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Judge-executive race continues Nov. 2 By Chris Mayhew

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Voters will be asked to choose who they want to lead the county for the next four years Nov. 2 as the Republican incumbent Judgeexecutive is challenged by a Democratic newcomer to county politics. Democrat Andrea Janovic of Newport is challenging incumbent Republican Steve Pendery of Fort Thomas for the job. Pendery is seeking a third term in office, and defeated fellow Republican Kevin Sell in the May primary. Janovic, 43, an attorney and a member of the Newport Indepen-

dent School District for five years, said Pendery has had eight years and is out of touch with residents. “I have observed over the last several years what I call an increasing level of disconnect between the fiscal court in general, but in particular between the office of judge-executive and the

people of Campbell County,” Janovic said. Pendery, 56, who owns a family-run insurance business in Fort Thomas and is also an attorney, said the county has done a good job of managing the budget and needs to continue to live within its means. “We spend less per resident than just about every other government except for a few small cities,” he said. Pendery said there are two Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district projects that could each bring $1 billion of investment to the county when they are fully built. That will be a big impact on

county revenue since the total valuation of the county is about $5 billion, he said. “The economy is in a mess, but we are poised as a recovery happens to do well,” Pendery said. Pendery said there has been heavy investment in the county on transportation infrastructure and more is on the way as the state prepares to invest as much as $30 million to install a completely new surface on Interstate275 in Campbell County. “I am part of a larger team that has delivered well for Northern Kentucky,” he said.

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Major work ahead for local interstates By Chris Mayhew cmayhew@nky.com

From the Campbell County Connects blog:

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Climbers of trees from around the United States will be clambering into Northern Kentucky for the ninth annual Tree Climbers Rendezvous being hosted by Shelly and Bill Byrne of California, founders and co-owners of EarthJoy. The 2010 Tree Climbers Rendezvous will be at the 140acre Beechridge Conference Center near Visalia in Kenton County Oct. 14-18. NEWS, A5

A familiar face

Campbell County Schools Superintendent Anthony Strong has his own Facebook fan page now. “I see it as a way for me to send out real quick, positive things because I can access Facebook from my phone as a contact,” he said. In addition to Strong’s Facebook fan page, almost all of the district’s schools have fan pages including Campbell Ridge, Reiley and Grant’s Lick elementary schools and Campbell County Middle School. Schools, A6

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Casey Kilgore (left) and Chris Carpenter from the Newport Regional Swat Team show some of the equipment to Hannah Gayle during the annual Fort Thomas Safety Night Monday, Oct. 4.

Dayton candidates talk goals By Amanda Joering Alley ajoering@nky.com

In the upcoming elections in November, four incumbents will face six challengers for the six seats on Dayton City Council. Challenger Charles Adams said he is running because he feels like the citizens and their rights are being overlooked and he wants to represent them. “I don’t want to see any more wasteful spending, and I want stop tax increases,” Adams said. “I’m mainly in this for the people, so I want to make sure they can easily contact me with their problems.” Incumbent Robert “Bobby” Allen, who has been on council for about 23 years, said a big reason he wants to stay on council is to see through the city’s billion dollar riverfront development plans, which will give the city a tax break. “I want to keep working to lower taxes and getting grants to improve the city and build up the city’s main street by getting new businesses in there,” Allen said. Incumbent Dennis Ashford, who has been on council for about 18 years, said he has worked hard to improve the city and still has more he wants to accomplish

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including lowering taxes, continuing with new developments and bringing more money into the city. “When you have money you can do so much more, like hire more employees, do more street improvements and continue to fix up the parks,” Ashford said. Incumbent Virgil Boruske, who has served on council for about 12 years, said he would also like to see the city’s new development through and bring in more industrial projects to the riverfront. “I also want to keep working on our budget and make sure we continue spending the taxpayers’ money wisely,” Boruske said. Challenger William “Bill” Burns said he is running because he doesn’t like the direction the city is heading and wants to bring back small town values by building up the central business district and working in partnership with Bellevue. “I’m not running because I’m a politician, I’m just a concerned citizen with a love for this city,” Burns said. Challenger Jerry Gifford, who served two terms on council in the past, said he just wants to work to continue to improve the city and attract new businesses. “I think the city is going in the

right just direction, so I don’t really have a set agenda, I just want to see what’s going on and what I can do to help,” Gifford said. Challenger Joe Neary, who has served on the city’s historic and main street commissions, said he hopes to get more residents involved in the city and address issues of property values in the city before working on new development. “We have to take care of what we have before worrying too much about what may come on the riverfront,” Neary said. “I think Dayton has a lot of potential, it just needs some more forward vision.” Incumbent Cathy Lenz Volter, who has been on the council for about 14 years, said she wants to continue promoting the city and working on future developments while working on blight issues and the main street revitalization. “I love this town and the people in it, and I feel like Dayton has a lot to offer,” Volter said. “I like being a representative of all the citizens and be here if they have issues or problems.” Challengers Penny Mastruserio Hurtt and Nancy Klette Martin were unable to be reached for comment.

Major interstate roadwork is ahead in Campbell County, and also Kenton and Boone counties. Campbell County Judge-executive Steve Pendery said in an interview about his campaign that there’s been a great deal of investment in Campbell County’s transportation network in the past (i.e. U.S. 27 widening) and that more is on the way soon. “The state is going to do not just an overlay, but an in-depth re-working of I-275 through Campbell County,” Pendery said. The state also has planned work for I-275 through Kenton and Boone counties at some point, he said. Pendery said the maintenance requirements of the interstates in the county haven’t been kept up with well in the past, and it’s going to be a more expensive fix now. More than patching is required, he said. In Campbell County alone the cost of the roadwork could be as much as $30 million, Pendery said. A variety of interstate projects are coming to Northern Kentucky, said Nancy Wood, public information officer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District Six Department of Highways. The upcoming projects include making improvements to I-275 and sections of I-471 in Campbell County, Wood said. Wood said there will at least be some bridge painting along I-275 in Kenton County, and there will also be a continuation of work to install cables in center median areas along I-275 in Campbell County. Wood said she is still working to put together a time-frame for the public of when the work will happen and how drivers can deal with the work including ideas for alternate routes, carpooling and possibly even using bicycles for travel more. “For sure the upcoming year, 2011 is going to have a lot of interstate road work,” she said.

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Terms are a concern to initiative backers By Chris Mayhew cmayhew@nky.com

Proponents of a ballot initiative to switch the style of representation on Campbell County’s government want people to understand the name they should associate with the idea is “justice of the peace� and not “magistrate.� Organizers of an Oct. 12 debate in Southgate and news articles have used the magistrate term, and that’s not what voters will see on the ballot, said Tim Nolan, of California, a proponent

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for the ballot initiative. Nolan will participate in the debate at the Soughgate Community Center, 301 W. Walnut St., from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12. The name of the debate has since been changed from a magistrate vs. commissioner debate to a justice of the peace vs. commissioner debate.

The yes or no question voters will see on the ballot at the polls Nov. 2 is: “Are you in favor of a return to a fiscal court composed of the county judge/executive and eight (8) justices of the peace who shall represent specific districts within the county?� Nolan said he doesn’t

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want people to hear discussions about magistrate and then be confused when they go to the polls because they see a different term. “You know, are they even going to bother to vote on the issue?� he said. People also may not realize if the ballot initiative is approved, the government switch will eliminate the need for the current three justice of the peace format because it’s a constitutionally mandated job, Nolan said. Currently, there are three justice of the peace districts for each of the three commissioner districts. Their primary duty is to marry people. If the government switch

From A1 There are also plans by the area’s sanitation agency to add new sewer line mains connecting to the new sewage treatment plant in Alexandria, Pendery said. The county has also worked with Northern Kentucky University to ensure the intellectual capital of their programs are intended to be used for the benefit of the community, he said. “If you have a mismatch of skills, then you don’t reach full employment,� Pendery said. On smoking, Pendery said he supports some kind of legislation, but said the only reason government is involved in the issue is because years ago the surgeon general declared definitively that second hand smoke is harmful to people’s health. “My thoughts on that ban is it’s not a smoking ban that’s being talked

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and Commissioners Association. The association uses the common name of magistrates because thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what most people use in the counties that have a justice of the peace system of government, said Richard Tanner, executive director of the association. Tanner said the word magisterial district is in the state law many times, and he believes thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s where the term originated. Magisterial districts used to have their own court and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s where constables came in too, with each district requiring a constable to make sure a person went to the magisterial court, he said.

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is approved the justice of the peace would be the elected officials of the Fiscal Court. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t want people to just think weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re just expanding the number of people who can marry somebody,â&#x20AC;? Nolan said. If voters approve the government switch idea it will also increase the number of constables in the county from the current three to eight, one for each justice of the peace district. Nolan said he believes part of the confusion over the name of justice of the peace or magistrate comes from the name of the statewide organization representing them, the nonprofit Kentucky Magistrates

Janovic Pendery about,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;People are being asked to step outside when theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re in a public place.â&#x20AC;? Janovic said the judgeexecutive needs to turn attention to the operation of the county budget that has gotten â&#x20AC;&#x153;a bit out of handâ&#x20AC;? including the county golf course and parks, bus service contributions, and the countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s IT department, she said. The county should explore leasing the county golf course land to a private company that will manage it so the county makes some money off of it, and doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t lose money in the process, she said. Also, the countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s IT department is possibly providing cities with a service at a lower-than market rate, and that might not be the best thing for taxpayers, Janovic said. The judge-executive job is outlined well in state law, and isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t what Pendery makes it, she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We see Mr. Pendery turning into a self-made diplomat and wheeler and dealer, and unfortunately weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not really seeing a bang for the buck,â&#x20AC;? she said. Janovic said the Ovation

development in Newport is seemingly totally stalled, and other projects including Manhattan Harbour in Dayton and the Kroger and Target projects in Newport are painfully slow in coming along. While the Kroger and Target are more in line with the desires and hopes of county residents, projects like Ovation that Pendery has championed arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t necessarily, she said. Janovic said she proposes forming a citizens group to inform county leadership what the real goals of county residents are. â&#x20AC;&#x153;As an example, the smoking ban is a great example of disconnect,â&#x20AC;? she said. Residents have not been informed along the way until recently what was happening in the process of drafting a potential smoking ban and have had little or no knowledge of the terms being thrown around, Janovic said. Janovic said sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not a smoker, but is against the smoking ban idea, favoring instead a process where county businesses could decide their own smoking policies each year and register their decision with the county. In a difficult economy, why target businesses?, she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Why do you need to add to, No. 1, the complexity of running a business; but No. 2, add to the cost?â&#x20AC;? Janovic said.

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assess citizens for streets/sidewalks that the residents already are paying taxes for despite growth patterns flattening in the city, he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m very proud of the fact that the property tax rates for 10 years ago were higher than they were today,â&#x20AC;? Oehrle said. Adam Craig Sandfoss, a first time candidate for council, did not immediately respond to messages left with him. Jason Schnelle, 39, a financial analyst for Mammotome, said he wants to represent the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s newer residents. With a bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s in accounting from NKU, and an M.B.A. from Xavier University, Schnelle said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s well qualified. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also chairman of the Granite Spring Home Owners Association. Schnelle said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s concerned that as the city is maturing, the city has borrowed more than $1 million for city projects. Schnelle said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s concerned about keeping property taxes low and also that there has been talk on council this year of giving appropriate raises to the employees in city government at a time when most employers are either cutting

back or freezing employeesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; wages. Stephen Taylor, 55, said he wants to give back to his community and bring a fresh perspective to council. Taylor has been chairman of the city planning and zoning commission for five years, and on P&Z for seven years. Taylor said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s committed to continuing to protect property values, and that heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a firm believer in limited government. Being a small business owner and his experience with multi-million budgets as a director at a Fortune 500 company makes him well qualified to be on council, Taylor said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Having served on Planning and Zoning, I am already familiar with most of the issues the city faces,â&#x20AC;? he said.

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with the entire family pitching in to help out. The Cleggs also have two dogs of their own who haven’t minded the extra playmates. “It’s been a great experience for us, because all of our kids have done a great job of taking responsibility for them,” he said. David Clegg also said he’s been impressed with the way Allie has helped stick to the goal of being a foster parent – not necessarily an easy task for an 11year-old who loves animals. “She understands that the goal is to find them a new home and not keep them here,” he said. “The biggest thing we can do is to help socialize the dog so it’s ready for a new home, and that’s been the fun part for us.” Allie said that letting go of the foster dogs actually hasn’t been too hard, especially when she knows they’re headed to a good home. The length of the adoption process can vary, but she said the longest she’s ever had any foster dog has been about one month, with most of them finding homes fairly quickly.

