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UK Marching Band to Play in Fort Thomas as Lorenzen's Jersey is Retired  The River City News

The University of Kentucky marching band will perform at Highlands High School's varsity football game in Fort Tjomas on Friday, October 4.



Police call threat against Highlands High student ‘isolated,’ no threat to the school  WXIX

FORT THOMAS, KY (FOX19) - Fort Thomas police say a threat made against a Highlands High School student is an 'isolated incident' and that there is no further ...



Rolling Thunder to remember, lay a wreath honoring Fort Thomas Vietnam War MIA, Captain Joseph Ross  User-generated content

On Saturday, August 3, Rolling Thunder KY 5 will hold a remembrance and wreath-laying ceremony at the POW-MIA memorial, 8028 Veterans Memorial Drive in ...



Fort Thomas 8th-grader dies suddenly over the weekend, school district says  WLWT Cincinnati

A Northern Kentucky school district is mourning after the sudden loss of an eighth-grade student on Saturday.



Student brought loaded handgun to Highlands High School, police say  WCPO Cincinnati

FORT THOMAS, Ky. - Students and faculty at Highlands High School will notice increased security Tuesday after the juvenile student who brought a loaded ...



Fort Thomas community mourns the loss of Jared Lorenzen  WKYT

In the small town of Fort Thomas, Jared Lorenzen certainly stood out.



Kentucky town in shock after cheerleader, 13, dies before competition  Springfield News Sun

A Kentucky community is in shock, mourning the death of a 13-year-old student who died just before a...



Ice storm knocks out Internet during Highlands High’s Spirit Week ‘Throwback Thursday’  WXIX

Thursday's ice storm knocked out power at Highlands High School and the middle school in Fort Thomas. Some parents, as you might imagine, were wondering ...



Kentucky Sports Radio Coming to Highlands to Honor Jared Lorenzen  The River City News

The popular University of Kentucky sports web site and radio show, Kentucky Sports Radio (KSR), will host a tribute show to Jared Lorenzen in Fort Thomas on ...



Here are the top ranked high schools in Kentucky for 2019  WKYT

U.S. News and World Report has released its best high schools in Kentucky rankings for 2019.



Highlands graduate continues to rack up honors  Cincinnati.com

SALISBURY, MD - The Delmarva Shorebirds, in conjunction with the Baltimore Orioles, are pleased to announce that left-handed pitcher Drew Rom has been ...



Fort Thomas Independent Schools Announces New Space to Encourage Entrepreneurship in Students  The River City News

Fort Thomas Independent Schools (FTIS) has announced its creation of Launch, a new two-story space that is dedicated to introducing and developing students' ...



Public visitation held Friday for NKY cheerleader who died suddenly  WXIX

Services for the public are being held Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home.



“Which School Did You Go To?” The Covington Catholic Incident Hits Close to Home  TheStranger.com

When people in New York or Boston ask that question, they want to know where you went for college. When people from Cincinnati ask it, they're asking where ...



Former Highlands football coach charged with sex crimes  Cincinnati.com

A former football coach has been charged with sex crimes that allegedly occurred during his time at another Kentucky high school football program.



NKY cheerleader was 'nicest girl you would ever meet,' team says  WLWT Cincinnati

She was in the eighth grade at Highlands Middle School and was one of two eighth-graders on the Highlands High School varsity cheerleading team.



Highlands cheerleader Lilliana Schalck visitation set for tomorrow 4-8 pm; funeral services to be private  User-generated content

Visitation will be held March 1 for Lilliana Schalck, 13, the Highlands High School cheerleader who died suddenly on February 23 while participating in a ...



Highlands' Barth named LaRosa's Athlete of the Week  WKRC TV Cincinnati

A four-year varsity basketball starter, Highlands' Zoie Barth has scored 2,000+ points in her stellar high school career, reaching the landmark number in a game ...



Highlands High School students get jump start on high-skills jobs through FAME training  User-generated content

By Mark Collier Fort Thomas Schools. Students at Highlands High School have an opportunity to gain high-demand skills and a college degree, tuition free, ...



