Tuesday, July 23, 2002

Fund-raisers, endorsement part of summer campaign

Kentucky political notes

By The Cincinnati Enquirer

Kenton Co. Dems' picnic this Saturday

        The Kenton County Democratic Club will hold its annual summer picnic Saturday 1 to 7 p.m. at Banklick Woods Park in Independence

        Cost is $20 a person, $15 for members of the Young Dems, $120 to sponsor a table of eight. For more information, call (859) 292-8883 or (859) 750-8833.

Covington firefighters back Patrick Hughes

        Kenton County Democratic judge-executive candidate Patrick Hughes has been endorsed by the Covington Firefighters Local 38 labor union.

        “We think Patrick Hughes will make an excellent judge-executive,” Capt. Buddy Wheatley, secretary/treasurer of the Local 38, said in a statement.

        Mr. Hughes, a Fort Wright lawyer, is challenging incumbent Kenton County Judge-executive Dick Murgatroyd, a Villa Hills Republican, in the November election.

Hoffman fund-raiser planned for riverboat

        Kenton County Magistrate Steve Hoffman will hold a campaign fund-raiser Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on a B&B Riverboat at the foot of Madison Avenue in Covington. The suggested contribution is $50.

        For more information, call (859) 292-8883.

        Submit an item for political notes by e-mail, pcrowley@enquirer.com; or fax (859) 578-5565; or mail, Kentucky Enquirer, 226 Grandview Drive, Fort Mitchell, KY., 41017.


Manager: Let process work
Farmers pray for rain
Apartment fire sends 2 to hospitals
Flight path gets heavy use
Judge to rule if CAA suit valid
Obituary: George S. Kraemer, was cop, Marine
Firefighters pluck family, dog from smoky balcony
Storms offer respite from summer heat
HOWARD: Some Good News
RADEL: A look at Lemmie
Butler commission drops tax proposal
Fairfield holds off payment for new community center
Former Mason woman was most likely strangled
Lakota expanding 5-year-old schools
Pilot OK; plane, fence damaged
Seven suspects indicted in separate kidnappings, beatings
Tennis, anyone? Fee: $16.5M
- Fund-raisers, endorsement part of summer campaign
Highway expands over abandoned cemetery
Jefferson Co. to raise taxes to overhaul sewers
Mayor encourages safety, supervision at new skate park
Residents spooked after lake claims more lives
Three plead not guilty to drug charges