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Reports: Former Kentucky high school star leaves West Virginia basketball team  Lexington Herald Leader

Former Kentucky high school standout James “Beetle” Bolden has reportedly left the West Virginia University men's basketball team.

A Covington tradition: Holmes High School graduated 150th class in 2018

Holmes High School graduates include baseball's director of umpires and a former Staples CEO. The Class of 2018 was the 150th to graduate.

Covington Catholic HS, Holmes HS basketball game postponed due to 'passions running high'  WCPO

COVINGTON, Ky. -- The basketball game between Covington Catholic High School and Holmes High School has been postponed due to “passions running ...

Holmes High School names Person of Year, three Hall of Distinction honorees, Young Alumnus winners  User-generated content

Holmes High School has an outstanding history of students who have made significant differences in their communities. Five of those former students will be ...

Longtime Northern Kentucky basketball official, former Holmes star Burkart passes away

The Northern Kentucky basketball community is mourning the loss of one of its longest running officials, Bob Burkart.

911 calls reveal concerns over social media threats targeting Holmes High School  WLWT Cincinnati

Covington police arrest student, charging his with terroristic threatening.

No firearms found at home of Holmes High School threat suspect  WLWT Cincinnati

Juvenile arrested Sunday after allegedly posting photo of guns online.

PD: Juvenile made 'very serious' threats toward Holmes High School on social media  WCPO

A juvenile suspect faces charges of terroristic threatening for making “very serious” threats toward Holmes High School on social media, Lt. Col. Brian Steffen ...

Covington Rotary has productive year — and sends Holmes High School students to study in Europe  User-generated content

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Covington neighbors worry over Holmes High School field renovation  WCPO Cincinnati

COVINGTON, Ky. -- Holmes High School's nearly-80-year-old Tom Ellis Stadium is getting a facelift with new turf, a new track and a new press box. While some ...

Brad Carr excited to take over Holmes basketball at his alma mater

Brad Carr was named boys basketball coach at Holmes, where he graduated in 1987. He is the first Holmes graduate and player to be coach of the program.

PHOTOS: Friday Night Lights, Week 2, Aug. 31

Walton-Verona junior Peyton Smith runs upfield against Holmes during Walton-Verona's 48-0 win over Holmes September 1, 2018 at Holmes High School, ...

Attorney Garry Edmondson to be honored by Covington Education Foundation as 'Person of Year'  User-generated content

Holmes High School graduate Garry Edmondson will be honored by the Covington Education Foundation as its 2018 “Person of the Year.” The foundation ...

Holmes High teacher suspended three days for 'unusual' messages to student  WXIX

A Holmes High School teacher has been suspended for three days after being accused of sending inappropriate messages to a student.

Covington teacher suspended, investigated by police

A Holmes High teacher and girls basketball coach is accused of soliciting sexual pictures from a juvenile using the social messaging app Kik.

Students arrested following big fight at Holmes High School  WXIX

A fight escalated into what some are calling a brawl inside a local school building, and now at least three people are facing charges.

Holmes High School to add four outstanding alumni to its Hall of Distinction at Friday's graduation  User-generated content

Four outstanding Holmes High School alumni will be inducted into the school's Hall of Distinction during graduation ceremonies on Friday, June 3.

After more than a year without police, officers return to Covington schools following DOJ decision

Student discipline and a police officer handcuffing an 8-year-old boy in 2014 in a Covington school were at the heart of a new policing agreement.

Dedication ceremony for multi-purpose 'Tom Ellis' athletic field at Holmes High School set for Thursday  User-generated content

A dedication ceremony for the new multi-purpose athletic and activity field at Holmes High School is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the stadium, one day ...

Holmes students (and adults) take the Pinky Pledge against bullying — and paint their pinkies blue  User-generated content

By Steve Oldfield Children, Inc. Students at Holmes High School have found a colorful way to stand up to bullying. They're painting pinky fingernails blue.

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, ...

Covington Schools, Covington Partners join to provide summer learning opportunities for students  User-generated content

Covington Independent Public Schools will collaborate with Covington Partners this summer to host multiple summer learning opportunities for students of all ...

Our Rich History: High School in Covington — long before Holmes — had 20 students in 1853  User-generated content

By David E. Schroeder Special to NKyTribune. Covington High School was established by the city of Covington in 1853. On January 8, 1853, Covington High ...

Bondurant Middle School principal dies after battle with cancer - The State Journal

Casey Sparrow, the principal of Bondurant Middle School, has died after a battle with cancer, said Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp. Sparrow ...

Covington Independent Public Schools to operate without school resource officers  WLWT Cincinnati

Annual contract between school district, sheriff's department not renewed.

