newsandevents

News & Events

HB 55 Training

Campbell County Planning & Zoning Department will be hosting Cincinnati Bell for a presentation on new wireless small cell communication devices. This presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

 

When: March 23, 2016
Where: Campbell County Administration Building
1st Floor - Fiscal Court Chambers
1098 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM

 

For more Information click here to see the flyer

Upcoming Republican Caucus and Democratic/Republican Primaries

The 2016 Kentucky Republican presidential caucus will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Republican voters may go to the county caucus location anytime between 10am and 4pm to vote for a Republican nominee for president by secret ballot. The Campbell County caucus location will be Campbell County High School, located at 909 Camel Crossing Way, Alexandria, KY 41001.

The caucus is being organized and run by the Republican Party of Kentucky, not the County Clerk. Therefore, please visit http://www.RPK.org/caucus. if you have questions or need additional information. You can also call the caucus hotline at (502) 607-8970.

The 2016 Kentucky Democratic and Republican primaries will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Voting will take place at this time for all primary elections except the Republican presidential race. Voting will take place at the normal voting precincts. Please visit http://kentucky.state-election.info/ for additional information.


Weather Spotter Training - UPDATE

NEWS RELEASE

Campbell County Office of Emergency Management
P.O. Box153 Alexandria, KY 41001

For more information, contact:
William R. Turner, Director
859-547-3150

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Weather Spotters Training

Alexandria, KY - Would you like a FREE Weather Radio? The Campbell County Office of Emergency Management will be giving the first 100 people to register for the March 22nd Weather Spotters Class a FREE Midland Portable Weather Radio.

The National Weather Service, in collaboration with Campbell County Office of Emergency Management, will be offering the Weather Spotter Class, Tuesday night March 22nd, 2016. The free, two-hour class will be held at the Campbell County Fire Training Center, 10 Fire Training Center Drive, Highland Heights KY and will be from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM.

Weather Spotters work with the National Weather Service to report storms and other weather events they see. "When you become a spotter, you're helping your local community stay safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service," said William Ray Turner, Campbell County Emergency Management director. "And you can provide information in all types of weather hazards."

"The class covers basic information including the different types of severe storms, how they develop, what they look like, what the different cloud formations look like. It's not going to make you a TV Weatherman by any stretch of the imagination, nor is it meant to be," said Turner.

What the class does do is give you the opportunity to be more informed about what is happening out there in your community or wherever you may be.

"You may be coaching a playing golf or just working outdoors. And if you see changing weather, then you can alert other people and report it to the Weather Service," Turner said. That gives the weather service and the local emergency management agency the quick info they need to activate weather sirens, send out weather radio alerts, or take other action.

"The more eyes and ears we have out there that can report information to the National Weather Service, the better off we all are. By combining information from weather spotters with satellite and radar information, the weather service is "able to issue more timely and accurate warnings", Brandon Peloquin with the National Weather Service said. Peloquin continued, "Of course, taking the class doesn't obligate you to be a storm spotter. Anybody is eligible to attend the training. If people have any interest at all, they are welcome."

The class will also cover basic severe weather safety and weather radios.

If you're interested in attending the class, you may register at: https://goo.gl/v3iLBc.

Weather Spotter Training

NEWS RELEASE
Campbell County Office of Emergency Management P.O. Box
153 Alexandria, KY 41001


For more information, contact: William R. Turner, Director 859-547-3150

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Weather Spotters Training

Alexandria, KY — Do you like to watch the storms roll in? Would you like to know the difference in a thunderstorm cloud, a hail storm cloud and a burgeoning tornado?

The National Weather Service, in collaboration with Campbell County Office of Emergency Management, will be offering a Weather Spotter Class, Tuesday night March 22nd, 2016.

The free, two-hour class will be held at the Campbell County Fire Training Center, 10 Fire Training Center Drive, Highland Heights KY and will be from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM.

Weather Spotters work with the National Weather Service to report storms and other weather events they see. "When you become a spotter, you're helping your local community stay safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service," said William Ray Turner, Campbell County Emergency Management director. "And you can provide information in all types of weather hazards."

“The class covers basic information including the different types of severe storms, how they develop, what they look like, what the different cloud formations look like. It's not going to make you a TV Weatherman by any stretch of the imagination, nor is it meant to be," said Turner.

