Local Area News, History & Information

The cities of Covington and Ryland Heights, and Grant County were awarded funds from the Kentucky Department of Library and Archives (KDLA) to preserve and manage local government records. 

Covington was awarded the largest amount in the state, $137,000.  Ryland Heights was awarded $8,000 and Grant Co. was awarded $7,781.

With four regional administrators working with local officials, KDLA offers professional archival and records management assistance in county and city offices, school districts, and health departments. Local records grant funds have supported work in microfilming, preservation, equipment, automated indexing, digital imaging systems, and codification of ordinances.