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Own a historic building? Act fast for Saturday’s NKY Restoration event

Annual seminar brings masters of the industry under one roof COVINGTON, Ky. – Got your eye on a historic home but wondering how to tackle the repairs or renovations? Does the thought of crumbling plaster keep you up at night? What about repairing or maintaining those wood windows, with their hidden weights? Is it possible to repair once-beautiful stained glass? If you are plagued by su...

New Parks & Rec leader Stacy has built career on managing fun

Looks forward to engaging community on projects COVINGTON, Ky. – As a teenager working for Boone County Parks, Greg Stacy was running everything from T-ball programs to a camp for 70 kids and 8 staff members. The work was a good fit, and it was meaningful. Parks and recreation, he realized, was the career for him. Throughout high school and college Stacy worked with County and City par...

Covington’s Ellis is KMCA ‘Clerk of the Year’

(Son says she’s ‘the clerkiest clerk’) COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington has been told it has the best city clerk in the Commonwealth, and we’re unapologetically proud. Less than a year after receiving the Northern Kentucky Municipal Clerk Association Outstanding Municipal Clerk Award for 2023, Covington City Clerk Susan Ellis has received the Kentucky Muni...

Tortured poets & a new Latonia attraction

  COVINGTON, Ky. – If you’re a sports card collector, a Swiftie, or someone who still believes in sending handwritten letters to friends and loved ones, then this weekend promises a good time. But don’t fret if you’re none of those things. The Cov also offers live music, a market with local produce and food goods, a food tour, a swing dance class, a comedy show, ...

Remembering former Mayor Butch Callery

City offers condolences at death of longtime official COVINGTON, Ky. – The City of Covington offers condolences to the family and friends of former Mayor and City Commissioner Irvin T. “Butch” Callery, who died Sunday. Callery, who lived in Villa Hills, served on the Covington City Commission from 1980 through 2000 and was Mayor from 2001 through 2008. He was also Mayor of ...

Covington PD welcomes officer’s return

Covington Police Chief Brian Valenti, veteran police officer William Gonzales, and Covington Mayor Joe Meyer at today's re-swearing in ceremony. COVINGTON, Ky. – Covington Police Officer William Gonzales has returned to familiar terrain, patrolling once again the streets of the city he calls “home.” Gonzales, who grew up in Covington, came to the Covington Police Depart...

How far back new Fire Chief’s roots? 1920s horse-drawn ladder wagon

CAPTIONS: Photo 1: Chief Corey Deye. (Photo used courtesy of Katie Woodring). Photo 2: Members of the Covington Board of Commissioners pose with Covington Fire’s new chiefs after the votes on their promotions. From left, Vice Mayor/City Commissioner Ron Washington, Commissioner Tim Downing, Deputy Chief James “Jimmy” Adams, Chief Corey Deye, Mayor Joe Meyer, Commissioner Sh...

Comedy, Sherlock & Bey

COVINGTON, Ky. – How do you wind down a week that began with a way-cool solar eclipse? In The Cov, we do it with good theater, a mystery to crack, line dancing, an interesting walking tour, live music, crafting, shopping, dancing, and more. A comedic cast of characters An unconscious leading lady … a corpse that can’t play dead … actors who trip over everything (...

Economic impact report: ‘The momentum continues’

2023 saw new jobs, investments, progress on CCR, and more COVINGTON, Ky. – The newly released 2023 Impact Report from Covington’s Economic Development Department illustrates a dynamic momentum that further builds on the solid foundation for robust growth here on the “bold side of the river.” “Economic Development encompasses a lot of different things,” sai...

Derby legends, pollinators & vintage

COVINGTON, Ky. – If you’re all about the fun, there’s no need to head out of town this weekend for a destination that’s more in alignment with the path of optimum totality for Monday’s total solar eclipse. No 1, we’ve good stuff worth sticking around for in The Cov, including cool local Derby history to learn, pollinator habitat to tend to, art, vintage shopp...
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