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Holmes Students' Photography to Be on Exhibit in Downtown Covington  The River City News

The Holmes Middle School photography club and Holmes High School Launch Pad program will be part of a new exhibition in downtown Covington.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Photos: Holmes Homecoming 2018  The River City News

Holmes High School hosted its 2018 homecoming parade on Friday evening ahead of the Bulldogs football game against Harrison Co. (which Holmes won ...

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

Covington police arrest student, charging his with terroristic threatening.

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

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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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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.

High school students take colorful pinkie pledge  WKRC TV Cincinnati

COVINGTON, Ky. (WKRC) - Students at Holmes High School found a colorful way to stand up to bullying. They took the pinkie pledge. The students painted the ...

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.

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: Holmes High School Homecoming Parade in Covington  The River City News

Friday night was a beautiful one for a parade - and Holmes High School put on a show on the streets and then on the football field!

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.

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 Schools May Lower Credits Required for Graduation, Change I.B. Program  The River City News

The Covington Board of Education may lower the number of credits required for high school graduation from 24 to 22.

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 ...

After Going Without, Holmes High Seeks On-Campus Police Officer  The River City News

There have been no school resource officers at Covington Independent Public Schools since the Kenton County Sheriff's Office pulled out following an ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Covington teacher suspended for sending inappropriate messages through educational site  WCPO

At least some of the inappropriate messages had been sent on Schoology, an educational site meant for grading and discussing assignments.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Here are the best and worst Kentucky schools  Lexington Herald-Leader

New test scores revealed the top- and bottom-performing schools in Kentucky. The statewide achievement exams and the ACT test were given in the spring and ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Bondurant Principal Sparrow remembered as strong, positive educator - The State Journal

Casey Sparrow's long fight with cancer ended Saturday morning. Sparrow, 47, the principal of Bondurant Middle School, was diagnosed with stage IV colon ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

JROTC Program at Holmes, Rich in Tradition, Scores Wins at Competition  The River City News

Deep inside the Chapman Vocational Building on the campus of Holmes High School in Covington resides a great tradition of academic and military learning.

Children, Inc. helped Alaria Long from kindergarten through high school (NavigoPrep) and into college  User-generated content

Children, Inc., a Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati nonprofit known for providing high-quality early education, has grown during the past year by adding ...

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 ...

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 Rename Part of Street in Honor of Ladies Home Founder  The River City News

When the Ohio River reached then-record levels in 1884, the catastrophic flood displaced thousands of Covington residents.

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 ...

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 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.

Alabama basketball announces signing two players  Bama Maven

Graduate transfer James “Beetle” Bolden and four-star prospect Raymond Hawkins officially join Crimson Tide.

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

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

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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:

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 ...

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 playoff preview: Rundown of nine area postseason games

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

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 ...

Portion of Seventh Street in Covington to be renamed 'Battelle Lane' in honor of Ladies Home founder  User-generated content

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The City of Covington on Friday will unveil a new name for the eastern-most tip of Seventh Street as it runs alongside the Covington Ladies ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 Partners hosts Thanks(for)Giving event to celebrate donors, kick off Holiday Giving Campaign  User-generated content

Covington Partners hosted Thanks (for) Giving at The Roebling Room at Smoke Justis on Giving Tuesday. The event celebrated the many contributions of the ...

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.

Previews: Predictions for Week 9 high school football in Greater Cincinnati, Oct. 16

The Cincinnati Enquirer preps writers provide their predictions for key games during Week 9 football in Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

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.

Covington Rotary honors three first responders for 'Service Above Self': Powers, Sanzere, Bowman  User-generated content

Three First Responders from the City of Covington were honored for selfless *service* today: A police officer who has saved two lives since returning from a horrific ...

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 ...

Holmes High School's "Close the Deal" Success Noted by State  The River City News

Kentucky's "Close the Deal" program, which creates a partnership between school districts and business communities, has seen success at Covington ...

Twenty to be Inducted Into Covington Schools Athletic Hall of Fame  The River City News

Twenty former athletes and coaches from Holmes High School and the former William Grant High School will be honored for their accomplishments at the third ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Holmes Student Wins 4-Year, $280000 Scholarship  The River City News

A senior at Holmes High School won a QuestBridge scholarship valued at more than $280000 over four years.Jada Cummings plans to attend Emory University ...

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 ...

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.

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."

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 ...

Holmes Student Accepted Into Elite ROTC Program  The River City News

A Holmes High School student has been accepted to the elite Senior Leadership Capstone Camp at the Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Missouri.

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 ...

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.

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.

Carrollton bus tragedy survivor finds purpose in helping others  Kentucky Today

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Jason Booher's life has a definitive marker: There were the 13 years before May 14, 1988 and the 30 years after. That's the day a fiery ...

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, ...

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, ...

Covington School Board Candidates Talk Consolidation, Other Issues  The River City News

There are five candidates running for three seats on the Covington Board of Education and four of them attended a forum on Wednesday night hosted by OASIS, ...

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.

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