Highlands High School campus turns 100 years old  Cincinnati.com

Fort Thomas Education Foundation is throwing Highlands High School a centennial party.



Manual named Kentucky's best high school, 2 other JCPS schools among top 10  WLKY Louisville

Louisville's DuPont Manual High School was named the best high school in Kentucky in U.S. News and World Report's annual rankings. Two other Jefferson ...



Former Highlands High football star Jared Lorenzen dies at age 38  WCPO Cincinnati

Jared Lorenzen was a Northern Kentucky high school football legend who became a national and Internet sensation with his giant girth and warm, engaging ...



Fort Thomas' Highlands ranks best in Kentucky schools  Cincinnati.com

Highlands High School in Fort Thomas has been ranked as Kentucky's top public high school.



High school football: CovCath holds off Highlands in crucial football showdown, 21-14  Cincinnati.com

Covington Catholic and Highlands put up stakes for a potential playoff rematch after a tense Class 5A showdown Friday night.



Former Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen dies at 38  WKYT

Former Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Jared Lorenzen has died at the age of 38.



NKY girl pulled on stage to play with Green Day  WCPO

An 11-year-old from Northern Kentucky became a rock star this weekend -- sort of.



Hundreds pay respects to 13-year-old NKY cheerleader who always wore a smile  WLWT Cincinnati

Hundreds waited their turn in line Friday evening in Fort Thomas to pay their respects to a 13-year-old cheerleader who died suddenly last weekend.



Your NKY team of the week: Highlands girls basketball has winning tradition  Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati Enquirer readers voted Highlands High School girls basketball as the Northern Kentucky Team of the Week, based on votes tallied Jan. 11.



Former high school football coach charged with sex crimes against children  USA TODAY High School Sports

A man who once served as the head coach at Highlands High School (Fort Thomas, Ky.) has been charged with sex crimes against children, according to court ...



Highlands High School junior Zoe Poff earns perfect score of 36 on ACT test; she 'challenges herself'  User-generated content

Highlands High School junior Zoe Poff earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT test. Nationally, only about one-tenth of 1% of all students who take the ACT earn ...



Kentucky cheerleader complained of hamstring pain, weakness before death, dad says  Fox News

The father of a Kentucky cheerleader who died last Saturday while at a competition with her team said his daughter complained of hamstring pain, and ...



These are Kentucky's best public high schools, according to U.S. News & Report  Louisville Business First

Five of Kentucky's 10 best public high schools are in the Louisville area, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The publication revamped ...



Services for Jared Lorenzen announced  LEX18 Lexington KY News

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Funeral services for famed former University of Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen have been announced. Lorenzen ...



Good, Bad, Ugly: How NKY Schools Fared on ACT, State Tests  The River City News

The Kentucky Department of Education on Wednesday released its 2017-18 student assessment results, identifying the lowest-performing schools and those ...



Got a high school kid that loves theater? They need to know about this  Cincinnati.com

Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre is for high school theater students who are serious about their work and want to have fun with it.



Teen killed by fallen tree was well-known dancer  WLWT Cincinnati

Highlands High School is responding with open doors and open arms to the tragic death of a student. Friends and classmates of Michelle Chalk, 15, have been ...



CAST's Spring Awakening show to be followed by talkback sessions with Lindner Center of HOPE  User-generated content

When the curtains close on Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre's (CAST's) upcoming Spring Awakening production, the show's participants and audience ...



Kentucky cheerleader, 13, who died after falling ill at competition had 'underlying strep infection,' famil...  Fox News

Lilliana Schalck, a Kentucky cheerleader who died after she felt ill at a cheerleading competition in February, was suffering from a strep infection, a coroner's ...



'Death Valley' at Highlands High School gets new life with opening of new training center  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Former football players at Highlands High School remember plodding down a steep hill on the south end of ...



Meet Ignite Institute: Northern Kentucky's revolutionary new high-tech high school  User-generated content

Special to NKyTribune. First of a series. Picture this: The year is 2027. A group of local college grads recently won $40 million in second-round venture funding ...



