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  • Spiffy up at spring clean-up events (3/9/2017) - by Robin Gee Spring cleaning time is here, and both the city of Bellevue and Campbell County have dates set aside this month to help residents dust off and polish up. For […]
  • A new reporter at the Bellevue Dayton Sun (1/11/2017) - by Jennifer Sierra Meet your new reporter, Robin Gee. I am sure the towns of Dayton and Bellevue will make Ms. Gee feel as welcome as they did me. Robin has a […]
  • The Fondest Farewell… (1/9/2017) - Over two years ago, I started The Bellevue Dayton Sun online newspaper (a.k.a/ bdsunky.com) in an effort to keep residents of Dayton and Bellevue informed about the issues that big news agencies won't be able to cover. It was also my goal to bring the two communities of same size and demographic closer so they could learn from each other and to provide a stable and reliable information outlet that didn’t rely on social media gossip and hearsay around town.
  • Time to take that tree to the curb (1/2/2017) - by Robin Gee Soon the decorations will come down and ornaments will be put away another year. And for those who celebrate Christmas with a natural tree, it’s time to take that […]
  • Woman making donation to Salvation Army kettle at The Party Source, Bellevue KY Ringing in the season of giving (12/15/2016) - by Robin Gee With their tingling bells and bright red donation kettles, the Salvation Army bell ringers are a reminder that the holiday season is also the “giving season,” a time when […]
  • Kentucky Senate Bill 180 could cost the state millions in lost revenue (12/7/2016) - Kentucky Senate Bill 180, which puts the religious freedom of merchants ahead of the sexual orientation of customers, is going to be reintroduced by Senator Albert Robinson of London, Kentucky. In
  • Your Bellevue, KY post office needs your support! (12/6/2016) - Several years ago, Dayton, Kentucky lost their post office. The government decided that is wasn't economically feasible for the them to keep that post office open. As with any business, if the community doesn't support it, the business will close.
  • The last supper in Dayton, KY for pizzeria (11/29/2016) - The last supper in Dayton, KY for pizzeria as Buona Vita Pizzeria closes the Dayton, Kentucky location to public.
  • New book celebrates a Kentucky Christmas (11/23/2016) - by Robin Gee During the Fairfield Avenue Christmas Walk in Bellevue, Kentucky shoppers can meet the author and learn more about a new holiday-themed book that celebrates Christmas in Kentucky. Local author […]
  • Holiday wreath sale benefits Bellevue Neighborhood Association (11/20/2016) - by Robin Gee Dress up your door for the holidays with a simple but elegant natural wreath available through the Bellevue Neighborhood Association (BNA). There’s still time to order yours by Tuesday, […]
  • Meet the candidates in your neighborhood (11/6/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra The election is coming up on Tuesday and earlier this summer The Bellevue Dayton Sun sat down with the candidates in Bellevue and Dayton that were running for city […]
  • Editorial: Experience Counts: Keep Judge Cameron Blau (11/6/2016) - by Judge Cameron J. Blau When I was speaking with the Highlands High School government classes several weeks ago, they asked an insightful question: “Why do you use the word “Keep” on […]
  • Dayton, KY high school seniors paint the town! (10/19/2016) - by Cathy Volter Dayton High School‘s Seniors had a beautiful fall day to celebrate their right to passage of being a Senior. They painted the Ervin Terrace underpass. This tradition has been […]
  • Bellevue – Notice of Special meeting (10/17/2016) - Tomorrow night, October 18th, 2016, a special meeting will be called to order at The Callahan Center, 322 Van Voast Avenue in Bellevue, Kentucky to discuss the Ordinance 2016-10-1 which establishes a […]
  • OP-ED: Why I’ve Chosen To Serve My Community During My Campaign (10/17/2016) - Joe Grimme at the Campbell County Senior Picnic. Provided. By Joe Grimme, candidate for District Judge With less than a month to go until Election Day, I know that many people have […]
  • Make your vote count this year! Pumpkin Carving Contest (10/17/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra With the upcoming and ever eventful election this November, why not distract yourself with something that really counts like carving a spectacular pumpkin. Join the Weller Haus in Bellevue, […]
  • Tree Commission Special Meeting (9/22/2016) - Bellevue, Kentucky’s Tree Commission is having a special meeting tonight. Agenda and meeting details below.