St. Elizabeth Healthcare & Reds Community Fund donate $22K of athletic equipment to 11 NKY schools  User-generated content

Twenty-two baseball and softball teams from 11 Northern Kentucky high schools received $22,500 worth of baseball and softball equipment earlier today at the ...

Covington Partners Mentoring Program celebrates Mentor Appreciation Day at Holmes High School  User-generated content

In honor of National Mentoring Month, the Covington Partners Mentoring Program celebrated Mentor Appreciation Day on Wednesday, to recognize the ...

Meet a team with its head in the game  WCPO

COVINGTON, Ky. — Playing a game of chess is like navigating through life. That's what librarian Renata Kennison tells students at Holmes High School before ...

Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky high school football scores: Week 2

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

Supt. of Silver Grove schools Dennis Maines becomes principal of Newport Intermediate School  User-generated content

Veteran educator Dennis Maines, most recently superintendent of the Silver Grover Independent School District, has been named principal of Newport ...

Oakley and Eva Farris partner with Gateway to endow $400000 scholarship fund for Holmes High students  User-generated content

A pair of Northern Kentucky's most generous philanthropists are joining forces with Gateway Community and Technical College to endow a $400,000 ...

NKY teaching assistant/coach fired for sending 'sexual' messages to student  WLWT Cincinnati

A Covington Independent Schools employee has been fired after administrators said he was sending “sexual” messages to a student. Joseph Mueller Jr. worked ...

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.

Covington Independent Schools employee fired for inappropriate messages with student

Joseph Mueller, Jr., was fired in early November after a complaint surfaced regarding Facebook messages between Mueller and a student.

Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky high school football facing several delays and postponements

Lightning has impeded several games around the Tristate area, both with delays and postponements. The delays have lasted 30 minutes, and with weather ...

Minding the gap: Poverty meets a fierce enemy in Covington's public education system  Soapbox Cincinnati

Poverty is a multi-faceted and widespread challenge to learning in Covington's public schools. But far from lamenting, leaders are tackling the problem head-on, ...

Hospital: Unarmed Kentucky man was searched before killed by police. Family seeks answers.

Brian Baker, who grew up in Covington, Kentucky, was fatally shot by Orlando Police on Monday in a hospital. He was earlier searched for weapons.

Games to watch in Northern Kentucky high school football

Football in Northern Kentucky is right around the corner. There are plenty of great games on tap for the fall season, but here are my best guesses for the best of ...

High school football playoff preview: Rundown of 20 area postseason games

Here's a rundown, including writers' picks, of all 20 area prep football games this weekend.

Messages of unity delivered at NKY Branch NAACP MLK Community Outreach Luncheon  User-generated content

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor. The Northern Kentucky region, and the nation, are embroiled in controversy over an incident in Washington D.C. ...

High school football season opens with intriguing storylines based on last year's results  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Covington Catholic posted a perfect 15-0 record last football season while Holy Cross didn't win a single game.

Regional soccer and volleyball set to go in NKY; a look at football playoff brackets

Here is a postseason update on all fall sports in Northern Kentucky. Oct. 19 will have the final district seeding games for local football teams. Here is a look at ...

High school football playoff preview: Rundown of nine area postseason games

Here's a rundown, including writers' picks, of all nine area prep football games this weekend.

Tom Ellis Jr. of Ft. Mitchell dies; donations asked for Holmes' Tom Ellis Athletic Memorial Foundation  User-generated content

Visitation for Tom Ellis Jr. of Ft. Mitchell, who died over the weekend, will be Saturday at 9 a.m. at Trinity Church, 4th and Madison in Covington. Services will ...

Holmes football player rose above atmosphere of despair to become outstanding student-athlete  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. One of the senior captains on the Holmes High School football team asked the coaching staff if he could say a ...

22 athletes, coaches to be inducted into Covington Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame on April 2  User-generated content

The Tom Ellis Athletic Memorial Foundation will host the fourth Covington Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony and celebration from 6 to 9 ...

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.

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 ...

First MLK Day sparked protests in Covington

The nation officially observed Martin Luther King Jr. Day for the first time 31 years ago after a hard-fought battle in Congress to recognize the birthday of the civil ...

Team Kenton Foundation seeking nominations for Outstanding Graduate Award; deadline is February 22  User-generated content

The Team Kenton Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that benefits the students of the Kenton County School District, is seeking nominations for its annual ...

Our Rich History: Anybody remember 11th District School? Part of interesting history of West Covington  User-generated content

By David E. Schroeder Special to the NKyTribune. The Covington Independent School District at one time was home to more than a dozen schools. One school ...

Kentucky teachers rally as rebellion grows  WCPO

The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting possible budget cuts and pension changes Monday, the latest in a spreading rebellion in some ...

Finding purpose in helping others  The Independent

PIKEVILLE – Jason Booher's life has a definitive marker: There were the 13 years before May 14, 1988 and the 30 years after.

