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Cold Spring plans to acquire lake Chris Mayhew firstname.lastname@example.org
COLD SPRING – Cracker Barrel has offered to give up a private lake next to where a new restaurant is planned off U.S. 27. Cold Spring City Council authorized Mayor Angelo Penque Oct. 21 to negotiate with Cracker Barrel to take ownership of the lake behind the closed Guys’ n’ Dolls night club at 4210 U.S. 27. Plans for a new Crack-
er Barrel Old Country Store call for demolishing the former 19th-century livery barn. Cracker Barrel does not want the lake, Penque said. “They offered me a lake to turn it into a park,” he said. The private lake already has an unimproved walking trail. The former Cold Spring fishing derby, organized by Central Campbell Fire District firefighters, was held at the lake See LAKE, Page 2A
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Campbell County jail architect Benjamin E. Brandstetter, Rodney Ballard, commissioner for Kentucky Department of Corrections, architect Timothy G. Brandstetter and Campbell County Judge-executive Steve Pendery visit a room inside a new $7.53 million jail addition in Newport where as many as 35 county inmates in a new substance abuse treatment program will be housed.
CAMPBELL COUNTY TAKES ON HEROIN EPIDEMIC IN JAIL Chris Mayhew email@example.com
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NEWPORT – Campbell County’s newly expanded jail has room to treat inmates and put a “dent” in Northern Kentucky’s heroin epidemic. “Over time we should help make a dent in the heroin addicted population in Northern Kentucky,” Campbell County Judge-executive Steve Pendery said. Kenton County’s jail has had an existing substance program since July 2015 and Boone County is studying starting a program. Campbell County’s completed $7.53 million jail addition dedicates up to 35 beds to a new heroin treatment program which will initially be focused on women. The Campbell County Detention Center at 601 Central
» Campbell County Jailer Jim Daley said he hopes to have inmates in the jail addition before the end of this month. » The jail is conducting interviews now to hire more needed deputy jailers, Daley said. “We need about 20 more guys, men and women, than we have right now,” Daley said.
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SEE INSIDE THE JAIL The Recorder joined an invitation-only tour of the 107-bed expansion of the jail. See our photo gallery at Cincinnati.com: http://bit.ly/JailExpansion
Ave., Newport, has a new 107bed wing plus 32 new isolation cells. The bigger jail has a suggested inmate capacity of 689. “We had to build bigger anyway because the population has outgrown the jail that we have,” Pendery said. Heroin and opiate drugs are
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part of why Campbell County has a growing inmate population, he said. All inmates have to be fed, housed and provided with medical care, Campbell County Administrator Matt Elberfeld See JAIL, Page 2A
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Ducks are out on a lake behind the former Guys n’ Dolls restaurant at left in the city of Cold Spring off U.S. 27. Cracker Barrel plans to tear down the building to build a new restaurant and general store.
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Museum explores Civil War Christmas Melissa Reinert
A Civil War Christmas will be held noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 11, at the James A. Ramage Civil War Museum in Fort Wright.
FORT WRIGHT – The Christmas of yesteryear will come alive at the James A. Ramage Museum on Dec. 11. This year marks the 11th year for the museum’s Civil War Christmas. The museum will be decorated with natural materials that would have been used during the 19th century. There will be an exhibit of vintage Christmas ornaments and quilts. The free event will also include children’s activities. There will be ornament making, as well. “As Christmas becomes more commercialized, this is a great way for
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people to see how the holiday was celebrated during simpler times,” museum representative Kathleen Romero said. “A lot of the traditions we enjoy today had their beginnings during the latter
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half of the 1800s including Santa Claus and decorating trees.” Civil War Christmas will be held noon to 5 p.m. with a visit from Santa starting at 1 p.m. Romero said she enjoys the event and that it helps teach everyone, especially young people, about history. “With changing educational systems, history is often moved to the back burner,” she said. “Our goal is to help ensure today’s youth learn about this critical time during our nation’s development and how historical events impact our lives today.”
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Alexandria Mayor Bill Rachford speaks with Covington attorney Carol Risk and William S. Matthews, field representative for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, inside Campbell County’s new jail addition in Newport during an open house.
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said. Treating people for substance abuse makes sense, Elberfeld said. “We’re already incurring all those costs, so why not treat them while they are here,” Elberfeld said. Boone County Judgeexecutive Gary Moore toured Campbell County’s new jail Nov. 29 during an invitation-only tour. “We’re in the early stages of discussing how we might move in the same direction,” Moore said. Boone County’s jail needs a large open room to provide treatment counseling and education, he said. Campbell County’s new jail addition features a multipurpose room where inmates in drug treatment will be counseled. “I would like to commend Judge Pendery and the Campbell County Fiscal Court for taking the initiative,” Moore said of Campbell County’s new treatment program. Touring Kenton County’s jail and other programs across Kentucky was a starting point for Campbell County.
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until several years ago. Penque said he wants to explore bringing back the fishing derby and im-
“Kenton County is very impressive and is recognized as a national model,” Campbell County Commissioner Tom Lampe said. Kenton County has treated about 250 people for substance abuse since July 1, 2015, said Kenton County Jailer Terry Carl. Between 30 and 60 people are in Kenton County’s jail program at any one time, Carl said. Jails across Kentucky are adding substance abuse treatment programs, said Rodney Ballard, commissioner of Kentucky Department of Corrections. Adjusting to an influx of inmates addicted to drugs requires a change in thinking, he said. “We’re never going to be able to warehouse our way out of the problem,” Ballard said. Hired in May, Kristie Blanchet is Campbell County’s new jail chemical dependency program manager. Campbell County has spent less than $50,000 for Blanchet’s salary and treatment program education materials, Elberfeld said. Blanchet is the only counselor. Women from Campbell County with previous or current drug charges and no violent offenses are what Blan-
chet said she is looking for first. Prosecuting and defense attorneys are consulted to see if an inmate might be a good candidate for treatment, Blanchet said. Treatment will last for six months inside jail and then for two more years after being released. Newport-based Brighton Center will help with case management 30 days before an inmate is released. Brighton Center will help provide food, clothing, shelter and treatment and a chance to brush up on job skills and resumes, Blanchet said. Program participants will be visited and have access to a nurse from Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department and mental health counselors. Starting a treatment program is the end of a long-term project people have been asking for since 2013, Campbell County Commissioner Brian Painter said. Getting people off drugs and into jobs is the long-term goal, Painter said. “We’re trying to get them through here, educated, back on the street with help, with opiate addiction in the rear view mirror,” he said.
proving walking trails so people may walk around the lake. Cracker Barrel’s plans for creating a new restaurant did not include any proposal for the lake, Cindy Minter, director of planning and
zoning for Campbell County, said during a Nov. 16 special city Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. Plans for what to do with the lake property will have to be dealt with later, Penque said.
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Remke Markets Makes Holiday Entertaining Easy Pat Iasillo We all love to entertain and spend time with friends and family. However, there is a stress factor which actually has a name called hospitality-induced anxiety. Even though we all want to have fun and enjoy time with our guests, frankly, we can easily worry ourselves out of having a good time. There have been surveys taken which have indicated that throwing a party is as stressful as going on a job interview. Of course the stress created around the event is totally self-induced and is the result of the fear we all have about being judged. We worry about our house, our furniture, the
they understand, so relax. Now, of course, one of the biggest sources of stress and work is the food we serve our guests. You don’t want to spend time at your party working in the kitchen so whatever you do, plan on having food that is prepared ahead of time. You want a great presentation and to have everything taste fresh, and you want time-tested recipes you can count on that your guests will all enjoy. Planning and preparing this can create a lot of pressure and anxiety. During the holidays, the last things we need are more labor, planning, and execution. That is where Remke Markets comes in! We have been at this a long time, and have a lot of experience to help you plan everything from appetizers, fruit and meat trays, to soups, entrées and desserts. Yes, we
cleanliness of our home, the food, etc. The real reason to entertain is to escape from everyday stress and to have fun with our friends and family. So how do you entertain and still enjoy the entire experience at the same time? Keeping it simple and not trying to make everything perfect are two ultimate ways to make your event as stressfree as possible. Get your entertainment space clean and close the doors to the spaces where you don’t have time to give attention. Try to remember people are coming to your home to see you and reconnect, they are not there to criticize. Your guests have all been in your shoes and
can even cater your event! All you need to do is to call your local Remke’s deli departments and one of our experienced planners will help you through the entire process. If you happen to be a lucky one and don’t have to host, but rather you are going to someone else’s party, we have the perfect, special one-of-a-kind gift. Remke Markets has a selection of Hometown Favorites gift baskets, full of locally produced and locally cherished products. These will be a favorite of all who receive them. Keep us in mind during this time of the year. We are here to help, and for goodness’ sake, have Happy Holidays!