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Allie Clegg of Villa Hills holds Bristol, the latest foster dog she is trying to adopt out. Clegg, who also runs a dog-sitting business, has taken in nine foster dogs this year through Frankie’s Furry Friends Rescue, a small dog rescue center in Alexandria. “Once I see they’re in good hands with people who are going to love them, then I’m happy,” she said. “It’s a little sad to watch them go, but it makes it okay when you know they’re going to have a real home.” Kathy Thacker, the secretary of Frankie’s Furry Friends, said Allie’s efforts haven’t gone unnoticed. The center, which takes in dogs under 25 pounds, many from puppy mills, has adopted out close to 30 dogs since opening their doors in January. “If we had a prize for the most dogs adopted out, Allie would win it hands down,” said Thacker with a laugh. “She’s just a great girl with

a heart of gold - we can’t say enough about her and her family for what they’ve done.” For her part, Allie said she just wants to continue finding good homes for as many dogs as possible, and if that means taking on the sacrifice of a few more cuddly playmates around the house, so be it. “Sometimes I let them sleep in my bed with me,” she said, giggling. “It’s just fun to have them around the house and to know that we’re helping them out.” For more about Frankie’s Furry Friends Rescue, including photos of dogs available for adoption, visit www.frankiesfurryfriends. org or call 635-9114.


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Campbell business leading tree climb By Chris Mayhew cmayhew@nky.com

Climbers of trees from around the U.S. will be clambering into Northern Kentucky for the ninth annual Tree Climbers Rendezvous being hosted by Shelly and Bill Byrne, of California, founders and coowners of EarthJoy. The 2010 Tree Climbers Rendezvous will be at the 140-acre Beechridge “They (the Conference Center near trees) really Visalia in speak when Kenton you go there. C o u n t y Oct. 14You’re like 18. ‘Wow, I want T h e to climb that B y r n e s routinely tree.’” offer guidShelly ed tree Byrne c l i m b i n g classes for both beginners and experienced climbers using ropes and safety harnesses at A.J. Jolly Park south of Alexandria and also at Hocking Hills in Rockbridge, Ohio. Shelly Byrne said they chose the Beechridge Conference Center because it has some of the most majestic trees in Kentucky. “They (the trees) really speak when you go there,” Byrne said. “You’re like ‘Wow, I want to climb that tree.’” Rendezvous participants will climb trees together and attend educational sessions on everything from a history of recreational tree climbing, rope work tips and tricks, and “Yoga in the Trees” and a “tree dancing” class.

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The ninth annual Tree Climbers Rendezvous hosted by EarthJoy, a Campbell County-based recreational tree climbing business, will be at Beechridge Conference Center near Visalia in Kenton County Oct. 14-18. Rates are available for single dates or all dates of the Tree Climbers Rendezvous. For a full schedule and information visit the website www.climbtreeswithearthjoy.com. To register or for other information call Shelly Byrne, coowner of EarthJoy, at 635-0320 or e-mail Shelly@climbtreeswithearthjoy.com.

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in special hammocks, Byrne said. There will also be a rescue course for advanced climbers and Jason Neumann, an experimental educational specialist for the Cincinnati Nature Center, will lead a vertical nature hike, she said. There are daily rates available for the rendezvous and opportunities for beginners who are new to tree climbing to come for a single day if they’re curious

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Superintendent, schools on Facebook

By Chris Mayhew cmayhew@nky.com

Campbell County Schools Superintendent Anthony Strong has his own Facebook fan page now. It’s not so much an attempt to be cool, but to connect with immediacy online as many students and parents often do already. Since the page was started near the beginning of September, Strong has posted photos of a dance at Grant’s Lick Elementary School and from a sports event he attended. He’s even posted the scores of athletic games. There’s also been more serious posts like clueing people into a meeting he was having with a group of parents about preventing high school dropouts. The Facebook page is still new, so the content is a work in progress, Strong said.

“I see it as a way for me to send out real quick, positive things because I can access Facebook from my phone as a contact,” he said. Strong said he can post links and people can comment on his posts, but can’t just post anything they want onto the pages “wall” because it’s a fan page. Strong said he’s always tried to be a superintendent who is accessible to the community and students. It’s great when students recognize teachers and administrators out in public, he said. That way the students feel comfortable enough that they can come up and talk to the administrator anytime, Strong said. It’s not his motivation to make students think he’s cool by starting the page, he said. “Certainly, I want them to feel like it’s an opportunity for them

because they are the people we serve, and kids obviously are on Facebook,” Strong said. In addition to Strong’s Facebook fan page, almost all of the district’s schools have fan pages including Campbell Ridge, Reiley and Grant’s Lick elementary schools and Campbell County Middle School, said Juli Hale, director of community relations for the district. The rest of the schools are working on their Facebook pages, Hale said. With so many people using the social media service already, it’s just another avenue to reach parents and, in some cases, students, she said. They can even receive notices through Facebook on their cell phones about last minute event announcements and programs on tight deadlines, Hale said. “We’re kind of meeting them where they are,” she said.

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Career fair engaging entire high school By Chris Mayhew cmayhew@nky.com

Students are frequently asked what type of career they’re interested in pursuing, and each fall a college and career fair at Campbell County High School helps students in grades 9-12 work on their answer. The high school is anticipating representatives from about 20

professions and officials from more than 25 colleges at the school’s annual college and career fair in the gym from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19. “The thing is kind of for them to even start thinking about, is that something I want to do,” said Linda Bates, coordinator of the school’s Youth Service Center. Careers being represented will include a chef, judge, law enforce-

ment, various construction trades, professional sales, a dental assistant, and a composer and singer of songs, Bates said. The school is especially seeking a physical therapist to participate in the career fair, she said. Students will be required to go and speak with some of the career professionals so they can get an idea of if they are interested in that type of work and write down

their thoughts about the careers represented, Bates said. “Our goal this year is to have a questionnaire to where they have to interact with the people,” Bates said. Students will also be learning about what type educational paths match up well with specific career fields, she said. Hopefully, parents can talk to their children both before and after

the career fair, and start a conversation about the future, Bates said. “Really it will just create some dialogue between students and parents about where they want to go after high school,” she said. For details about volunteering at the school’s college and career field call Linda Bates at 635-4161 or e-mail Linda.Bates@campbell. kyschools.us.

Grants benefit student news and reading programs at St. Catherine By Amanda Joering Alley ajoering@nky.com

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NEWS FROM NKU NorseMedia receives four pro video awards

Northern Kentucky University’s NorseMedia won four awards and one finalist recognition in the 2010 Philo T. Farnsworth Awards, an annual video competition that honors the best in community media productions from Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. Student producers from NKU entered their work into the highlycompetitive professional division. The awards were in the following

categories, with project title: Arts/Cultural Awareness, “The Historic Southgate House”; Webcast, “Walkthrough of the Southgate House”; Community Event Coverage, “Oktoberfest 2009”; and Computer-Generated Art/Animation, “Revelation Trail: Lilith’s Story, Act I.” The finalist recognition was in Arts/Cultural Awareness for “Faculty Art Show 2009.” The competition is coordinated by the Central States Region of the Alliance for Community Media.

Two separate grants for $950 from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation are helping to improve programs at St. Catherine of Siena. Principal Doug Lonneman said after years of budget cuts, teacher Dave Schlachter volunteered to put together a grant writing team, which has resulted in the school receiving $15,000 to $20,000 in grants in the past three years. “Doing everything it takes to write a grant is very time consuming, and Dave has really stepped up and the school has really benefited from his work,” Lonneman said. One of the most recent grants

received is going to benefit the school’s student news program, which began two years ago after the school received a grant from Best Buy that they were able to use to buy video equipment. Lonneman said after the students got involved in the program and started videotaping plays and news stories, they found that the sound quality was lacking because they had to use to camera’s internal microphone. “The grant will allow us to purchase a high quality video camera system that allows for external microphones to be used,” Lonneman said. “The kids are really excited to start taping a live TV news show soon.” The other grant from the foun-

dation is going towards the school’s Accelerated Reader program. Lonneman said the program used to be federally funded and that money was used to buy books for the school’s library. Now, because of these kinds of grants, the program will keep going and keep the kids excited about reading, Lonneman said. “Since St. Catherine has been involved in the Accelerated Reader program our students’ excitement about reading has been tremendous,” said Librarian Sue Perkins. “The grant we received toward new library books will enhance our library collection and add to the students’ enthusiasm for reading.”

Catholic Order of Foresters offers tuition help Catholic Order of Foresters, headquartered in Naperville, Ill., awarded $25,000 in tuition reimbursement to local Catholic Order of Foresters youth members attending Catholic school, kindergarten through high school. A random drawing of 100 winners received $250 each for the 2010-11 school year. Catholic Order of Foresters awards more than $150,000 in

scholarships, educational and tuition assistance awards each year. Catholic Order of Foresters has 137,000 members nationwide. Local students selected in the random drawing are: • Rachel Farney of Fort Thomas, St. Catherine of Siena School • Robert Verst of California, Sts. Peter and Paul School

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Experience Shakespeare at Gateway in October Student and community audiences can experience Shakespeare not just once but twice during a separate workshop and performance at Gateway Community and Technical College in October. Shakespearience, an interactive workshop of Shakespearian language and acting, will return to Gate-

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Soil essay contest under way servation district office. Entry forms, brochure information and principal reports will soon be loaded on the Boone, Campbell, and Kenton County Conservation District websites, Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation (www.kyfb.com) and Kentucky Division of Conservation (www.conservation.ky.gov). The contests are spon-

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way Friday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. in Room E101 at the Student Services Center on Gateway’s Edgewood Campus, 790 Thomas More Parkway. A performance of Shakespeare’s masterpiece “Hamlet” will be performed Friday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the same

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The week at Highlands

• Highlands female golfer Lauren Harrett qualified for the state tournament with a score of 84 in the Sixth Region Tournament, Sept. 27. The Highlands team, however, ended its bid for state after placing sixth. • The Covington Catholic boys’ soccer team shut out Highlands 2-0, Sept. 27. • In boys’ golf, Highlands placed first in the Eighth Region Tournament with a score of 312, Sept. 28, qualifying them for state. Highlands’ Hunter Majewski scored a 72, Parker Harris scored a 78, Jeff Lynne scored an 81, Laine Harrett scored an 81, Jackson Bardo scored an 84. • In volleyball, Highlands lost to Dunbar 25-23, 25-12, Sept. 28.

The week at NCC

• The Newport Central Catholic girls’ golf team ended its bid for state after placing 16th in the Sixth Region Tournament, Sept. 17. • In boys’ soccer, Newport Central Catholic beat Calvary Christian 1-0, Sept. 30. NCC’s Grossar made six saves, Kremmer made two saves and Juniet scored one goal. On Oct. 2, NCC beat Russell 4-0. NCC’s Kremmer made two saves, Grosser made three saves, Juniet and Neises made two saves each.

The week at Campbell

• The Campbell County girls’ golf team ended its bid for state after placing fourth with a score of 423 in the Region Eight Tournament, Sept. 27. • In girls’ soccer, Campbell County tied 1-1 with Bishop Brossart, Sept. 29. Kaitlin Bryan scored Campbell’s goal. • The Scott volleyball team beat Campbell County 25-17, 29-27, Sept. 30.

The week at Brossart

• The Bishop Brossart girls’ golf team ended its bid for state after placing fifth with a score of 526 in the Region Eight Tournament, Sept. 27. • In volleyball, Brossart beat Holmes 25-7, 25-10, Sept. 28. Brossart beat Pendleton County 25-10, 25-17, Sept. 29. On Sept. 30, Brossart beat Silver Grove 25-13, 25-23. • In boys’ soccer, Brossart shut out Grant County 3-0, Sept. 30. Brossart’s Corey Hartig made three saves; and David Schuler, Schultz and Mark Dischar scored one goal each. • In girls’ soccer, Brossart shut out Pendleton County 30, Oct. 3. Brossart’s Courtney Ledonne and Abby Anstead made three saves each, Maria Silbersack scored two goals and Kaitlyn Schultz scored one. • In girls’ soccer, NCC shut out Russell County 3-0. NCC’s Schabell, Kate Owens and Aubrey Muench scored the goals.

The week at Silver Grove

• In volleyball, Villa Madonna beat Silver Grove 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, Sept. 28.

The week at Dayton

• The Dayton volleyball team beat Calvary Christian 25-22, 25-10, Sept. 28. On Sept. 30, Dayton beat Covington Latin 25-7, 25-11. • The Calvary Christian girls’ soccer team shut out Dayton 9-0, Sept. 30.

The week at Bellevue

• The Bellevue volleyball team beat Ludlow 25-11, 2515, Sept. 28. • On Sept. 30, Bellevue beat Grant County 20-25, 2518, 25-17.

