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2 shot near Holmes High School in Covington, NKY  WXIX

Covington, KY (FOX19) - The Covington Police Department is investigating a shooting near Holmes High School that left two people injured Friday night.

Two shot near Holmes High School in Covington  WKRC TV Cincinnati

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - Covington Police were called to the scene of a shooting Friday night. The reported shooting happened just before 11 p. m. at W.

Parents concerned after 8-month-old hurt at Covington daycare  WKRC TV Cincinnati

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - Some parents are uneasy about the safety of their children after an 8-month-old was injured at a Covington daycare facility.

Covington Teacher Talks About Baby Who Was Shaken, Grabbed on Campus  The River City News

A teacher in the Covington Independent Public School district spoke to the Covington board of education last week about an incident involving her young child at ...

Charges Filed Against Day Care Employee Accused of Assaulting Child  The River City News

A former employee at Chapman Child Development Center is now facing a criminal charge after the mother of an 8-month old baby says the child was ...

Holmes High School seeking nominations for its Hall of Distinction, Outstanding Young Alumni awards  User-generated content

Holmes High School has an outstanding history of students who have made significant differences in their communities. Time has come to recognize and honor ...

Through Magnified Giving, NKY students become philanthropists, join in giving over $174k  User-generated content

Students from the Northern Kentucky area, joined by over 4,200 regional students among 100 different schools, were challenged this past school year by a local ...

Covington Day Care Worker Issues Statement After Assault Charge  The River City News

The former Covington day care worker who resigned after being accused of aggressively handling an 8-month old child, and who was later.

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 ...

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 School Board Approves Compensating Tax Rate for 8th Straight Year  The River City News

The Covington Board of Education voted to accept what is known as the compensating rate for its share of local property taxes.

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 ...

Covington Schools: Homeless Student Program to Get Assistant; New Enrollment Center to Open  The River City News

The new enrollment center at Covington Independent Public Schools is set to open on July 8.

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 ...

Paper, Electronic Shredding Event Set for Saturday in Covington  The River City News

Any Covington resident or business with a pile of old electronics or documents that need to be shredded can have that taken care of on Saturday. The Center for ...

Covington Schools push start date back to September due to water problems in buildings  WKRC TV Cincinnati

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - Summer break continues for more than 4000 students in the Covington Independent School District. The superintendent says ...

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 ...

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

Covington police arrest student, charging his with terroristic threatening.

Wreath to Be Laid in Honor of Covington Marine Lost in Vietnam War  The River City News

A United States Marine from Covington who was lost in the Vietnam War will be remembered on Sunday. Gary Lee Hall was *fresh* from graduating Holmes High ...

Photos: Holmes High School's New Athletics & Events Field Opens  The River City News

A $2.5 million renovation and creation of a multi-purpose outdoor athletic and activity field at Holmes High School was celebrated in a ceremony on Thursday ...

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.

Former Bengal 'Pacman' Jones and wife Tishana Holmes open EndZone Pizza in Covington  WCPO Cincinnati

When Bengals player Adam Pacman Jones retired recently, his wife, Tishana Holmes, decided it was time for her to pursue her passion for food. Enter EndZone ...

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.

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.

18-year-old killed in Covington was recent Holmes graduate, worked as a lifeguard

Covington police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a young man found shot Saturday night.

Covington Independent Public Schools To Open New Enrollment Center  WVXU

The new enrollment center at Covington Independent Public Schools is set to open on July 8. At Thursday's meeting of the Covington board of education, ...

Tishana Holmes & Pacman Jones Open Pizza Spot in Covington  The River City News

Tishana Holmes learned a love for food from her father, a culinary chef in her native Tennessee where he operates a catering business.

Covington schools to start classes nearly 3 weeks later than scheduled  WXIX

COVINGTON, Ky. (FOX19) - The start date of Covington Independent School District is being pushed back nearly three weeks due to water damage in some of ...

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's drop-off event Saturday for e-waste and paper shredding enables responsible disposal  User-generated content

Need to get rid of old TVs, computers and other electronics gathering dust? What about sensitive paper documents you need to recycle? Volunteers prepare to ...

Photos: Holmes High School Class of 2017 Graduates  The River City News

The Holmes High School Class of 2017 graduated on a beautiful Friday evening upon the newly restored football field at Tom Ellis Stadium.

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.

Photos: Holmes High Graduation, Current & Former Covington Mayors Honored  The River City News

The Holmes High School Class of 2015 graduated in a ceremony at a packed Tom Ellis Stadium on Friday evening.

Briefs: New Band Directors at Holmes, Newport; New AD at Ryle  The River City News

Newport High School has a new marching band director. Patrick Belding was selected for the role. “Patrick was one of twelve candidates selected to interview for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Special to NKyTribune. Is it the TRUTH? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

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.

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.

Veterans Say It's Time For A New Memorial To Covington's 30 Vietnam Deaths  WVXU

Young men from Covington answered the call when the Vietnam War draft reached them. "These were boys from Holy Cross, Holmes, Covington Catholic, and.

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 ...

Exhibit to feature photography of Holmes students as i.imagine celebrates photography club, 'Launch Pad'  User-generated content

An exhibit that features the photography of some talented local students takes place Thursday, May 23 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Gateway Community Technical ...