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St. Joseph students reach across the ocean As a service project to act in accord with the Catholic Church’s Year of Mercy, the students in Krista Schoulties’ and Chelsea Williams’ third-grade classes at St. Joseph, Cold Spring decided to help students and their families in a different school. The St. Julie Mission in Buseesa, Uganda, established by the Sisters of Notre Dame, is a school students of St. Joseph are familiar with because of their long-term affiliation with the Sisters of Notre Dame. Besides a preschool, elementary and an all-girls secondary school, they have established the St. Julie Farm which provides employment for local people and food for the children. The SND are now hoping to purchase water tanks for the mission and surrounding communities. The water tanks would help improve the quality of life for the people whom the SND serve. In order to help the Sisters of Notre Dame, the third-grade
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Students in Chelsea Williams and Krista Schoulties’ third-grade classes pose with one of the many trucks loaded with items donated to help the Sisters of Notre Dame, St. Julie Mission in Buseesa, Uganda.
students collected shoes, purses and backpacks (without wheels). These donated items were taken to a company that will then donate money for the purchase of the much-needed water tanks. The monetary donation will be based on the amount of items collected from a combination of different collection sites. The donated shoes, purses and backpacks will be sent to artisans and craftspeople in Uganda who will “up-cycle” them and earn an income by selling the “new” items they make. The students promoted their collection effort by creating posters and a video to educate the entire student body about the need for safe water reserves for the people of Buseesa. This project served as a benefit not only for the Sisters of Notre Dame and the St. Julie Mission, it also served to benefit the students of St. Joseph as they practice helping others in this Year of Mercy.
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THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD FRIDAY, DEC. 9 Dining Events Stonebrook Winery Sunset Cruise, 7:30-10 p.m. Boarding at 6:30 p.m., BB Riverboats, 101 Riverboat Row, Buffet dinner and music along with Stonebrook Winery’s award-winning wines. Ages 21 and up. $60. Reservations required. 261-8500; bit.ly/1T3ycZX. Newport.
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SATURDAY, DEC. 10
Exhibits Seahorses: Unbridled Fun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, 1 Aquarium Way, A new, interactive exhibit where guests can discover 10 species of seahorses, sea dragons, trumpetfish, shrimpfish and pipefish.With a head like a horse, snout like an aardvark and belly pouch like a kangaroo- seahorses are anything but ordinary. The way the exhibit is designed; guests will be completely immersed in the world of seahorses with something new to experience around every corner. $15.99$23.99; Free for children under 2. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport.
Holiday - Christmas Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, 1 Aquarium Way, Holiday decorations throughout Aquarium. Underwater Santa show alongside sharks and shark rays. Through Dec 31. Included with admission: $23, $15 ages 2-12, free under age 2. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Featuring more than one million LED lights dancing in synchronization to holiday music. Lights dance every 20 minutes. Through Jan. 2. Free. 291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport.
Music - Pop Moonbeau: November Artist In Residence, 8 a.m., The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Lounge. With Kuber. Ages 21 and up. Free. 431-2201; www.southgatehouse.com. Newport.
Music - Rock Cougar Ace, 9:30 p.m., The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Lounge. With Lost Coast, The Invisible Strings. Ages 21 and up. Free. 431-2201; www.southgatehouse.com. Newport.
Recreation St. Mary’s Friday Night Bingos, 7-10:30 p.m., St. Mary of the Assumption, 8246 E. Main St., Presented by St. Mary of the Assumption Parish. 635-9856; www.stmaryparish.com. Alexandria.
The Long Knives, 9 p.m., The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Revival Room. With The Z.G.s, Lockjaw, Dead Tuth. Ages 18 and up. $5. 431-2201; www.southgatehouse.com. Newport.
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Exhibits Seahorses: Unbridled Fun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, $15.99-$23.99; Free for children under 2. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport.
Holiday - Christmas Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, Included with admission: $23, $15 ages 2-12, free under age 2. 800-4063474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, Free. 291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport. Holiday Open House, 11 a.m. to noon, Campbell County Public Library - Fort Thomas, 1000 Highland Ave., Enjoy cookies and milk, fun and games, visit Santa. Chris Comer Trio plays holiday music and craft available for teens. Free. 572-5033; www.cc-pl.org. Fort Thomas.
Music - Benefits BJ’s Band Jam: Charity Show and Ugly Sweater Christmas Party, 6 p.m., The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Revival Room. Whitehall Bear, Yellow Cuss, Tlrb, Pheve, The Plant That Ate The South, Ryan McKenzie. Ages 21 and up. Benefits NKY Hates Heroin. $15, $10 advance. 431-2201; www.southgatehouse.com. Newport.
Music - Singer-Songwriter Violet Delancey, Jody Stapleton and Friends, 9:30 p.m., The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Free. 431-2201; www.southgatehouse.com. Newport.
On Stage - Comedy Candy and Comedy, 8 p.m., Witt’s End Candy Emporium, 305 Fairfield Ave., Comedians Adam Minnick, Ray Price and Thomas Cox perform. $5. Reservations required. 859-261-9488; wittsendcandy.com. Bellevue.
Tours Cincy Bourbon Bus: Urban Bourbon Distillery and Tasting Trail, 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., New Riff Distillery, 24 Distillery Way, Front of New Riff Distillery. Opportunity to visit and tour New Riff Distillery, Second Sight Spirits, Horse and Barrel Bour-
FRIDAY, DEC. 16 Holiday - Christmas
bon Bar, The Littlefield Bourbon Bar, Newberry Prohibition Bar and more. Ages 21 and up. $65. Reservations recommended. Presented by Cincy Brew Bus/ Cincy Bourbon Bus. Through Jan. 28. 513-258-7909; www.cincybrewbus.com. Newport.
Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, Included with admission: $23, $15 ages 2-12, free under age 2. 800-4063474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, Free. 291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport.
SUNDAY, DEC. 11 Dining Events
Christmas Stagette, 12:30 p.m., Newport Elks Lodge, 3704 Alexandria Pike, Includes brunch, bingo, games, raffles and drinks. $18. 743-5329. Cold Spring.
St. Mary’s Friday Night Bingos, 7-10:30 p.m., St. Mary of the Assumption, 635-9856; www.stmaryparish.com. Alexandria.
Exhibits Seahorses: Unbridled Fun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, $15.99-$23.99; Free for children under 2. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport.
Holiday - Christmas Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, Included with admission: $23, $15 ages 2-12, free under age 2. 800-4063474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, Free. 291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport. Singing Puppet Christmas Tree, 2-3 p.m., First Baptist Church, 5082 Four Mile Pike, Church Auditorium. Kids Clubhouse ministry made up of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders of First Baptist Church present special program with song, drama and puppets. Free. Presented by Kids Clubhouse. 250-6130; www.facebook.com/firstbaptistsilvergrove. Silver Grove.
Recreation Bingo, 6-9:30 p.m., Southgate VFW, 6 Electric Ave., Early games start at 6 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m. Free admission. Presented by VFW Post 3186. 441-9857. Southgate.
MONDAY, DEC. 12 Exhibits Seahorses: Unbridled Fun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, $15.99-$23.99; Free for children under 2. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport.
Holiday - Christmas Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Learn how Civil War soldiers celebrated Christmas, view a special exhibit of vintage ornaments and quilts, children’s activities and enjoy a visit from Santa at Civil War Christmas, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at the James A. Ramage Civil War Museum, 1402 Highland Ave., Fort Wright. Admission is free. Call 331-2499; visit www.fortwright.com.
Newport Aquarium, Included with admission: $23, $15 ages 2-12, free under age 2. 800-4063474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, Free. 291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport. Christmas Party, 4-5 p.m., Campbell County Public Library Fort Thomas, 1000 Highland Ave., Fun, games and surprises. Ages 1-5. Free. 572-5033. Fort Thomas.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13 Exhibits Seahorses: Unbridled Fun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, $15.99-$23.99; Free for children under 2. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport.
Holiday - Christmas Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, Included with admission: $23, $15 ages 2-12, free under age 2. 800-4063474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, Free. 291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport.
Seahorses: Unbridled Fun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, $15.99-$23.99; Free for children under 2. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport.
Holiday - Christmas
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Breakfast With Santa, 9:3011:30 a.m., Brio Tuscan Grille, 1 Levee Way, Breakfast hosted by Santa. Story time, arts and crafts, games and special gift for each child. $20. Reservations required. Presented by Newport on the Levee. 431-0900; bit.ly/2edGOtH. Newport.
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Holiday - Christmas
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Tuba Christmas, 3-4 p.m., Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Middle school to professional tuba and euphonium musicians perform. Registration for musicians 12:30 p.m. $10, $15 for music book (or bring own). Bring music stand, wear festive colors. Rehearsal 1-2:30 p.m. $10 participating musicians; free for spectators. Presented by National Tuba Christmas. 250-5761; www.tubachristmas.com. Newport. Cookies with Santa, 10 a.m. to noon, Cold Spring Branch Library, 3920 Alexandria Pike, Meet and take pictures with Santa Claus. Cookies, crafts, games, and music provided by Joe Wannabe. Free. Registration required. Presented by Campbell County Public Library. 781-6166; www.cc-pl.org. Cold Spring. Live Guitar with Santa, 10 a.m. to noon, Cold Spring Branch Library, 3920 Alexandria Pike, Free. Presented by Campbell County Public Library. 781-6166; www.cc-pl.org. Cold Spring. Holly Jolly Babies, 10-10:45 a.m., Campbell County Public Library - Fort Thomas, 1000 Highland Ave., Read books, sing and jingle along with holiday songs. Play reindeer games. Juice and cookies served. Ages 0-2. Free. Registration required. 572-5033; www.cc-pl.org. Fort Thomas.
