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796 New Cases Statewide; 5 additional deaths

By Editor | September 23, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 23, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). The Governor also was joined Wednesday by state Rep. Charles Booker and J. Michael Brown, secretary of the Governor’s executive cabinet, to respond to questions about the grand jury report…

Monday numbers better all around with coronavirus

By Editor | September 21, 2020

By TOM LATEK, Kentucky Today FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – There was some good news regarding the coronavirus pandemic in Kentucky on Monday as the number of new cases, deaths, and the state’s positivity rate all dropped. A total of 406 new cases were reported to state health officials, down from 439 on Sunday, and just…

Public Voices Invited Regarding Local Land Use

By Editor | September 20, 2020

WARREN TAYLOR | Citizen Staff   Bourbon County Citizens who want to have a say in the use of public land over the next five years will have an opportunity to have their voices heard in a series of meetings this fall. Kentucky state statute requires communities with planning and zoning bodies to update their…

Bourbon County’s COVID-19 Count: 173; 6 New Cases

By Editor | September 20, 2020

COVID 19 update (September 18) Today we received 6 cases of COVID 19. These people are following isolation orders and recovering at home. We are happy to report that 2 of our current cases have fully recovered and have been released off isolation. Our weekly case count is continuing to rise. Please do your part…

1,002 Newly Reported COVID-19 Cases Saturday

By Editor | September 19, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 19, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Saturday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Today’s report shows that when we let our guard down, this virus truly spreads. This is everywhere and we must keep our guard up,” said Gov. Beshear. “The only positive…

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

By Editor | September 18, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Our positivity rate has now dropped to 3.6%; that is our lowest rate in months,” said Gov. Beshear. “When we asked for people to push off in-person classes in our…

Bourbon County, Take The Speed Test; Could Help Get Reliable Internet Service

By Editor | September 18, 2020

TAKE A ONE MINUTE SPEED TEST TO HELP ALL OF BOURBON COUNTY GET RELIABLE INERNET SERVICE!   We are calling on all community members, including those with students in grades K-12 and citizens working from home, to complete a one-minute speed test. The test can be done from any device connected to your broadband internet…

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

By Editor | September 17, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “The end of this, once we survive it, is going to be an opportunity to write our future and write it in a way that we have always dreamed of.…

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

By Editor | September 15, 2020

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continuing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “I will start by telling you one of the most exciting things about our COVID report is that today we are now under a 4% positivity rating,” the Governor said.…

The 2020 Paris Bourbon County Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner

By Editor | September 14, 2020