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Highlands routs Dixie in 5A opener By James Weber

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The beat rolls on for Highlands football, who improved to 7-0 with a 4214 win over Dixie Heights. Highlands is 1-0 in 5A district play and won its 35th straight game, 45th in a row against in-state schools. Patrick Towles threw for 140 yards and two touchdowns, both to Daniel Gold, who had three catches for 98 yards. Gold also returned a kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown. Towles also rushed for a touchdown as did Corey Compton. Jordan Streeter led the Bluebirds with 70 rushing yards. Ty Seidl returned an interception 56 yards for a touchdown and also recovered a fumble on defense. Highlands is off this week and hosts Covington Catholic 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15. If Highlands finishes 10-0 in the regular season by beating Cov Cath, Scott and Ryle, the Bluebirds will tie Beechwood for Northern Kentucky’s longest winning streak (38 games). Newport Central Catholic rolled to a 54-13 win over

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Highlands QB Patrick Towles rushes the ball against Dixie Heights Oct. 1. Newport in both teams’ 2A district opener. NewCath (6-1) travels to Holmes High School to play Holy Cross 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8. Newport (3-3) hosts Lloyd 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8. Both games are also 2A district contests. NewCath had 401 yards offense and limited the Wildcats to 155, including just eight rushing with multiple sacks.

Brady Hightchew threw for 189 yards and two touchdowns. Brian Doyle had four catches for 63 yards and a score. Brennan Daunt had a TD grab. Hightchew rushed for 47 yards and a score. Chris Kelly rushed for 98 yards and two TDs. Pete Collopy and Clayton Bohla each had touchdowns. Doyle had an interception and Jake Giesler a fum-

Major changes in draft realignment By James Weber jweber@nky.com

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association released a draft football realignment for the 2011-14 seasons Monday, Oct. 4. The information related to the has been posted on the KHSAA web site at http://www.khsaa.org/football/realignment/20112014/. The KHSAA Board of Control will review the proposed alignment and address feedback from the member schools at its next regular meeting, scheduled for Oct. 18-19 at the KHSAA office in Lexington. If adopted, the draft alignment will begin with the 2011 football season with an opportunity for adjustment due to enrollment bounds after the 2012 season. In major changes, Bishop Brossart will move up to 2A and be paired with bigger

local schools who are conference rivals in several sports. The Northern Kentucky districts are as follows: Class 1A, District 4: Beechwood, Bellevue, Dayton, Ludlow Class 2A, District 5: Carroll County, Gallatin County, Owen County, Trimble County, Walton-Verona Class 2A, District 6: Bishop Brossart, Holy Cross (Covington), Lloyd Memorial, Newport, Newport Central Catholic. Class 4A, District 7: Covington Catholic, Harrison County, Highlands, Holmes, Pendleton County. Class 5A, District 5: Conner, Cooper, Grant County, Scott, South Oldham. Class 6A, District 6: Boone County, Campbell County, Dixie Heights, Ryle. Class 6A, District 7: Bryan Station, Henry Clay, Scott County, Simon Kenton.

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ble recovery. For Newport, Demetri Brown threw for 155 yards and a 78-yard touchdown to Daylin Garland. Robert Engram rushed for 54 yards and a score. In a game that turned the local 1A district on its head, Bellevue beat Bishop Brossart 34-31 Oct. 2 at Newport Stadium. Bellevue is 2-4, Brossart suffered its first loss and is 5-1. Both teams are 1-1 in the district. Brossart led 17-6 before Bellevue scored four straight touchdowns to lead 34-17. Brossart rallied in the fourth quarter for two touchdowns but fell short. D.J. Slater had 185 rushing yards and four touchdowns for Bellevue. Jake Sparks threw a 72-yard TD pass to Nolan Rechtin in the first quarter. Andrew Guidugli led Brossart with 177 rushing yards and two scores. Luke

Dischar had an interception return for a score. Jesse Orth threw a touchdown pass. Bellevue will host Dayton in the annual river rivalry 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8. Brossart will play next door the following night, hosting Walton-Verona 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 at Newport Stadium. Dayton lost 14-6 to Ludlow to drop to 0-6, 0-2 in 1A district play. Dayton goes to Bellevue 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8. Dejuan Walker threw a TD pass to Danny Sparks to stake Dayton to a lead in the first quarter. Campbell County lost 3530 to Ryle to drop to 2-4, 11 in 6A district play. The Camels had more than 400 yards passing. Michael Kremer threw two TD passes to Cory Hodge and one to Jake Rebholz. Kremer also rushed for a score.

Bryan ties Mustangs on Senior Night By James Weber jweber@nky.com

As the famous phrase goes, a tie is like kissing your sister. For Kaitlin Bryan, a tie was just a way to preserve an unbeaten season at home for her “sisters” on the Campbell County girls’ soccer team. Bryan’s goal with less than two minutes remaining salvaged a 1-1 tie with rival Bishop Brossart Sept. 29. The Camels were undefeated at home this year with as the school honored Bryan and the other 10 seniors on the team before the game. “We were not accepting a loss tonight,” Bryan said. “We had a big group of 11 girls, and we were not accepting that at all. We haven’t lost on this field this season, so that motivated everybody.” Bryan, the Camels’ leading scorer the past two years, connected on her 10th goal of this year after a diving save by junior goalkeeper Megan Rauch. Rauch started a quick fast

break the other way, and Bryan won a one-on-one race with a Brossart defender before depositing the ball inside the right post. “We try quick transitionals at practice all the time,” Bryan said. “We all wanted to come out here and focus, do our best on the field, make sure we have good memories and not let anybody down.” Bryan also had a clutch second-half goal in a home tie against Newport Central Catholic. “One of our goals was not to lose at home,” said Camel head coach Dave Morris. “I don’t think any Campbell County team has done that. They don’t quit.” Campbell ended the game 8-5-4, Brossart 5-83. Abby Stadtmiller scored for Brossart. The tie kept the teams in a deadlock for third place in seeding for the 19th District Tournament. Newport Central Catholic and Highlands tied for first. Both ties will be broken by a coin flip. The district tourney is the week of Oct. 11.

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Campbell County senior Kaitlin Bryan poses with her parents during Senior Night festivities before the teams’ 1-1 tie Sept. 29 at Campbell County. Campbell started the season 1-3 but has found its rhythm since the return of senior Carolynn Dreyer, a key leader on defense. She suffered a dislocated kneecap over the summer and has played the second half of the season with a big knee brace. “Since she’s come back we’ve had one loss,” Morris

said. “She leads the way on our defense.” Other seniors are Chelsea Strouse, Catrina Lloyd, Sydney White, Sarah Carroll, Megan Nehus, Anna Carrigan, Brittani Orth, Julie Ampfer and Bridget Donoghue. “We’re all really close,” Bryan said. “We do team bonding activities. We’ve all

been close for a long time.” Carrigan is second on the team with five goals. Rauch has seven shutouts. Brossart head coach Terry Bray is proud of the way his team has matured this season. The Mustangs have three seniors and two starters returning from last year in Maria Silbersack and Nicole Ridder. Stephanie Ritter and Carmen Enzweiler are other seniors and were honored at the Campbell game as well. Ritter played despite suffering bruised ribs in a car accident earlier that day. Stadtmiller and Silbersack were tied for team leadership with six goals apiece. “This has been a whole year of a learning experience,” said Bray, who led Holy Cross to the 2003 state final. “From July 15 until now, it’s been a great transformation. I’m really proud of them. We’re finishing better now and defending better. We were probably better defensively early, but now it has evened out.”


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’09 success helps NewCath netters in ’10 By Adam Turer kysports@communitypress.com

At this time last year, Newport Central Catholic’s volleyball team was getting ready to embark on a surprising run to the state semifinals. This year, the postseason challenges will seem more familiar to the Thoroughbreds, who return several starters from last season’s team. The regular season has been a big challenge and the ’Breds were a slightly disappointing 11-14 heading into the final week of the regular season. Head coach Vicki Fleissner is hopeful that some of the regular season losses will translate to postseason victories.

“We played a real tough schedule and lost some tough matches,” Fleissner said. “We hope the tougher schedule will help us in the long run.” A five-set loss to Cincinnati Seton Saturday, Oct. 2 was an accurate snapshot of the Thoroughbreds’ 2010 season. Facing a quality opponent, the ’Breds battled before losing focus late and letting victory slip away. Playing power programs like Sacred Heart and Assumption (both losses) should also help NewCath as postseason play begins. “We gave up some tough victories early in the year,” Fleissner said. “We are still trying to fine-tune our mental toughness.” This year’s roster is deep with juniors who played

key roles as sophomores during the 2009 run to the state final four. There were some significant changes on the court. With an experienced and talented group returning, Fleissner and her staff worked on playing a more up-tempo style this season. The players are still working on fully adapting to the new system. “Most of our girls play club volleyball and can handle the quicker pace,” Fleissner said. “We’ve been trying a couple of new things defensively and implementing a quicker style of play.” The veteran leaders on the team complement one another. Junior setter Taylor Snyder runs the offense. Junior outside hitter Liz Gru-

enschlaeger provides a calming on court presence, according to Fleissner. Junior middle hitter Maggie O’Day has been putting her game together over the past few weeks. Outside hitter Sarah Suedkamp, the only senior starter, provides senior leadership. “We hope to have some role players step up over these next few weeks,” Fleissner said. The deep postseason run last year should help the Thoroughbreds as they begin postseason play Oct. 12 against Newport at Dayton. “The postseason experience that the girls got last year should help get rid of any nerves in District and Regional play,” said Fleissner. “I think our team has

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Vote for Rachford

I want to recommend Bill Rachford as the clear choice for mayor of Alexandria. Bill and I have known each other about five years. Our association has been via the Boy Scouts of America. We are Eagle Scouts and members of the local Eagle Scout Association. We’re both members of the Scholarship Committee. Bill has been committee chairperson since we met. It is our committees’ job to select one Eagle Scout each year to receive a college scholarship. His leadership through some tough decisions has been a calming force. As with any professional association you get to know those you work with on many levels. Bill’s integrity, caring nature and dedication to getting the job done in a quality manner is nothing short of exemplary. His professional career as a top insurance agent gave him financial skills and taught him the how to set goals and achieve them. I hesitate to mention religion in the political process these days; suffice it to say he leads a life that is true to his spiritual beliefs and is a role model for others. As a veteran I want to recognize his Air Force service and tell you he is a true patriot. There is nothing I would not trust Bill to do and do well. I enjoy working with him and fully support him as your next mayor. Jim Peterman Union

Scouts thank program

I would like to take the time to thank the Northern Kentucky Solid Waste Department for hosting the Cash for Trash Program. The boys and young men in Scout Troop 75 from Alexandria along with adult volunteers cleaned up five miles of roads in southern Campbell County. What was surprising and scary was the amount of beer cans found along the roads. The roads that we cleaned up last year had less new trash; maybe by keeping our roads clean the more people will care. The money earned from the work will go into each boy’s Scout account to be used for Scout-related actives, such as summer camp

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We welcome guest columns on all sides of an issue; however, potential columnists should reserve space in advance with Editor Michelle Shaw by calling 578-1053. Include with your column your name, address, daytime telephone number, and a two-to-three line biography outlining your expertise related to this topic. Either include a color headshot of yourself, or make arrangements when you call to have your photo taken here. We reserve the right to edit for length, accuracy and clarity. Columns may be no more than 500 words. Deadline: Noon Monday for next Thursday’s issue. Election deadlines: The final deadline for columns or letters pertaining to the Nov. 2 election is noon Friday, Oct. 15. No new columns will be run in the last edition prior to the election, Oct. 28. E-mail: mshaw@community press.com Letters, columns and articles submitted to The Community Recorder may be published or distributed in print, electronic or other forms. and camp outings and equipment. I would also like to thank David Plummer, Campbell Solid Waste coordinator, for his help and aid in working with my troop for the Trash for Cash Program. Jim Roessler Scout Master Troop 75 Alexandria

Kidwell is best choice for constable

It is important for us to keep service-minded professionals in office, even when there’s no salary and benefits attached. Jeff Kidwell is that kind of servant with many years of experience and service to the law enforcement community. I have known Jeff for many years, and he is firmly committed to supporting the public safety community. Jeff donates countless hours of service and he is endorsed by the Campbell County FOP. Let’s keep professionalism in District 1 and keep Kidwell. Kevin Sell Alexandria

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Have you or someone you know been affected by bedbugs. What precautions are you taking? What solutions have you tried? “I and a close friend have both de“A friend told us it took a year for him to get rid of them in his house. He got them in a hotel. We no longer unload suitcases into bureau drawers in hotel rooms and we check mattresses for the signs. So far, we have been lucky not to have any.” F.S.D. “Thank God we haven’t any problems with bedbugs, nor do I know anyone who has them. I’m keeping my fingers crossed. We don’t frequent hotels or motels, and don’t stay overnight with other people very much, and we don’t have people visiting much either, except kids and grandkids. Hopefully we will be spared.” B.B. “No bedbugs! No precautions! No solutions! Should I feel rejected?” G.G. “I personally have had no

Next question What do you think of the Obama administration’s plans to expand the government’s ability to intercept and decode Internet communications? Send your answer to “mshaw@nky.com” with Chatroom in the subject line. problems nor do I have first hand knowledge of anyone that has. The biggest precaution we are taking is not traveling.” B.N. “The only infestation I have been a victim of lately is the Democrats. Unemployment. Higher taxes. Unsecured borders. Government mandated health care. Corruption. Socialism. This problem will be solved on Nov. 2 – remember to take out the trash.” N.W.S. “Several firefighters have picked up some from hauling patients to the hospital in an ambulance. Many snow birds eaving for Florida say they are going to drive straight through they are afraid to stop in a motel.” L.S.