Light Up Gingerbread House, 3-5 p.m., Newport Branch Library, 901 E. Sixth St., Make delicious gingerbread house that is lit from inside. Ages 12-19. Free. Presented by Campbell County Public Library Newport Branch. 572-5035; www.cc-pl.org. Newport.
Exhibits Seahorses: Unbridled Fun, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, $15.99-$23.99; Free for children under 2. 800-406-3474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, Included with admission: $23, $15 ages 2-12, free under age 2. 800-4063474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, Free. 291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport.
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Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Newport Aquarium, Included with admission: $23, $15 ages 2-12, free under age 2. 800-4063474; www.newportaquarium.com. Newport. Light Up the Levee, 6:10-11:50 p.m., Newport on the Levee, Free. 291-0550; www.newportonthelevee.com. Newport.
Recreation All-You-Can-Bowl, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Axis Alley, 1 Levee Way, $10 for unlimited bowling and shoe rental. $10. 652-7250. Newport. Rogue Fun Trivia and Game Night, 6:30-8:45 p.m., Cold Spring Branch Library, 3920 Alexandria Pike, Compete in Star Wars trivia battle for prizes.
Gingerbread House Party, 3-5 p.m., Newport Branch Library, 901 E. Sixth St., Create gingerbread masterpiece with graham crackers, icing, and some decorative candies provided by Library. Patrons encouraged to bring additional or special candies for own use. Ages 3-12. Free. Registration required. Presented by Campbell County Public Library - Newport Branch. 572-5035, ext. 18; www.ccpl.org. Newport.
Toy Collection for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, 9:30-10 a.m., St. Thomas School, 428 S. Fort Thomas Ave., Gymnasium. St. Thomas School Student Council is collecting toys to donate to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Free. 308-8082. Fort Thomas.
Bingo, 6-9:30 p.m., Southgate VFW, Free admission. 441-9857. Southgate. $2 Tuesday, 11 a.m. to midnight, Axis Alley, 1 Levee Way, $2 games and $2 shoe rental all day long. Walk-in only, cannot be reserved with this rate. 6527250. Newport. Overeaters Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas, 85 N. Grand Ave., Free. Presented by Overeaters Anonymous NKY. 496-1477; www.cincinnatioa.org. Fort Thomas.
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Star Wars themed games. Food and drinks provided. Free. Registration required. Presented by Campbell County Public Library. 781-6166; www.ccpl.org. Cold Spring.
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Music - Concerts Rev. Horton Heat, 7:30 p.m., The Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Sanctuary. With Nashville Pussy, Unknown Hinson, Lucky Tubb. Ages 18 and up. $25. 431-2201; www.southgatehouse.com. Newport.
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Heroin task force to give community update The Northern Kentucky Heroin Impact Response Task Force (HIRT) invites the public to a community update and conversation about the response to the heroin epidemic in Northern Kentucky. HIRT will share its latest accomplishments and outline next steps in coordinating a comprehensive response to combat heroin. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 12, at the St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center, 3861 Olympic Blvd., Erlanger. The program will focus on the topic areas outlined in the task force’s fouryear plan, released in 2013: » Reducing the supply of heroin; preventing drug use among youth; » increasing treatment capacity and resources for long-term recovery; » advocating for policy change; and reducing heroin’s impact on the overall health and economic well-being of the region. Speakers will include representatives from law enforcement, treatment providers, drug prevention specialists, hospitals and public health agencies.
Members of the audience will have a chance to ask questions and interact with members of HIRT to learn where Northern Kentucky is with regards to the heroin response efforts and what initiatives are coming up for 2017. “This is an opportunity for residents of Northern Kentucky to come together and be engaged in response efforts,” said James Thaxton, task force coordinator. “Since heroin use affects all of us in the community, all of us can take action to help address this no matter who we are.” Heroin Impact Response Task Force was created in 2012 by an interagency group of concerned consumers, professionals and public officials in response to a rising number of heroin overdoses. Its mission is to ensure that the people of Northern Kentucky will have access to life-saving and life-restoring resources for addiction that will reduce its impact in our communities. More than 30 individuals and organizations participate in HIRT currently, under the leadership of a coordinating council. For more information on HIRT and to view the regional heroin response plan, visit http://www.drugfreenky.org.
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Whip up Christmas ornaments in the kitchen
Cinnamon ornaments I bought a bag of cinnamon at Jungle Jim’s and it cost a lot less than buying individual containers. Buy the cheapest cinnamon for this recipe. These are not edible and keep just about forever stored in a box between layers of waxed paper or foil. So fun to make with the little ones.
The past couple of weeks brought requests for cinnamon ornaments. I’m not surprised these vintage ornaments are enjoying a comeback. Not only are they easy to make, they make your house smell amazing as they bake. The best part is they last for years and become precious heirlooms, as well. The other recipe for today is a yummy spread made with Old English Rita jar cheeses. Heikenfeld This spread brings back RITA’S KITCHEN memories of my mother-in-law, Clara, who always kept jars of Old English brand cheese spread in her pantry. Whenever anyone stopped by, Clara would fill celery sticks with the cheese, and serve those alongside a bowl of canned black olives. Simple and so tasty. Of course, being the frugal person she was, Clara would save the glass jars the cheese came in and use them as juice glasses. Now the recipe for the blue and cheddar cheese spread came from a young woman who was helping me prep a class on holiday appetizers. “It’s a staple at our house during the holidays,” she said. Makes a nice gift from the kitchen, packaged with a holiday spreader and packed into a decorative crock. Cheryl, a Loveland reader, wanted me to publish it. She lost the recipe during a kitchen remodel. “It’s not Christmas without a crock of this on the appetizer table,” she told me.
3/4 cup applesauce 1-1/2 cups cinnamon 1 tablespoon craft glue, like Elmer’s Glitter (optional) Drinking straw
Preheat oven to 275. Mix applesauce, cinnamon and glue together and sprinkle in some glitter if you want. Squeeze with your hands to make a ball. It should roll out easily with a piece of plastic wrap on top so the dough doesn’t stick to the rolling pin. If it’s too sticky, add a bit more cinnamon. If too dry, add a bit more applesauce. Roll the dough out to about 1/4” thickness. Cut out with cookie cutters. Or use holiday stamps to stamp an impression into dough. Poke a hole with the straw. Bake on foil or parchment for 10-20 minutes to dry. Or leave them overnight to air dry. Decorate with sparkly glue, puffy paint, or whatever. Mark the date on the back. Tie with ribbons to hang. For a step-bystep tutorial with photos, check out my about eating.com site.
Old English Roka blue and cheddar spread/dip Mix together well: 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 jar Old English pasteurized cheese spread 1 jar Old English Roka blue cheese spread
THANKS TO RITA HEIKENFELD
Cinnamon ornaments are created using cinnamon, applesauce and glue.
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More than 500 bales of hay raised for Gatlinburg horses HEBRON – News of the wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, had many Northern Kentucky residents asking “What can I do?” When Jessica Bloom heard about the fires, she thought about the horses. A few years ago her family’s barn in Hebron burned down. The family lost horses, saddles, harnesses and food supplies. “When we saw all the devastation in Gatlinburg we knew we should do something. It seemed like everyone pulled together for us after our barn fire. So we decided we should help the people there get back up on their feet,” Bloom said. Right now Bloom and her friend Amy Paulus are gather-
ing supplies and working with local sanctuaries in Gatlinburg. Their Facebook page is flooded with posts from across the region, some offering barn space for those who have animals and others asking where to drop off supplies. “It has been incredible to see people come together for the people in Gatlinburg. The human race is amazing sometimes. We’ve had amazing support and a lot of people have really stepped up,” Bloom said. Bloom’s stepdad, Bob Mueller, said the support has been exciting. “This tragedy is near and dear to us and Jessica feels that calling to help others out,” Mueller said.
Mueller said the attention on Facebook and from companies like Aurora Farm and Garden in Indiana has his stepdaughter working around the clock to coordinate efforts. As of Dec. 3, Bloom said they had more than 500 bales of hay, and are trying to find a space to store it before bringing the supplies down to Gatlinburg. They are also collecting sponges, halters and towels. Bloom and Paulus took down initial supplies on Dec. 3 and have another trip planned later this month, once things are more organized. “People are going above and beyond to help provide for the animals and their owners,” Bloom said.
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Jessica Bloom, left, and her friend Amy Paulus are gathering supplies and working with local sanctuaries in Gatlinburg to help provide supplies for homeless, injured and abandoned livestock.
Kentucky Choirs to perform at The Carnegie
Kentucky Choirs will perform at The Carnegie on Dec. 10.