Former Holmes star joining XU as grad assistant

Former Holmes High School star Ricardo Johnson is the newest member of Xavier's men's basketball program. He joins the Musketeers as a graduate assistant.

Suspended Newport principal owns up to 'error in judgment' on state testing decision

According to a statement: "Based on the findings of the investigation, which has been launched, additional action may be taken."

Families can still get donation from Toys for Tots  WXIX

The U.S. Marine Corps will be distributing the remainder of toys that have been donated to the Toys for Tots program on Thursday.

Ceremony will commemorate veterans who committed suicide: 'He just couldn't survive'  WCPO

A mother is trying to raise awareness about veteran suicide after the death of her son.

Colerain football holds off St. Xavier in two-day affair 14-12

Colerain High School football wins 37th meeting with St. Xavier in a two-day contest.

Kiner scores twice as Roger Bacon beats Western Hills 27-0 after one half

Corey Kiner had 10 carries for 58 yards and two touchdowns in a 27-0 Roger Bacon win over Western Hills.

Lincoln Grant Scholar House construction will bring new life to historic school building in Covington  User-generated content

By Jacob Lange NKyTribune intern. The historic building that first housed an all-black school, then an integrated elementary and most recently a community ...

Renovation of Meinken Field in Covington seen as 'blessing for the whole community'  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKy Tribune sports reporter. The renovation of Meinken Field in Covington is nearly completed and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the ...

UPDATE: 8 total arrests in death of former Holmes HS student  WXIX

A total of eight people have been taken into custody following the shooting death of 19-year-old Desean Peterson last Sunday in Covington.

Angry teachers confront lawmakers in Frankfort over budget cuts, pension overhaul  WCPO

At least six Northern Kentucky school districts are closed as teachers rallied at the Capitol Monday.

Former Scott HS basketball standout Ohmer off to great start with Western Kentucky University  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. As a senior at Scott High School last season, Jake Ohmer forged a legacy on the basketball court that made him a legendary ...

Dr. Victoria Mae Campbell-Whitehead, of Peachtree City  The

Dr. Victoria Mae Campbell-Whitehead, died December 8, 2018 in Peachtree City, Ga. after a very long battle with Lupus. She was born September 26, 1949 in ...

Holy Cross ends Listerman's career; CovCath rolls into finals

COVINGTON Ryan Schrand was on the bench with Mike Listerman for some of his finest moments as a head coach. Schrand was on the opposite bench for ...

Thomas More College has largest-ever class — 563 students, a 34% increase over 2017  User-generated content

Thomas More College welcomed the largest class ever in the history of the school on Monday. The total of incoming students for the 2018-19 school year is 563 ...

List: Toys for Tots events  WXIX

With Christmas just weeks away, Toys For Tots and the U.S. Marines are hoping Tri-State residents are ready to get into the giving spirit.

Holmes' James 'Beetle' Bolden commits to West Virginia

Holmes 2015 point guard James Bolden will continue his playing career and education at West Virginia University. Northern Kentucky's top college basketball ...

Cadet Steven Gregory, a Holmes junior, wins spot to elite leadership camp at Missouri Military Academy  User-generated content

Steven Gregory, a junior at Holmes High School, has been accepted to the elite Senior Leadership Capstone Camp in Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, ...

Holmes hires former player as head coach of boys basketball team for first time in school history  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Brad Carr will resume his boys basketball coaching career at the high school where it all began for him.

Services set for former Covington mayoral candidate Matt Winkler, found dead in Devou Park Friday  User-generated content

Services have been scheduled for former Covington mayoral candidate Matthew Winkler, found dead in Devou Park Friday morning. Matthew Winkler. His family ...

Covington City Manager shares restructuring idea; Hassert hired as communication manager  User-generated content

By Ryan Clark NKyTribune reporter. When Covington City Manager David Johnston was hired last year, he was surprised to find the city had a recent history of ...

Long-time coach, educator, UK fan Casey Sparrow loses battle with cancer  Vaught's Views

By LARRY VAUGHT. My Saturday started with news I knew was coming but was hoping would be coming nearly so soon. Casey Sparrow, 47, of Harrodsburg, ...

Old Timers gather at Covington's Randolph Park for 31st year; name shelter 'David Housley Pavilion'  User-generated content

Staff Report. The new Shelter House at Randolph Park will now be called the David Housley Pavilion. David Housley (Photo by Chuck Eilerman). Vice Mayor ...

Covington schools take ownership of ball field

Covington is selling Meinken Field to Covington Independent to keep it in play with better maintenance to serve all.

School board renews Covington schools Supt. Alvin Garrison's contract for another four years  User-generated content

Alvin L. Garrison will continue his work as superintendent of Covington Independent Public Schools for at least 4 more years. The Covington Board of Education ...