  • Histories on the Square (9/19/2016) - Hear stories told by local Dayton residents about the history of this great, little, river city this Thursday, September 22nd, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM at Monument Square at 6th and […]
  • Newport wants artists! (9/13/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Newport, Kentucky wants artists as vendors in their first annual Harvest the Arts Festival. The festival is on 10/8/16 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Located on 8th and […]
  • Covington gets new and progressive art project (9/12/2016) -   Amsterdam-based street artist collaborative “The London Police” will spend the next nine days creating a titanic work of art on the north-facing wall of “The Boone Block Lofts” at the corner […]
  • From the School Superintendent’s desk (9/12/2016) - The Inspire, Engage, and Grow Classroom! This school year we have worked to clearly identify what our mission statement means in the classroom setting. As we are all familiar our mission statement […]
  • Dayton School’s Employee and Student of the Month (9/12/2016) - August Athlete of the Month We want to congratulate Trevor Simpson, a senior, for being selected as the student Athlete of the Month for August, 2016. With just 2 games into the […]
  • The day that changed it all (9/11/2016) - Editorial by Jennifer Sierra On that crisp, clear, beautiful morning in September, I bet everyone remembers where they were. I do. I was painting in my studio at the Pendleton Art Center […]
  • Art in the Park and Concert Series this weekend! (9/9/2016) - Don’t forget to attend Art in the Park on Saturday. Rain or shine, the show goes on so go down and check out the beautiful art along the riverfront at the Thomas […]
  • Dayton, KY City Council Meeting Sept. 6, 2016 (9/8/2016) - Dayton, KY City Council Meeting Sept. 6, 2016
  • September message from Mayor Riehl (9/8/2016) - by Mayor Ed Riehl Well with this month summer will draw to a close and fall will arrive soon. This summer has been a hot and humid mess. Mother Nature has blessed […]
  • 1966 Kentucky High School Football Champs return to be honored (8/24/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Dayton, Kentucky‘s High School Athletics Program will be honoring the 1966 state championship football team this Friday, August 26th during the Dayton/Bellevue game.  The game begins at 7:00.  This […]
  • Local writers wanted! (8/21/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra The Bellevue Dayton Sun is an online newspaper created for the communities of Dayton and Bellevue, Kentucky. The goal of the group that started the paper was to create […]
  • Gateway College board member and River City News contributor wrongfully received tuition perk (8/19/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra In a story out on August 18th by James McNair at City Beat, former Gateway College Board Member and frequent River City News contributor, Rick Robinson wrongly received tuition […]
  • First Successful Stories of Dayton (8/19/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra On a pleasant Thursday evening in Dayton, Kentucky citizens gathered to share stories of history in Dayton, Kentucky. Some of the stories were funny and some sweet but all […]
  • Meet Joe Grimme (8/18/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Campbell County District Judge Candidate Joe Grimme is hosting a public meet and greet at The Weller Haus Bed and Breakfast on Tuesday, September 13th from 5:00 PM – […]
  • Bellevue City Council meeting update 8/10/16 (8/11/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Council member Matt Olliges reported that the new fire truck is getting close to being ready. At the next fire board meeting on Wednesday the 17th, the subject of […]
  • THE ART OF GUY MCINTOSH AT FRAME AND HANG STUDIO GALLERY (8/5/2016) - Meet the artist, Guy McIntosh, during Shop Bellevue on Friday, August 5 from 5 to 9 pm at Frame and Hang Studio Gallery. Guy McIntosh has a 40 plus year career as […]
  • First Friday is tonight in Bellevue! (8/5/2016) -   The shops and restaurants of Bellevue are thrilled to give back to all their loyal patrons (plus create new ones) by launching an exciting new reward program which features a large […]
  • Dayton City Council gets flooded with flood victims (8/5/2016) - by Cathy Volter – photos by Greg Davis and Jerry Dorn Highlights from the Tuesday, August 2, 2016, Dayton City Council Meeting The meeting began with a Public Hearing to discuss road […]
  • How Brighton Center helps adults get on a new career path (7/31/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Brighton Center gives adults a chance to get on a reliable career path by providing training and assistance to folks in need through their Center for Employment Training. Brighton […]
  • Bellevue Code enforcement meeting (7/19/2016) - There will be a Bellevue, Kentucky Code enforcement meeting on July 21st at 6:30 PM at the Callahan Community Center at 322 Van Voast Avenue.