COVINGTON – Join the holiday festivities and enjoy Kentucky Choirs at The Carnegie on Saturday, Dec. 10, at both 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. School and community choirs from across Northern Kentucky will lift up in song a joyful celebration of the season with “Happy Holidays with The Kentucky Choirs.” Participating choirs include Notre Dame Academy in Park Hills, Calvary Christian’s Sounds of Praise Touring choir from Covington, Covington Latin, University of Louisville’s Cardinal Singers and the Northern Kentucky University Carolers.
In addition to the choral concerts, festivities include a holiday market in The Galleries from 2 to 9 p.m. Local artists and crafters will display handmade items for unique holiday gifts. Children can get into the holiday spirit by creating a holiday masterpiece of their own in the craft corner. Tickets are $21, $15 for students and include a complimentary drink from the hot cocoa bar. They are available at the Carnegie Box Office at 859-9571940. The box office is open Tuesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. or online at www.thecarnegie.com. The program is part of a new
G.E.T. Together Series, a collaborative, interactive series bringing together the talents of The Carnegie’s Gallery, Education and Theatre Departments. Upcoming G.E.T. events are Team Karaoke Challenge at 7 p.m. Feb. 11, Charlie Chaplin’s “The Kid” at 7:30 p.m. March 2 and the Epic Birthday Party at 2 p.m. June 3. The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theater events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Greater Cincinnati community. More information is available at www.thecarnegie.com or by calling 859-491-2030.
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Give the gift of hope this holiday season One in six people in the Tristate are hungry, and more than 94,000 of them are children. Despite common misconceptions, the staggering numbers of our neighbors struggling with food insecurity are not isolated to one community. Hunger exists in neighborhoods across Greater Cincinnati, including the suburbs of Hamilton County to the rural areas of Kenton and Dearborn counties. People we see where we live and work are silently struggling – from a local store cashier, to a grandmother down the street, to a family in the school carpool line. With a strong heritage of community support in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, LaRosa’s Family Pizzeria is dedicated to helping our neighbors in need again this holiday season by not only providing food, but also advocating independence and self-sustenance, with the help of organizations like the Freestore Foodbank. To help our neighbors in need achieve independence and long-term success, we must first address their most basic necessities, such as food, clothing and utilities. A person with hunger pangs cannot focus and feel confident at a job interview. A mother sleeping with her child on a cold
apartment floor without utilities cannot concentrate on job training. A family living paycheck to Michael T. paycheck LaRosa cannot recovCOMMUNITY PRESS er from a GUEST COLUMNIST financial crisis created by an unexpected illness, while they’re forced to decide between paying the rent or buying coats for their children who are shivering at the bus stop. They are in survival mode, struggling to obtain basic necessities for the day ahead, worrying where the next meal will come from and how they will keep their child warm tonight. For these families struggling to make it day by day, social service agencies like the Freestore Foodbank are beacons of hope. They work to alleviate the immediate need for basic necessities by providing food, clothing and utilities assistance to struggling families in communities across Greater Cincinnati. Once these immediate needs are met, volunteers and handson community advocates work with our struggling neighbors to help them achieve independence and self-sustenance.
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Through job-training programs like Cincinnati Cooks, to money management classes, or transportation, they work tirelessly to not only meet immediate needs, but to foster hope and independence for a brighter future. This holiday season, LaRosa’s is proud to once again support the Freestore Foodbank of Cincinnati to fight hunger in our community and help teach independence and self-sustenance to our struggling neighbors. The Freestore Foodbank is one of Ohio’s largest foodbanks, distributing more than 23 million meals annually in 20 different counties throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Each of our restaurants is now selling Buddy Cards (our 2 for 1 pizza discount card) for the benefit of the Freestore Foodbank. We will donate $5 from the sale of every $10 Buddy Card directly to the Freestore Foodbank. Our contribution will help support the Freestore Foodbank’s efforts to create stability and self-reliance by providing emergency food assistance as well as connections to other essential resources. We hope you’ll join us in our efforts to surpass our 2015 contribution of $45,000 to the Freestore Foodbank. Michael T. LaRosa is chief executive officer, LaRosa’s Inc.
CH@TROOM Last week’s question: Would you feel safe riding in, or on the same road with, a “driverless” car? Would you consider buying one? Why or why not?
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I, for one, welcome our new robot cars. They will be much safer than human drivers and open up opportunities for disabled and elderly people to have better transportation. Eric Peck, Fort Thomas
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“How much more dangerous can ‘driverless’ be than the brainless, careless idiots on their phones?” Donnette Ryan Plunkett
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“As of now there aren’t many if any ‘driverless’ cars around, they have to have someone behind the wheel for emergencies so I would feel OK with it. But in the future when there are many, I would feel safe if I was in one too because they will communicate with each other.”
“This is already how Google provides its street views for Google maps. The Google cars have only been in wrecks due to mistakes made by people driving their own cars. This isn’t some crazy future technology – it’s already here and has shown that self-driving cars are safer than those driven by people.” Charli Lootens
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Cheerleading » Several schools will be in the KHSAA state championships Saturday, Dec. 10, at Alltech Arena, beginning at 9 a.m. Categories are divided by size of squad and whether the squad is all-female or coed. All of the teams listed won regional championships in recent weeks and they will advance to the state meet in their category. Boone County will be in the small division. Conner, Simon Kenton and Scott will be in the medium division. Cooper will be in the large division. Ryle and Campbell County will be in Coed-A. Dixie Heights will be in the Super Division.
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BREEN LEADS NCC IN OPENER
Boys basketball » Newport started 2-0 with wins over Dayton and Brossart. MeKell Burries averaged 16 points, Makhi McGuire and Donnie Miller 13 each.
Girls basketball » Bellevue beat St. Bernard 56-35 in its season opener. Reagan Atwood had 22 points and 10 rebounds. Courtney Schmits scored 16. » Brossart beat Lloyd 59-52. Mariah Frommeyer had 21 points and Megan Seiter 14. » Campbell County beat Cooper 78-50 Nov. 30. Mackenzie Schwarber had 26 points and Taylor Clos 21.
TMC Notes » Women’s soccer: The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced the NSCAA AllGreat Lakes Region awards Nov. 29. The Thomas More College Saints led the way with four First Team All-Region selections and one second Team All-Region Selection. The senior quintet of Megan Barton (Villa Madonna), Laura Felix (St. Henry), Erika LaRosa (Seton), Taylor Robinson (Campbell County), and Lauren Rose (Lakota West) were honored. Megan Barton posted 18 individual shutouts and combined on another as the Saints’ defense led the nation in shutouts with 19. She also posted 42 saves and had a 0.30 goal against average. Laura Felix, the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Player of the Year, tallied 17 points on six goals and five assists. She had two game-winning goals and posted a .458 shot on-goal percentage. Erika LaRosa was second on the team in scoring with 29 points on 12 goals and five assists. She had a .414 shot on-goal percentage and scored a team-high-tying five game winning goals. Taylor Robinson helped anchor the Saints’ defense, while also tallying 14 points on six goals and two assists. On the defensive side of the field she and the Saints held six opponents to no shots in the match. Lauren Rose was third on the team in scoring with 23 points on seven goals and a team-best nine assists. She had a .702 shot on-goal percentage and had two game winning goals. On. Dec. 2, Felix and Robinson both earned First Team All-American honors to add to their collection.
Pro basketball » The Kentucky Enforcers are a perfect 6-0 through Dec. 1. They play their home games at Cincinnati Christian UniverSee SHORT HOPS, Page 2B
Newport Central Catholic's Lexy Breen battles Coopers Asyah Mitchell for a rebound during their basketball game Dec. 3.
Newport Central Catholic beat Cooper 55-49 in its girls basketball season opener Dec. 3. Lexy Breen led NewCath with a career-high 25 points. NCC will host Newport Dec. 9 and play at Simon Kenton Dec. 12.
