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Kenton County Government Academy
As an outreach service to the constituents of Kenton County, citizens are invited to take an inside look into the workings of their county government by participating in the Kenton County Government Academy. Beginning early January 2020, this ten week course will educate participants about all facets of county government. The program features pres...
Winners of the 2018 Why I Love America Calendar Contest
2018 Honorable Mentions Kindergarten- Jackson Hamel, Summit View Academy 1st grade- Lilah Borchardt, Saint Henry Elementary 2nd grade- Emma Smith, Beechwood Elementary 3rd grade- Colby Sheridan, Community Christian 4th grade- Kate Davey, Saint Pius X 5th grade- Ella Long, Blessed Sacrame...
Tim's Law Helps Fill Gap for Mental Health During this past legislative session the Kentucky General Assembly passed SB 91, known as "Tim's Law" in hopes of stemming the cycle of hospitalizations and/or incarceration for those suffering from a mental illness. Currently a family member can petition the Court to involuntarily hosp...
Defensive Driving to Combat Impaired Drivers
Our region is no stranger to traffic delays, road construction, and adverse weather. We house one of the busiest highways in the nation, but local roads can be just as dangerous. In the last few years Northern Kentucky has seen several tragic accidents due to the recent heroin epidemic. "Being a defensive driver has ta...
Safety Tips for Summer
June marks the beginning of summer, with many things to look forward to -family gatherings, pool parties, and for children, being out of school. Here are a few tips for a safe summer. Underage Drinking Under Kentucky law, you must be twenty-one years of age in order to purchase or consume alcohol. The law does not discriminate aga...
Top Scams to Be Aware of and Tips to Avoid Them
Identity theft is still one of the most popular crimes that occur. While the population is becoming more aware of these types of crimes, you can never be too vigilant at protecting your personal information, finances and affairs. Here we have outlined some of the top scams to watch out for according to the Kentucky Attorney General's Office of Cons...
Rules of the Road: Back to the Basics - Part III
when to yield in special circumstances: School Buses: When approaching a stopped school or church bus that is loading or unloading passengers, you must stop. You must remain stopped until all passengers are clear of the roadway and the bus is back in motion. A stop is NOT required when approaching a stopped bus from the opposite direc...
Rules of the Road: Back to the Basics - Part II
Who’s Turn Is It? Have you ever found yourself in a waving battle with other drivers at an intersection because everyone arrived at the same time? The driver reaching the intersection and stopping should go first, but when two cars reach an intersection at the same time, the car on the right should have the right of way. Turnin...
Rules of the Road: Back to the Basics - Part I
The privilege of getting your driver’s license is certainly an exciting time during the teenage years. The basics of driving takes practice, but soon becomes second nature. With so many traffic regulations to remember, even veteran drivers forget the rules of the road. Each month we will be giving driving law reminders in an...
A Tool For Mental Health
Contributed By: Chuck Vaughn, Chief Prosecutor Kenton County Attorney Mental illness affects the daily lives of countless citizens in our community. It impacts a person’s physical health, relationships, jobs, living situations and overall well-being. Many people suffering from mental illness are undiagnosed or untreated. &nb...
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