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Memorial Day Parade, ceremonies to honor Covington’s fallen

Photo from 2020 Memorial Day events COVINGTON, Ky. – Amid the cookouts, the swimming parties, the parades, and the pure pleasure of having an extra day off from work, the impetus for Memorial Day is ever present in the mournful sound of “Taps,” the jarring jolt of a 21-gun salut...

River Sweep & potluck

COVINGTON, Ky. – There’s good work to do and good times to be had this weekend in The Cov. As for the “work,” summer is practically upon us, it is high time to tidy up the riverbank, and you can join a bunch of volunteers Saturday morning to make it happen. You’ll li...

Volunteers invited to scour riverbank of trash (but expect to get muddy)

COVINGTON, Ky. – Volunteers are invited to clean trash from the banks of the Ohio River on Saturday as part of the Covington “leg” of national River Sweep activities held every year. Expect muddy shoes and clothes, sore muscles, a sense of accomplishment – and interes...

Reel ’em in: Fishing Derby is back

A big catch from the 2018 Fishing Derby First event since 2018 returns Saturday to Prisoners Lake COVINGTON, Ky. – After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic and road construction, Covington Parks & Recreation’s Fishing Derby returns this weekend. This Saturday, ...

NKY Restoration Weekend returns May 20-22

Event to offer advice and resources for historic homeowners COVINGTON, Ky. – Ah, the curb appeal. The craftsmanship. The attention to detail. The rich piece of history that comes with owning a historic home. But, oh, the maintenance (will it be overwhelming?) The plaster repair (the mess...

Heritage trades employers invited to Tuesday discussion

Labor analysis, training model for new academy on table as City moves to skill up workforce COVINGTON, Ky. – Learning the “lost skills” related to repairing, restoring, and maintaining historic buildings is a viable career choice that will earn workers a living wage and mak...

KEEPIN’ IT REAL in THE COV: Amy Kummler

PHOTO CAPTIONS: Amy Kummler surrounded by an entourage at Mardi Gras in MainStrasse Village. Kummler, center, was joined by Stephanie Adams in accepting the award from Covington Mayor Joe Meyer. At Up Over, ‘proprietress extraordinaire’ creates place where all feel welcome (e...

Your voting location has likely changed

Whether casting ballot Tuesday or early, check to see where COVINGTON, Ky. – Tuesday, May 17, is primary Election Day in Kentucky, and whether you vote then or decide to vote early, chances are you will NOT be voting where you have in the past. The number of voting locations in Covington...

Duveneck, kālua pig & wiffle ball

COVINGTON, Ky. – This weekend might not be as breathless as last weekend’s Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo, and Mother’s Day combination, but – hey, this is The Cov – it’s still going to be fun. We’ve got a longtime art event with deep roots in The Cov (nam...

KEEPIN’ IT REAL in THE COV: Anchor Grill

CAPTIONS: Photo 4: Accepting the Authenti-CITY Award on Monday from Mayor Joe Meyer at Covington Yard was Carolyn Chapman, center, who took over when her Mom passed away in 1996, and Michelle Robinson, who works the grill. Photo 5: Addie Crutchleo works the grill ...  In fick...
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