Thursday, April 10, 2003

Booth ends 5-year stint serving on City Council

The Cincinnati Enquirer

Paul M. Booth ended his five-year career on Cincinnati City Council on Wednesday, resigning to take an appointment to the State Personnel Board of Review.

Y. Laketa Cole, a former Booth staffer, is expected to be sworn in this weekend as his replacement.

Booth, a low-profile Democratic councilman who chaired the Neighborhood and Public Works Committee, prided himself in introducing more resolutions than any other council member. True to form, he brought in a resolution Wednesday honoring the Bengals cheerleaders for their good work entertaining troops overseas.

Mayor Charlie Luken called Booth "a gentleman of the highest order" who conducted himself with "great dignity" during his time on City Council.

War news better, but still worrisome
Local soldier on TV in Iraq
Girl Scouts support troops
Vigils, Meetings, Rallies
Keeping in touch

Airport scans all checked bags now
Twitty car wreck remains mystery
Catholic students gather to call for end to Iraq war
Kids already giving back to community
Booth ends 5-year stint serving on City Council
Panel may rule against Cranley
Suit says city violated labor act by cutting OT
Tristate A.M. Report

PULFER: Gorman Farm
Some Good News

Popular tavern draws complaints
Monroe budget deficit brings talk of cuts or higher taxes
Beer might liven up next Freedom Fest
Home repair funding sought
Switcheroo planned by GOP
MRDD services won't be withheld
Development gains tax package

House to decide on gambling
U.S. Senate panel OKs ethanol bill
Mega Millions profits underwhelming
Ohio Moments

Airport pays church $3.2M
Ky. Democratic candidates gather to hash out issues in forum at NKU
Club blames fire on contractors, building owners
Wal-Mart strictures settled
Woman, 31, found dead in pickup submerged in river
Judge delays trial in death of toddler
Two men charged in Georgetown slaying
Ky. to open six new courses
Obituary: Edra Black, widow of former Enquirer editor