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St. Joseph School fourth-graders visited the capitol Sept. 28 to learn about state government. During their visit, they met with Sen. Katie Kratz Stine, president pro tempore, R-Southgate, and Rep. Joseph Fischer, R-Fort Thomas.

Reds success more fun as a child Knowing the Cincinnati Reds had a chance to clinch the National League Central Division title with a victory on the night of Sept. 28, my wife and I dressed our 10-month-old daughter in her Reds sleeper that evening. We tuned into the game on television just in time for the bottom of the ninth to see Jay Bruce hit his division-winning home run to center field. (Yes, that late my daughter was still awake.) Though she’ll be too young to remember this season, the Reds making it back to baseball’s postseason for the first time in 15 years reminds me of when they last won the World Series. The year was 1990 and I’ll never be able to enjoy a team’s postseason run as much as I did then. The reason is simple: Back then I had the innocence of youth. I was 11 years old going on 12. I was a sixth-grader with very few responsibilities and worries. And I’m glad I was that young to enjoy the Reds championship that year. If I had been older, it wouldn’t have been as much fun. There’s something special and genuine about youth.

Though I never attended any of the 10 postseason games the Reds played that year, I followed it intently. I probably even kept score of the Paul games as I McKibben watched them on Reporter’s television. Back then Notebook Major League Baseball still played some of its postseason games in the afternoon before everything had to be on prime time television. Game 2 and Game 3 of the National League Championship Series were afternoon games. I’m sure as soon as I got home from school, the television immediately was turned onto those games. Baseball should have more afternoon playoff games. I’m sure it wouldn’t make as much television revenue but the sport would be more accessible to its most important audience – youth. Other memories of that 1990 Reds October include my mom taking my brother and I to White Castle to celebrate the Reds win-

Stealing political signs against the law In the past, this office has received contacts asking that an article be done concerning stealing political signs from homeowners’ lawns. Many people seem to feel that taking or damaging a political sign is not a criminal offense but rather that it just sort of goes with the territory of political campaigns. However, that is not the case. A theft of a political sign is no different than the theft of any other personal property. Under Kentucky law, a person is guilty of theft by unlawful taking if he takes or exercises control over moveable property of another with intent to deprive that person of the property. This would certainly include political signs as well as any other property. Taking a political sign out of someone’s front yard is no less of a theft than taking a chair off of the porch. Theft of property under Kentucky law is a Class A misdemeanor if the item has a value of less than $500 dollars and is pun-

ishable by up to a fine of $500 and up to a year in jail. Kentucky also has a law that provides that a person is guilty of criminal mischief James A. in the third degree Daley when, having no Community right to do so, or Recorder any reasonable ground to believe guest that he has such columnist right, he intentionally or wantonly defaces, destroys or damages any property. This law would also apply to damaging, destroying or defacing political signs as well as to damaging other personal property. We sometimes see political signs being sprayed with paint, conveying various negative messages. Such conduct would constitute criminal mischief in the third degree under Kentucky law which is a Class B misdemeanor punish-

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ning the World Series. We kept each edition of The Cincinnati Enquirer that chronicled each game. We had T-shirts for each title the Reds won that year (NL Western Division, National League pennant and the World Series). For Halloween that year I dressed as a Reds fan. I wore a red World Series champions T-shirt with a small broom around my neck. The broom of course represented the Reds sweeping the Oakland Athletics in the World Series. My face was painted red and white. This year, I’ll try to watch parts of the games. And I’ll continue to think of my maternal grandparents who followed the Reds with more loyalty than I did as a child. I know they are already celebrating from above. And if it’s a true Reds October, maybe I’ll bust out another Reds fan Halloween costume for myself as I take my daughter trick-ortreating for the first time. (She’s going as a red-and-black lady bug.) Go Reds. Paul McKibben covers Boone County for The Community Recorder. You can reach him at pmckibben@nky.com or by phone at 859-578-1057.

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able by up to a fine of $250 and up to ninety days in jail. During this “silly season” of political campaigns prior to the election on Nov. 2, all candidates and their workers and supporters should understand that defacing or taking political signs is criminal conduct and will be prosecuted as such. It is certainly frustrating and aggravating to put so much time and work into putting up political signs only to have them damaged or stolen. All campaigns should take the high road of supporting the candidate of choice versus trashing an opponent, especially relative to trashing or taking an opponent’s signs. I hope this information is interesting and helpful. If you have any topics you would like to have covered in this column, please mail to me at 331 York Street, Newport, Kentucky 41071 or fax to me at 491-5932 or e-mail our office at jadcca@fuse.net. James A. Daley is currently running for re-election for Campbell County Attorney.

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Bellevue business is a ‘complete design center’ From paint selection to home decor accessories, the specialists at Lasting Impressions in Bellevue offer a one-stop shop for decorating. Located in a warehouse at 241 Grandview Ave., the store gives customers to a chance to see displays and buy merchandise from the displays. “We want our customers to be able to see how they can use our items to decorate their homes, and how they can display our products,” said Manager Linda Barbian. “We have a little bit of everything from furniture and rugs to floral pieces, art and decor.” Barbian said the business also offers consultations and help with paint selection and window treatments. “We are a complete design center,” Barbian

said. While one floor of the store is open year-round often features “in-season” items, from Oct.1 through the end of December, a second floor is opened called “Santa in the City” featuring all Christmas items. The floor that is open all year features a section called “The Attic” which includes merchandise that has been marked down 30 to 75 percent. Lasting Impressions also offer packages for charities and private parties with 10 percent off. Lasting Impressions is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, with special holiday hours some Sundays. For more information, visit www.lastingimpressionsinteriors.com and www.santainthecity.biz or call 655-8187.

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Great sports in Campbell County The Grau baseball team is the 2010 Greater Cincinnati Knothole Division 1 Class A City Champion. Kneeling are Alex Grau, Brady Thacker, Paul Griffis and Jake DeMoss. Standing are Jake Haas, Ty Kramer, Travis Stadtmiller, Kevin Hoffstedder, Connor Bartels, Mitch Kramer, Justin Walerius, Jake Heck and Cory Bridewell. The team is coached by Pete Bartels, Steve Bridewell, Daryl Grau and Wayne Stadtmiller. PROVIDED

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Courage is doing the good we’re afraid to do Courage doesn’t always involve brawn and muscles. It does involve a strength of character and integrity. It causes us to reach for rightness even in the face of fear, disapproval or overwhelming odds. The word courage arose from the Latin word cor, meaning heart. To have courage, “you gotta have heart,” as an old song lyricized. Courage is the virtue crucified in the middle between two thieves – cowardice and rashness. Cowardice is running away from all dangers and hard times; rashness is facing danger in a careless way that masks self-centered motives. In the past, courage was chiefly associated with men. It was seen in the risks they took during battle to defeat an enemy, help a fellow soldier, or defend innocent people. Now, with a better understanding of courage, we don’t hesitate to attribute it in various bold and subtle ways to women as well. To be courageous involves three general characteristics: (a) a willful and intentionally chosen act despite the presence of fear;

(b) it involves substantial danger, difficult, or risk to the person choosing Father Lou it; (c) it is Guntzelman primarily Perspectives motivated to bring about a noble good or morally worthy purpose. How many kinds of courage are there? Three types are acknowledged. Physical courage. It is overcoming the fear of physical harm or possible death for the sake of a noble goal such as defense of country or our family, or to save someone from danger or criminal threats. For example, we hear in the news of a man or woman risking their life to pull someone from a burning car. Recently a captain posthumously received the Medal of Honor for risking his life while placing his wounded men in a helicopter. Moral courage. This is overcoming the fear of social ostracism or rejection in order to maintain ethical integrity.

For example, the history of civil rights recalls the day Rosa Parks, a southern black woman, took a seat in the front of a bus when a prejudiced society said “her place” was in the back. This type of moral courage can occur in many different situations. It happens whenever an individual stands up to someone with power over him or her, and does so for the greater good. The result is the risk of social disapproval from others. Psychological, or vital, courage. Within the past 150 years a third kind of courage has been recognized by psychologists. It means overcoming the fear of losing one’s psyche (the feeling that one is disintegrating within – colloquially, losing it.) It can occur as we struggle against the fear of disintegration or death while trying to achieve greater wholeness and mental health. It is the kind of courage demonstrated by an addict overcoming his or her addiction; or a person abused as a child working to overcome deep psychological fears to become a loving and productive adult. Why focus on courage

today? In “The Psychology of Courage,” edited by Pury & Lopez, it’s stated: “It is increasingly difficult to face an unpredictable future without being able to call on courage if needed.” Over the years I have been honored to meet many people of courage. They weren’t publicly known because for us ordinary people our most noteworthy victories occur within, out of view of camera, newsprint and applause. At times we may be the only one who knows that they exist. To all these wonderful and victorious people I apply the following anonymous quotation: “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes it is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” Father Lou Guntzelman is a Catholic priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Contact him at columns@ communitypress.com or P.O. Box 428541, Cincinnati, OH 45242.

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There’s a chicken in every pot pie recipe

I know whenever a request comes in for anything about Shillito’s recipes served in their former restaurants, it spawns a huge flood of “can you find this recipe, or that?” So I wasn’t surprised when Irene Johnson’s original request for Shilllito’s chicken pot pie opened the floodgates.

Shillito’s individual chicken pot pie

I was so happy to get this recipe from Amelia reader Mary Frank. “I’m glad I could help,” she said. Me, too! This recipe comes from one printed in the Enquirer a

while back by Jeff Pipes, former Lazarus Interior Design Studio manager. 1

⁄8 cup frozen peas 3 ⁄4 cup frozen sliced carrots 6 cooked pearl onions 1 ⁄2 cup (3 oz.) diced cooked chicken – 1⁄2-inch to 3 ⁄4-inch chunks 3 ⁄4 cup sauce 1 to 2 oz. pastry, to cover pie Cook frozen peas and carrots and drain. Put chicken into small casserole and add veggies. Pour sauce over and bake at 350 degrees until bubbly. Serve with pastry top over casserole dish. (I’m assuming you bake the pas-

try separate). Makes one pie.

Pot pie sauce:

If you remember the sandwich as being a bit spicy, go ahead and add some chili powder.

Melt margarine, add flour and mix well. Add stock, cook and stir until creamy. Add pepper.

21⁄2 pounds ground beef 1 ⁄2 cup chopped onion 1 ⁄4 cup chopped bell pepper Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon cider vinegar or more to taste 13⁄4 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons sugar or more to taste

3 tablespoons margarine 11⁄2 tablespoons flour 1 cup chicken stock/broth Dash pepper

Shillito’s Café sandwich (Seven Hills sloppy Joes)

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Brown meat and add everything else. Simmer about 30 minutes or more. Serve with a dollop of Cheese Whiz on top.

Fifteen-minute peanut butter fudge

For the lady in Milford who wanted a peanut butter fudge “without marshmallow cream.” She told me her mom had a recipe for just such a fudge, but she can’t find it. This is from “Cook’s Illustrated,” my food “bible.” Now, my own recipe like this is almost identical, except it doesn’t have baking soda and I just melt everything in a pan and pour it into a sprayed 8-by-8 square pan. (It’s an easy and good one – my grandson, Will, made the chocolate version of the fudge and won a blue

ribbon at the fair). I’m thinking, though, that the baking soda is smart addition, as that is what probably makes the texture of this fudge so good. Makes about 21⁄2 pounds. This fudge will change texture and become drier the longer it is stored. Store the fudge, tightly wrapped in plastic, in a cool place for up to two weeks or in the freezer for three months. If frozen, allow ample time to let it reach room temperature before cutting. 18 oz. peanut butter chips 1 ⁄2 teaspoon baking soda 1 ⁄8 teaspoon salt 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Cut 12-inch length extrawide heavy-duty aluminum foil; fold edges back to form 71⁄2-inch width. With folded sides facing down, fit foil securely into bottom and up sides of 8inch-square baking pan, allowing excess to overhang pan sides. Spray foil with nonstick cooking spray. Toss peanut butter chips, baking soda, and salt in medium heatproof bowl until baking soda is evenly dis-

tributed. Stir in sweetened Rita condensed Heikenfeld milk and vanilla. Rita’s kitchen S e t bowl over 4-quart saucepan containing 2 cups simmering water. Stir with rubber spatula until chips are almost fully melted and few small pieces remain, two to four minutes. Remove bowl from heat and continue to stir until chips are fully melted and mixture is smooth, about two minutes. Transfer fudge to prepared pan and spread in even layer with spatula. Refrigerate until set, about two hours. Remove fudge from pan using foil and cut into squares. Double batch: Line 13 by 9-inch pan with two sheets of foil placed perpendicular to each other and double amounts of all ingredients. In Step 2, use large heatproof bowl and Dutch oven containing 4 cups simmering water.

