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Wed September 12, 2012
Covington council names acting mayor
The Covington City Council has appointed Council President Sam O'Keefe as acting mayor while Mayor Mike Cooper continues his recovery from emergency surgery.
Cooper underwent colon surgery Aug. 28. While successful, officials say he continues to recover at the hospital. He hopes to be discharged soon and to return to work at City Hall quickly.
Tuesday's appointment will last until Cooper is able to resume his duties.