Covington

The Kenton County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Charles Korzenborn, and School Resource Officer Kevin Sumner are named in a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of two students who were eight and nine when "shackled" to control behavior problems last school year.

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A business group plans to clean up the streets of Covington before the All-Star Game.  The 15-day graffiti removal and litter patrol starts tomorrow.  The Covington Business Council, and its non-profit foundation, Urban Partnership, hired a company to patrol the streets, picking up garbage, deodorizing alleys, and removing graffiti.

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Covington is planning a big party on the Riverfront July 9-14 as part of its bicentennial and the All-Star Game.

Another Covington building is up for consideration for the National Register of Historic Places.  Last year, the Hellman Lumber building was added to the list, now the Kentucky Heritage Council is nominating the Frank Duveneck House and Studio. 

Covington’s Behringer-Crawford Museum in Devou Park has kicked off its summer Music@BCM series of live music concerts featuring a diverse line-up of local performers.

Organizers of Cov200 say they are hosting the "bash of the century."

Beginning Friday night you can be entertained by the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra at a ragtime party, toast the town at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, and see showings of an original documentary.

Party planners say "over the course of three days, COV200 will host four events, each celebrating the pride, progress and future growth of Covington."

  The City of Covington is celebrating its 200th birthday this year. As part of that celebration the first formal history of the city is being released.

  The Carnegie in Covington is the largest and only multidisciplinary arts venue in Northern Kentucky, with The Carnegie Galleries, the Eva G. Farris Education Center and the Otto M. Budig Theatre housed together in a beautiful and historic building.

Lee Hay has a conversation with Xavier University alum John Lucas who has just published The Bravest of Them All -The Legend of Stan Bowman, an historical story about the Covington, Kentucky 1960’s era race car driver.

The Good People Festival is a one day festival that highlights gratitude, music, and community. The fest is a collaboration between Rachel DesRochers of Grateful Grahams, Ian Mathieu of local band Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle and Amy Tuttle from Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.

The Good People Festival is Sunday, October 12 from Noon to 6pm at Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  The event is free and features arts & crafts, as well as local food, and fun kids activities.

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