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PUBLIC HEARING SET FOR CURFEW ORDINANCE
The controversial ordinance before Covington City Commission that requires school-age kids to be in class or at home during school hours will be discussed in a public forum. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 14, at 6:30PM at City Hall. The River City News reported on October 20 that many of the calls to City Hall against the proposed daytime curfew are coming from parents that home-school their kids. Other news from the city's November e-news: the Chimney Man, a new business in South Covington is open; a profile of Pike Street's Pop Art Candy; interstate traffic issues; and more. Click the link.
COUNTY ATTORNEY TO SPEAK TO SOUTH COVINGTON CAA
The South Covington Community Action Association hosts Kenton County Attorney Garry Edmonson at its next meeting, Thursday, November 10 (6:30PM social half hour, 7:00PM meeting). The group meets at the Hands Pike Firehouse. The agenda also includes an update from President Bill Wells on the Covington Neighborhood Collaborative. The SCCAA offers participants an interesting feature: "Get It Off Your Chest", a 3-minute rant for neighbors to address their issues of concern.
NORTHERN KENTUCKY TOPPLES BIG EAST FOE IN EXHIBITION
In a game that is sure to go down in history as one of the most significant in NKU's history, the Norse shocked Bob Huggins and West Virginia 77 - 74 following a 3-point basket with under 2 seconds left in the game. Always remember that NKU's athletes wear the name of our region on their jerseys and when the transition to Division-1 begins, it will mean great things for all of us. What a great way to justify that move -- beating a BIG EAST team on the road!
COVINGTON SCHOOLS GO 1 FOR 3 IN FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS
Holy Cross rolled to victory in round one of the KY football playoffs, destroying Carroll County 68-0 in Class 2A action. The Indians face Owen County next week. Holmes and Scott were less fortunate. Far less fortunate. The Bulldogs had their season ended with a 66-20 loss at the hands of Johnson Central in Class 4A. In Class 5A, Scott was owned by Franklin County, falling 56-21. Covington Catholic plays Rowan County at 1:00PM today.
TIME TO "FALL BACK" AND TO CHECK SMOKE DETECTOR BATTERIES
Saturday overnight/Sunday morning, remember to turn your clocks back one hour. Also, it's a good time to check out your smoke detectors and change any dead batteries.
KY-BASED DIPPIN DOTS FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY!
You know times are still tough when even the space-age ice cream is struggling...