Area News

New Restaurant To Open On Main Street

By Editor | October 3, 2019

New Restaurant On Main Will Feature Seafood And Smokehouse Items PAUL GIBSON | Citizen Staff Jeff Channell is excited about the new restaurant he is opening in Paris. It is located in the Varden building and former home to the Thyme Restaurant, 509 Main Street. According to Channell the restaurant will open soon as some…

Paris Independent School Adopts 4% Revenue Increase To Property Taxes

By Editor | October 3, 2019

The Paris Independent Board of Education voted to implement a four percent revenue increase to property tax rates for citizens of the school district at the regular board meeting on Tuesday September 17th.  This four percent revenue increase will raise property taxes 2.1 cents per $100 of assessed value for an actual percentage increase of…

City Reduces Tangible Property Tax Rate

By Editor | September 26, 2019

PAUL GIBSON Citizen Staff The Paris City Commission voted in a second reading to reduce the recently passed property tax rate from 0.1486 per 100 dollar valuation to 0.1179. The Kentucky Department of Revenue found that the PVA office had miscalculated the rate and in keeping with the guidelines for adopting the Compensating Rate recommended…

Bourbon County Resident Indicted In Connection With Drug Overdose Death

By Editor | September 20, 2019

  By PAUL GIBSON | Citizen Staff   Mark Burden, Director, Bluegrass Narcotic Task Force that include Bourbon County Sheriff’s Office, Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Cynthiana Police Dept., Paris Police Department, announced the arrest of Darren Hutson, Bourbon County after a lengthy investigation. Hutson, 52 years old, was indicted by the grand jury for Manslaughter…

96-year-old Kentuckian Recalls The ‘Blessing’ Of Driving In Red Ball Express During WWII

By Editor | September 13, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A 96-year-old World War II veteran from Kentucky is being recognized as a true American hero. Albert Wess Sr., from Paris, Kentucky, loves educating people about the Red Ball Express from World War II. “The Red Ball Express happened 74 years ago, and a lot of people you talk to don’t…

New Eagle Scouts

By Editor | September 4, 2019

Troop 67 Congratulates Two New Eagle Scouts:  On Saturday, August 31, Boy Scout Troop 67 held Boards of Review for two Eagle Scout candidates.  We are proud to announce that both candidates successfully passed their review and have now achieved the rank of Eagle Scout!  On the left is Zach Hanvey.  Zach led a project…

Scrapbook photo

By Editor | September 4, 2019

County’s Property Values To Climb Higher

By Editor | September 4, 2019

PAUL GIBSON Citizen Staff Tim Lizer, PVA Administrator for Bourbon County, now in his second year of office reports that the reassessment process is continuing for all of Bourbon County. “We must submit property reassessments each year by April 1,” Lizer said, “Last year we only had time to visit 1546 properties by the deadline.…

County Property Values To Increase

By Editor | September 4, 2019

          Tim Lizer, PVA Administrator for Bourbon County, now in his second year of office reports that the reassessment process is continuing for all of Bourbon County. “We must submit property reassessments each year by April 1,” Lizer said, “Last year we only had time to visit 1546 properties by the…