Louisville's Manual High School ranked No. 1 in Kentucky, No. 30 in the US  Courier Journal

Louisville's duPont Manual High School has been ranked the No. 1 high school in Kentucky and the 30th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Unlike the ...



Closer Look: GRC among Kentucky's top 100 high schools - Winchester Sun  Winchester Sun

George Rogers Clark High School was recently ranked among the top 100 Kentucky high schools. GRC placed 61st out of 382 high schools in Kentucky, ...



Silver Grove ice cream stand raises funds for Highlands student Lilliana Schalck  WKRC TV Cincinnati

SILVER GROVE, Ky. (WKRC) - Getting an ice cream cone means more than just a sweet treat today. On Saturday, Dozens of people started lining up to buy blue ...



Fort Thomas teen killed by falling tree while sitting on hammock  WXIX

A 14-year-old teenager is dead after a tree fell on her in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky, police say.



Where are they now? Catching up with former UK, Highlands football star Jared Lorenzen  WCPO Cincinnati

Former Highlands and University of Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen won a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants in 2008, then left football for good in ...



Father of teen killed in freak accident: 'We are living every parent's worst nightmare'  WXIX

For the first time since Michelle Chalk's Aug. 1 death, the teen's parents are speaking out about their little girl and the tragic incident that took her life.



Educators, businesses, partners to be honored at NKEC annual Excellence in Education celebration  User-generated content

By Peggy Casey Special to NKyTribune. The Northern Kentucky region has a long history of supporting education and celebrating the vital role that educators, ...



Jamie Vaught: At 91, Bell County native Homer Rice looks back at career as football coach, administrator  User-generated content

Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part column about Kentuckian Dr. Homer Rice who had an illustrious career in football coaching and athletic administration.



Local High School Students Named to NKY Chamber's Youth Leadership Class  The River City News

Forty-five local high school juniors and seniors were selected for the 2020 Regional Youth Leadership (RYL) class at the Northern Kentucky Chamber of ...



12 Northern Kentucky Students Selected for Governor's School of Entrepreneurship  The River City News

This story has been updated and corrected after inadvertently leaving off the name of Beechwood student Riley Hamm. The Governor's School for Entrepreneurs ...



Village Players Now Owns Its Theatre, Continues with "How to Eat Like a Child"  The River City News

The Village Players of Fort Thomas now own their 102-seat building at 8 North Fort Thomas Avenue.



Part II: Focus on changing roles of middle school counselors; it's National School Counseling Week  User-generated content

Second in series on counseling in Fort Thomas Independent Schools. Over the summer we asked school counselors questions about their role in helping ...



Family says ex New York Giants QB Lorenzen still sick but ‘treatment has been effective'  Cincinnati.com

Support is rolling in for Jared Lorenzen, the standout quarterback who is battling serious health issues in a hospital right now. “We are all thinking about Jared ...



PHOTOS: A look at Jared Lorenzen, Highlands, UK, New York Giants football player  Cincinnati.com

Aug. 8, 2003: University of Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen throws during the football team's media day activities held at Commonwealth Stadium in ...



Part III: Focus on changing roles of high school counselors during National School Counseling Week  User-generated content

Special to NKyTribune. Over the summer we asked school counselors in the Fort Thomas Independent School System questions about their role in helping ...



U.S. News & World Report high school rankings: How did Henderson, other area schools do?  The Gleaner

HENDERSON, Ky. - Taking a closer look at the U.S. News & World Report rankings and how they apply in Henderson and this area.



Two friends, cancer-survivors and golfers, have fun with Highlands teammates, aiming for championship  User-generated content

By Marc Hardin NKyTribune contributor. On an otherwise normal summer day in 2007, Luke Muller became sick with what his parents at first thought was a chest ...



New efforts could bring remains of missing Vietnam pilot home to Fort Thomas  FOX19

FORT THOMAS, KY (FOX19) - Fifty years after an Air Force pilot was shot down in Vietnam, he is still MIA, or missing in action. But now, the military man's ...



Highlands names new football coach  WXIX

Highlands High School on Wednesday named Brian Weinrich as its new head football coach.



