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It appears that there was no study or planning done prior to the 2005 creation of Covington's Arts District. Now the current City staff is dealing with those mistakes. You won't see this story anywhere else. Click the link.
COVINGTON MOTHER GUILTY IN BABY'S DEATH
Just an awful story.
THREE CONVICTED IN COVINGTON MURDER SENTENCED THURSDAY
These people are awful human beings for what they did to Shawn Davis.
IF YOU MISSED...
The USS Nightmare is a huge eyesore for Covington's Botany Hills neighborhood. Turns out, that vessel (which is only used one month a year) is owned by the same company that owns the abandoned Mike Fink floating restaurant, which is an eyesore in Licking Riverside.
LET'S CELEBRATE THE GREAT SMOKEOUT WITH NEW STATS ON KY
We're still number one in smoking! 29% of Kentuckians smoke.
SEE ALSO: The NKY Health Dept will host free Cooper-Clayton method seminars to help people quit smoking in 3 different local towns. Details to come.
STATE PENSION FUND EVEN WORSE THAN WE THOUGHT
The Kentucky Retirement Systems' pension fund that covers 115,000 state workers and retirees saw its funding level slump to 33 percent in 2011, down from 38 percent in 2010, creating an unfunded liability of $7.4 billion. Counting pension and health insurance obligations together, that fund looks even bleaker: Its funding level fell to 27 percent in 2011 from 30 percent in 2010.Herald-Leader
ANOTHER MODEST DROP IN KENTUCKY'S JOBLESS RATE
It fell from 9.7% to 9.6%. Good Lord.
DIRECTION 2030 HOSTS SECOND MEETING ON KENTON'S FUTURE
You can check out photos from their Facebook page. Or, watch this video of "2 Different Persectives" about what Direction 2030 is doing:
NKU STUDENTS SHOW OFF WORK FOR "EXPERIENCE COVINGTON"
A new article from NKU's graduate programs brags about all the good being done by students from the Masters in Public History program.
WHOA -- THE NATALIE WOOD MURDER CASE IS REOPENED?