Kenton County

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Courtesy of The River City News

Kenton County Family Court Judge Dawn Gentry was removed from the bench following a unanimous vote by the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission.

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With COVID-19 restrictions forced on them, many people have an overwhelming desire to get outside. Despite the rainy weather, park visitors are taking advantage of the opportunity to hike, bike and fish.

Kenton County Adopts Second Amendment Sanctuary Status

Jan 10, 2020
Patricia A. Scheyer / The River City News

An overflow crowd at the historic Kenton County courthouse in Independence watched as the fiscal court adopted a resolution on Thursday evening declaring the county as a Second Amendment sanctuary.

Upon adoption, applause swelled from the gathered mass of people that stretched into the hallway and up the staircase.

A family court judge in Kentucky is facing numerous accusations of professional and sexual misconduct, as state authorities say Kenton County Judge Dawn Gentry coerced colleagues to support her election campaign, made inappropriate advances toward an attorney and had sex in a courthouse office.

Courtesy Kenton County Detention Center

Kenton County is launching a 12-step re-entry program for inmates dealing with opioid addictions.

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Jim Nolan / WVXU

Northern Kentucky voter turnout in Tuesday's primary election was abysmally low, despite the presence of some significant contests in all of the counties.

Leaders in Kenton County want to hear from residents about the community's bicycle and pedestrian plan through a new study. According to a news release, Kenton Connects is an effort by the county to update existing plans and promote a safer and more convenient bicycle and pedestrian environment.

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A recent study by the University of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky University shows the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has an annual economic impact on our region of $4.4 billion.

  The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport plays a critical role in the economic vitality of our region. But how the airport is managed has been up for debate for some time now.

Kentucky State and County Primary Races

May 15, 2014

 

Kenton County officials will be breaking ground Tuesday for an expansion of the county's dispatch center.  The ceremony will be at 3 p.m. at the County Police/Dispatch Center, 11777 Madison Pike, Independence.

The county and the city of Covington consolidated their communications centers last fall in a move to save hundreds of thousands of dollars. 

More then 100 angry property owners called the Kenton County tax office today, upset about an new fee on their bill. The Judge Executive scheduled a news conference to clear up any confusion.