The City of Covington recently hosted a special ceremony dedicating a new sign for Menetre Park in honor of the Menetre family and the late Mayor Emile L. Menetre.
The new sign was produced by OPA Signs & Graphics. Mayor Mark Johnson spoke at the ceremony, and several members of the Menetre family, including Ralph Menetre, were on hand to help with the unveiling of the new sign.
Menetre Park is located at the east end of Third Avenue (off Jahncke Avenue) and features a public boat launch.
Mayor Mark Johnson speaks to the gathering
The Menetre family poses with a portrait of Emile Menetre
The unveiling of the sign
Emile Menetre served as mayor for 20 years from 1945 to 1965
Photos above provided by the city.
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Here are a few photographs of Menetre Park Public Boat Launch activity...
Saturday morning on the river
Some newspaper articles mentioning
Menetre Park in the 1960's and 70's