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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Improvements to the Historic Kenton County Courthouse

Scaffolding and construction at the Historic Kenton County Courthouse

The Historic Kenton County Courthouse in Independence has been undergoing major changes to improve services and safety for citizens and employees.

Adjacent to the Courthouse, a former firehouse served as the offices for the Kenton County Buildings & Gr...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Kenton County Pioneer Award: Call for 2020 Nominations

Mary Hulefeld and Rick Hulefeld hold their Pioneer Award plaques.

Each year the Kenton County Pioneer Award recognizes four living residents of Kenton County who have a record of outstanding service to the community and exemplify the highest standards of personal integrity. The Pioneer Award honors those who demonstrate...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Filing and Payment of Net Profit / Gross Receipts Business Returns Extended to July 15, 2020

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As a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Kenton County Fiscal Court and partnering cities have extended both the filing and payment of the Net Profit / Gross Receipts Business Returns that were originally due on April 15, 2020.  Th...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Fox Run Property: Now Open for Passive Recreation

The Fox Run golf course property at the Golf Courses of Kenton County is now open for passive recreation. The property will remain recreational and is not on the market for future development. Visitors are welcome on the property from dawn to dusk and are...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Updated Hours & Agency Services for Kenton County Government Center and Independence Courthouse

This page will be updated with service changes. Last update: 07/13/2020 

Updated hours for agencies and services at the Kenton County Government Center (1840 Simon Kenton Way, Covington) and  Independence Courthouse (5272 Madison Pike, In...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

1,388 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; 5 New COVID-19 Related Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 28 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,388 total cases.

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

1,360 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 11 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,360 total cases.

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

1,349 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 9 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,349 total cases.

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

1,340 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Caring for Someone with COVID-19

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 8, 3 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,340 total cases.

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

1,317 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, 19 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,317 total cases.

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

1,298 Total Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 13 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,298 total cases.

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

1,285 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Two New COVID-19 Related Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 9 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,285 total cases .

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

1,276 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 8 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,276 total cases.

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

1,268 Total COVID-19 Cases; 67 Total COVID-19 Related Deaths in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 1, 11 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,268 total cases.

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

1,219 COVID-19 Cases in Northern Kentucky; Fitness Centers Reopen June 1

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 29, 36 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,219 total cases.

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

1,183 COVID-19 Cases in Northern Kentucky; Movie Theaters Reopening June 1

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, 19 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,183 total cases.

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

1,164 COVID-19 Cases; COVID-19 Testing in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 14 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,164 total cases.

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

1,150 COVID-19 Cases in Northern Kentucky; Cosmetology Businesses Reopen

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 1,150 total cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky.

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

1,065 COVID-19 Cases in Northern Kentucky; Don’t Invite COVID-19 to Your Barbecue

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, 31 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,065 total cases.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

1,034 COVID-19 Cases in Northern Kentucky; Dining Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 35 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,034 total cases.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

999 COVID-19 Cases in Northern Kentucky; Take Precautions as Retail Reopens

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 32 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 999 total cases.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

967 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; COVID-19 Testing in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 15 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 967 total cases.

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

952 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; COVID-19 is Still Here

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, 20 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 952 total cases.

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Kenton County Animal Services Extends Pet Licenses

Kenton County Animal Services (KCAS) has extended the 2020 pet licenses renewal to January of 2021 and changed the annual renewal period to February of each year

If you currently have a pet license, keep the tags that you already have. All dogs and cats in...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

877 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Younger People Get Sick from COVID-19 Too

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, 43 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 877 total cases.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

834 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; 51 Total Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 27 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 834 total cases.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

807 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 27 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 807 total cases.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

780 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Children and COVID-19

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 35 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 780 total cases.

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Moening Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced by Circuit Court

On Wednesday, April 29th, Kenton County Circuit Court Judge Hon. Gregory M. Bartlett sentenced former Kenton County Golf Course General Manager Dan Moening to five years of probation on Moening’s plea of guilty to theft while working at the Kent...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

745 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Do Your Part as Businesses Reopen

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 11, 15 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 745 total cases.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

730 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 10, 14 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 730 total cases.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

716 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; COVID-19 Testing Locations

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 16 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 716 total cases.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

700 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Keeping our Mothers Safe

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, 29 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 700 total cases.

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

671 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; St. Elizabeth COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 25 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 671 total cases.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

585 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 16 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 585 total cases.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

569 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Symptoms of COVID-19

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 22 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 569 total cases.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

547 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Preventing COVID-19 in Essential Businesses

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, 42 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 547 total cases.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

505 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Be Prepared When Businesses Reopen

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 25 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 505 total cases.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

480 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Guidance for Businesses

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 32 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 480 total cases.

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

448 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Continue to Avoid Unnecessary Trips

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 28 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 448 total cases.

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

401 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Considerations for Reopening

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 14 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 401 total cases.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

306 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; 4 New COVID-19 Related Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 20 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 306 total cases.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

208 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; What is Contact Tracing?

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 208 total cases.

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

168 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Social Distancing Works

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, 13 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 168 total cases.

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Kenton County Government Center

Welcome to 1840 Simon Kenton Way, the former site of the Bavarian Brewery, and your new home for the Kenton County Government Center!

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Posted on: August 25, 2019

Comments from Southern Kenton County Open House Now Available

Over the past two years, staff has been working with numerous jurisdictions throughout Kenton County to update Direction 2030’s recommended land use. The project is now working to review recommended land use for Unincorporated Kenton County.

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Posted on: August 25, 2019

Report a Sewer Emergency

Sewer emergencies may include issues such as backups, overland flooding, overflows and collapsed infrastructure. It’s important for customers to report all sewer emergencies to SD1 as soon as possible, so SD1 can investigate the cause.

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