  • 1st round of Nano Grant awards announced (7/18/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Back in May of this year, Skyward announced a grant initiative that would support creative place-making projects created by local residents, students or workers that bring Northern Kentuckians together, build […]
  • Lots to do this weekend in Campbell County! (7/15/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra It is going to be a beautiful, summer weekend in Campbell County, Kentucky. Get out and enjoy the weekend by going to the 2016 Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour. […]
  • Council debates over In Vue sign decision (7/14/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra The city council meeting got heated last night when the subject of the “B In Vue” sign on the side of 5/3 Bank was brought up by council member […]
  • The 2016 Campbell County Backroads Farm Tour is here! (7/11/2016) - Come experience the many different farms located around Campbell County! The Campbell County Conservation District’s Farmland Work Group is excited to ask you to join us for the 8th Annual Campbell County […]
  • New grants soon available in Bellevue, KY (7/2/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra Why does Bellevue, Kentucky remain a beautiful community? City Council and city staff are always looking for ways to improve the city by incentivizing the citizens to keep up […]
  • How Navigo is changing the future of Bellevue High School students (6/29/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Navigo is a program devoted to coaching high school students, regardless of income, on how to discover their natural talents and interests to create a career path after high […]
  • Vendors needed for craft show in Dayton, KY (6/27/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra The VFW in Dayton, Kentucky is having its first craft vendor show on July 9th. They are looking for artisans/crafters to set up from 9 AM – 3 PM. […]
  • Bellevue couple adds solar panels to home (6/26/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra A couple living in Bellevue, Kentucky added solar panels to their home last year. Kevin Miles and Sue Wernke bought the home and renovated it in 2014 and love […]
  • Shop Bellevue! Red, White, In Vue Friday, July 1 at 5 pm (6/23/2016) - Start you holiday off with a BANG! Shop a great American town – Bellevue, KY. Take in the red, white and blue along Fairfield Avenue by adding shopping and dining at our […]
  • Look for new stop sign on Covert Run in Bellevue, KY (6/23/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra In a special council meeting held on Wednesday evening, the Bellevue City council members voted to approve an ordinance requiring all traffic on Covert Run to come to a […]
  • Bellevue City Council Special Meeting tomorrow at 7:00 (6/21/2016) - You are hereby notified that the Mayor and Presiding Officer of the City of Bellevue, Kentucky has called a  Special Meeting of Council for Wednesday June 22 at 7 pm in the […]
  • TOMORROW- Bellevue City-Wide Flea Market, Fairfield Avenue Street Fair and City-Wide Yard Sale (6/17/2016) - Bellevue City-Wide Flea Takes Place Saturday, June 18, 2016 Event includes Fairfield Avenue Street Fair and City-Wide Yard Sale Join the merchants of Bellevue’s Historic Fairfield Avenue Business District from 8 a.m. […]
  • Bellevue, KY shuts down Airbnb operations (6/12/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra Airbnb is an online service where people can put their homes up for rent to travelers for less than a traditional Bed and Breakfast or hotel because they don’t […]
  • City-Wide Yard Sale registration deadline is coming! (6/10/2016) - Bellevue’s annual city Wide yard sale is: Saturday, June 18 beginning at 8 am Have you registered your yard sale yet? Register by Tuesday, June 14 at noon to be on the […]
