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Police investigating possible kidnapping attempt

Paris, KY- Paris Police Department received an emergency call involving a possible attempted kidnapping of a juvenile in the city limits. Officers responded to the area of Thoroughbred Acres and began an investigation into the incident. The vehicle was described as a dark blue or black mid-size SUV which slowly passed the residence while the…

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Gladys Knight performs at Xalapa

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) hosted their 36th annual TOBA National Awards at Hill ‘n’ Dale at Xalapa in Paris, Kentucky, on September 11. Top breeders were selected from 18 states and Canada during the event. A year ago the TOBA Awards, like many events in the industry and beyond, were conducted virtually.…

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If you play it, they will come…

350+ enjoyed concert at Mustard Seed Hill by Pat Conley/Citizen staff The Hill was alive last Saturday night, with the sound of Big Band Music! Of course we’re talking about Mustard Seed Hill in Millersburg. And The Glenn Miller Big Band. A crowd of over 350 came out for a superb evening of fantastic food…

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‘Dangerous times:’ 5,000 more COVID cases reported on Friday

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – “This is one of the most dangerous times we’ve had in this entire pandemic,” Gov. Andy Beshear said on Friday, as the work week wrapped up with another day of more than 5,000 new cases of COVID-19. A total of 5,111 new cases were reported to…

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$2.3 Million Grant Unveiled to accomodate expansion of industrial park

U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) gives remarks at an event unveiling the $2.3 million federal grant to Paris-Bourbon County Economic Development Authority on Monday, August 30. Paris, KY— U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) and U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today that the Paris-Bourbon County Economic Development Authority in Paris, Kentucky is receiving…

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US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

By MATTHEW PERRONE and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials Wednesday announced plans to offer COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant and signs that the vaccines’ effectiveness is falling. The plan, as outlined by the director of the Centers for Disease…

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Beshear says children more at risk for virus; hospitals nearing capacity

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear warned Tuesday cases of COVID-19 in children are at an all-time high, hospitals are nearing capacity, and that the process is being established for some Kentuckians to receive a booster shot of the vaccine. “More than 1,900 kids in the United States currently…

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COVID-19 numbers keep rising in Kentucky

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – There was another large number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Kentucky on Tuesday as the delta variant continues its dangerous surge, not only in the state, but across the nation and around the world. A total of 3,276 new cases were reported to state public…

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With COVID on rise, Beshear makes mask recommendations

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – An increase of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky due to the Delta variant has led Gov. Andy Beshear and state public health officials to recommend that some people resume wearing masks in public settings as well as continuing to urge Kentuckians to get vaccinated. “We have now…

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