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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...

Covington swears in new police officer

New Covington Police Officer Steven Krieger poses with Chief Rob Nader, at far left, after being sworn in by Mayor Joe Meyer today.   COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington gained another police officer today, one that arrives with years of experience.  Steven Krieger, who has been an offi...

FOP giving $500 to a high school senior

COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington’s police union wants to give $500 to a Covington high school senior who is headed to college. To earn the Covington FOP Lodge #1 Fallen Officer Scholarship, seniors have to fill out the attached application and write an essay answering “What does living i...

Covington swears in 3 police officers

Mayor Joe Meyer swears in new police recruits Raven Cain, Christian Blythe, and Tiffany Schuler. COVINGTON, Ky. - The Covington Police Department gained three patrol recruits today.  Christian Blythe, Raven Cain, and Tiffany Schuler were sworn in today by Mayor Joe Meyer during a ceremony ...

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...

White Cane Safety Day celebrates independence

Covington Police Chief Rob Nader, second from right, and others with the department get a small taste of what it’s like to be blind while crossing Madison Avenue blindfolded as part of “White Cane Safety Day.” COVINGTON, Ky. - What’s it like to cross the street when you&...

‘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 ...

Covington swears in new police officer

New Covington Police Officer Michelle Fern poses with Chief Rob Nader and Mayor Joe Meyer after being sworn in and gaining her Covington badge today. COVINGTON, Ky. - The City of Covington gained another police officer today, and once again the officer arrives with years of experience.  Michell...
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