Cindy helps friend Sue Kelly, a real estate agent in Paris, select candles. They have known each other for about 20 years.
The store at 623 Main St. is Cindy’s third location. After expanding to different merchandise, she works with local artisans to stock and market their work.
Megan Conway and Steven Johnson are two artisans who sell their products at Bourbon Boot Supply. Megan, who considers Cindy a mentor, displays her bracelets and rings. Steven's bronze sculptures and jewelry are also available in the shop on consignment.
After the only shoe shop in Paris closed, Cindy’s husband, Mitch Hedges, encouraged her to open a boot shop to fill the void. Bourbon Boot Supply has now grown to offering boots from 10 different companies.
In addition to interacting with customers who come into her store, Cindy frequently takes orders over the phone.
Cindy chats with her friend, Minie Davis, at Minie’s home in Millersburg. The two formed a close friendship after meeting more than two years ago. When she’s in the area, Minie stops by Bourbon Boot Supply to visit Cindy.
Cindy prepares a jean jacket for display. When she decided to offer clothing, she started to expand her space. She now carries five clothing brands in the store.
Cindy catches up with friend and Main Street business owner Kimberly Howard. The two have known each other for more than 20 years, and their children went to school together.
Cindy joins her family for a meal at the Rock Café. Cindy says being with her family, especially her four grandchilden, helps her de-stress from work.