Our Rich History: St. Walburg Academy began, became Villa Madonna College . . . and more  User-generated content

Last week's article was about the old Covington High School that was eventually replaced by Holmes High School. This article focuses on another Covington ...

In Covington, the next wave of development is flowing into its southerly neighborhoods  WCPO Cincinnati

The next wave of development in Covington will move south from the riverfront to communities like Latonia and South Covington.

Holmes senior Jada Cummings gets QuestBridge Scholarship worth over $280000 for four years  User-generated content

Holmes High School senior Jada Cummings is the recipient of the QuestBridge Scholarship which is valued at more than $280,000 over four years.

College notebook: Former basketball stars from 9th and 10th Regions enjoying success at next level  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. A number of former basketball standouts from local high schools continued their careers in college and enjoyed plenty of ...

Beetle Bolden is tougher than nails  West Virginia University Wire

Beetle Bolden might not be the biggest player on the court but he is one of the toughest and grittiest players out there.

Reunion to celebrate the Life and Legacy of Covington's Lincoln-William Grant High School  User-generated content

By Vicki Prichard NKyTribune Contributor. Louisville attorney Walter “Skip” Bedford was *fresh* out of high school, a member of William Grant High School's last ...

Hall of Honors to induct Brent Cooper, Covington Education Foundation 2017 Person of the Year  User-generated content

A bomber pilot, a doctor, a philanthropist, a lawyer and a public relations expert will be inducted into the Holmes High School Hall of Honors this year. The Hall ...

Of Four Candidates For Covington Mayor, Only Two Will Survive Tuesday's Primary  WVXU

Four candidates - including the incumbent - are vying in Tuesday's primary election to become the mayor of Covington, a city, which, with about 41000.

Kenton County's Jon Draud to be inducted into Eastern Kentucky University Hall of Fame  User-generated content

NKyTribune staff. Kenton County Commissioner and former state legislator Jon Draud is being inducted into the Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of ...

Editorial: Amazon has given Cincinnati a blueprint - now let's use it

Cincinnati needs to heed the lessons learned from Amazon about why the city lost its bid for the online retailer's second headquarters.

Men sentenced for roles in Covington slaying  WLWT Cincinnati

Tuesday brought an end to an investigation described as one of the most unwieldy murder cases the Kenton County Commonwealth's Attorney has ever ...

Valentines Day Celebration honors philanthropist Eva Farris with kickoff of campaign to support NaviGo  User-generated content

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor. The Valentine's Day celebration at the Hotel Covington Wednesday was billed as a way to honor philanthropist ...

Holmes' Shaunda Akemon wins statewide poster contest for Public Service Recognition Week  User-generated content

Holmes High School's Shaunda Akemon won the statewide Public *Service* Recognition Week poster competition in the 14-18 age group. The theme for this ...

'Finish the Field' campaign aims to raise final $200k for Holmes multi-purpose outdoor activity field  User-generated content

The Tom Ellis Athletic Memorial (TEAM) Foundation is now reaching out to alumni to raise the final $200,000 needed to build a new multi-purpose outdoor ...

Mentoring Plus sets young lives on new course with comprehensive and compassionate programs  User-generated content

By Vicki Prichard NKyTribune reporter. There's no disputing that the odds were against Danielle Huff. She was 16-years-old, living in Covington's City Heights ...

Kenton County Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse selects winners of superhero drawings for its banner  User-generated content

Superheroes for the Kenton County Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse Team have been selected from a competition for a banner promoting prevention of ...

Coroner identifies 16-year-old who shot at police at Florence Super 8  WXIX

The Boone County Coroner has identified the 16-year-old who shot at a police officer at the Florence Super 8 Tuesday.

The City of Covington announces road closures for Memorial Day events and other upcoming dates  User-generated content

The following events have been issued Special Event Permits by the City of Covington. During these events some roads sections will be temporary closed to ...

NKY Chamber announces 2017 leadership class

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

Boone County reaches $3.5M settlement with Samantha Ramsey family

Watch video from the Wednesday afternoon press conference below. Boone County Sheriff's Office will pay $3.5 million in a settlement with the family and ...

Ferguson initiated play on famous Kiger murder trial

Bruce Ferguson has been a friend for over three quarters of a century. His mother, Shirley, and my mother, then Nancy Smith of Latonia, were classmates at ...

NKY Education Council shines light on excellence with awards to top educators, students and others  User-generated content

The Northern Kentucky Education Council presented its annual celebration of excellence in education event to honor teachers, students, businesses and ...

Girls' basketball district playoffs: Holy Cross holds Holmes to lowest point total in title game  User-generated content

Thanks to St. Elizabeth Healthcare Sports Medicine for sponsoring our girls' high school basketball coverage once again this season. See all of our girls' ...

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