Bourbon County

Bourbon County

Want an historic Bluegrass home? Here’s your chance to bid on one

The Wright-Barlow House, an 1830s structure perched on a hill just south of Paris in Bourbon County, is being auctioned by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Sealed bids will be opened at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Frankfort, and must be submitted to the Cabinet no later than then. The buyer would have to abide by the terms of a preservation and conservation easement on the house.

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Paris officer saved by bulletproof vest

A Paris police officer was shot Tuesday night but was not harmed because he was wearing a bulletproof vest. Hours later, police were still trying to talk the shooter into coming out of the home where the shot was fired.
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Paris officer saved by bulletproof vest 1:04

Paris officer saved by bulletproof vest

Repairs needed to save historic Paris building 0:42

Repairs needed to save historic Paris building

Derek Willis: Every possession matters 2:13

Derek Willis: Every possession matters

Malik Monk knows there's work to be done 0:47

Malik Monk knows there's work to be done