Fort Thomas hires Bailey as fire chief
FORT THOMAS - Mark Bailey has been selected Fort Thomas fire chief.
Bailey, a captain with the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Fire Department, will assume his new duties Nov. 1. He was selected from 43 applicants and replaces Dave Edmondson, who is retiring.
Bailey earned an undergraduate degree from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green and a graduate degree from the University of Cincinnati.
He is a certified paramedic in Kentucky.
Home program gets $20,000 grant
FLORENCE - A Boone County program to increase home ownership has received a $20,000 grant from the Kentucky Housing Corp.
The grant is part of $1,448,838 given out statewide to help build or rehabilitate 236 homes and 13 home-ownership projects.
Home Properties of Boone County, a nonprofit organization, will use the money for a homeownership program in Florence.
Fort Wright man dies after running off road
BURLINGTON - A Northern Kentucky man was killed in a single vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on River Road (Ky. 8).
Thomas Vogt, 36, of Fort Wright, was traveling east on River Road when the 2000 Chevrolet van he was driving went off the right side of the 6000 block, down an embankment, and struck a tree.
B&W Supply of Florence owned the van.
The Boone County Sheriff's Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the wreck.
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