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

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

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's Theatre Department presents The Drowsy Chaperone; shows this week  User-generated content

Students from Highlands High School's Theatre Department will perform The Drowsy Chaperone, winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best ...

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

Jason Burgess was frustrated. He'd attended a summer theater production of a well-known musical staged by a local high school. He had high expectations for ...

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 Independent Schools compares itself internationally; group of students take OECD test  User-generated content

By Zak Ober Living Media/Fort Thomas Schools. As the recent Kentucky Department of Education findings show, students in the Fort Thomas Independent ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fort Thomas' Highlands ranks best in Kentucky schools

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

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.

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.

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.

Northern Kentucky football programs look for history in regional finals

It's no surprise to see Northern Kentucky's blueblood football programs still playing in the third round of the KHSAA playoffs. But some other blue-clad programs, ...

Students walk out of school to protest gun violence  WXIX

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Students walked out of schools across America and in the Tri-State Wednesday for 17 minutes in honor of the 17 victims of the ...

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 ...

Highlands bowlers strike big with conference titles

FORT THOMAS - The postseason is in sight for the Highlands bowling program. Like most years, the Bluebirds have been a dominant team in the regular ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

Tree falls, kills teen girl in Fort Thomas  WKRC TV Cincinnati

FORT THOMAS, Ky. (WKRC) - A 15-year-old girl is dead after a tree fell onto her in Fort Thomas on Tuesday. Police have identified her as Michelle Chalk.

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.

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

The Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls for the week beginning Sept. 3, 2018.

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 ...

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.

Chamber hires former Fort Thomas schools superintendent

Fort Thomas Independent School District Superintendent Gene Kirchner has accepted job at Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

Teen sitting on hammock killed by falling tree  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland -

Fire Capt. Steve Lumpp said 15-year-old Michelle Chalk was sitting on a hammock between two trees when one of them collapsed on top of her.

Hundred years of Highlands football celebrated Sept. 20

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 ...

All-clear given to Highlands HS after bomb threat  FOX19

Police gave the all-clear to Highlands High School Wednesday morning after administrators received a voicemail reporting a bomb threat.

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.

FHS ranked 19th best high school in Kentucky - The State Journal

One of Kentucky's top 20 high schools is located in Franklin County, according to a national magazine. In U.S. News and World Report's Best High Schools ...

WVXU "Do" List: July 4 Edition  WVXU

If you want fireworks on the Fourth, then fireworks on the Fourth you'll get.

Students' art picked for Gold Key and art show

Highlands High School in Fort Thomas has five Scholastic art award winners in show.

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

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

Friends, teachers gather to remember teen girl killed by fallen tree  WLWT Cincinnati

Friends and teachers in Fort Thomas gathered Wednesday night in memory of a teenage girl killed in a tragic accident. Advertisement. Michelle Chalk, 15, was ...

Here are the Louisville and Kentucky players taken in the MLB draft  Courier Journal

Courier Journal will keep you updated with the Kentucky and Southern Indiana baseball players taken in the MLB draft. Check back for updates.

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 Pfirman Family Activity Center. Six individuals will join the Hall, which is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Fort Thomas is a city of parks ‘by design’

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

Fort Thomas has biggest Campbell Co. July 4th party

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

Prospect Watch: Some of Week 8's top high school football performances

Prospect Watch: The Cincinnati Enquirer looks at some of the area's better individual high school football performances from Week 8.

Rolling Thunder a Fort Thomas family’s tradition

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

Kickin' It: Junior Nick Bowman brings campaign to Highlands to raise money for childhood cancer  User-generated content

During Highlands High School junior Nick Bowman's offseason training, one of his trainers from Kohl's Kicking mentioned a program called Kick-It Champions at ...

Highlands' 2011 valedictorian killed in car crash

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

Colerain heading into final stretch atop DI football

Colerain stays as the only top-ranked team in Greater Cincinnati in the Ohio Prep Sportswriter's Poll.

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 ...

Lickert to take over Newport Central Catholic football program

Steve Lickert to become new NCC head football coach.