Fort Thomas is a city of parks ‘by design’  Cincinnati.com

Fort Thomas has 17 city parks offering spots for sports, nature trail hikes or spots to sit.



Opinion: Metro driver, worry about safety not morality  Cincinnati.com

John(na) Jackson poses for a portrait in their Clifton home Monday, July 1, 2019. Jackson was denied a ride on a Cincinnati Metro bus, after the Pride parade ...



Highlands' 2011 valedictorian killed in car crash  Cincinnati.com

Randy Runyan was killed in an auto accident just days after returning home from Wake Forest University for the summer.



Hundred years of Highlands football celebrated Sept. 20  Cincinnati.com

FT. THOMAS – Dale Mueller remembers moving to Fort Thomas as a child. Homer Rice was the Bluebirds head football coach, and Mueller and his family ...



National Education Leaders Gather Ideas for Fort Thomas Schools  The River City News

Fort Thomas Independent Schools's mission states that the district will provide learning experiences that "foster creativity, curiosity and innovation, while ...



Candidates: Mattone in Park Hills; Lisa Kelly, write-in Ft. Thomas council; McKee, Boone constable  User-generated content

On Election Day 2014, over 500 residents opted to “write-in” a candidate for mayor as their choice for positive, inclusive change. On November 6th, I humbly ask ...



Here are the Kentucky high school football rankings heading into week four  Lexington Herald-Leader

The top teams in the six Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: ...



How Northern Kentucky High Schools Rank in Latest U.S. News List  The River City News

U.S. News & World Report is out with its latest rankings of American high schools and in Kentucky, two of the top ten are found in Northern Kentucky.



Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky high school football scores: Week 8  Cincinnati.com

Live scores and highlights of Friday night football action around the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area.



Five members of Highlands baseball team in Ky. investigated for disgusting hazing allegations  USA TODAY High School Sports

At least five members of the baseball team at Highlands High School in Fort Thomas, Kent. are being investigated for a disgusting hazing prank in which they ...



Mike Murphy devoted most of his life to coaching Northern Kentucky high school football players  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Mike Murphy, an outstanding high school athlete and football coach in Northern Kentucky, passed away last ...



Andrea Connors, former Ky. high school teacher, going to jail for sex with student  CBS News

(CBS) CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. - Former Fort Thomas teacher Andrea Connors was sentenced to spend 90 days in jail Wednesday, on charges of having a sex ...



Part 1: Focus on changing roles of elementary school counselors during National School Counseling Week  User-generated content

Education today is many things. Most parents and educators agree that it's a process that involves the whole child. Academics are key, of course, but so is ...



Former Prom King Sentenced for Highlands Bomb Threat  The River City News

Tyler Swope, the 20-year-old Highlands alum and former Prom King charged with terroristic threatening and false reporting in connection with a bomb threat ...



Opinion: Fatalities climb as few changes are made to calm traffic  Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati needs to set a goal of zero serious fatal and serious injury crashes.



Eighth-ranked St. X beats Highlands, 10-6 for its eighth state title  Courier Journal

Saturday was the third time in four games in Lexington the Tigers fell behind, and, just like the previous two, St. Xavier erased its deficit.



Covington Catholic (8-0) stays No. 1 in football Litkenhous Ratings  Courier Journal

The Colonels are followed by Frederick Douglass, Mayfield, Highlands and Christian Academy.



Don Owen: Lesson learned from Highlands football history; patience is virtue, supercedes overreaction  User-generated content

At most high schools, a 51-point loss on the football field will result in the typical groans and bellyaching from the diehard fans. It's only normal. Such a setback ...



Rolling Thunder a Fort Thomas family’s tradition  Cincinnati.com

FORT THOMAS - Kate Hempleman is continuing her brother Eric's tradition of gathering hundreds of motorcycle riders together for Rolling Thunder, a POW/MIA ...



Fort Thomas has biggest Campbell Co. July 4th party  Cincinnati.com

Fort Thomas' July 2 Independence Day party packs a parade, 5K, fireworks and Brent James.