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Campbell County wrestling, seventh at state last year, returns four state qualifiers. The Camels are 10th in duals and eighth in the team rankings, just ahead of ninthranked Simon Kenton. Defending state champion Union County is top-ranked on both preseason lists. “I have a lot of respect for coach Mike Bankemper and Campbell County. It’s a topnotch, classy program. They are the benchmark. We’re chasing them,” Walton-Verona coach John Roth said. “Coach (Steve) Kaiser at Simon Kenton and coach (Don) Graven at Scott have done a tremendous job and they’re going to be tough. You can never count out Ryle, but I tell my kids that you don’t have to come from a big school to win.” “They are legit. It should be a pretty close competition with them (and Simon Kenton),”
Brady Wells, top, is one of Campbell County’s top wrestlers.
said coach Bankemper, seeking his 20th regional title in 35 seasons at Campbell County. The Camels are nine-time defending conference champions. The Camels are in a position to fend off Walton-Verona’s regional challenge with greater depth. They are led by seniors Collin Barrett, Brady Wells and Tanner Yenter, who last season won the region and captured
his first state championship at 113 pounds with a 46-5 record. Wells was regional runnerup and third at state. Also back is regional runner-up Tom Ketchen-Carter. Yenter is ranked third in Kentucky at 126 pounds on Nov. 27 Wells is first at 120, Ketchen-Carter sixth at 113 and Barrett seventh at 132. Barrett was a state qualifier. Senior Bryan Holden is 17th at 138, Bryan Howell 21st at 145
and Hunter Parnell 10th at 170. Campbell is seventh in the state meet rankings by the scoring system used there, and 11th in the dual meet rankings. Newport returns head coach Tim Mosley. Drevon Jones is ranked 17th at 145 on Nov. 27 and J.T. Daniels 17th at 285. Neither was in action Nov. 30 against Boone County and Cooper, both losses. Starters included Jahmaree Cosby, Jonathan Whitworth, Dillion Burton, Kyle Mardis, Sam Fuller, Logan Osborne, Collin Pompilio, Samuel Russell, Cody Stamper and Charles Smith. Burton, Mardis, Osborne and Russell won their matches against Boone. Whitworth won against Cooper. Burton and Osborne were 2-0. More than 40 local wrestlers garnered top-20 preseason rankings at kentuckywrestling.com. With all that talent and quality coaching, Region 6 is ranked No. 1 in the eightteam regional rankings ahead of Region 1 and Region 5.
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Senior Day at Thomas More College was bittersweet for the Kramer family. Thanks to the support and generosity of friends, family, and total strangers, the day turned out to be much more sweet than bitter. Mitchell Kramer would have walked out with his family for Senior Day on Oct. 29, the final regular season home game for the Saints football team. He died just before the start of his junior season in August 2015. To honor his memory and preserve his legacy, the Kramer family and Thomas More officially announced the establishment of the Mitchell Kramer Scholarship Fund. The Kramers presented Thomas More College with a $25,000 check; $10,000 of it was donated by BB&T, while the rest was raised by generous donors. “The last 16 months have been so incredibly hard,” said Mitchell’s mother, Kathy Kramer. “We are so happy that we got to get this scholarship in place and his legacy will go on forever.” The family held a fundraiser for the scholarship in July, which it expects to become an annual tradition. Mike Tussey, the Saints football broadcaster, wrote a book chronicling the team’s 2015 season in the wake of Mitch’s death. A portion of the proceeds from his book, “Touchdown Saints” goes to the scholarship fund. The goal is to make this an ongoing scholarship that will still be in place long after Mitch’s former teammates have graduated. The football team has made sure that incoming teammates know about Mitch’s legacy, but the scholarship will ensure that his memory continues to live on long after those who knew him have graduated and moved on. “This will allow us to be able to continue the scholarships and provide opportunity to students pursuing their college dreams,” said Kathy. “Our family still misses Mitch terribly and it’s hard to go through each day without his smiling face and great laugh, but the fact that we are able to award scholarships
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sity in Price Hill and are coached by Boone County graduate Dustin Driskell. Their top player is former University of Cincinnati standout Eric Hicks. Northern Kentucky locals include Beechwood grad Tyler Fangman from Cold Spring, Spencer
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Mitch Kramer’s family presented this $25,000 check to Thomas More College on senior day to establish a scholarship fund in his honor. His siblings, from left, Molly, Mason and Paige are holding the check, framed by his parents Kathy and Jim.
in his name at TMC makes me know that his legacy will go on. I don’t want anyone to forget him.
He really was a great, humble kid and worked hard to get what he wanted. The world would be
a lot better place if we could all be like Mitch with his dedication to always work so hard.” The $10,000 donation from BB&T was a complete surprise to the Kramer family. “BB&T’s gesture was amazing and we never expected it. It just goes to show the influence Mitch had on so many people’s lives and how highly people thought of him,” said his sister, Paige Kramer. “Through losing him, we have met so many people and heard stories from strangers we didn’t know, but Mitch did. It’s been a blessing to see how he has impacted people even though he’s gone.” The money raised at the Fly High event this summer was enough to fund another scholarship, at Campbell County High School. That will be an annual award of $1,000 to a Camels football player to attend a college of his choice. The first recipient was Noah Sell, whose coaches believe that he embod-
Holland from Cooper, Da’Markco Foster from Newport and Aaron Miller from Thomas More. Their next home games are Dec. 17 and Dec. 18 against Chicago and Steel City, respectively.
ing to pursue a nursing degree. Tolle, of Cold Spring, is the Lady ‘Breds all-time leading goal scorer (93) and all-time leader in scoring points (213). Her 34 goals this season is also a school record. Her senior year, she was MVP of the Ninth Region All “A” tournament and was named to the 36th District all-tournament team, the Ninth Region all-tournament team and was first team all-state.
Her junior year, Tolle helped lead the ‘Breds to the Kentucky state championship of the All “A” state tournament. She scored 31 goals with 11 assists for 79 points and was first team all-state East and NKAC Div. II Player of the Year. She also was 36th District MVP, 9th Region Offensive Player of the Year and MVP of the All-A Classic tournament. A National Honor Society
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The Kramer family joins the Campbell County High School Mitch Kramer Award and scholarship winner, Noah Sell, and his family.
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ies the hard work and dedication that Mitch always brought to each day. His coaches surprised him with the award at the Camels postseason football banquet. The Thomas More scholarship will be given starting in 2017 to a Campbell County graduate who meets academic requirements and has financial need. The scholarship fund forever links the Kramer family to Thomas More and helps both sides heal while remembering their brother. “My family and I have been overwhelmingly blessed by so many amazing people that are dedicated to helping Mitchell’s memory live on,” said Paige. “Senior Day was an amazing tribute to the other seniors as well as Mitch and we are so extremely grateful that Mitch got us into such an incredible community.”
student who is active in community service, Tolle plans to play soccer at the next level, but has not yet chosen a college. She also played basketball her freshman and sophomore years for the ‘Breds. Her favorite athlete is Alex Morgan and favorite entertainer is Will Ferrell. Follow James Weber on Twitter @JWeberSports
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creases the emission of greenhouse gases. And, environmental protection and occupational health and safety measures in these countries are often not as stringent as those in the United States. So this year, give some consideration to the purchase of an all-natural Christmas tree making an environmentally conscious decision. To locate real Christmas tree growers visit the websites of the Kentucky, Ohio, and/ or Indiana Christmas Tree Growers’ Association. (Or visit Kentuckyfarmsarefun.com
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Area crews gear up for snow and ice season The plow blades have been sharpened. The salt domes are full. It’s snow and ice season, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) maintenance crews are prepared and ready to battle the elements to keep Kentuckians moving this winter. At the Department of Highways District 5 office, Secretary Greg Thomas and State Highway Engineer Patty Dunaway Nov. 29 discussed the Cabinet’s upcoming snow and ice strategy, including new equipment to assist crews with their snow removal efforts. The Cabinet’s mission for snow and ice removal is to keep traffic moving in a safe manner with an emphasis on maintaining mobility along critical corridors and priority routes. “Snow and ice season is the Super Bowl of transportation,” said Thomas. “The Cabinet is committed to providing dependable service to the public, and we are prepared to respond to weather conditions that may affect travel.” With a strategy reminiscent of combat, nearly 2,000 professional “snowfighters” and support staff have been briefed and trained on how to tackle snow and ice removal. A statewide brigade of trucks and plows stands ready, and a new special teams strike force
of eight plows is stationed in Frankfort, positioned for district deployment during major winter weather events. The Cabinet will operate using snow and ice priority route maps during routine snow and ice occurrences. “We’ve sophisticated our strategy based on the unusually harsh winter hits Kentucky has seen in recent years that have impacted traffic on major roadways and interstates,” said Dunaway. “Our teams are ready to take on the snow and will work to maintain access on heavily travelled priority state routes.”
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DEATHS Charles Boling Charles Boling, 75, of Cold Spring, died Nov. 22.
John Gilliam John A. Gilliam, 77, of Fort Thomas, died Nov. 23 at Highlandspring Fort Thomas. He was a 1957 graduate of Corbin High School 1961 graduate of Cumberland College. He was a special education teacher for 27 years in Campbell County Schools, where he practiced inclusion for hundreds of students when others were simply exploring how to make it happen. His legacy of “changing lives for those who seek so little, yet need more than most from those who are blessed to be able to give” will be forever remembered. He had many friends in Corbin, Kentucky and at First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, Spare Time Grill, Walmart, Meijer, his card playing friends, former students and their families, and dear friends, Gene and Judi Gerding and family. His brother, Roy Gilliam, died previously. Interment was at Pine Hill Cemetery in Corbin. Memorials: The Point, 104 W. Pike St., Covington, KY 41011.
Kenneth Glahn Kenneth A. Glahn, 84, of Melbourne, died Nov. 28 at Highlandspring of Fort Thomas. He was a retired machinist and worked for American Tool, Siemens, and Cincinnati Gear. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and member of Campbell County VFW Post No. 3205, Oakland United Methodist Church of Melbourne, Alexandria Masonic Lodge No. 152 F&AM, and the Covington Scottish Rite. His sister, Marion Iles, died previously. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Dinn Glahn; son, Craig A. Glahn Sr.; daughter, Pamela Tester; siblings, Thelma “Teddy” Coble, Ronnie Glahn, Peggy Brandt, Mike Butler, Karen Mullen, and Danny Glahn; and
five grandchildren. Interment was at Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials: Oakland United Methodist Church, 7867 Stonehouse Road, Melbourne, KY 41059.
