and Dolly Boreland Cooper. In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Coburn Morgan; brothers, David Cooper and…

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

SENATOR STEVE WEST’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE The Kentucky General Assembly has officially gaveled in for the 2021 Regular Session. Our first official few days back in Frankfort have been productive. Diligent work over the course of the 2020 Interim and handling initial procedural responsibilities bring me confidence in what this 30-day session has in store. Something…

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Legislature Convenes 2021 Regular Session, quickly gets to work Representative Matthew Koch   The first day of the 2021 Regular Session was dramatically different from previous years, with face masks, social distancing, and the use of technology to allow some members to participate virtually from anywhere on the Capitol campus. However, when we held up…

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Bourbon County Announces COVID Update

COVID 19 update (January 11) Today the Bourbon County Health Department received 11 new positive COVID 19 cases. These cases are following isolation orders and recovering at home. Nineteen of our cases have fully recovered and have been released off isolation. Bourbon County Case Count: 1023-fully recovered 123- active 4-deceased total=1150 In other news, the…

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Gov. Beshear Announces 2,085 New COVID Cases

Governor condemns domestic terrorism, unveils letter from CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield saying public health guidance should not be written into law FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 11, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, condemned domestic terrorism and said General Assembly actions that would significantly limit the state’s ability to…

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