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Posted on: August 11, 2022

2022 Pioneer Award Honoree Steve Hensley

Steve Hensley with members of the Fiscal Court.

Kenton County recognized 2022 Pioneer Award honoree Steve Hensley for his contributions to the community.

Steve Hensley, Director of Kenton County Homeland Security & Emergency Management (KCHSEM), has contributed immeasurably to fostering a culture of...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Kenton County Animal Services Closed August 24

Kenton County Animal Services Building

Kenton County Animal Services will be closed to the public on Wednesday, August 24, for staff training. 

“This will give us an opportunity to have dedicated time for in-depth, hands-on training in regards to animal handling, restraint, u...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Kenton County Public Works Fall Clean-Up

Public Works employee operates heavy machinery at Fall Clean-Up

Kenton County Public Works is hosting its annual Fall Clean-Up on September 30th and October 1st  (Friday & Saturday) from 8 AM to 6 PM daily at their facility located at 420 Independence Station Road, Independence, KY, 41051. 

The Cl...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Kenton County Public Works Receives Rubberized Asphalt Grant

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Kenton County Public Works has received a $155,116 Rubberized Asphalt Grant from the Kentucky Division of Waste Management for Staffordsburg Road from Visalia Road to Martin Road.

Rubber-modified asphalt involves amending standard asphalt with crumb rubber...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

2022 Pioneer Award Honoree Alecia Webb-Edgington

Alecia Webb Edgington

Kenton County recognized 2022 Pioneer Award honoree Alecia Webb-Edgington for her contributions to the community.

Alecia Webb-Edgington is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of Life Learning Center, Inc. Through her leadership, the Life Lear...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Kenton County High Speed Broadband Expansion Continues

altafiber update Q2 2022 map.

In the summer of 2021, Kenton County negotiated an agreement with Altafiber (previously Cincinnati Bell) to assure construction of high-speed fiber-to-the-premise broadband network to every home in the County by August 2023.

As of July 2022, fiber-to-premi...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Kenton County Senior Fall Harvest

Attendants from the Kenton County Fall Harvest in 2021.

Kenton County Fiscal Court is hosting its annual Senior Citizen’s Fall Harvest for Kenton County residents on Thursday, September 29th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.  

The picnic will be held at the Kenton County Fairgrounds (2836 Ha...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

2022 Pioneer Award Honoree Larry Maxey

Larry Maxey poses with members of the Fiscal Court.

Kenton County Fiscal Court recognized 2022 Pioneer Award honoree Larry Maxey for his outstanding community service.

Larry Maxey is a voice for rural Kenton County and the region at large on issues ranging from education to infrastructure. He worked closely...

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