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Potato fudge Rita Nader Heikenfeld is an herbalist, educator and author. E-mail columns@community press.com with “Rita’s kitchen” in the subject line. Call 513-2487130, ext. 356.

October events at the library Fort Thomas

• Family Craft: Halloween Lanterns 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 Bring the whole family and make lanterns for Halloween. Registration required. • Traveling the World Cheap 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9 See the world without going broke. Learn tips on

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KSO annual series set

‘All-American Season’ kicks off Oct. 15

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The Friends of Bellevue “Lunch Bunch” enjoyed their last lunch of summer Sept. 21 at Riverside 4 Marina, Dayton. Seated, from left: Betty Seeger, Dottie Wiethorn and Betty Overman Standing: Pat Berlage, Shirley Bricking, Mary Bickers, Sonny Rechtin, Judy Yeager, Jean Wiesman and Hazel Neises

The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2010-2011 Subscription Series concert dates. Their 19th season will be known as an “All-American Season.” The first concert will be “A Steamboat Bill” 8 p.m. Oct. 15-16 at Notre Dame Academy in Park Hills. Both riverboats and former Cincinnati resident Stephen Foster will be celebrated. The second concert, “Freedom Isn’t Free, is 8 p.m. Nov. 12-13 at Notre

Dame Academy in Park Hills. Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I, became a day to honor and thank those who served in our armed forces. In a rare patriotic program, the KSO looks at the musical chronology of America’s conflicts from 1776 to 1993. Some of the eclectic musical selections include “Battle of New Orleans,” “Over There” Victory at Sea highlights and “Ballad of the Green Berets., The KSO presents the National Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Feb. 19, 2011, at Florence Baptist Church at Mt. Zion. The KSO will host a special concert by the

NSO with residency conductor Hugh Wolf. Orchestral works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Michael Daugherty and Maurice Ravel will be performed. “A National Treasure” will be presented at 8 p.m. April 8-9, 2011, at Notre Dame Academy. The music of American classical composer Aaron Copland will be performed. “The Best is Yet to Come” will be performed at 8 p.m. May 6 at Notre Dame Academy and 7:30 p.m. May 7 at Bushkirk-Chumley Theatre, Bloomington, Ind. Performers include Indiana University faculty, students and national entertainers and singers.

St. Vincent de Paul’s ninth annual fan drive a success The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, in cooperation with WCPO-TV Channel 9, Coney Island, Huntington Bank, Cincinnati Firefighters Union Local 48 and Papa John’s Pizza, recently concluded its ninth annual fan drive collecting 697 fans and 136 air conditioners – all of which have been

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The goal for this year’s fan drive was to collect 500 fans and 100 air conditioners to help provide proper cooling and ventilation to those in need this summer, many of whom are the elderly, the sick and children with asthma and other chronic problems. This year, as a result of

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Chamber honors Emerging 30 The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce is hosting a reception 5 p.m.7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at the Newport Syndicate, 18 E. Fifth St., to announce the 2010 “Emerging 30.” “The Emerging 30 companies represent the tremendous growth of our region’s economy,” said Andy Tracy, chair of the Emerging 30 committee. “These companies are a prime example of the true entrepreneurial spirit.” The program acknowledges the accomplishments businesses that have experienced and sustained extraordinary growth. In some cases, some businesses retain successful growth for more than five consecutive years. The winners of this year’s awards employ

more than 500 individuals in the region, and represent an average growth of 130 percent. Emerging 30 applicants included all three-year and older small companies headquartered in Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties, or current members of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. The nominees were required to have at least 15 percent per year average growth for the past three years, exceed $250,000 in revenues and have fewer than 150 employees. The 2010 Emerging 30, along with the number of consecutive times they have appeared on the list, are: Advanced Caulking, one; Advanced Surgical Care, PSC, three; Be Creative

Catering, one; City Wide Maintenance of Cincinnati, three; Cleves & Lonnemann Jewelers, three; Close the Loop Inc., one; Combined Public Communications Inc., one; Comprehensive Medical Management LTD, four; Dinovite Inc., one; Divisions, Inc., one; Donna Salyers Fabulous-Bridal, one; Emerge Managed Solutions LLC, three; GuardLink of Kentucky, one; h3 Technologies LLC, two; LeanCor, LLC, two; Legacy Financial Advisors, two; Libertas Technologies, one; NOR-COM, Inc., two; OMEGA Processing Solutions LLC, five; Payroll Partners Inc., two; Rich Insurance Group, four; Stand Energy Corp., five; TiER1 Performance Solutions, three; and Van Gorder, Walker & Co. Inc., two.

IN THE SERVICE Basic training grad

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tion, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics. He is the son of Greg and Roxanne Calhoun of Cold Spring and a 2009 graduate of Newport Central Catholic High School.

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Ladies Night Wine Tasting and Art Review StoneBrook Winery and Art on the Levee Gallery join forces to present Ladies Night Wine Tasting and Art Review to help support the I Have Wings Breast Cancer Foundation. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at Newport on

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ALEXANDRIA

Arrests/citations

Jason M. Ward, 32, 16 Meadow Lane, alcohol intoxication in a public place - first and second offense at 318 Brookwood Drive, Sept. 9. Linda S. Kyle, 51, 80 Parkside Ave., DUI - first offense, careless driving, failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance at AA Highway near East Alexandria Pike, Sept. 9. Arthur W. Boss II, 49, 352 Rose Drive, alcohol intoxication in a public place - first and second offense at 7109 Alexandria Pike, Sept. 12.

Natasha Wall, 29, 36 Mayfield Place, possession of a controlled substance, alcohol intoxication in a public place, possession of drug paraphernalia at 15 Donnermeyer Drive, Sept. 21. Jarrod Bowling, 21, 724 Covert Run Lot 20, second degree burglary, first degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, warrant at 647 South Ward, Sept. 25. Justin Maire, 19, 7 Rose Drive, second degree fleeing, second degree disorderly conduct, terroristic threatening at Taylor and Poplar, Sept. 24.

Incidents/investigations Third degree criminal mischief

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Third degree terroristic threatening

Incidents/investigations Fraudulent use of credit card after reported lost or stolen

Report of holes made in passenger door window of vehicle at 8105 Alexandria Pike, Sept. 7. Report of man called house and threatened to beat up another man at 1520 Granview Road, Sept. 10.

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Arrests/citations

Amanda F. Merila, 25, 203 Bluegrass Ave., giving officer false name or address at U.S. 27, Sept. 16.

Report of card taken from wallet in vehicle used at gas station at 3906 Alexandria Pike, Sept. 13.

Second degree burglary

Tony Morris, 37, 209 Division, warrant at Lafayette and Retreat, Sept. 20. Billy Dowell, 29, 118 Third St., warrant at 118 Sixth St., Sept. 20. Grant Messer, 28, 1019 Fifth Ave., warrant at I-471 north, Sept. 23. William Bumgardner Jr., 23, 3373 Huntsman Trace, disorderly conduct at Berry and Center, Sept. 23. Thomas Timmermann, 58, 1006 South Fort Thomas Ave., alcohol intoxication in a public place at Swope Park, Sept. 23.

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Report of television taken from residence at 540 Darlas Drive, Sept. 10.

Theft by unlawful taking

Report of jewelry taken from residence at 335 Salmon Pass, Sept. 20.

Theft by unlawful taking or shoplifting

Report of rolls of yellow wire taken without paying at 415 Crossroads Blvd., Sept. 22.

Theft by unlawful taking, third degree criminal mischief

Report of truck bed cap pried open

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Dianco Taylor, 23, 901 Walton Ave., first degree trafficking a controlled substance at Churchill Apartments, Sept. 11. Tammy Cheadle, 45, 100 Inverness Place No. 102, warrant at 100 Inverness Place No. 102, Sept. 15. Michael White, 30, 2716 James Ave., giving officer false name or address, warrant at 100 Clover Ridge Ave., Sept. 15. Kristopher Scudder, 34, 145 West 21st St. No. 7, hindering prosecution or apprehension at 196 Clover Ridge Ave., Sept. 15. Grant Seward, 21, 145 Manor Lane, warrant at 130 North Fort Thomas Ave., Sept. 16. Matthew King, 26, 15443 Decoursey Pike, warrant at Lumley Avenue, Sept. 16. Kaitlin Ryan, 22, 10 Fox Chase Drive Apt. 5, DUI at I-471 north, Sept. 17. Biko Osuji, 25, 42259 McBride Ave., driving on a suspended license at 12 Patricia Court, Sept. 17. Katherine Anderson, 25, 138 South Fort Thomas Ave., warrant at 100 block of North Fort Thomas Ave., Sept. 17. Richard Wilson, 31, 3040 Bethel, warrant at I-471 north, Sept. 18. Nicole Williams, 36, 31 Laycook Lane, warrant at Monmouth Street at 19th Street, Sept. 19. Carol Struve, 31, 818 Liberty St., warrant at 10th St., Sept. 20. Brooke Rowland, 26, 3436 Lawshe

Road, expired license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia at I-471 north, Sept. 22. David Stidham, 28, 1446 Waterworks Road, third degree criminal trespassing at 1446 Waterworks Road, Sept. 23. Adam Snider, 31, 1101 Veterans Drive No. 29-1, warrant at 1041 South Fort Thomas Ave., Sept. 24. Kaeli Halbauer, 22, 52 Henry Ave., warrant at Millers Lane at north Fort Thomas Ave., Sept. 24. Lisa Blanton, 34, 1389 Finch Lane, first degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia at I-471 south, Sept. 24. Joseph Messer, 34, 5240 Locust St., possession of drug paraphernalia at I-471 south, Sept. 24. John Leopold, 30, 6931 Grace Ave., first degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, warrant at I471 south, Sept. 24. Heather Messer, 29, 5240 Locust St., possession of drug paraphernalia at I-471 south, Sept. 24. Donald Jackson Jr., 34, 266 Albion Ave., second degree possession of a controlled substance at Alexandria Pike and Grandview, Sept. 27. Randy Lambert, 25, 209 Bee Street, warrant at 830 Alexandria Pike Apt. 211, Sept. 28. Marissa Kiefer, 22, 8975 East Main St., second degree disorderly

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POLICE REPORTS From B7 Incidents/investigations Fourth degree assault

At 100 North Fort Thomas Ave., Sept. 16.

Second degree burglary

At 13 Grandview Ave., Sept. 13. At 48 Gaddis Drive, Sept. 16.

Theft by unlawful taking

At 145 Manor Lane, Sept. 16. At 26 Sunset Ave., Sept. 17. At 311 Highland Ave., Sept. 21. At 48 Hollywoods Drive, Sept. 22. At Woodfill Avenue, Sept. 26.

Theft by unlawful taking from auto

At 100 Alexandria Pike, Sept. 14. At 25 Hawthorne Ave., Sept. 26.

Theft of mail matter

At 28 Klainecrest Drive, Sept. 18.

Third degree criminal mischief

At 1803 North Fort Thomas Ave., Sept. 14. At 2317 Memorial Parkway, Sept. 18. At 21 Sterling Ave., Sept. 26.

NEWPORT

Arrests/citations

Joshua Gibson, 23, 3440 Laorna St., suspended operator’s license,

DEATHS Delores J. Adams

seding degree fleeing, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon at Seventh and Liberty, Sept. 28. Michele Napier, 41, 802 Isabella Apt. 2, first degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia at 400 block of Thornton, Sept. 28. Amber Roundtree, 20, 3140 Kentucky Highway 1054, second degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana at 11th and Brighton, Sept. 26. Robert Buckhart, 18, 807 Ann St., first degree possession of a controlled substance, second degree possession of a controlled substance at Eighth and Putnam, Sept. 22. Quinton Woods, 31, 226 Kinsey Ave., first degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana at Fourth and Isabella, Sept. 22. Mark Moore, 45, 217 West 12th St., theft by unlawful taking at 82 Carothers Road, Sept. 21. John Baker, 43, 1161 Park Ave., fourth degree assault at 1151 Park Ave., Sept. 21. Tommie Donnelson Jr., 32, 827 Ann St., fourth degree assault at 300

block of Keturah, Sept. 18. Amanda Specht, 20, 230 West Walnut St., second degree assault at 1111 Central Ave., Sept. 18. Lisa Patrick, 32, 1810 Garrard St., theft by unlawful taking at 1301 Monmouth St., Sept. 16. Michelle Debuose, 27, 7839 Glenorchard Drive, first degree trafficking a controlled substance at 400 block of chestnut Way, Sept. 17. Jeremy Harris, 23, 919 York St., fourth degree assault at 928 Orchard, Sept. 16.

