In the News

08/14/2014

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

“DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER” CAMPAIGN If you choose to drink and drive in Northern Kentucky – beware. Law enforcement throughout Northern Kentucky will be participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign which runs from August 15th to September 1st. This nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events, […]

08/11/2014

What’s Happening Article – Summer 2014

TEXTING AND DRIVING According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), driver distraction is the leading factor in most crashes. In Kentucky in 2013, there were over 52,500 crashes resulting in over 9,000 injuries and 163 fatalities due to distracted driving. 10% of all drivers under the age of 20 involved in fatal crashes […]

07/28/2014

Jury Duty

JURY DUTY Some people have asked me in the past why they never get called for jury duty while other people have asked me why they seem to always get called for jury duty.  In this article I will explain how jurors are selected and what qualifications they must have. Jurors are selected randomly from […]

07/21/2014

Fireworks

As we get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July, a reader suggested that information concerning fireworks may be helpful.  Prior to 2011, the law with the use and sale of fireworks was heavily regulated in Kentucky. Since then, the Legislature has allowed the use and sale of consumer fireworks, which include several ground and […]

06/16/2014

Judge rules for Campbell County on 911 Service Fee

  Campbell Circuit Court Judge Fred A. Stine has ruled Campbell County has the constitutional authority to charge a 911 service fee to property owners. The Fiscal Court collected $1.6 million from property owners in the fall to pay for 911 service – the first year the fee was collected after being approved Aug. 7, […]