Sunday, July 09, 2000


CovCath senior wins art award

        COVINGTONMitchell Sipus, a senior at Covington Catholic High School, has won a $1,000 Docent Award from the Taft Museum of Art.

        He was chosen because of the quality of his artwork, his record of community service through his work as a volunteer at St. Charles Nursing Home, his work tutoring fellow students and his leadership roles in clothing and food drives at the school and in the school's art club.

Preservationists issue awards
        NEWPORT — Newport's Historic Preservation Office recently announced its excellence in preservation award winners for 2000. They are:

        A public/private collaborative committed to the preservation of the L&N Bridge, including State Rep. Jim Callahan (D-Wilder); Gary Bricking, chair of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Consensus Committee; and Wally Pagan, director of Southbank Partners.

        831 Monmouth Street, owned by Stanley Statman.

        110 East 7th Street, owned by Jim Peluso.

        • 841 Washington AVenue, owned by Roger and Donna Weddle.

        • 635 Overton Street, owned by Rick and Marja Sims.

Students win honors for creative writing
        HIGHLAND HEIGHTS — Winners have been announced in the Northern Kentucky Area High School Creative Writing Contest 2000.

        Four judges evaluated 180 entries this year submitted by students throughout the Northern Kentucky area.

        First-prize winners received $60; second place, $35; and third place, $20.

        • Poetry

        First: Michael R. Byrd, Holmes High School. Second: Madeleine Dwertman, Holmes. Third: Dawn Mullikin, Holmes.

        • Fiction

        First: Danielle Rash, Lloyd Memorial High School. Second: Thomas Curran, Holmes. Third: Krista Callahan, Notre Dame High School.

        • Essay

        First: Kristy Warner, Highlands High School. Second: Michael R. Byrd, Holmes. Third: Madeleine Dwertman, Holmes.

Dixie Heights grad joins theater circuit
        VILLA HILLSNicole Perrone, a graduate of Dixie Heights High School and Northern Kentucky University, has joined the summer stock circuit in Burlington, Vt.

        She has been chosen to play the role of Iris in the world premiere of the comedy Cirque de Souffle at St. Michael's Playhouse.

        She is the daughter of Dixie Roebker of Villa Hills and Robert Perrone of Florence.

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Statewide  National Guard prepare for Bosnia The Associated Press
        GREENVILLE, Ky. — Members of an Army National Guard unit based in Louisville have begun gathering to train for possible deployment to Bosnia as part of NATO operations.

        The 167-member 223rd Military Police Company recently received notice that its regular summer training would focus on Bosnian operations, said Lt. Col. Phil Miller, public affairs officer for the Kentucky National Guard.

        The unit is tentatively scheduled for duty in Bosnia, known as Operation Joint Forge, between April and September of next year.


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