  • Crackdown on high grass in Dayton, KY this summer (6/10/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra At every city council meeting in Dayton, Kentucky, someone mentions a house with high grass on their block. This spring’s rain has added to that blight issue. We asked […]
  • Dayton, KY chosen for Nano Grant due to residents’ passion for city (6/6/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra The decision was made by Skyward in April after Beyond The Curb was held in Dayton and Bellevue. While the choice was based partly on geographic diversity, Dayton was […]
  • June Letter from Mayor Edward Riehl (6/5/2016) - by Bellevue Mayor Edward Riehl Hello to all. Well the official start of summer has arrived; the annual Bellevue-Dayton Memorial Day Parade. The weather cooperated nicely, the crowds were great, and all […]
  • Girls just wanna have fun shopping in Bellevue! (6/3/2016) - In the immortal words of Cyndi Lauper – “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!”  This is THE night to gather your girlfriends and experience a far-out evening filled with great shopping, dining, and […]
  • Chess is becoming the king of games in river city schools. (6/2/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra One Friday night in May, 61 students from Newport, Bellevue, Ft. Thomas and Dayton, Kentucky gather in a friendly battle of chess. These gatherings happen once a month throughout […]
  • Video of Bellevue Dayton 2016 Memorial Day Parade (5/30/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra In case you missed it or saw it and wanted to see the highlights, here is a highlight reel of the parade this morning. It was a gorgeous day […]
  • 87th Annual Bellevue Dayton Memorial Day Parade (5/28/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Monday is the 87th annual Bellevue Dayton Memorial Day Parade along the Avenue. People will be coming to see our towns from all over the area so don’t forget […]
  • Will You GROW This Summer? (5/24/2016) -  by Jay Brewer, Superintendent Dayton Public Schools I believe that many people look at summer as their time to relax, take a break, unwind and get away for a bit. As much […]
  • Dayton, Ky High School celebrates excellence. (5/24/2016) - April 2016 Athlete of the Month The Athlete of the Month for April is, Senior, Andrew Stewart. Andrew has embraced the event of Pole Vault that has not been a competitive event […]
  • Details on 3 law enforcement initiatives in Campbell County, KY (5/21/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Prescription Drug Disposal, Crisis Assistance Response Effort (CARE) and Carry and Deploy Naloxone were three initiatives introduced recently in Campbell County in an effort to circumnavigate the biggest issues […]
  • Bellevue Blossoms this Saturday! (5/20/2016) -   You did it! You helped select the City of Bellevue’s official flower! In appreciation of your assistance and to thank you for your patronage, we have a gift — receive a […]
  • It’s National Preservation Month and the River Cities are Celebrating! (5/19/2016) - Honoring Notable Projects and People in Preservation In celebration of National Preservation Month and the 50th anniversary of the National Preservation Act the cities of Covington, Newport, Bellevue, and Ludlow are gathering […]
  • No cause of death on Stephen Reis in Dayton, KY (5/16/2016) - No cause of death on Stephen Reis in Dayton, KY
  • Dayton, KY artist, Leslie Carr, featured in Bellevue First Friday Art exhibit. (5/13/2016) - Photos and article by Cathy Volter May’s First Friday in Bellevue was buzzing with activity. Of particular interest was the Frame and Hang Studio featuring artist, Leslie R. Carr. Leslie is originally […]
  • Businesses honored for 50 years of service in Bellevue (5/12/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra It was a busy night at the May 2016 Bellevue City Council meeting. The city named an official city flower, honored businesses that have provided 50 years or more […]
