" Montgomery County, Ohio" – Homeowners in the Dayton area may be getting some bad news as the Montgomery County Auditor's office releases its Property Value Updates. A large percentage of homeowners may see their equity decrease, but that doesn't necessarily translate to lower taxes. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Montgomery County Auditor Karl Keith exactly what the update means to residents. ( get more information at www.mcauditor.org )
Ft. Mitchell,KY – America Supporting Americans is a non-profit that was started in 1967 to help raise the morale of soldiers who are deployed.Today the state of Kentucky has adopted more units than any other state. WNKU's Cheri Lawson talked with Ft. Mitchell adopt-a- unit organizer Nancy Taylor who says more help is needed.
Highland Heights, KY – In Cincinnati, there's an organization that uses volunteer wood and metal craftspeople, engineers and other skilled professionals to make, repair or modify assistive devices for people with disabilities. The non-profit group is called "May We Help. Org". Three engineers founded it five years ago. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Chris Kubik, the group's coordinator.
Cincinnati,OH – Sir Paul McCartney took center stage in center field at Great American Ball Park and played to a sell out crowd of fans who were thoroughly entertained.WNKU's Cheri Lawson attended the concert many called a once in a lifetime chance.
Highland Heights, KY – The annual Roy Rogers Festival is underway in Portsmouth, Ohio in this centennial year of Rogers' birth. How did the festival come about and why is the legacy of the man known in the movies as the "King of the Cowboys" celebrated in Portsmouth? WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Kim Bauer, the Executive Director of the Portsmouth-Scioto County Visitors Bureau in this Postcard from Scioto County.
Cincinnati,OH – Even though Cincinnati fell one degree short of breaking the city's 110 year old record for the longest hot spell with days of 90 or above temperatures WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports some people are still looking for an escape from the high heat and humidity........like the ice cream truck!
" Highland Heights, Ky." – The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is releasing its' new Strategic Agenda. Council President Bob King says the initiative focuses on four primary goals. King explained the details of the new agenda to WNKU's Matt Kelley. ( Get details on the Council on Postsecondary Education at www.cpe.ky.gov or a copy of the new agenda at http://cpe.ky.govstrategicagenda.htm. )
Highland Heights, KY – Cincinnati's first African-American police chief, and the first chief to be hired from outside the Cincinnati Police Department, has taken the oath of office. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg was there and has this report.