Thursday, October 16, 2003

Kentucky News Briefs



Aquarium's cocktail promotion returns

NEWPORT - Cocktails With A Splash, the popular summer promotion that gives Newport Aquarium guests one cocktail and admission to the aquarium for $10, is back for Tall Stacks.

Cocktails With A Splash will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Cocktails also includes dive shows in the Cinergy Theater at 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Experienced divers communicate with the audience using a special microphone device. Spectators can watch as they interact with three different kinds of sharks, schools of fish and Loggerhead turtles.

Tall Stacks pin holders receive $3 off general admission.

Senior Expo features flu shots, screenings

CRESTVIEW HILLS - Northern Kentucky Senior Expo will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Crestview Hills Mall.

The ninth annual expo will feature health screenings, free flu shots with Medicare B card, the Pete Wagner Orchestra, a magician, door prizes, Ricky Nye and the Mud Bugs, and giveaways.

For information, contact the Northern Kentucky Area Development District at (859) 283-1885.

Nuxhall, Betty White to get senior awards

Broadcaster Joe Nuxhall and actress Betty White will be honored at Senior Services of Northern Kentucky's Legends & Legacies event on Nov. 7.

Nick Clooney will serve as master of ceremonies for the program at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Cincinnati.

Nuxhall and White will receive the Leon Boothe Award for Leadership and Altruism. The award began to honor Dr. Leon Boothe, president emeritus of Northern Kentucky University, and outstanding community leaders.

Dollmakers hosting sixth show and sale

NEWPORT - The River City Dollmakers will host their sixth annual Contemporary Art Doll Show and Sale on Nov. 8 and 9 at the York Street Cafe third floor gallery.

The show will be from 1 to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 and from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9. The Contemporary Art Doll Show and Sale showcases local artists.




TALL STACKS
Photo gallery of Day 1
Water taxi is scenic route to Tall Stacks
Bell magicians do it again
Copter takes the high tour
Latin flavor spices up the night
Of white gloves and shady characters
Music doesn't end when festival closes
Underground Railroad alive at Sawyer Town
Admission a bargain, but extras do add up
Running low on cash stack at Tall Stacks? Check deals
McCoury Band bluegrass masters
Daily schedule
What you can do, see elsewhere around town
Tall Stacks gives push to ailing hotel business
Party Scene
Volunteer's journey to past

TOP STORIES
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IN THE TRISTATE
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Ex-Elder principal Kuhn charged in Montgomery Co.
Diverse group to guide UC future
Regional Report

ENQUIRER COLUMNISTS
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BUTLER, WARREN, CLERMONT
Passenger guilty in crash that killed four teens
Township rejected in appeal on firing
Blackwell enters Warren Co. fray
School board, council candidates see critical growth, funding issues
Hamilton now owns hospital property
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Culverts blamed in sudden floods
Trustees move on storage policy

OBITUARIES
F. Begnoche took pride in construction
Lloyd Ryan, 80, drove city buses for 44 years
Breathitt recalled as bold governor
Kentucky obituaries

OHIO
Ballot language OK'd for tax increase repeal
Toledo Zoo sends one of two elephants packing
Senate: Let voters decide on video slot machines
Museum to chronicle history of funerals
Community joins to help reap late farmer's 90 acres
Ohio Moments

KENTUCKY
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Kentucky News Briefs