Fort Thomas saves Moyer Elementary front in rebuild

Fort Thomas Independent Schools save front of Moyer Elementary in renovation plan.

Highlands names new football coach  WXIX

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

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 ...

After some big-time stops, Patrick Towles feels at home in a small Kentucky town  Lexington Herald Leader

Patrick Towles, who played at Highlands High School, was a quarterback at the University of Kentucky and Boston College.

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 council candidates bring varied experience

Fort Thomas' City Council race attracts teen, attorneys and business leaders as candidates.

Fort Thomas attracts nine council candidates

Fort Thomas City Council's field of candidates vying for election in 2016 is set.

Catching up on Notre Dame grad Jac Collinsworth's rising star  Notre Dame Insider

He dishes on his brother Austin, friend DeShone Kizer and his own future.

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.

Kentucky's highest-ranked high school is in Louisville  Louisville Business First

Kentucky's highest-ranked school is located in Louisville, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 Best High Schools List, which was released today.

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.

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

It began with a question a little over ten years ago after a Thursday evening graduate class. One of Missy Jones' students, Nancy Bardgett, a high school special ...

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 ...

Orioles introduce top pick Grayson Rodriguez as 'potential top-of-the-rotation starter'  Baltimore Sun

Orioles scouting director Gary Rajsich introduced top pick Grayson Rodriguez on Tuesday as a pitcher who "checks all the boxes as a potential ...

Welcome to Bluebird Brew Cafe at Highlands, student-run business for learning and great coffee  User-generated content

Special to NKyTribune. Highlands High School has its own coffee shop, the Bluebird Brew Cafe. It's a student run business where students can develop lifelong ...

Spices, sauces, herbs, rubs: Northern Kentucky's one-of-a-kind Colonel De brings the flavor  WCPO

"The Colonel," De Stewart, brings flavor galore to his new gourmet herbs and spices warehouse and production facility in Fort Thomas. He also takes pride in ...

Two Northern Kentucky students score coveted scholarships to University of Louisville  WCPO Cincinnati

Two local high school graduates recently were among only 10 in the state this year to receive full-ride Grawemeyer scholarships.

Kentucky school teacher admits to sexual relationship with student - NY Daily News  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.

Teen Dancer Michelle Chalk Killed by Falling Tree While Lying in Hammock in Kentucky  Newser

A Kentucky teen who was set to start her freshman year in high school this fall instead met a tragic fate this week while hanging out with a friend. Michelle Chalk ...

Shields teaches basketball, life lessons

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, ...

The 10 Safest Cities in Kentucky

Here's the list of the safest cities throughout the state of Kentucky. Click to read more about where each town stacks up against the other cities in the Bluegrass ...

KY FAME, manufacturers make progress developing workforce; open house at Hahn Automation tonight  User-generated content

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor. The efforts of KY FAME and Northern Kentucky's advanced manufacturing companies to develop a qualified ...

Holly Collinsworth, Cris' Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Cris Collinsworth, who is in the booth for another NFL season on NBC, is married to Holly Bankemper and has four children. Meet his wife and family.

Two new Fayette principals, law enforcement director are named  Lexington Herald Leader

New principals have been named at two Fayette County schools, and an assistant Lexington police chief has been hired as the district's law enforcement ...

UC legend Guidugli: 'Great to get back home'

Most football coaches do not work in a stadium where their jersey number hangs in the Ring of Honor, but Gino Guidugli is not most football coaches.

Experts tell Highland High School students that social media is a “digital tatoo” — avoid pitfalls  User-generated content

“Everyone in this room has a digital tattoo. You didn't ask for it, you don't know where it is, you don't know who can see it and that digital tattoo will follow you for ...

Local schools win Blue Ribbon status

Two Northern Kentucky elementary school and one Ohio school have won recognition as national Blue Ribbon schools.

Ky. judge at center of gay marriage debate

The judge from Fort Thomas will decide whether Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis should be held in contempt of court for her refusal to issue a same-sex ...

Women's Soccer Adds 12 During Signing Period  Youngstown State Athletics

Youngstown State women's soccer Head Coach Fabio Boateng has added 12 recruits to continue their academic and athletic careers with the Penguins for the ...