Fort Thomas teachers and parents speak up about technology in survey, differ on priorities  User-generated content

Parents and teachers agree on the importance of technology skills but have different priorities when it comes to teaching digital citizenship, according to a recent ...



Three JCPS high schools ranked among Kentucky's best by U.S. News & World Report  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Three high schools in Jefferson County Public Schools are among the best in Kentucky, according to a U.S. News & World Report ...



Fort Thomas Mayor Eric Haas suffers heart attack, condition is stable, scheduled for surgery Friday  User-generated content

NKyTribune staff. Fort Thomas Mayor Eric Haas is expected to have bypass surgery Friday, after suffering a heart attack Sunday morning, while at his lake house ...



Here's Hoping There's a Radioactive Spider in Your Future (Critic's Pick)  Cincinnati CityBeat

Growing up is hard. Written and produced by students from Highlands High School in Fort Thomas, Ky., this show perfects the mix of intellectualism and ...



SHEP founder seeks inclusion, finds inspiration in family  NKU The Northerner Online

Missy Jones, founder of the Supported Higher Education Project, recently celebrated the program's tenth year. Belle Leininger, Contributor. January 8, 2018.



NKY High School Football: Week 3 Results  The River City News

Week 3 of the Northern Kentucky high school football season stretched over a couple days because of bad weather and lightning forcing multiple games to be ...



Previews: Who should win high school football playoff games Friday and Saturday?  Cincinnati.com

A look at all 41 playoff games taking place around the Cincinnati-area this weekend.



NKY High School Football: Week 11 Results  The River City News

The final week of the regular season was played under Friday night lights in Northern Kentucky.The playoffs start next week.



Kentucky school teacher admits to sexual relationship with student  New York Daily News

A former high school teacher in Kentucky admitted Tuesday to engaging in sexual trysts with a student last year, according to reports.



Highlands Bluebirds baseball team out to avenge last season's state baseball tournament loss  WCPO Cincinnati

FORT THOMAS, Ky. -- The regular season is all about getting to this point in the year for Jeremy Baioni and his Highlands High School baseball program.



Fort Thomas has four Blue Ribbon schools  Cincinnati.com

No other Ky. school district has more National Blue Ribbon schools than Fort Thomas.



305 NKY Students Earn Scholarship Money for 4.0 GPA, ACT Score  The River City News

More than 300 recent Northern Kentucky high school graduates have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance ...



Badin set to induct its 25th Athletic Hall of Fame class Saturday  Hamilton Journal News

Badin High School's Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its 25th class Saturday night at the Pfi...



Highlands High School basketball team reaches out to the community by volunteering at Hosea House  User-generated content

By Michael Ayers NKyTribune intern. The Highlands High School Varsity boys basketball team will volunteer at the Henry Hosea House Tuesday and food, ...



NKY High School Football Playoffs: Round 2 Results  The River City News

The second round of the Kentucky high school football playoffs is in the books, and some Northern Kentucky teams are moving on, and others are packing up for ...



Northern Kentucky high school football previews  USA TODAY High School Sports

Here's a look at all of our features previewing the upcoming high school football season on the NKY side in Greater Cincinnati.



Local 12 Top 12 high school football games to watch for Week 4  WKRC TV Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Every week of the high school football season, Local 12 will highlight 12 of the top games to keep an eye on for the week. This list is for ...



UK's Towles lends help to U of L coach's nephew  The Courier-Journal

The sports rivalry between the universities of Louisville and Kentucky is as fierce as it gets, but Cardinals and Wildcats alike are lifting the spirits of young Brady ...



Body found along Ohio River across from Beckjord Power Station  WCPO Cincinnati

A body found Tuesday morning along the Ohio River appears to be a man missing since last week.



Shields teaches basketball, life lessons  Cincinnati.com

Kenney Shields has taught countless people how to be winning basketball players. He built a coaching career of four decades by also teaching life lessons, ...



Orioles select pitchers in third, fourth rounds; Towson junior Richard Palacios goes to Indians in third  Baltimore Sun

While it can be easy to evaluate draft prospects based on radar-gun readings and other superficial numbers, the Orioles clearly looked beyond them Tuesday.



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