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Is alert system reaching you?

Residents urged to add contact info to emergency network   COVINGTON, Ky. - Does CodeRED have your contact information?   The high-speed mass-notification system is used during emergencies such as tornadoes and chemical spills to alert residents of Kenton County (and thus Covington) via ph...

Neighbors of chemical plant told to ‘shelter in place’

COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington Fire Department officials on Sunday afternoon were advising residents and businesses of West Latonia within 1,000 feet of Interplastic Corporation across the border in Fort Wright to “shelter in place” after an apparent equipment failure at the plant led t...

Award honors ambulance crew’s fast, precise work

Covington Firefighter/Paramedic Brian Boyers, left, and Firefighter/EMT Daniel Zembrodt receive the December “Door to Needle Award” from Amy Graham of the American Heart Association. Firefighter/Paramedic Jonathan Krull also received the award.   COVINGTON, Ky. - (EDITOR’S NOT...

Covington firefighters = stair masters

10 of Covington Fire Department's team members, before the 45-story climb Team defends title in 45-floor climb   COVINGTON, Ky. - In the end, the training paid off: Covington firefighters not only defended their title in the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb in Cincinnati ...

Climbing the Carew Tower: Covington firefighter team preps for 45-floor competition

Covington Fire Lt. Mike Davis, left, urges on Firefighter Stu Johnson as they prepare for Sunday’s Fight for Air Climb.    COVINGTON, Ky. - Covington firefighter Stu Johnson slid off his Air-Pak and bent over, sweat literally dripping off his forehead and hitting the tiled floor.&nbs...

New safety radios to cost $400K less

COVINGTON, Ky. - A contract to replace radios for Covington’s Police, Fire, and Public Works departments will cost the City less than originally anticipated -- more than $400,000 less.   The Covington City Commission voted to accept a bid at its Nov. 20 meeting with AMK Services to supply...

Awards recognize 3 for ‘Service Above Self’

The three Covington Rotary Club honorees pose with their plaques and dignitaries. From left: Kenton County Commissioner Jon Draud, Covington Fire Chief Mark Pierce, Firefighter Jeff Sanzere, Fire Capt. Joseph Bowman, Covington Rotary Club President Darren Wurz, Police Officer Brian Powers, Lt. Justi...

When a Blackhawk came to town …

COVINGTON, Ky. - When a UH-60 Blackhawk comes thundering in, the rotor wash sends anything not tied down either in the air or flying across the ground.   That was Lesson No. 1 of the day for the Covington Fire Department, and it was apparent the moment the helicopter came thundering in to land ...

‘Touch a Truck’ draws over 1,000

COVINGTON, Ky. - An estimated 1,100 people converged on the Latonia Shopping Center early Saturday afternoon for the City of Covington’s first “Touch a Truck” event. The star of the show were the trucks - all the vehicles used by public service agencies in the City (and...

‘Touch a Truck’ showcases safety, service vehicles

COVINGTON, Ky. - There’s an obvious reason that the City of Covington’s “Touch a Truck” open house is being held on the vast parking lot of the Latonia Shopping Center.   Few other places in the City - if any - would be large enough.   The event, to be held from 11 ...
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