First degree criminal mischief

Delores J. Adams, 87, of Crittenden, died Oct. 1, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Bertram L. Adams, died previously. Survivors include daughter, Judy Voelker of Crittenden; son, Gregory D. Adams of Alexandria; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate. Memorials: American Heart Association, 240Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222.

Fourth degree assault

Joan C. Bailey

At 401 Hodge St., Sept. 20.

At 200 block of Fifth St., Sept. 18. At 7 Court St., Sept. 18.

Receiving stolen property

At 200 block of Chestnut, Sept. 17.

Theft by unlawful taking

At 120 Pavilion Way, Sept. 19. At 1601 Monmouth St., Sept. 17. At 130 Pavilion Way, Sept. 17.

Third degree burglary

At 624 Overton, Sept. 20.

Third degree criminal mischief

Incidents/investigations Endangering the welfare of a minor

At 130 Pavilion, Sept. 15.

At Ninth and John, Sept. 18.

Honorable Mayor and Council Silver Grove, Kentucky INDEPENDENT AUDITORS’ REPORT We have audited the accompanying basic financial statements of the City of Silver Grove, Kentucky, as of June 30, 2010, and for the year then ended, as listed in the table of contents. These basic financial statements are the responsibility of the City of Silver Grove, Kentucky’s management. Our responsibility is to express our opinion on these basic financial statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States of America and the standards applicable to financial audits contained in Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statements are free of material misstatement. An audit also includes examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the financial statements. An audit also includes assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall basic financial statement presentation. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion. In our opinion, the basic financial statements referred to above present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the City of Silver Grove, Kentucky as of June 30, 2010, and the results of its operations and the cash flows of the proprietary fund type for the year then ended, in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America. City of Silver Grove, Kentucky Statement of Activities For the year ended June, 30 2010

LEGAL NOTICE Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission is seeking vendors for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program’s Subsidy and Crisis components, including wood distributors and landlords who provide heat as an undesignated portion of the rent to low-income tenants. For more information, or to request a vendor application packet, contact Beth Andriacco, Energy and Education Manager, at NKCAC, 717 Madison Avenue, Covington, Kentucky 41012, or 859/581-6607. NKCAC serves Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton counties. 2340

Expenses Primary government: Governmental activities General government $ 147,615 Public Works 234,451 Health & safety 153,059 Water and sewer 1,291 Municap road aid 19,007 Debt service Lease payment-city building 12,832 Total governmental activities 568,255

51,500 51,500

-

Changes in Net Assets Governmental Business-type Activities Activities

(147,615) (182,951) (153,059) (1,291) (19,007) -_____ -____

General revenues: Payroll taxes Real Estate taxes Insurance taxes Other taxes Licenses and permits Intergovernmental Water and sewer Interest Other revenues Total general revenues and special items

643,349

Net assets, beginning of year Net assets, end of year

-

Total

-

-

(12,832) (516,755)

-

270,904 138,940 92,622 40,628 5,903 31,473 13,878 50,001

-

643,349

126,594

-

126,594

2,225,923

-

2,225,923

$ 2,352,517

-

2,352,517

City of Silver Grove, Kentucky Statement of Assets June 30, 2010 Primary Government Governmental Business-type Assets Activities Activities Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 980,003 Investments 251,102 Receivables: Taxes 88,145 Prepaid Insurance -

980,003 251,102

Noncurrent assets: Capital assets, net Total assets

1,260,273 2,579,523_

Liabilities Capital financing lease Accounts payable Total liabilities Net Assets Invested in capital assets, net or related dept Unrestricted Total net assets Total liabilities and net assets

1,260,273 $ 2,579,523

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If you’re looking for buyers, you’re in the right neighborhood. Call Community Classified

INVITATION TO BID PROJECT: Annual Janitorial Services

(147,615) (182,951) (153,059) (1,291) (19,007)

(12,832) (516,755) $ 270,904 138,940 91,622 40,628 5,903 31,473 13,878 50,001

Change in net assets

Surplus Vehicle The City of Dayton, KY is accepting sealed bids on a 1998 Ford Crown Vic. This vehicle is being sold AS IS, WHERE IS without expressed or implied warranty. To schedule an appointment to view the vehicle call Donna Leger @859491-1600. All bids must be received by October 14, 2010 at the Dayton City Building, 514 Sixth Ave., Dayton, KY 41074. The city reserves the right to accept or reject all bids. 1001595426

513.242.4000

Net (Expense) Revenue and Program Revenues Operating Charges for Grants and Services Contributions

Joan C. Bailey, 70, of Florence, died Sept. 29, 2010. She worked in housekeeping at Booth Hospital, Covington. She enjoyed playing bingo at St. Paul Church in Florence and the Erlanger Lions Club. Survivors include daughters, Rose Hughes, Carolyn Erskine, both of Florence, and Tina Hutton of Bellevue; sons, Bobby Wince of Independence and Danny Jump of Hamilton, Ohio; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and 13

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED AT: Northern Kentucky Water District (Owner) P.O. Box 18640 2835 Crescent Springs Road Erlanger, Kentucky 41018 UNTIL:

Date: October 26, 2010 Time: 9:00 a.m., local time

At said place and time, and promptly thereafter, all Bids that have been duly received will be publicly opened and read aloud. The proposed services are generally described as follows: Janitorial Services for the Owner’s facility located at 2835 Crescent Springs Road, Erlanger, Kenton County, Kentucky. The initial term of the agreement will be from January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011; provided, however, the term may be extended annually, at the District’s option, for up to two additional one-year periods for a total potential term of three years. All Bids must be in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders and the Bidding Documents on file, and available for examination at: Northern Kentucky Water District, 2835 Crescent Springs Road, Erlanger, Kentucky 41018. Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the office at the address indicated herein by contacting Bob Buhrlage at (859) 578-5454. There is no charge for these documents. Bids will be received on a cost per month / per year (as applicable) basis as described in the Contract Documents. Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, including without limitation the right to reject any or all nonconforming, non-responsive, incomplete, unbalanced, or conditional Bids, to waive informalities, and to reject the Bid of any Bidder if Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of Owner to make an award to that Bidder. Owner also reserves the right to negotiate with the selected Bidder to such an extent as may be determined by Owner.

Total

88,145

Minority Bidders are encouraged to bid.

$ 227,006 227,006

1,003,267 1,319,250 2,352,517 $ 2,579,523

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-

-

227,006 - __ 227,006

-

1,003,267 1,319,250 2,352,517

-

2,579,523

Bids shall remain subject to acceptance for 60 days after the day of bid opening or for such longer period of time to which a Bidder may agree in writing, upon request of the Owner. If a contract is to be awarded, the Owner will give the successful Bidder a Notice of Award during the period of time during which the successful Bidder’s bid remains subject to acceptance.

2518808/1594704

Ron Lovan, President/CEO Northern Kentucky Water District 1001595153

great-great-grandchildren. Burial was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger. Memorials: The Joan Bailey Memorial Fund at any Heritage Bank.

Emma Louise Ball

Emma Louise Conrad Ball, 97, of California, died Oct. 2, 2010, at Highland Spring, Fort Thomas. She was a member of the California Christian Church, Disciples of Christ. Her husband, Edward E. Ball, died previously. Survivors include son, Louis A. Ball of California, and Edward E. Ball Jr. of Frankfort; daughter, Sue Ball Wilson of California; brother, Louis M. Conrad Jr. of Cold Spring; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A family memorial service will be scheduled at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in the Ball Cemetery, California. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorial: In honor of Emma Ball to the charity of choice.

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LEGAL NOTICE The Commissioners of the Northern Kentucky Water District have rescheduled the meetings originally scheduled for the third Thursday of the month for October and November at 12:30 p.m. to October 19 and November 17, 2010 beginning at 2:00 p.m. at District office, 2835 Crescent Springs Road, Erlanger, Kentucky. Ron Lovan President/CEO 1001594539

INVITATION TO BID PROJECT: Supply of Water Treatment Chemicals SEALED BIDS, EXCLUDING PRICING, WILL BE RECEIVED AT: Northern Kentucky Water District (Owner) 700 Alexandria Pike Fort Thomas, KY 41075 UNTIL:

Date:

Thursday, October 14, 2010 Time: 1:00 p.m., EDT

PER UNIT BID PRICES WILL BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY. See Bidding Documents for detailed information regarding the bid process and dates. All Bids, excluding per unit pricing, shall be received no later than Thursday, October 14, 2010 by 1:00 PM EDT. The per unit pricing to complete the Bids will be submitted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at the hour of 10:00 AM EDT via an online process detailed in the Bidding Documents. The proposed purchase is generally described as follows: The furnishing and delivering of selected water treatment chemicals as specified upon the order of the Owner to various designated locations in Kenton and Campbell Counties, Kentucky. All Bids must be in accordance with the Bidding Documents on file, and available for examination at: Northern Kentucky Water District, 700 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, KY 41075. Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the office at the address indicated above by contacting Joan Verax by telephone at (859) 5473258 or by email at verax@nkywater.org or at www.ebridgeglobal.com. There is no charge for these documents. Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, including without limitation the right to reject any or all nonconforming, non-responsive, incomplete, unbalanced, or conditional Bids, to waive informalities, and to reject the Bid of any Bidder if Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of Owner to make an award to that Bidder. Owner also reserves the right to negotiate with the selected Bidder to such an extent as may be determined by Owner. Minority Bidders are encouraged to bid. Bids shall remain subject to acceptance for 75 days after the day of online bid opening. Jack Bragg, Vice-President Finance Northern Kentucky Water District 1001595551


Deaths From B8

Virginia ‘Ginny’ Brinker

Virginia “Ginny” Brinker, 65, of Bellevue, died Sept. 22, 2010, at Christ Hospital, Cincinnati. She worked at Kroger, was a volunteer at soup kitchens, and was the recipient of the 2009 Friends of Bellevue Award. Survivors include brother, Jim Brinker; and nieces, Leslie Menefee of Independence and Melissa Stone. Memorials: Divine Mercy Parish, 318 Division St., Bellevue, KY 41073, or Friends of Bellevue Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 73184, Bellevue, KY 41073, or Bellevue Neighborhood Association, Garden Fund P.O. Box 73005, Bellevue, KY 41073.

Tommy Bush

Tommy Bush, 70, of Newport, died Oct. 1, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Newport and served as chief of the Newport Auxiliary Police Department. He owned Tom’s Truck Tire Service and retired as owner of Ann’s Ice Balls shop, Newport. His sister, Alice Nelson, died previously. Survivors include his wife, Arlene Bush; son, Tracy Bush; daughter, Sylvia Bush-Elliott; sister, Ramona Woolsey; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Internment was at Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials: Tom Bush Memorial Fund c/o PNC Bank.

Betty Mildred Fryman

Betty Mildred Fryman, 73, of Melbourne, died Oct. 2, 2010, at Hospice of the Bluegrass, Fort Thomas. She was a homemaker and a member of the Licking Valley Baptist Church, where she sang in choir. Survivors include her husband, Everett B. Fryman; daughters, Paula Edwards and Tracy Fryman; sons, Mike Fryman, Denny Daniel and Randy Daniel; brother, Frank Million; nine grandchildren and five greatgrandchildren. Interment was at Alexandria Cemetery. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorials: Licking Valley Baptist Church, 7779 Licking Pike, Alexandria, KY 41001.

Herschell H. Hall

Herschell H. Hall, 85, of Alexandria, formerly of Cincinnati, died on Sept. 20, 2010. His wife, Lavern, died previously. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He retired from the Cincinnati Police Department as a lieutenant in 1977 and was a 32nd degree Master Mason. He was a member of St. Peter and St. Paul United Church of Christ and enjoyed hunting, traveling around the world and spending time with his family. Survivors include daughter, Monna Steinhard; and grandchildren, Justin Steinhard and Nadine Williams. Memorials: Cincinnati Police Museum, St. Peter and St. Paul United Church of Christ or Hospice of the Bluegrass.