  • New hillside development in Dayton, Ky   (5/5/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra A new development is slated to start construction in Dayton, Kentucky this summer if all goes well.  The project is the creation of Redknot Homes owner, Mark Pottebaum. The […]
  • Only 3 communities to be selected for Nano Grant Program (5/3/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Skyward and The Center for Great Neighborhoods is looking for 3 cities to participate in a Nano Grant Program. According to Tara Johnson of the Catalytic Fund and a […]
  • Poverty is big business (5/2/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra POVERTY, INC. | Official Trailer from POVERTY, INC. | The Movie on Vimeo. We recently screened a film through Northern Kentucky University titled, “Poverty, Inc.” The documentary has won […]
  • Local Police Officer honored by Rotary Club (4/30/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra In a letter from Bellevue, Kentucky Police Officer to the Campbell County Rotary Club, Officer James Poynter nominated Dayton, Kentucky Sergeant Gilbert Marksberry as Police Officer of the Year. […]
  • Dayton Schools celebrate excellence (4/29/2016) - April Artist of the Month We would like to recognize DHS Junior, Marquelle Spencer, as the April Artist of the Month. Mrs. Spahr nominated Marquelle because she is an excellent student who […]
  • Lots to do at A.J. Jolly Park this summer! (4/28/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Campbell County Judge Executive Steve Pendery said, “Many residents of Campbell County don’t realize that, not only do we have a tradition of great parks and green spaces adding […]
  • Sneak Peek at Beyond the Curb this Sunday (4/20/2016) - Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Beyond the Curb this Sunday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. This urban homes show will give you a feel for what life is like […]
  • Bellevue honors Dayton school employee as local hero (4/18/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra In a contest held by Bellevue, Kentucky‘s In Vue group this month, people got the opportunity to nominate their local hero. All you had to do was write a […]
  • Southbank Partners wants to help Northern Kentucky get wired. (4/14/2016) - Southbank Partners recently hosted a presentation by operators of KentuckyWired, a Public Private Partnership between the State of Kentucky and private industry that is working on expanding robust, reliable and affordable broadband […]
  • River Cities Relay announced and former teachers honored in Bellevue last night. (4/14/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Ft. Mitchell Fire Chief Gary Auffart addressed council on behalf of Leadership NKY who is starting a River Cities Relay to be held on August 27, 2016. The goal […]
  • 2 Days Until Preschool Registration Jamboree! (4/11/2016) - Don’t miss this chance to register your child for preschool in Dayton, Kentucky. Preschool is an important step for early childhood development and getting your child ready for Kindergarten and first grade. […]
  • Weller Haus wins National Best Breakfast Contest! (4/11/2016) - Photos by Wayne Litmer Bananas Foster-Style Banana Pecan Stuffed French Toast from Weller Haus Bed, Breakfast and Event Center in Bellevue, Ky., beat Citrus-Berry Breakfast Pizza from Cedar Crest Lodge in Pleasanton, […]
  • April message from Mayor Riehl (4/8/2016) - Hello to all. Well spring is slow in getting here. We have had a few warm sunny days, but have yet to string a lot more of them together. The trees have […]
  • Video of Dayton City Council meeting 4/5/16 (4/7/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Here is the complete video of the Dayton, Kentucky city council meeting for April 5, 2016.