Betty Hamby Betty Sue Patton Hamby, 87, of Alexandria, died Nov. 20 at Coldspring Transitional Care Center in Cold Spring. She graduated from Ashland Senior High School as valedictorian and Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee, magna cum laude. She was a member of Zeta Chapter of Phi Delta Lambda honor society of Nazarene colleges. She went on to be a school teacher and taught at Bell County Schools, Spencer High School in Spencer, West Virginia, and Campbell County Schools for 35 years before retiring in 1990. She continued to substitute teach until she was 80 years old. She was a member of the Campbell County Retired Teachers Association and the Kentucky Retired Teachers Association. She was also an ordained minister and member of Carthage Church of the Nazarene in California. Her husband, Reverend John K. Hamby; and brothers, Charles Frances Patton and Dewey Martin Patton, died previously. Survivors include her daughters, Johndalyn Sue Dwyer and Jennifer Lynne Curry; sisters, Mary Evelyn McCormick and Joy Christine Franz; brother, Harold Thomas Patton; and three grandsons along with two great-granddaughters. Interment was at Mount Gilead Cemetery in Carthage, Kentucky. Memorials: Carthage Church of the Nazarene, 9535 Washington Trace Road, California, KY 41007; or Legacy House, P.O. Box 13344, Pensacola, FL 32591.
Jaxson Hoffman Jaxson Gabriel Hoffman, 5, of Alexandria, died Nov. 27. He was a sweet and loving
boy, who loved the simplicity of life. He could always be found in his rec. room, working out on his elliptical, dancing with his penguin, playing with Thomas the Train, balls, and his cozy Coop Car. Survivors include his mother, Jennifer Hoffman; sister, Brooklyn Hoffman; and grandparents, Terry and Linda Hoffman. Burial was at Alexandria Cemetery.
Alford Holbrook Alford “Al” Holbrook, 81, of Bellevue, died Nov. 22. He was retired as the owner and operator of Al’s Window Cleaning Service. He was an outdoorsman, who loved to hunt, fish, and travel. He was also an avid UK fan. His wife, Ruth Harvey Holbrook; and brothers, Arvil Holbrook and Luther Holbrook, died previously. Survivors include his daughters, Brenda Kaeff and Linda Weber; brother, Ernest Baker; half-brothers, Wade Baker and Ray Baker; sisters, Alice Holbrook and Irene Caldwell; and four grandchildren along with 10 great-grandchildren, stepsisters, and stepbrothers. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate. Memorials: Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042.
Patricia Jackson Patricia A. Chandler Jackson, 68, of Alexandria, died Nov. 24 at her home. She was a domestic engineer and small business owner. She loved making crafts and buying and selling antiques. Her sister, Barbara Ahlers; and brother, Gary Chandler, died previously. Survivors include her husband, Jess Jackson; son, Jason Jackson; mother, Nancy Ellen DeZarn Chandler; sister, Mary Simmons; brothers, Steve Chandler, Mike Chandler, and Doug Chandler; and three grandchildren. Interment was at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery in William-
stown. Memorials: Henry Hosea House, 901 York St., Newport, KY 41071; or American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Suite 550, Chicago, IL 60631.
Judy Knecht Judy Kay Knecht, 53, of Alexandria, died Nov. 27 in her home. Her father, Bobby Carter; and brother, Matthew Carter, died previously. She started working for United Dairy Farmers at age 16 and later worked as a shipping and receiving data clerk at Global Logistics and with her friend, Rhonda Nichols, providing cleaning services. She was Christian and a member of Salem Community Church. Every year at Christmas time she loved to bake cookies with her daughters and sisters and share all her goodies with friends and family. She also took pleasure in riding with her husband and friends on their Harley Davidson motorcycle. Survivors include her husband, Douglas Knecht; children, Destiny Knecht and Natasha Green; mother and stepfather, Mildred Carter Vanlandingham and Ercil “Benny” Vanlandingham; siblings, of Bernice Carter Casagrande, Bobby Carter Jr., Tony Carter, Patsy Carter, and Sara Carter; and four grandchildren. Interment was at Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Carthage.
Kenneth Knipper Kenneth R. Knipper, 82, of Melbourne, died Nov. 24 at St. Elizabeth Hospice. He was an emergency management officer for Campbell County, service technician for the A.B. Dick Co. in Cincinnati, sales representative and manager for Prentice-Hall Publishing Co., and a salesman for Pacific Mutual Life Insurance in Cincinnati. He was also a volunteer fireman for Silver Grove Volunteer Fire Department. His granddaughter, Audrey Hoover; brother, Raymond
Knipper; and sister, Elaine Rebholz, died previously. Survivors include his wife, Margaret “Peggy” Knipper of Melbourne; daughters, Mary Jo Goetz and Diane Hoover, both of Cold Spring, Catherine Bruch of West Chester, Ohio, and Sharon Neiser of Alexandria; son, Tom Knipper of Wilder; sisters, Helen Turner of Knoxville, Tennessee, Linda Kesselring of Shawnee, Kansas, and Karen Dennemann of Alexandria; and 20 grandchildren along with three great-grandchildren. Memorials: Bishop Brossart High School, 4 Grove Road, Alexandria, KY 41001; or St. Xavier High School, 600 W. North Bend Road, Cincinnati, OH 45224.
Carol Lycans Carol Venneman Lycans, 82, of Southgate, died Nov. 28 at her home. She was a retired tax examiner with the Internal Revenue Service. Her granddaughter, Sydney Lycans; and brothers, David and Don Venneman, died previously. Survivors include her son, Michael Lycans; daughters, Donna Lycans, Jenny McNaughton, and Brenda Lycans; brother, Bob Venneman; sisters, Judy Secrist and Linda Williams; and a granddaughter. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate. Memorials: To the family.
Mattie Moore Mattie Moore, 91, of Highland Heights, died Nov. 19 at Rosedale Green in Latonia. She started working at RCA in Cincinnati before retiring at Closson’s as a gift wrapper. She was a member of Highland Heights Baptist Church and the Comfort Club, which was a volunteer program that made crafts for hospice patients. Her husband, Benjamin Moore, died previously. Interment was at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Memorials: New Perceptions, 1 Sperti Drive, Edgewood, KY
Alvin Oestreicher Alvin Peter Oestreicher, 58, of Dayton, died Nov. 20. Survivors include his daughter, Chelsea Munoz; siblings, Robert Oestreicher and Terrie Oestreicher; and two grandchildren. Memorials: American Diabetes Association, 10200 Alliance Road, Suite 101, Cincinnati, OH 45242.
Betty Schwed Betty G. Schwed, 92, of Fort Thomas, died Nov. 26 at Highlandspring. She was a retired employee of the DAV in Cold Springs. Her daughter, Therese Went, died previously. Survivors include her stepchildren, Margaret Floyd, Mary Schwed, and Bill Schwed; sister, Judy Scheidler; and four grandchildren along with nine greatgrandchildren. Interment was at Alexandria Cemetery in Alexandria.
Dolores See Dolores M. Rust See, 81, of Melbourne, died Nov. 21 at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. She retired from Holy Family Home of Melbourne as the director of housekeeping. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish of Camp Springs, Camp Springs Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, and an associate of the Sisters of Divine Providence. Her brother, Adrian Rust, died previously. Survivors include her sons, Michael See, Bryan See, Douglas See, Daniel See, and Paul See; sisters, Elaine Nehus and Margaret See; brother, Harry Rust; and three grandchildren. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery in Camp Springs. Memorials: St. Joseph Church, 6833 Four Mile Road, Melbourne, KY 41059; or Sisters of the Divine Providence, 1000 St. Anne Drive, Melbourne, KY 41059; or Camp Springs Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, 6844 Four Mile Road, Camp Springs, KY 41059.
