Becky Barnes
Photos by Becky Barnes 3M plant manager Jesse Ahlers, center, talks with Cynthiana Police Chief Ray Johnson and a member of the Lexington Bomb Squad after it was determined that the bomb threat was invalid. The Cynthiana Police and Fire Departments, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, and Lexington Metro Bomb Squad responded on Monday afternoon. New Lair Road was shut down for nearly four hours for the investigation.
3M bomb threat invalid

Becky Barnes,

Cynthiana’s largest manufacturer and the Hilltop were shut down for a little over four hours on Monday afternoon and evening.
According to Sgt. Eric Kendall of the Cynthiana Police Department, at 3:12 p.m., there were Post It® notes found in one of the restrooms indicating that there was a bomb inside the building.