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Spring Reading Challenge starts Friday

Covington preschoolers through 3rd grade invited to participate in Read Ready Covington event COVINGTON, Ky. – Big prizes are at stake for Covington’s most prolific young readers: A $75 gift card to Stoney’s Village Toy Shoppe … books … candy … games &hel...

625 pounds of lights, recycled

City residents protect environment through holiday drop-off program COVINGTON, Ky. – Sometimes tipping the scales a little heavier than the year before is a good thing. So it is with the annual recycling program that allowed residents to drop off strands of non-working holiday light stra...

A Snow Moon, cityscapes & blues

COVINGTON, Ky. –  We are finally at the end of what is surely the longest week in the history of the world. Fortunately it all ends on a good note with good times aplenty in The Cov. Get out there and have fun. A ‘chili’ February evening It’s no stretch to say tha...

Pierce steps down as Covington Fire Chief after almost 30 years with the City

COVINGTON, Ky. – After a nearly 30-year career with the Covington Fire Department and almost six years as its chief, Mark Pierce is stepping down. Chief Pierce, 59, submitted his resignation this week for the purposes of retirement, effective March 31. “I love Covington, and I love...

Kindness & cookies

COVINGTON, Ky. – We are winding down what is nationally known as Random Acts of Kindness Week. That’s not to be confused with Snowplow Mailbox Hockey Day (Jan. 23), I Hate Coriander Day (Feb. 24), and Lumpy Rug Day (May 3). So … that gives you three more days to continue pra...

City $$ helps 5 new businesses, upgrades of 5 commercial properties

Photo courtesy of Orleans Development. Small Business incentive interest shows ‘Covington is still the place where folks want to be’ COVINGTON, Ky. – A pet grooming and retail business, a family-owned Nepalese restaurant, a Hawaiian-inspired restaurant, and a historic buil...

Mardi Gras, ‘rad’ vintage & Galentines

COVINGTON, Ky. – If anything guarantees a good time more than Mardi Gras and Galentine’s Day events together in one weekend, we’re hard-pressed to name it. And in case you’re scratching your head about what on earth to get the one you’re sweet on for Valentine’...

Goal of CDBG/HOME? Help people

Covington annually uses its federal funds for things like emergency home repairs (such as furnace replacement) for income-eligible families and for improvements to parks and playgrounds. Public hearing asks how to spend federal grants COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington will hold a public hearing...

‘Hello, Dolly!’ & a good rye

COVINGTON, Ky. – A beloved Broadway musical, a good blend, fierce wrestling, heart art and more happening this weekend, so find yourself something fun to do in The Cov. Well, ‘hello,’ 60 years later, Dolly When “Hello, Dolly!” opened on Broadway on Jan. 16, 1964, ...

Devou Park trails to gain 3 miles

Photo provided by Dirt Artisans Trail Building Company. Long-time builder Dirt Artisans hired to expand network COVINGTON, Ky. – Roughly 3 miles will be added to Devou Park’s Backcountry Trails this year, extending the total trail system to about 15 miles and making it the longest ...
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