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Make country ham the star of your holiday dinner Country ham is a regional delicacy that many of us enjoy but may not know how to properly prepare. Country ham or dry cured ham is the uncooked, cured, dried, smoked or unsmoked meat from a market hog. It is prepared by the dry application of salt or by salt and one or more optional ingredients: nutritive sweeteners, spices, seasonings, flavorings or sodium or potassium nitrite. They may not be injected with curing solutions nor placed in curing solutions. Here are some tips and tricks to make country ham the star of your holiday dinner. Whole country hams may contain mold, which is a result of the curing process. Mold is normal, but it could produce mycotoxins which could cause a food-borne illness. Remove mold by washing the ham with hot water and scrubbing it with a stiff vegetable brush. A mild vinegar and water solution will help clean the ham. Note – mold should not be on vacuum-sealed slices purchased at the grocery store. » Soak the ham for 4 to 12 hours in the refrigera-
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Country Ham and Broccoli Grits 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound fresh broccoli florets ½ cup minced onion ¾ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 cloves minced garlic 4 cups 1 percent milk 1 cup uncooked quick grits 1 cup 2 percent, shredded cheddar cheese 6 ounces country ham,
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Public art in N. Ky. gets funding to expand Public artists in Northern Kentucky recently got a financial boost from Skyward and the Center for Great Neighborhoods through the myNKYNano Grant Pilot Program, which supports creative place-making projects created by local residents, students or workers that bring Northern Kentuckians together, build a sense of community, celebrate differences, and foster community pride. “By being intentional about the stories we tell through public art and the use of space, we can write a fresh chapter about Northern Kentucky and the people who call it home. The quality and range of ideas that are developing through these relatively small grants is proving that Northern Kentuckians have creative ideas and are willing to get involved. We look forward to supporting these ideas through the completion of the projects,” said Bill Scheyer, president of Skyward. This partnership expands an existing program led by The Center in the city of Covington into three additional communities that are part of Skyward’s ninecounty target area for the myNKY Plan: Dayton, Florence and Pendleton County. Winners from the myNKY Nano Grant Pilot, Round One are: » Dayton Storytime – Encouraging Dayton residents of all ages to gather to hear local stories in a series of evening events designed to increase civic pride and friendships among neighbors. » Take a Look @ Dayton, KY – A contest creating short videos about Dayton. This project will get many looking at the city differently and from new perspectives. » Rose Buddies – Beautification,
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community engagement and education project that will keep the Knockout Roses along Florence’s Mall Road blooming all season. » Little Free Libraries for PC – A rural take on the Free Little Library movement, this project will build small structures for free book exchanges at a number of locations in the county, and create signage to direct people to them. » A “Ewe-Nique Art Hop – This project will commission local artists to create artwork to be displayed in vacant storefronts in Falmouth during the highly visited Pendleton County Wool Festival. In conjunction with the unveiling of the art work, pop-up galleries will open and local musicians will play, encouraging residents and visitors to enjoy local heritage, art and culture. » Imagine This … – This project will expand existing leadership and community engagement programming to younger students through an art and essay contest throughout the school district on the topic of the future of Pendleton County. “The response to the myNKY grant opportunity is really exciting. We have witnessed the ripple effect that the Nano Grants can have by encouraging residents to get involved, share their talents with their neighbors, and positively influence their community” said Kate Greene, program manager of community development at The Center. Applications, along with complete eligibility details, can be found online at www.skywardnky.org. For more information, contact Kate Greene with The Center at 859-803-8963 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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(4) COVINGTON, KY MULTI-FAMILY PROPERTIES Will be sold via pictorial presentation from: Marriott RiverCenter, 10 West RiverCenter Blvd., Covington, KY 41011
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12 unit property contains (5) 2 bedroom/1 bath units and (6) 1 bedroom/1 bath units. Kenton County PVA denotes as PID #054-23-15-010.00. INTERIOR PREVIEW: December 7 (11AM – 12:30PM)
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6 family split brick building contains (2) 2 bedroom/1 bath units and (4) 1 bedroom/1 bath units. Kenton County PVA denotes as PID # 054-24-01-013.00. INTERIOR PREVIEW: December 7 (1:30PM – 2:30PM)
8 family consisting of (2) 2 bedroom/1 bath and (6) 1 bedroom/1 bath units. Kenton County PVA denotes as PID # 040-44-02-005.00. INTERIOR PREVIEW: December 7 (1:30PM – 2:30PM)
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Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9:30am Contents of Complete Print Shop and Detached Garage. Bring a friend we will be running 2 auction rings
Printing Equipment and Supplies - Chandler & Price Paper cutter 34 ½ in 3007, Nygren-Dahly Company Drill Press Deluxe Unit 30656, Proof Press, Little Giant ATF Letter Press, Chandler & Price 11/14 Platen Press, Chandler & Price Print Press G-S D1004, Multigraphics Multi Feeder, 2 Multilith Offset Model 1250, Baum Folder 714 Table Top Folder, Multi Press 1850, Baum Folder Model 2 PAR 18x22, NuArc Plate Maker Flip top Model FT40L, Hamilton Mfg. 20 Draw Oak Printer Cabinet, 25 Draw Oak Printer Cabinet. Draws are full of Lead Type Set that will be sold separately, Kingsley Stamping Machine Co typeset. Misc Wood Printer Draws, Metal Printer Cabinet, Antique Hand Cutters and Hammers, Abundance of Paper all sizes, Printer Ink and Chemicals, Lg Assortment of Plastic Letters, Lots of Smalls related to printing. Office Equipment – Printers, Several Oak Desk, Filing Cabinets, This is a complete print shop that was in full operation until owner passes away. Equipment & Tools – Pallet Jack, 4 Wheel Dolly, Industrial Metal Carts, Lighted Art Table, Desk Lamps/Work Lights, Paper Cutters, Metal Cabinets, Metal Shelving, Peg Board, Dock Gate, Several Dehumidifiers, Outboard Boat Motor Drives, Portable Sand Blaster, Extension Ladders, Misc. Electrical Parts, Yardman Snowbird, Tool Boxes, Electric Tree Trimmer, Shop smith Saw, 2 1/2HP Craftsman Table Saw, Craftsman Radial Arm Saw, Metal Florist Pant Holder, Small Cart, Saw Horses, Mac Cat Chain Saw, Bosch 12V Drill, Evinrude Outboard, Craftsman Sander, Bosch B2300 12v Drill, Grinders Impact Drill, Tool Bench, Hand Tools, Oil Cans, Chains, Pulleys, Hydraulic Jack, Jack Stands, Car Ramps, Metal Trunk, Ham Radio Antenna, Hand Tools, Box Lots Household Items – Upright Piano & Bench, Refrigerator, Stove, Upright Freezer, Books and more Not responsible for accidents No buyer’s premium 6% Sale tax charged. If dealer, must provide a copy of sales tax certificate Terms are cash or check with proper ID.
Kannady & Moore Auction Service LLC Morningview, KY and Williamstown, KY Auctioneers Randy Moore 859-393-5332 Steve Kannady 859-991-8494 Also check out pictures on auctionzip.com ID #1411
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DECEMBER 8, 2016 µ CC-KENTUCKY - COMMUNITY µ 3C Musical Instruction OPENING Lowest Prices In Cincinnati Great floor model discounts Living Room, Dining Rooms, Mattresses, Bunkbeds, Futons, Electric Adjustable Beds w/ memory foam mattresses. REALLY HOT MATTRESS PRICES 100’s of premium king sets Lots of floor model specials. SHOP US TODAY! First Come---First Served Lowest Prices---Highest Quality 8455 Winton Rd* Brentwood Plaza Call me, BILL, w/ your questions 513-383-2785! Mattress & Furniture Express mattressandfurniture express.com...FREE DELIVERY
SHOE REPAIR EQUIPMENT Vintage Tools & Shoes, leather, old signs, & Misc. items. 859-261-1725
2 PIANO LESSONS 49 yrs. exp.; 859-727-4264
Reasonable, No Job Too big or Too Small. Call Steve 513-491-6672
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION I BUY OLD Stereo Equipment. Recording studio gear, music instruments, etc. (513) 473-5518 $$$ PAID for LPs,CDs, CASSETTES-ROCK, BLUES, INDIE, METAL, JAZZ, ETC + VINTAGE STEREO EQUIP, DVDs & MEMORABILIA. 50 YRS COMBINED BUYING EXPERIENCE! WE CAN COME TO YOU! 513-591-0123
1930’S MONITOR TOP WORKING R EFRIGERATOR. 859-380-0330 #1 ALWAYS BUYING-Retired Vet pays top cash for antiques and vintage items. Single item or complete estate. 513-325-7206 BUYING Comic Books 1940’spresent, 1920’s - 1950’s Dectective & Pin-up Pulp Magazines, 35mm Photo Slides, 1940’s - 1970’s primarily railroad & transportation related. 513-325-4913 BUYING-RECORD ALBUMS & CDs, METAL, JAZZ, BLUES, ROCK, RAP, INDIE, R&B & REGGAE. 513-683-6985
CASH PAID for unopened unexpired Diabetic Strips. Up to $35 per 100. 513-377-7522 www.cincytestrips.com 1994 Kubota L2350DT, Farm Tractor Diesel, Manual, 398 hours, $2500. Call 865-297-4319
WANTED - All motorcycles pre-1980. Running or not, any condition. Cash paid. Call 845-389-3239 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
WAR RELICS US, German, Japanese Uniforms, Helmets, Guns, Swords, Medals Etc, Paying Top Dollar Call 513-309-1347
We Buy STAMPS! Old Letters U.S. & World 40 years in business 513-624-6800 randyschollstampcompany.com Adopt Me
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Miniature Schnauzer Pups. M & F’s, 7 wks old, Available now. 937-813-9259 Shih Tzu AKC, 2 mos, 2-F & 3-M White, Black & Brindle $500. vet checked, 859-391-5993 Siamese Kittens, Seal Point, Born 9/11/16, $195, Also: Beagle Pups - $275. shots/ wormed, 937-725-9641; Blanchester, OH Yorkies CKC, Males-$400 & Females-$500, parents are 2-8 lbs, vet checked, shots, will hold until Christmas 513-947-0996
Labrador Retriever, AKC registered, $500.00, will be 8 wks next week and ready for there forever homes. Vet checked, 1st set of shots, 2nd worming, dewclaws removed. Blk & Ylw ; M&F (859)866-1054
Concrete Work & Repair Tuckpointing Stone and Brick Roofs and Roof Repairs Additional Exterior Services Provided Gutters and Mulching Pressure Washing
Specializing in new and old replacement of driveways, patios, sidewalks, steps, retaining walls, decorative concrete work, basement and foundation leaks & driveway additions.We also offer Bobcat, Backhoe, Loader, and Dumptruck work, regrading yards & lot cleaning. • Free Estimates • Fully Insured • Over 20 Years Experience Currently Offering A+ Rating with Better 10% DISCOUNT Business Bureau OFFICE CHRIS
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Blue Italian Cane Corso, AKC (5)Male, (5)Female 513-338-9916 / 513-658-1413
Dog, Labrador Retriever, males and females, $500800, five weeks to twentytwo weeks, yellow, chocolates and fox reds , wonderful They come with their current sets of shots, wormed, vet checked, AKC limited registration paperwork and a health guarantee (513)479-0152 terrylipps@aol .com German Shepherd Pups for Christmas. AKC, shots & wormed. Reds, Black & tan, coal blk. & pure white $550-$750 cash/ MC/ Visa. 419-629-3830, 419-233-6165 Golden Retriever Puppies Ready 12/20, POP, 1 F, 3 M. In KY. $500, taking Dep. 859-496-6025
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A Pickers Paradise! All items 20% off Rare Beatles Collection from 1964! Programs, Magazines, Pictures, 45’s & LPs (some very rare). Also, 100 Elvis Elvis LPs (some rare). Old Comics- from 1960, Old Baseball cards from 1955, Pocket Knives, Some Anitque Furniture, UK Basketball Collection, 27 signed & framed pictures, Old Yearbooks & Cat Pause signed by ’78 Championship Team. Old Scrapbooks from 1945, RuppCalipari posters. Great Christmas Gifts! Call for appointment, 859-356-2887 or 859-620-2664. Independence, KY. NOW TILL CHRISTMAS!!
