Wednesday, October 20, 2004

N. Ky. news briefs

Builder rethinks zoning request

RICHWOOD - A developer who wants to build a subdivision off Chambers Road and

Decker Lane near Richwood has withdrawn the application for a zone change. The Boone

County Planning Commission was scheduled to vote on the plan tonight. Mike Kegley, vice president of Builder of Lifelong Dreams, the developer, said the owner and company will re-evaluate the subdivision's design and submit a new application in a few months.

Child car seats to be inspected

FLORENCE - Find out from police and fire departments if you are using your child's car seat correctly from 1-3 p.m. Friday at Florence Fire Department Station 3 on Weaver Road near U.S. 42. The free safety check is being sponsored by the Florence Police and Fire departments, Kenton County police, Fort Mitchell Fire Department, Ludlow police, Elsmere police, Independence police, the Governor's Highway Safety Office and Kentucky Safe Kids Coalition.

Sunday liquor sales approved

FORT MITCHELL - This Kenton County suburb has become the fourth Kentucky city to allow Sunday packaged liquor sales, according to the Distilled Spirits Council. Fort Mitchell City Council approved the change Monday, allowing sales of packaged distilled spirits, wine and beer after 11 a.m. on Sundays. Bellevue, Independence and Crescent Springs have passed similar ordinances.

Walnut Street back in service

DAYTON - Walnut Street has reopened after years of hillside erosion caused a 100-foot break in the road. Gov. Ernie Fletcher cut a ribbon at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday to signify completion of repairs.

Ohio Poll shows race tightening once again
Thousands of new-voter cards in Ohio undeliverable
Cheney too busy chatting to try Cincinnati chili
'The Hug' becomes a TV ad for Bush
Complaint to be filed on Issue 3 signs
Bunning fails to show up for his debate vs. Mongiardo
Mongiardo campaign gets cash infusion
Fletcher stumps to boost Hayden
State vigilant on vote fraud

Teachers call off walkout
Deluge for a day: Only 11 have been wetter here
Mason senior wrestler dies in two-vehicle wreck on I-75
ABC-TV anchor turns camera on Cincinnati

Black journalists' group honors veterans and students
Mother, son killed in crash of van, semi
People line up for flu shots
Former judge sentenced to 10 days on sex charge
Dad captured in Ohio after Amber alert
At moment of capture, robber showed pride
Local news briefs
Wildlife group: Cut mercury emissions
Neighbors news briefs
Gunman killed in standoff with cops
Bengals QB wins hearts of pupils
Public safety briefs
Soldier brings Iraq war back home
He remembers the 'ups' and forgets the 'downs'
Higher Ed on way to Warren
Message to senator: Road help needed

St. William lab dedicated today

Emma H. Kohl, 93, aviation pioneer

Dodgeball grows up
Lawmakers pass Ky. health plan
Government finally has a home of its own
Ruling rejects UK police report policy
N. Ky. news briefs
Runaway used tires land in Boone creek
Bellevue condos to merit name