What the class does do is give you the opportunity to be more informed about what is happening out there in your community or wherever you may be.

"You may be coaching a playing golf or just working outdoors. And if you see changing weather, then you can alert other people and report it to the Weather Service," Turner said. That gives the weather service and the local emergency management agency the quick info they need to activate weather sirens, send out weather radio alerts, or take other action.

"The more eyes and ears we have out there that can report information to the National Weather Service, the better off we all are. By combining information from weather spotters with satellite and radar information, the weather service is "able to issue more timely and accurate warnings", Brandon Peloquin with the National Weather Service said. Peloquin continued, “Of course, taking the class doesn't obligate you to be a storm spotter. Anybody is eligible to attend the training. If people have any interest at all, they are welcome.”

The class will also cover basic severe weather safety and weather radios.

If you're interested in attending the class, you may register at: https://goo.gl/v3iLBc

Second phase of KY-9 expansion in Newport begins construction

Drivers passing through and residents of Newport are starting to see construction work beginning on the northern component of the KY-9/AA Highway expansion project in the city. According to KYTC District 6, this is an $8.7 million project that will improve and enhance regional connectivity. Campbell County Fiscal Court also anticipates this project will attract additional investment and increase economic activity in Newport's west side.

The full KY-9 project is split into three phases, and phase one-the new alignment between 12th and 9th Streets-is still in progress and is expected to be completed this fall. Now phase two will reconstruct traffic from 5th Street to the Taylor Southgate Bridge and includes two roundabouts by the 4th Street Bridge, as well as the Taylor Southgate Bridge. Phase three will tie these first two pieces together and is expected to begin construction in 2017.

For up-to-date info on lane closures, traffic realignment during construction, and how this work will impact several major events, visit http://transportation.ky.gov/district-6/pages/default.aspx or follow District 6 on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KYTC.District6. Campbell County will also work to share information with our website and social media visitors as warranted.

Share Our Content

 
 
 

Latest Events

Wed Sep 20 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
Fiscal Court Meeting
Wed Oct 04 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Fiscal Court Meeting

Latest News

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Fall 2017 Animal Shelter events

Fri, 15 Sep 2017

Two fundraisers are planned this fall for you to support the Animal Shelter!

Read more

Brighton Properties and the Diocese of C…

Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Brighton Properties and the Diocese of Covington Request for zoning verification details are available at http://www.campbellcountyky.org/index.php/home/services/planning-a-zoning

Read more

Senior Picnic is September 21

Thu, 10 Aug 2017

The Campbell County Senior Picnic is celebrating Fifty Golden Years this fall!

Read more

Citizens' Academy to launch this fall

Wed, 09 Aug 2017

Campbell County is excited to announce we are launching a Citizens' Academy program this fall!

Read more

Info on waste tire collection event

Thu, 20 Jul 2017

A free waste tire collection event will be held for residents on August 10, 11, and 12.

Read more

Festival on the Lake is August 12

Tue, 18 Jul 2017

The 2017 Festival on the Lake event is Saturday, August 12.

Read more

Sun Valley Music Festival is July 8

Thu, 29 Jun 2017

This year's Sun Valley Music Festival will be Saturday, July 8, 2017, at A.J. Jolly Park.

Read more

Info on 2017 Brent Spence Bridge project

Mon, 19 Jun 2017

Routine maintenance to impact entire region this summer

Read more

New P&Z software deployed

Mon, 19 Jun 2017

SmartGov system to assist staff in managing back end processes more efficiently

Read more

Notice of Public Hearing

Thu, 08 Jun 2017

To all interested citizens of Campbell County, Kentucky:

Read more

P&Z announces software upgrades

Wed, 17 May 2017

The Campbell County Planning & Zoning Department will upgrade its software from June 5-16.

Read more

2017 Country Fest is set for June 17

Wed, 10 May 2017

The 2017 Country Fest Music Festival is set for June 17 at A.J. Jolly Park!

Read more

Easter Eggstravaganza is April 15

Mon, 03 Apr 2017

Campbell County's first-ever Easter Eggstravaganza will be Saturday, April 15.

Read more

Shred Day is April 29

Fri, 24 Mar 2017

Campbell County Shred Day 2017 is set for April 29!

Read more

Campbell County Fiscal Court
Executive Offices

1098 Monmouth Street
P.O. Box 72340
Newport, KY 41072-0340

Kentucky.gov