Bellevue Ky Estate Sale 10 Harrsion Ave Bellevue, KY 12/9 & 12/10 Fri-9-4, #’s @ 8:45; Sat-9-4 Contents of home & basement of 60 years. Ant China cabinet, Tell City dining table/2 leaves/6 chairs/hutch, oak kitchen cupboard/porcelain top/flour sifter, bookshelves, dressers, chest of drawers, sofa table, coffee & end tables, rockers, lift chair, rd kitchen table, cedar chest, old school desks, Corner wood electric fireplace, corner faux brick electric fireplace, barstools, misc. chairs & tables, ant. sideboard, treadle sewing machine, trunk, sewing machine in cabinet, sewing items, old records, old kitchen items, old Xmas, old books, old tins, Linens, Sterling, pictures, electronics, crocs, tabletop Victrola, jewelry, old purses, lg cookbook coll., car roof luggage carrier, upright freezer, vtg fridges, patio furniture, China, lots of smalls. Too much to list – I’ll priced to sell! Info and pics – hsestatesales.com or 859-468-9468. Dir - Rt. 8 - O’Fallen Ave Grandview Ave - Harrison Ave( next to water tower)
Erlanger- United Ministries Thrift Shop. Special Holiday Hours. Open every morning Dec 12th-Dec 17th. Monday-Friday 9am-12pm. Saturday 9am-1pm Daily Specials. Final Shopping of 2016. We reopen Jan 4th 525 Graves Ave, 4 blocks off Dixie.
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The Newport Millennium Housing Corporation III (NMHCIII) will be accepting sealed bids for a General Contract for the construction, including mechanical, plumbing and electrical work, of five single family homes located at W13th. Street in the City of Newport, KY. Bids are due no later than 2:00 p.m., local time, Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the offices of the NMHCIII located at 30 East 8th. St., Newport, KY 41071 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids are to be marked “9-33 W13th St. Building Project #16-08”. Contract Documents may be purchased from Phipps Reprographics - 434 Scott Blvd, Covington, KY 41011, 859-261-1851. Copies of the Contract Documents are open to public inspection and may be examined at the following offices: FW Dodge Corporation 7265 Kenwood Road Suite 200 Cincinnati, Ohio
Allied Construction Industries 3 Kovach Drive Cincinnati, Ohio
NMHCIII will conduct a pre-bid informational meeting, Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. local time at 30 East 8th St., Newport, KY 41071. Construction would begin within thirty (30) days of execution of contract.
The successful Bidder will be subject to Liquidated Damages if the Project is not completed within the Contract Time.
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A certified check or bank draft, payable to Newport Millennium Housing Corporation III, U.S. Government Bonds, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the Bidder and acceptable sureties in amount equal to five (5) percent of the bid shall be submitted with each bid. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for the satisfactory Performance and Payment bond in an amount equal to one hundred (100) percent of the contract price. All Bidders shall include with their bid a statement from an acceptable surety that if their bid is accepted the surety will furnish to the Bidder the required performance and payment bond or bonds required by the contract documents. No bidder may withdraw their bid within 60 days after the actual date of opening thereof.
1966 Chevrolet Corvette C2 StingRay, 4 speed coupe, 327/300HP, silver pearl/black interior, $18000, email@example.com 513-909-8058
CADILLAC 1998 SEDAN DEVILLE d’Elegance, gold edt, Power, Garage kept, new tires, exc. cond 50K mi., Same as new! Call 859-5256363 Chrysler 2007 PT Cruiser 1 owner, all records, 60K mi, like new, $4,900 859-630-2560 Mercedes ’96 Benz E320 new tires, runs good, have service records, $2,450 Firm; 859-331-0059
Mercury 2008 Grand Marquis Real beauty, A1 Maintained, new tires. $6,700. 859-869-0192 Toyota 2004 Camry LE, 4 door, Blue, Clean, well maintained, 2.4L, 1 owner, 137K mi., $5300; 859-3415560
JEEP 2004 Grand Cherokee Laredo, 4x4, Low miles, 6 cyl, gar. kept, exc. cond Call 859-525-6363
SECTION 00 11 00 – INVITATION TO BID LEGAL NOTICE
Project is to be completed within two hundred forty (240) consecutive calendar days after the date of the Notice to Proceed.
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The NMHCIII reserves the right to waive any informality, irregularity, or defect in any proposal, and to reject any/or all proposals should it be deemed in the best interest of NMHCIII to do so. It is the intent of NMHCIII to award a contract to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. NMHCIII is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract. These include Section 3, Segregated Facility, Section 109 and E.O 11246. Further, title VI Minority bidders are encouraged to bid. 501,CAM,Dec1,8,15,22,’16#1755740 PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF FORT THOMAS, KY Application has been received from WBA, LLC1 dba Raneiro’s, 90 Alexandria Pike Suite #13, Fort Thomas, Kentucky 41075, for a NQ-4 Retail Malt Beverage Drink License. The application is on file in the office of the City Purchasing Agent and will be finally considered at a Public Hearing which will be conducted on December 19, 2016, at 4:30 p.m., at the Fort Thomas City Building Council Chambers, Jennifer Machesney, ABC Administrator, presiding. Any person having good cause or reason to object to the granting of these licenses may appear before the ABC Administrator and be heard or may submit written comments prior to the meeting. Signed: Jennifer L. Machesney, ABC Administrator CAM,Dec8,’16#1777835
PUBLIC NOTICE The Campbell County Schools’ Local Planning Committee will conduct a PUBLIC FORUM on December 14, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Alexandria Educational Center. Alexandria Educational Center 51 Orchard Lane Alexandria, KY 41001 This meeting is an informal gathering to encourage local participation through community suggestions relative to future utilization of existing school facilities and construction of new school centers. These community suggestions or recommendations will be closely monitored by the Local Planning Committee in the development of a proposed District Facility Plan for the Campbell County Schools. 501CA,,Dec8,’16#1775078 PUBLIC NOTICE
Public Notice The next Campbell County Extension District Board meeting will be December 15, 2016, 5:30 p.m. at the Campbell County Extension Service, 3500 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights, Kentucky. The Campbell County Extension District Board meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. CAM,Dec8,’16#1770620
Notice is hereby given that Zach Phirman has filed an application with the Energy and Environment Department to build a bridge spanning Willow Brank creek. Property is located between 7742-7864 Stonehouse Road, approximately .3 miles from the intersection of Stonehouse and Nelson roads. Any objections concerning this application should be directed to Kentucky Division of Water, Surface Water Permit Branch, Flood Plain Management Section at (502) 564-3410, located at 300 Sower Blvd. Frankfort, KY 40601. 501CAM,Dec8,15,22,’16#1777507
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