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Survey seeks basement flooding info

Torrential rains in June 2019 flooded streets and basements. COVINGTON, Ky. -- If your basement floods during heavy rain, here’s a reminder that the City of Covington wants to make sure you’re on a list of addresses where flooded basements have been reported in the past. Step 1:&nb...

Steins, sunflowers & Judy Garland

COVINGTON, Ky. – Lederhosen will be de rigueur this weekend in MainStrasse Village while, over on the other side of town, our favorite farm girl from Kansas gets caught up in something much bigger than a twister, and there’s a bunch of singing and dancing about it.   But if yo...

Board of Commissioners Legislative Meeting Agenda 09-14-21

Draft agenda, legislation, and minutes from the previous meetings.

Pass the salt

Brad Schwenke and Gene Koehl of Covington’s Public Works Department check out the site where the new salt dome will go while Greystone Construction employees work on the footers. Public Works erecting ‘dome’ at Russell St. home-to-be for 1,500 tons of wintry road treatme...

3-year cold case: No trace of ‘Billy’

Billy the missing goat, in happier times (before he went missing), along with two possible theories as to his current state. No splinters, paint chips to be found; reward possible but probably not probable   (EDITOR’S NOTE: Three years ago to the day, Covington’s Economi...

Smith named city manager

Covington’s new city manager, Ken Smith, poses with Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear recently at Frank’s Old Town Café on Pike Street. Department director held interim position for 13 weeks COVINGTON, Ky. – Thirteen weeks after he stepped into Covington’s city manager positio...

Experience & energy

New assistant city manager ‘hooked’ on local government’s ability to improve people’s lives   COVINGTON, Ky. – Joy Pierson’s mother always told her and her 14 siblings that, while they were not rich in money, they were rich in love.    ...

Trash, recycling schedule unchanged

COVINGTON, Ky. -- The pickup schedule for trash and recycling will be unaffected by the Labor Day holiday. (Photo note: Christmas is only 113 days away, which means that yes! We beat the department stores in premature ornamentation.) ###

City offices closed Monday

Keep Covington’s First Responders safe this weekend     COVINGTON, Ky. -- Note that offices at City Hall at 20 W. Pike St. will be closed Monday for the federal Labor Day holiday but will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday.   As we all know, Labor Day honors the American wo...

Recycling ‘cans’ for pizza containers an outside-the-box solution

(First photo) From left, Jason Covington, James Johnson, and Paul Thompson of Covington’s Public Works Department prepare to install the pizza-box recycling containers in MainStrasse Village. (Second photo) The installed receptacle keeps large pizza boxes from clogging garbage cans. 3 re...
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