(12)Louisville Central defeats (137) Henry County [Sports]

Coming into New Castle, Kentucky on a brisk night last Friday, the Louisville Central Yellow Jackets high school football team, ranked number twelve in the state ...

Jamie Vaught: University of Louisville's Jeff Walz adds to impressive resume with third Final Four  User-generated content

If you look at Jeff Walz's coaching resume, it is a very impressive one already. And the youthful-looking U of L women's basketball coach is only 46 years old.

16 selected for 2017-18 Cherry Presidential Scholarship  WKU News

WKU has selected 16 students as recipients of the 2017-18 Cherry Presidential Scholarship, the school's most prestigious academic award. The scholarship is ...

The legend of Worm and Willie: NBA player Cauley-Stein and his best buddy enjoy a grand adventure  WCPO Cincinnati

For NBA player and UK legend Willie Cauley-Stein and his best friend Conor Crowley, life is an incredible adventure.

Chamber's Regional Youth Leadership class of 2018 building leadership skills, community involvement  User-generated content

Special to NKyTribune. The Regional Youth Leadership program through the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce provides high school juniors who ...

Louisville Swimming Adds Big Recruiting Haul With 17 Signees  Swimming World Magazine

University of Louisville swimming announced the signing of six men and 11 women in the latest recruiting class.

EXCLUSIVE: Greater Cincinnati CEO shares plan to add jobs amid multimillion-dollar expansion  Cincinnati Business Courier

Advanced Testing Laboratory Inc., which does research and development projects for consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co., medical device maker ...

Patrick Towles Has Arrived at BC For One Final Ride - The Heights  The Heights

Transfer quarterback Patrick Towles left his home state of Kentucky in order to solidify his legacy in a brand-new setting—Boston College.

Two Library Express locations available in Silver Grove and Melbourne in Campbell County  User-generated content

The black box outside of the Silver Grove Fire Department on KY Route 8 has nothing to do with fires. It's the Silver Grove Library Express, a convenient new way ...

NKY Chamber announces 2017 leadership class

Leadership class and Regional Youth Leadership group help serve Northern Kentucky region.

Giants' QB Jared Lorenzen waiting for chance to start - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Jared Lorenzen, one of the most prolific passers in the history of the SEC, today might start a game for the first time since his finale at Kentucky on Nov. 29, 2003.

Gatton Academy selects 100 students for Class of 2018  WKU News

The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 100 Kentucky sophomores for the Class of 2018. “Our admissions process was as ...

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Three-star recruit by and 247Sports; Led Highlands High School to 13-2 record, No. 6 ranking in state and 2014 Kentucky Class 4A state ...

Teachers Andrea Connors, wife of principal, arrested for 'sexual relationship with student'  Daily Mail

Andrea Connors resigned from Highland High School in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, after school administrators confronted her with rumors about the relationship.

Ft. Thomas man runs across state for Alzheimer’s

When Ft. Thomas resident Steve Schwalbach began running again nine years ago after a lengthy layoff he did it to help himself, but starting this Saturday he is ...

Our picks: How to celebrate 4th of July

There are lots of fireworks to be seen around town this holiday weekend. Northside: Rock 'n' Roll Carnival, parade, Family Fun Fest. Northside's eclectic annual ...

BYU football: Backup QB Beau Hoge eager for his moment against winless Wagner  Salt Lake Tribune

This is an archived article that was published on in 2015, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research ...

Jared Lorenzen still has hefty love of football  USA TODAY

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — In one week Jared Lorenzen has gone from long-forgotten NFL quarterback to Internet sensation to player having knee and ankle ...

The Bridge church buying vacant Alexandria Thriftway

ALEXANRIA – The largest vacant commercial space in the city, the former Alexandria Thriftway grocery store, is about to be filled after 10 years empty.

Bengals Weekend Forecast: First glance at the Steelers  MyDaytonDailyNews

The Pittsburgh Steelers come to Paul Brown Stadium on Monday night as one of the hottest teams in th...

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