In Resignation, Covington Teacher Addresses Board of Education  The River City News

A teacher who recently resigned her position at Covington Independent Public Schools voiced a litany of concerns at the Board of Education meeting on ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

FOCUS: Classmates from WHHS, FCHS to come together to honor Casey Sparrow

When Franklin County and Western Hills played against each other in sports, Casey Sparrow supported both sides.

Divine Waffles & Weck Opening New Location in Bromley  The River City News

We all know what waffles are, but "weck" may be a less common word.

Holy Cross Football to Play Home Games at Thomas More in 30-Year Agreement  The River City News

Holy Cross High School announced Wednesday a 30-year agreement to play home football games at Thomas More University.The deal starts in the 2019 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Watch: Film Showcases 2016 Covington Schools Sports Hall of Fame Inductees  The River City News

Saturday was a special night for some legendary Covington athletes and supporters.Cam MIller produced this film for the event:

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.

Principal at Holmes Middle School Leaving but Not Sure When  The River City News

Holmes Middle School principal Sean Bohannon is leaving his position at the school but it remains unclear when.

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 ...

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 ...

Holmes Names Brad Carr Varsity Boys Basketball Coach  The River City News

For the first time in its storied history, the Holmes High School boys basketball team will have an alumnus as head coach. Brad Carr was named the new head ...

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.

McGrath, Massie Highlight NKY Memorial Day Parades  The River City News

Memorial Day brings a lot of parades across Northern Kentucky.

Don Owen: Beal or Schloemer? Either choice is a winner as 9th Region's all-time best hoopster  User-generated content

Dicky Beal or Doug Schloemer? It's like choosing between spectacular and remarkable. You might as well ask a snowbound Northern Kentuckian in January ...

Former star athlete accused of dealing heroin  WKRC TV Cincinnati

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) -- A trio of suspects, including a former high school basketball star, faced federal drug charges Wednesday night, June 1.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Honoring Covington's 'fallen' – groups raising money to move, expand memorial for Vietnam KIA  User-generated content

When their draft numbers were called during the Vietnam War, Covington's youth ran … not away, but toward. In this 1965 photo from The Kentucky Post, ...

Alabama Head Coach Nate Oats Announces the Addition of Two Men’s Basketball Signees

Alabama men's basketball head coach Nate Oats officially announced two additions to the Crimson Tide's 2019 signing class on Friday.

Glenn O Swing principal Scott Alter promoted to asst. superintendent; Sherry Lindberg named principal  User-generated content

The principal and assistant principal at Glenn O. Swing Elementary School are taking on greater leadership roles in Covington Independent Public Schools.

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.

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 ...

Holy Cross, Holmes sports find new turf at Meinken

For old-timers around Northern Kentucky who spent their youth playing baseball at Covington's Meinken Field, a smooth infield with no lip or an outfield with no ...

People in News: Karl Lietzenmayer gets history award, teacher Haney honored, Becker joins Interact  User-generated content

Leitzenmayer, Behringer-Crawford receive history awards. The Kentucky Historical Society presented Karl Lietzenmayer, of Covington, with its Lifetime ...

New center next step for NKY Latino community  Soapbox Cincinnati

Northern Kentucky was a much different place in the 1970s, when Leo Calderon came down from Chicago to study at Thomas More University. He describes the ...

Help Covington Students Transition to College with "Starter Kits"  The River City News

Covington Partners is working to make the transition from high school to college a little easier for local students. The organization partnered with Holmes High ...

Covington schools recognized by state department as having an 'Alternative Program of Distinction'  User-generated content

The alternative program of Covington Independent Public Schools was recognized by the Kentucky Department of Education as an Alternative Program of ...

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.

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 ...

Educator, human rights advocate join Housing Authority of Covington board  User-generated content

A long-time educator and a human rights advocate are the newest members of the Housing Authority of Covington's board of directors. The appointments of ...

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. ...

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 ...

5 to Be Inducted Into Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame  The River City News

Five more names will be added to the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame this month.At the event, former Cincinnati Reds pitcher Tom Browning will be the ...

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.

Covington River Sweep volunteers average 45 lbs. of trash; recycling event total is nearly 10 tons  User-generated content

The numbers are in from the River Sweep event a couple of weekends ago: 45 volunteers spent 3 hours picking up 2,030 pounds of trash from 1 mile of the Ohio ...

Galaxie Skateshop Makes Move, Investment to Newport's West Side  The River City News

"I see tons of opportunities in the West End because the stuff is still pretty low-priced," said Gary Collins, who owns and operates Galaxie Skateshop, a regional ...

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.

He Was a Standout Local Athlete, but Now He's Back Behind Bars  The River City News

After being released earlier than expected from prison, a former local standout athlete is back behind bars. Duran Jefferson, 26, was arrested Wednesday when ...

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, ...

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 ...

Police to return to Kentucky district where boy was cuffed  Seattle Times

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Police officers will return to a Kentucky school district where a sheriff's deputy handcuffed an 8-year-old boy four years ago.

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.

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.

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 ...

Effort to Rebuild Holmes Field Scores Big Grant  The River City News

The effort to reconstruct the football field at Holmes High School which is also used by Holy Cross High School got its first large donation. The R.C..

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.

Here are the winners of Outstanding Women, special awards to be presented at event next week  User-generated content

The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Women's Initiative will present the 2019 Outstanding Women of Northern Kentucky honorees on May 15.

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 ...

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.

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