  • Tearful goodbye from YMCA director at city council meeting (4/6/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra At the Dayton, Kentucky city council meeting last night, many requests for funds came in front of city council. Mark Stark, owner of the marina, asked to have the […]
  • The WAVE Foundation brings the aquarium to underprivileged schools across the Commonwealth (4/5/2016) - It’s not everyday you see live sharks from the Newport Aquarium being wheeled around an elementary school; but last month at Newport Intermediate School (NIS) in Newport, Kentucky that is exactly what […]
  • Weller Haus in finals for Best Breakfast! (4/4/2016) -  By Jennifer Sierra photo by Wayne Litmer The Weller Haus Bed and Breakfast is in the final round of the BedandBreakfast.com national best breakfast contest. Thanks to all of their loyal customers and […]
  • Meet the Main Street Director in Dayton, KY (3/31/2016) - by Michael Giffen, Dayton, Kentucky City Administrator The city of Dayton is excited to announce the hiring of Tina Neyer as Main Street Director. The Main Street Director position will consist of […]
  • Nominate your favorite local hero! (3/31/2016) - Oftentimes, the first “heroes” that come to mind are police officers, fire fighters, and those who serve our country in the armed forces–all of whom certainly deserve the “Hero” label.  However, heroes […]
  • See what life is like in the city! Go Beyond the Curb! (3/31/2016) - Region’s Urban Revitalization Spotlight on NKY’s Bellevue and Dayton BELLEVUE & DAYTON:   Bellevue and Dayton, Kentucky are charming historic river cities, but that doesn’t tell the full story. Each of these communities, […]
  • Representative Keene secures funding for road repairs (3/29/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Representative Dennis Keene secured $4 million for Campbell County Roadways. “These transportation funds are critical to our cities as they work to fund important infrastructure projects in the next […]
  • Proposed budget cuts to KY schools impact preschools. (3/29/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra There is a lot of talk and disappointment regarding the proposed cuts to the schools in the state of Kentucky. According to Superintendent Jay Brewer from Dayton Kentucky Independent […]
  • Facelift for Dayton, KY High School (3/28/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra The Dayton Kentucky High School has plans for a new facelift and remodeling project that is scheduled to start August or September of this year. The project should be […]
  • Celebrating Our Local Heroes – Shop Bellevue! (3/28/2016) - Shop Bellevue! Friday, April 1 beginning at 5 pm Please join In Vue for a night of heroes. Think of all the heroes that surround us — the men and women in […]
  • Happy Easter to our readers! (3/27/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra   Happy Easter to our loyal readers. Our paper continues to grow and we are thankful to all of you for spreading the word about our publication. Please enjoy the […]
  • Bellevue students partner with local businesses for success. (3/26/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Bellevue, Kentucky High School students took local business leaders on a tour of the high school and hosted a breakfast seminar with the hopes of getting mentors and financial […]
  • Dayton KY hires new Main Street Manager (3/24/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra Former Dayton, Kentucky Main Street Manager Anthony Cadle resigned his position in early January 2016, and since then a search by the City of Dayton has been in progress […]
  • Dayton Independent Schools’ Stars (3/24/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra LES Star/Students of the Month for February 2016 Kindergarten: Dallas Nickell – Mrs. Jellison King Bolton – Mrs. Ridder Kamryn Sevy Griffin – Mrs. Stuempel 1st Grade: Katelyn Caudill […]
  • Kate’s catering cooking class – Mexican night. (3/23/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra It was St. Patrick’s Day for most people but for Katelyn Banks and her students at Kate’s Catering in Dayton, Kentucky, it was Cinco de Mayo. Dayton, Kentucky is […]
  • Local Bed and Breakfast are finalists in “Best Breakfast” Contest! (3/20/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra photos by Wayne Litmer A Bellevue, Kentcuky Bed and Breakfast, The Weller Haus, received notification that their Banana Pecan French Toast – Banana Foster Style, was voted into the […]
  • A Look at the Loo – The Fire Department’s new Bathroom (3/18/2016) - By Jennifer Sierra The Bellevue Dayton fire department finally has a new bathroom and locker room for the firefighters. While it is gender neutral, the females that work at the station still […]
  • Purple Chickens invade Dayton, KY (3/15/2016) - by Jennifer Sierra On the nicest spring evening we have had yet, The Purple Poulet (Poulet is French for chicken) opened its doors for business. The restaurant is casually elegant and reminiscent […]
  • ‘Gone with the Wind’ comes to Bellevue (3/15/2016) - Third Saturday Celebration: Storybook Stroll along historic Fairfield Avenue on Saturday, March 18 is a family friendly event where you will discover a creative land filled with stories. Stay in tune for […]
  • START PREPARING! Bellevue City-Wide Yard Sale! (3/15/2016) - SATURDAY, JUNE 18 Is it time to clear out a few items that will be adored by a new owner? Begin gathering and tagging your items in preparation of the Bellevue City-Wide […]
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