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Ocle Eugene Hatmaker

Ocle Eugene Hatmaker, 83, of Alexandria, died Sept. 29, 2010, at Woodcrest Manor Care Center, Erlanger. He was a farmer. His sister Dallas Griffin and brother William Ernest Hatmaker, died previously. Survivors include nieces, Donna Tye and Wilma Miller; and nephews, Richard Griffin and William Griffin. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Grants Lick.

Jenetta R. Kemplin

Jenetta R. Kemplin, 78, of Dayton, died Sept. 30, 2010, at The Highlands of Fort Thomas. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Ralph Kemplin, died previously. Survivors include daughter, Linda Jones; son, Don Ashcraft; sisters, Irene Ramey, Ruth Fausz and Norma Levo; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Burial was in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill.

Ronald N. Lankheit

Ronald N. Lankheit, 59, of Newport, died Sept. 27, 2010, at Hospice of the Bluegrass Care Center, Fort Thomas. He was a retired postmaster with U.S. Postal Service in Sardinia, Ohio, Maysville and Alexandria. He enjoyed playing golf, working in his garden and was a University of Kentucky basketball fan. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his wife, V. Lynn Kessen Lankheit; sons, Matthew Lankheit of Middletown, Ohio, Scott Lankheit of Southgate and Jonathan Lankheit of Newport; daughters, Jessica McCullah and Jaclyn Lankheit, both of Newport; sisters, Linda Kessen of Fort Thomas, Terri Haas of Cold Spring, Donna Busse of Taylor Mill and Trisha Gamel of Crescent Springs; brothers, James Lankheit of Florence, Mark Lankheit of New Lebanon, Ohio, and Roger Lankheit of Latonia; and nine grandchildren. Burial was in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas. Memorials: St. Therese Parish, 11 Temple Place, Southgate, KY 41071.

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COMMISSIONERS ORDINANCE NO. 0-2010-017 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT, KENTUCKY AMENDING SECTION 31.43 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES REMOVING THE RISK MANAGER AND HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE. BE IT ORDAINED by the City of Newport, Kentucky:

That Section 31.43 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Newport, Kentucky shall be and is hereby amended to read, as follows:

§ 31.43 DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION The Department of Finance and Administration shall consist of the following personnel: One chief financial officer; One financialfinance officer; One license inspector/alcoholic beverage control administrator; One staff accountant; (E) One risk manager; (F)(E) One payroll/accounts payable specialist; (G)(F) One senior accountant; (H)(G) One office coordinator; and, (I)(H) Two accounts receivable specialists; and, (J) One human resources coordinator. SECTION II That this Ordinance shall be signed by the Mayor and attested to by the City Clerk, recorded, published and effective upon publication. First reading Second reading

LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS WASTE COLLECTION CITY OF ALEXANDRIA THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA ("City") will accept proposals for waste collection and recycling. The City’s current waste collection and recycling contract will expire on December 31, 2010. The City is requesting proposals for waste collection and recycling that will replace the current contract. The City is requesting proposals for a oneday per week trash pick-up, between the hours of 6AM to 3PM. Additionally, the proposal shall include a once-a-week recycling pick-up. Proposals shall be for a contract of three (3) years, and renewable at the City’s sole option for up to two, oneProposals shall include year extensions. sufficient information regarding what is included, what is not included, length of proposed contract, renewals, cost per unit for trash pick-up and for recycling, and any other information designed to assist the City in evaluating the proposal. Proposals shall be received in the offices of the City Clerk at 8236 West Main Street, Alexandria, Kentucky, by 3:00 P.M. on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. The proposals will be opened by the City Clerk, and presented to City Council at one of its next scheduled meetings. The successful proposer shall be fully insured and shall be responsible for all permits and/or licenses. The City re serves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive technicalities or informalities, to negotiate with the apparent successful proposer, accept alternate bids, and to make award to the firm whose proposal is deemed by the City in its sole judgment to be the most advantageous to the City. Questions may be forwarded by mail to 8236 West Main Street, Alexandria, Kentucky 41001, or by phone at (859) 6354125.

Respectfully submitted, Karen M. Barto, City Clerk

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT, KENTUCKY AMENDING SECTION 31.46 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ADDING THE RISK MANAGER TO THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT.

SECTION I That Section 31.46 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Newport, Kentucky shall be and is hereby amended to read, as follows: CITY MANAGER, CITY CLERK AND CITY DEPARTMENTS § 31.46 DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT.

CITY MANAGER, CITY CLERK AND CITY DEPARTMENTS

PASSED: PASSED:

COMMISSIONERS ORDINANCE NO. 0-2010-019

BE IT ORDAINED by the City of Newport, Kentucky:

SECTION I

The Department of Development Services shall consist of the following personnel and/or divisions: One development services director; One development services administrative assistant; One code enforcement division manager who shall also have the duties and responsibilities of risk management; One historic preservation specialist; One code enforcement administrative assistant; Four code enforcement officers; and One animal control officer. and Four part-time code enforcement officers. SECTION II That this Ordinance shall be signed by the Mayor, attested to by the City Clerk, recorded, published and effective upon publication. PASSED: First reading 9-13-2010 PASSED: Second reading 9-24-2010 MAYOR JERRY PELUSO

9-13-2010 9-24-2010

ATTEST:

MAYOR JERRY PELUSO

Q. EVONE BRADLEY, CKMC CITY CLERK

ATTEST: Q. EVONE BRADLEY, CKMC CITY CLERK

PUBLISHED: By summary in the Campbell County Recorder the 30th day of September, 2010.

PUBLISHED: By summary in the Campbell County Recorder the 30th day of September, 2010.

CE-1001594216-01

CE-1001594207-01

LEGAL NOTICE

COMMISSIONERS ORDINANCE NO. 0-010-018 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF NEWPORT, KENTUCKY AMENDING SECTION 31.42 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ADDING THE HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR TO THE OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER. BE IT ORDAINED by the City of Newport, Kentucky: SECTION I That Section 31.42 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Newport, Kentucky shall be and is hereby amended to read, as follows: CITY MANAGER, CITY CLERK AND CITY DEPARTMENTS § 31.42 OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER. The Office of the City Manager shall consist of the following personnel: One City manager; One City clerk; One executive assistant; One public housing coordinator; (E) One human resources coordinator; (E)(F) Division of law: (1) The City Solicitor and his or her assistants will be hired by contract and are independent contractors. (2) They shall be the legal advisers and counsel for the City and its various officers in matters pertinent to their respective duties; they shall render written legal opinions on specific matters when requested to do so by the Board of Commissioners, the City Manager or any department head. (3) They shall prepare all legislation, legal documents and institute and defend all suits for the City at the direction of the City Manager. (G) Division of Economic Development; (1) One economic development director; (2) One business development officer; and, (3) One main street coordinator. SECTION II That this Ordinance shall be signed by the Mayor, attested to by the City Clerk, recorded, published and effective upon publication. PASSED: First reading 9-13-2010 PASSED: Second reading 9-24-2010 MAYOR JERRY PELUSO ATTEST: Q. EVONE BRADLEY, CKMC CITY CLERK PUBLISHED: By summary in the Campbell County Recorder the 30th day of September, 2010.

CE-1001594211-01

1001593324

CCF Recorder

October 7, 2010

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to KRS 132.027, the City of Bellevue will hold its public hearing on the 13th day of October 2010 at 6:45 p.m. The meeting will be held at 322 Van Voast Ave., (the Callahan Community Center.) for the purpose of hearing comments from the public regarding the institution of proposed tax rates for the 2010-2011 Fiscal Year. As required by law, Tax Rate (Per $100.00 of Assessed Value)

Revenue

Preceding Year’s Rate & Revenue Generated

.245(Real) .301(Personal)

Tax Rate Proposed & Revenue Expected

.253 (Real)

$873,636_

Compensating Rate & Revenue Expected

.244 (Real) .305 (Personal)

$842,558 $72,954

Expected Revenue Generated from New Property Expected Revenue Generated from Personal Property

$819,107 $70,932

$24,143

.318

$75,872

The City of Bellevue proposes to exceed the compensating tax rate by levying a real property tax rate of .253 (per $100.00 of assessed value) and a personal property tax rate of .318 (per $100.00 of assessed value). The excess revenue generated will be utilized for the following purposes: General Fund for governmental purposes THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAS REQUIRED PUBLICATION OF THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN. Jack Meyer, Mayor City of Bellevue Publication dates: September 30, 2010 October 7, 2010 1001591298

The Fort Thomas Independent Schools Board of Education will hold a public hearing at the Central Office located at 28 N. Fort Thomas Avenue, Fort Thomas, KY, on October 21, 2010, at 4pm to hear public comments regarding a proposed general fund tax levy of 88.0 cents on real property and 88.0 cents on personal property. The General fund tax levied in fiscal year 2009-10 was 90.5 cents on real property and 90.5 cents on personal property and produced revenue of $9,461,055.40. The proposed General Fund tax rate of 88.0 cents on real property and 88.0 cents on personal property is expected to produce $9,852,704.43. Of this amount, $324,253.74 is from new and personal property. The compensating tax rate for 2011 is 84.6 cents on real property and 84.6 cents on personal property and is expected to produce $9,472,031.76. The general areas to which revenue of $391,649.03 above 2010 revenue is to be allocated are as follows: Cost of collections, $5,874.74; and instruction, $385,774.29. The General Assembly has required publication of this advertisement and the information contained herein. 1001594891 LEGAL NOTICE The Bellevue Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday October 28, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the Callahan Community Center, 322 Van Voast Avenue, Bellevue, Kentucky, 41073. The meeting will be held for all interested parties to hear and present evidence relative to the following agenda items: *Application 10-004 for a text amendment to the Zoning Regula tions of the City of Bellevue. This text amendment proposed the adoption of Article XXII: Bellevue Form Based Code. This code proposes land use regulations, provisions for the setbacks, placement and improvement of structures for certain areas of the City of Bellevue. * Application 10-005 for a map amendment to the Official City of Bellevue Zoning Map: * Rezoning areas north of Union Street to Eden Ave/Frank Benke Way from Residential – 2 (R-2) to Transect Zone 4 (T4). * Rezoning areas north of Frank Benke to the Ohio River from Mixed Land Use (MLU) to Civic Space (CS) except for 24 Wash -ington Avenue which is proposed to be rezoned from MLU to Transect Zone 5 (T5). * Rezoning all properties north of Eden Avenue to the Ohio River from MLU to T4 and CS except 299, 301 & 303 Eden Avenue which are proposed to be rezoned from MLU to Transect Zone 5.5 (T5.5) and CS * Rezoning the northern section of the 100 block of Fairfield Avenue from MLU to T5 except 119 Fairfield Ave and 101 Harbor Greene Drive east to Lafayette Ave. * Rezoning the north side of Fairfield Avenue from Riverboat Row east to include 119 Fairfield Ave and 101 Harbor Greene Drive east to Lafayette Ave from MLU to T5.5 and CS. * Rezoning 164, 180 & 200 Fairfield from MLU to T5. * Rezoning 95 Riviera from Shopping Center (SC) to T5 and CS. * Rezoning 15 Donnermeyer Dr. from SC to T4, T5, T5.5 and CS. * Rezoning 10, 30 & a section of 33 Donnermeyer from SC to T5.5 * Rezoning 5, and a section of 33 Donnermeyer from SC to T5 and CS. * Rezoning 34-56 Donnermeyer from Neighborhood Commercial – 3 (NC-3) to T5. * Rezoning 508-530, 536, 538, & 540 Berry Ave from Residential One – H (R-1H) to T4. * Rezoning 531, 533, 535, 537 Berry Ave and 530, 532, 534 & 536 Lafayette Ave from R-1H to T5. * Rezoning 178, 182 & 186 Covert Run Pike from NC-3 to T5. * Rezoning 539 Berry Ave & 104 Donnermeyer from NC-3 to CS. * Rezoning 545 Lafayette from NC-3 to T5. * Rezoning 238 and a section of 246 Grandview from Industrial – 1 (I-1) to T5. * Rezoning a section of 246 Grandview from I-1 to T4. * Rezoning 514- 522 Taylor Ave from I-1 to T4. * Application 10-006 for adoption of Terminated Vista & Proposed Thoroughfare Plan. Maps and documents are available at the City of Bellevue Administrative Office at 616 Poplar St. Bellevue, KY 41073 or on the internet at www.bellevueky & www.codingbellevueky.org. For more information, please contact John M. Yung, Zoning Administrator at (859) 431-8866. 1001595623


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CCF Recorder

On the record

October 7, 2010

DEATHS From B9

Judith B. Miller

Judith B. Miller, 66, of Alexandria, died Sept. 22, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. She was a retired employee of Disabled American Veterans, Cold Spring. Survivors include her husband, Earl Miller; daughters, Alice Hensley and Patricia Miller Kramer; son, Charles Miller; brothers, Daniel Hardy, Thomas Hardy and Randall Hardy; and six grandchildren. Services have been held.

