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By Editor | February 16, 2020

Local Invention To Hit Store Shelves Nationwide

By Editor | February 13, 2020

PAUL GIBSON | Citizen Staff How would you like to have an insect repellent, all natural ingredients, that would provide up to 60 hours of protection for you and your family? For convenience, let’s say the repellent was contained in a small round dot that easily sticks onto your skin or apparel. Sound good?  You…

Sanaa Jackson Leads Paris Over Bourbon County, As Both Teams Played Without A Key Starter

By Editor | February 11, 2020

IVAN K. RICE | PARIS – When the Bourbon County Lady Colonels knocked off the Paris Ladyhounds for the 10th straight time on their home floor back in December, they were led by junior guard Lyndsay Johnson, who finished that night with a team-high 17 points, as well as 11 rebounds and 7 assists.…

Colonels Hold Off The Greyhounds 81-73, After Game Changing 17-2 First Half Run

By Editor | February 11, 2020

IVAN K. RICE |   PARIS, KY – When the Paris Greyhounds and the Bourbon County Colonels met back on December 13th at the Kentucky Bank Shootout inside Russ Day Gym, Coach Lamont Campbell’s squad, ranked No.1 in the 10th Region in nearly every poll, blew past Coach Terence Brooks’ Hounds 75-31. So, when…

Newspaper Staff Wins Awards At Press Association Contest

By Editor | January 28, 2020

The Kentucky Press Association held its annual convention and awards ceremony Thursday and Friday, January 23 and 24. Entries from The Bourbon County Citizen didn’t go unnoticed in the Advertising nor Editorial divisions. The submissions were judged against similar entries from newspapers all over the state with in classes determined by circulation. The sports editor…

Circuit Court Grants Summary Judgement For ‘Citizens For Progressive Growth’ In An Action Filed Against P&Z

By Editor | January 23, 2020

Judge Jeremy Mattox, signed the order on January 14 of summary judgment in favor of Citizens for Progressive Growth in a lawsuit against Bourbon County Planning and Zoning Commission. The decision stated in part, “genuine issues of material fact do not exist in this action, Plaintiff is entitled to judgment as a matter of law.”…

New Trash and Recycling Collection Day for Paris, Bourbon County

By Editor | January 15, 2020

Paris, Kentucky – January 15, 2019 – If Rumpke collects your trash and recycling – you may soon have a new service day. Beginning the week of February 3, trash and recycling in Bourbon County will be picked up on Thursdays. The collection schedule change impacts residential and commercial customers with weekly collection. Commercial customers…


By Editor | January 15, 2020

Bourbon County Clerk, Richard Eads, reported that ten citizens have filed for the City Commission seats that will be decided in this year’s November election. “This means that all ten will be in the primary election and two will be eliminated leaving eight on the November ballot.” The top four will then be the elected…

County Closes On Deal To Purchase 330 Acre Recreational Facility

By Editor | December 24, 2019

In what was described as an historic Bourbon County event, Judge Mike Williams and Michael Hurter, who represented  owners of a 330 acre site north of Paris executed closing documents on the county’s purchase of the site proposed as a future recreational facility. Judge Williams said that the project was the culmination of a some…


By Editor | December 11, 2019

Bourbon County Sheriff’s Dept and Paris Police responded to a 911 call, bank robberies at both Kentucky Bank and Blue Grass Federal on Wednesday morning before noon. The suspect was arrested in the parking lot of Michael’s at Eighth and Cypress Street. It was reported that the suspect made off with money from both banks…