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Harsh winter, food stamp cuts burden food pantriesHarsh winter, food...

Regina George, a 23-year-old single mother, gets help from her daughter, Kimaya, 3, picking items from the Brighton Center food pantry in Newport.


Related Topix: Newport, KY, Kentucky, Family, Kids, Fort Thomas, KY, Ludlow, KY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Possible fix for Latonia Lakes' roads suggestedPossible fix for...

Johanna Krumer, a resident of the former city of Latonia Lakes, on Ash Road, which was once one of the city's roads.


Related Topix: Latonia Lakes, KY, Kenton, KY

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Arson arrest after apartment fire

A man faces an arson charge after Taylor Mill police say he set an apartment building on fire Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Taylor Mill, KY

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Cef Michael brings CD release concert home to N.Ky.Cef Michael brings ...

For the past two years, Cef Michael has played his music in large and small venues from Nashville to the Gulf Shores and Las Vegas, but for the release of his new CD, he's bringing the party right back to Northern Kentucky.


Related Topix: Covington, KY, Country, Merle Haggard

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Libertarian Party backing most candidates in 10 yearsLibertarian...

The Libertarian Party of Kentucky has 17 candidates running for public office in November's election, including nine in Northern Kentucky, the most candidates that party's had in a decade.


Related Topix: Libertarian Party, US News, Kentucky, Boone County, KY, Pendleton County, KY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Money sought for NKY cross-county highway

A finished Ky. 536 would provide a straighter, wider road between the AA Highway in Campbell County and U.S. 42 in Boone County.


Related Topix: Campbell County, KY, Boone County, KY, Kentucky, Union, KY, Rabbit Hash, KY

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Column: Pets help seniors cope, but care can be problemColumn: Pets...

Skyler is the dog of a Senior Services of Northern Kentucky client who may have to decide what to do with the dog if the client cannot care for the dog.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Erlanger, KY

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Parents seek naloxone to help their adult kidsParents seek naloxone...

Dr. Jeremy Engel, a physician and public health activist, talks Wednesday with Kimberly Wright of Cold Spring, whose daughter is addicted to heroin, in the naloxone clinic set up in the Kenton County Administration Building.


Related Topix: Drugs, Cold Spring, KY, Kentucky, Covington, KY

In light of theft, Covington patches things up

Covington City Commissioner Chuck Eilerman, right, and other commissioners listen Feb. 13 as Kentucky Auditor Adam Edelen explains how money was stolen from the city during Bob Due's tenure as finance director.


Related Topix: Covington, KY, Carrie, KY, Kenton, KY

Mon Mar 31, 2014

AVB: Little common ground in Kenton judge-execa

Kenton County faces many big issues, including the scandal-plagued Kenton County Airport Board and the replacement of the Brent Spence Bridge.


Related Topix: Kenton, KY, Villa Hills, KY, Crescent Springs, KY, Kentucky, Hebron, KY

Latonia Lakes seeks solution to bad roadsLatonia Lakes seeks solution ...

Property owners Debbie Jacobs and Marcy Wright sign a petition Friday asking Kenton Fiscal Court to issue public improvement bonds to rebuild Latonia Lakes' deteriorating streets and alleys.


Related Topix: Latonia Lakes, KY, Kenton, KY, Taylor Mill, KY, Independence, KY

Pets can get Easter Bunny photosPets can get Easter Bunny photosThe...

Amber Stortz of Taylor Mill and Daisy, her Newfoundland, posed with the Easter Bunny at the Kenton County Animal Shelter in Fort Mitchell in 2013.


Related Topix: Taylor Mill, KY, Fort Mitchell, KY

Sat Mar 29, 2014

AVB: Regionalism key in judge-exec racesAVB: Regionalism key in...

When voters across Northern Kentucky go to the polls later this year, they won't just be picking a person to run their county for the next four years - they'll also shape the direction of the entire region.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Campbell County, KY, Covington, KY

Man with a gun holed up in guitar store

Police in Independence are shutting down McCollum Pike and Ky 17 while officers try to talk a man with a gun out of a store, a Kenton County Police in Independence are shutting down McCollum Pike and Ky 17 while officers try to talk a man with a gun out of a store, a Kenton County dispatcher said.


Related Topix: Independence, KY

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Kenton officials dispute jail overtimeKenton officials dispute jail...

Kenton County Jailer Terry Carl accused Kenton Judge-executive Steve Arlinghaus of making false statements about jail overtime at a candidates forum Monday.


Related Topix: Kenton, KY, Edgewood, KY, Covington, KY

Independence firefighters practice rescueIndependence firefighters...

Independence Firefighter Rich Foster emerges from the window of a home on Independence Road, where members of the Independence Fire District practiced rescue techniques.


Related Topix: Independence, KY, Fire

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Covington Police pursuing 60 alleged drug traffickers

The arrest of 60 alleged drug traffickers in Covington will make a dent in the region's heroin problem, the police chief said, but that doesn't mean All of them are wanted for trafficking in illicit and potentially lethal drugs, and for most of them, that drug is heroin.


Related Topix: Drugs, Covington, KY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Mar 25, 2014

You think your potholes are bad?

KY LATONIA LAKES KY MARCH 20, 2014 Johanna Krumer, a resident of the former city of Latonia Lakes, on Ash Road, one of many in disrepair.


Related Topix: Latonia Lakes, KY, Taylor Mill, KY

Latonia Lakes residents fight county over roadsLatonia Lakes...

Johanna Krumer and other residents want Kenton County to repair roads in the former city, which voted to dissolve itself in 2006.


Related Topix: Latonia Lakes, KY

Kenton Rotary hosts April Roberts-TraywickKenton Rotary hosts April...

ERLANGER April Roberts-Traywick, will be the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Kenton County's luncheon noon Thursday, March 27, at the Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger.


Related Topix: Erlanger, KY, Kenton, KY