Sharon Quebedeaux

Sharon Chilelli Reed Quebedeaux, 42, of Fort Mitchell, died Sept. 29, 2010, in Covington. Her brothers, Tony Thacker and Michael Quebedeaux; and sister, Shirley Thacker died previously. Survivors include sons, Robby Chilelli and Ryan Chilelli, both of Highland Heights, Brandon Reed and Logan Reed, both of Union; daughters, Tena Reed and Tiffany Quebedeaux of Union; mother, Thelma Maxine Klink of Fort Mitchell; brothers, Francis Quebedeaux of Hazard, Ky., Jerry Quebedeaux of Loveland, Ohio, and Daryl Klink of Crescent Springs; sisters, Helena McIntosh of Florence,

Pamela Hon of Union, Denise Lewis of Hebron, Carol Quebedeaux of Crescent Springs and Terry Quebedeaux of Fort Mitchell; and one grandchild. Interment was in Burlington Cemetery. Memorials: Sharon Chilelli Reed Quebedeaux Memorial Fund, c/o The Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home, 316 Elm St., Ludlow, KY 41016.

Carl Schweitzer

Carl Schweitzer, 97, of Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of Wilder, died Aug. 2, 2010, at Punta Gorda, Fla. He was a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Mary Schweitzer of Punta Gorda, Fla.; son, Jimmie Schweitzer of Wilder; daughters, Ruth Scherling and Margie Book, both of Punta Gorda, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren; and five great-greatgrandchildren.

Randall G. Sharp

Randall G. “Randy” Sharp, 48, of Elgin, Ill., formerly of Alexandria, died Sept. 25, 2010. He was a district manager with Verizon, Inc., Chicago. His father, Gaylord Sharp, died previously.

Survivors include his wife Ramona LeeAnn Castle Sharp; daughters, Samantha Sharp and Meagan Sharp, both of Annandale, Ill.; mother, Virgie Sharp of Alexandria; and brothers, Tommy Sharp of Alexandria and Danny Sharp of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Cindy Taylor

Cindy Taylor, 53, of Southgate, died Sept. 18, 2010. She was a homemaker. Her daughter Angie McPhearson died previously. Survivors include her husband, Stacy Taylor of Southgate; son, Terry Russell of Southgate; daughter, Christy Russell of Southgate; and brothers, Kipp Steinhauer of California, and James Steinhauer of Southgate. Burial was at Grandview Cemetery, Mentor.

Grace Turner

Grace Turner, 68, of Newport, died Oct. 2, 2010, at Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport. She was a dietitian with Baptist Convalescent Home. Her husband, Matthew Turner, died previously. Survivors include son, Matthew Turner; granddaughter, Danielle Turner; grandson, Tyler

Turner; sister, Thelma Maxwell; and brother, Philmore Yeary. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate. Memorials: American Cancer Society, 297 Buttermilk Pike, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017.

Charles Lee Webster

Charles Lee Webster, 76, of Newport, died Sept. 28, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. He worked as a skilled printer for most of his life and enjoyed spending time with family, telling stories, playing card or board games, traveling to historic sites, walking his dog and listening to music. Survivors include his wife, Alice Lee (Sprong) Webster; his children, Mark, Debbie, Amy, Laurie, and Rich; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. At his request, no service will be held and disposition will be cremation. Fares J. Radel Funeral Home is serving the family.

Stella Wolfinbarger

Stella Marie Baker Wolfinbarger, 68, of Covington, died Sept. 30, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Florence. She was a retired nurse with the former St. John Nursing Home in Covington.

Survivors include daughters, Robin Utley of Batavia, Ohio, and Jennifer Wolfinbarger of Erlanger; sons, Wayne Wolfinbarger Jr. of Dry Ridge, James Wolfinbarger of Edgewood and Terry Wolfinbarger of Silver Grove; sisters, Rhonda Richardson of Ludlow and Dotty Brown of Latonia; brothers, Tom Baker of Covington Bob Baker of Independence, David Baker of Covington, Dennis Baker of Erlanger, Mike Baker of Cincinnati, Danny Baker of Covington and Pete Baker of Latonia; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Interment was in Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell. Memorials: American Lung Association, P.O. Box 9067, Louisville, KY 40209.

Frances Wright

Frances “Frannie” Nadine Wright, 57, of London, Ky., died Sept. 26, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Florence. She was a factory worker for Highland Diversified and enjoyed reading, shopping and spending time with her family. Her mother, Jean Taylor, died previously. Survivors include her husband, Marvin Wright of London, Ky.; daughters, Tonya Wright of South Bloomingsville, Ohio, Toni

Smith of London, Ky., Tami Wright of Hebron, and Kristy Fisher of Dayton; parents, Estil and Wanda Taylor of Florence; sisters, Terry Wright of Walton, Kelly Williams of Florence and Tammy Dearing of Independence; brothers, Lee Taylor of Columbus, Ind., Rick Taylor of Petersburg, Steve Taylor of Warsaw and Jeff Taylor of Warsaw; 11 grandchildren; and one greatgrandchild. Interment was at Burlington Cemetery.

Ruth Combs Ziegler

Ruth Combs Ziegler, 80, of Alexandria, died Sept. 29, 2010, at Hospice Care Center of Northern Kentucky. She was a homemaker and executive secretary with AT&T. Her sister Lea Hamilton preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband, Harold Ziegler of Alexandria; daughters, Valarie Ziegler of Greencastle, Ind., Carole Ziegler of Alexandria and Susan Le Cates of Cincinnati; brothers, Jack Combs of Bellevue and James Combs of Dayton, Ohio; sister, Jean Combs of Gainesville, Fla.; and five grandchildren. Memorials: Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042.

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Courtney Horn, 24, of Georgetown and Joseph Wessling, 26, of Fort Thomas, issued Sept. 13. Natalie Kinney, 25, and Landon Webster, 21, both of Fort Thomas, issued Sept. 16. Amanda Dooley, 37, Texas and Michael Osborne, 40, of Akron, issued Sept. 16. Angela Richie, 46, of Libertyville and Gerald Ertel, 51, of Middletown, issued Sept. 16. Amy Starns, 22, of Cincinnati and Daniel Smith, 22, of Edgewood, issued Sept. 16. Ayim Martinez, 35, of Mexico and Charles Duve, 48, of Newport, issued Sept. 17. Brittany Hall, 24 of Florida and Nathaniel Snydes, 23, of Dayton, issued Sept. 17. Sharon Kabbes, 44, and Steven Chrisman, 46, both of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 17. Stephanie Sams, 32, and Heath Battrell, 32, both of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 17. Pamela Allen, 58, of Greenfield and Micheal Mastruserio, 56, of Dayton, issued Sept. 17. Alicia Gildersleeve, 27, of Lafayette and Stephen Sprague, 31, of Fort Thomas, issued Sept. 17. Mary Glaser, 30, of Lexington and Jeremy Dever, 30, of Rochester, issued Sept. 17. Emily Haunz, 33, of Louisville and Scott Stubbins, 34, of Cincinnati,

issued Sept. 17. Laura Mendell, 25, of Cincinnati and Matthew Gross, 26, of Fort Thomas, issued Sept. 20. Jaclyn McQueen, 24, and Ryan Weinle, 25, both of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 21. Sara Davenport, 25, of West Union and Clinton Hannahan, 26, of Kettering, issued Sept. 21. Dawn Walker, 30, and Michael Huber, 33, both of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 21. Angela Nannini, 40, of Louisville and Bryan Jimenez, 34, of Santa Ana, issued Sept. 21. Christine Self, 29, of Santa Ana and Robert Dreyer Jr., 30, of Elsmere, issued Sept. 21. Krista Slominski, 23, of Fort Thomas and Jeremy Racke, 24, of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 21. Maria Asher, 40, of Kenton County and Scott Clark, 32, of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 22. Julie Maile, 24, of Cincinnati and John Philipos, 26, of Egypt, issued Sept. 22. Natalie Miller, 24, and Robert Youtsey, 24, both of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 22. Ashley Hibbard, 20, and Michael Hutmier, 25, both of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 22. Kathleen Rudnick, 26, of Dayton and Ragan Radermaker, 29, of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 23. Samantha Myers, 33, and Wesley Dillon Jr., 49, both of Cincinnati,

issued Sept. 23. Melinda Hammel, 27, of Covington and Brian Waldorf, 27, of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 23. Katherine Brown, 46 of Cincinnati and Gregory Starks, 53, of Atlanta, issued Sept. 23. Dori Shaw, 22, of Louisville and Jeffrey Fowee, 26, of Fort Thomas, issued Aug. 18. Nicole Utz, 24, of Cincinnati and Trey Widmeyer, 24, of Edgewood, issued Aug. 20. Pamela Miller, 39, and Anthony Schadle, 46, both of Fort Thomas, issued Aug. 21. Carolyn Earls, 48, of Covington and Timothy Dyer, 52, of Cincinnati, issued Aug. 27. Kelly Oberschlake, 32, of Covington and Michael McDermott, 31, of Fort Thomas, issued Sept. 8. Melissa Pollitt, 41, of Covington and Jeffrey Schwierjohann, 41, of Fort Thomas, issued Sept. 9. Tricia Welsh, 30, of Wabash, and Jason Inderhees, 32, of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 10. Andrea Mahlman, 31, of Lexington and Vernie Massey, 40, of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 10. Lindsey Colatrella, 26, OF Durham and Kevin Felder, 27, of Janesville, issued Sept. 10. Lynne Kramer, 23, of Edgewood and William Webster, 22, of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 10. Jamie Miskanin, 34, of Cincinnati

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Tax Rate Proposed for 2010 Revenue Anticipated

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Compensating Tax Rate 2010 Revenue Anticipated

$ .321 / $100 $3,782,461

Revenue From New Property Revenue From Personal Property

$17,852 $36,971

General Areas of Allocation: Personnel, Utilities, Supplies A Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. at the City Building, 130 N. Ft. Thomas Avenue, Ft. Thomas, Kentucky. The purpose of this Hearing is to receive taxpayer input on the proposed tax rate for 2010. This Notice is required by KRS 132.027, as passed by the Kentucky General Assembly.

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and William Rogers Jr., 27, of Indianapolis, issued Sept. 13. Kimberly Webster, 30, of Fort Thomas and Charles Weber, 30, of Covington, issued Sept. 13. Alison Murdock, 25, of Cincinnati and Charles Childers, 27, of South Korea, issued Sept. 14. Sopa Garcia, 43, of Bangkok and Ronald Pies Jr., 43, of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 14. Reva Cain, 27, of Kenton County and Jesus Magalianes, 26, of Mexico, issued Sept. 13. Sarah Russell, 23, of Cincinnati and Matthew Bock, 23, of Detroit, issued Sept. 14. Karin Albrecht, 45, of Mexico City and William Kraeling, 55, of Covington, issued Sept. 15. Tina Crail, 36, of Fort Thomas and Chris Fetters, 40, of Maysville, issued Sept. 15. Natalie Kinney, 25, and Landon Webster, 21, both of Fort Thomas, issued Sept. 15. Melissa Nieb, 31, and Kevin Werbrich, 31, both of Cincinnati, issued Sept. 3. Bethanie Boehm, 44, of Cincinnati and Gregory Thomas, 49, of Covington, issued Sept. 3. Linda Stapleton, 54, of Texas and Lonnie Slone, 54, of Kentucky, issued Sept. 3. Jamilyn Strong, 25, of Cincinnati and Nickolaus Sears, 24, of Edgewood, issued Sept. 3. Margaret Allensworth, 62, of Chicago and William Buttermore, 69, of New York, issued Sept. 3. Katherine Broodhurst, 29, of Kentucky and Christopher Powers, 32, of Covington, issued Sept. 7. Holly Freed, 23, of Edgewood and Kenn Griesinger, 22, of Newport, issued Sept. 7. Sarah Castle, 28, of Cincinnati and John Lentini, 36, of Akron, issued Sept. 7. Debra Lightfoot, 52, of Dayton and Steven Cobb, 45, of Ohio, issued Sept. 7.

COLLEGE CORNER Bowling awarded Genetics Education Research Grant

A local Biology Assistant Professor, Bethany Bowling, PhD, from Northern Kentucky University (NKU), was recently awarded the first genetics education grant from the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) under its new Genetics Education Research Program. The primary goal of ASHG’s Genetics Education Research Program (GERP)is to promote genetic literacy among teachers and students by supporting research related to genetics education in U.S. schools, grades 7-20. Bowling is an Assistant Professor in the Biological Sciences Department at Northern Kentucky University. Her research interests center broadly on biology education and human genetics, and her current research in these topic areas focuses on understanding students’ misconceptions and improving instruction and curricula in genetics.


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