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Newport schools rolls out system to check visitors against sex offender registry  WKRC TV Cincinnati

NEWPORT, Ky. (WKRC) - Local school districts are turning to technology to ensure safety for their students. In Newport, they've unveiled the RAPTOR system, ...



Newport History Museum will host exhibit of photos by students at Newport High School tonight  User-generated content

The Newport History Museum @ The Southgate Street School will hold a photo exhibit by students of Newport High School tonight at 6 – 8 p.m.. “Celebrating ...



Orman, Seiter named to key positions at Newport Schools  Cincinnati.com

Heather Orman hired as principal of Newport High School. Bob Seiter is new principal of Newport Intermediate School.



Your NKY team of the week: Newport boys basketball hopes experience leads to titles  Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati Enquirer readers voted Newport High School boys basketball as the Northern Kentucky Team of the Week, based on votes tallied Jan. 4.



Newport replaces arrested football coach Matt Schmitz with Dayton standout Joe Wynn  Cincinnati.com

Newport names new football coach Joey Wynn. He replaces Matt Schmitz, who was re-hired in February after 3 years away and who resigned after an arrest.



Newport High School selects Cincinnati native Kirkendall as new athletic director  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. As the new athletic director at Newport High School, Mario Kirkendall is very aware of the challenges he faces with the ...



After getting a second chance, Newport football coach Matt Schmitz resigns after weekend arrest  Cincinnati.com

A man who served as varsity football coach and teacher for Newport Intermediate Schools has resigned, school officials say.



Newport names UC grad as new athletic director  Cincinnati.com

Newport Independent School District announced Wednesday that Mario Kirkendall has been hired as its new Athletic Director.



Newport football coach arrested 'stumbling' miles from bar and car  Cincinnati.com

Police arrested Newport public schools' varsity football coach Matt Schmitz while he was walking down a dark road miles away from a bar and his car.



Newport will honor successful teams, coach and long-time supporter with Hall of Fame inductions  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Three regional champion basketball teams, a successful coach and a long-time supporter will be inducted into ...



Newport High School selects Wynn as varsity football head coach; Wildcats are 4-29 past three seasons  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. Joe Wynn has been selected as the new football head coach at Newport High School. Wynn, 27, played high school football ...



Northern Kentucky 2018-2019 boys basketball: 5 story lines to watch  Cincinnati.com

Northern Kentucky boys basketball is looming and here are five story lines to watch as the season progresses.



Don Owen: From Newport baseball star to community icon, Jim Cutter credits success to mom  User-generated content

At first glance, I thought it was a mistake. Could a high school baseball player have really driven in 11 runs during a single game? Not just 11 RBI, but every run ...



Newport High School brings back girls soccer after seven-year absence  WCPO Cincinnati

It will take baby steps to compete, but Newport High School is excited to bring back girls soccer.



Simon Kenton's Jon Cummins, Newport's Mirena Combs win state bowling titles  Cincinnati.com

Northern Kentucky has a pair of new state champions. Mirena Combs of Newport High School and Jon Cummins of Simon Kenton High School won KHSAA ...



Newport HS one of 24 schools in KY recognized for high achievement in attaining career readiness  User-generated content

Newport High School is one of just 24 schools in Kentucky that have been recognized for its students' high achievement in attaining Career Readiness by the ...



Today is Newport Independent Schools annual Home Visit Day tradition; students get to know teachers  User-generated content

The Newport Independent Schools will continue its award-winning annual tradition of teachers and staff spreading out across the city to meet with students and ...



Newport High School athletic director/football coach arrested for public intoxication, drugs  WKRC TV Cincinnati

The athletic director/ football coach of Newport High School was arrested early Friday morning around 2:27 a.m..



All Kentucky Comprehensive Support and Improvement Schools are not equal  Bluegrass Institute

Kentucky's new assessment and accountability information was released to the public today, and one area of great interest involves the schools that were ...



Newport HS students join nationwide demonstration to remember Parkland, Florida shooting victims  User-generated content

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor. Shortly after 8 a.m. Wednesday hundreds of Newport High School students poured out of the building and braved ...



KABC announces Region Coaches and Players of the Year  WYMT News

(WYMT) - The Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches would like to announce the 2019 Regional Players and Coaches of the Year. The KABC Player of the ...



Board leads the way to Newport schools' turnaround  Cincinnati.com

Data released last fall shows Newport High School has gone from a 'dropout factory' to a 'proficient,' 'high-progress' school.



Family, friends gather at Newport High School for shooting victim  WXIX

Family members say D'Angelo Wilson was a recent graduate of Newport High School and was headed to college with aspirations to be a social worker.



Newport Supt. Kelly Middleton publishes third book, 'Competing for Kids,' offers advice for public schools  User-generated content

In 2007, Kelly Middleton warned us in his book Who Cares? about the new competition for the public school system and the implications and challenges it ...



Newport rehires football coach 3 years after arrest; 'Everyone deserves a second chance'  Cincinnati.com

Newport gives football coach Matt Schmitz a second chance after his 2015 arrest for marijuana possession, resisting arrest and public intoxication.



Don Owen: 'Game of Thrones' withdrawal? Here's a sports remedy — visions of future, past, present  User-generated content

A late spring or early summer without HBO's “Game of Thrones” is enough to send many of us into a state of withdrawal. But that's what we're facing as the eighth ...



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

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



Newport Firefighters Local 45 report 2018 successful community service projects for families and children  User-generated content

The Firefighters of Local 45 place great importance on community involvement, embracing a mission to develop and implement programs to empower and ...



High school hoops takeaways: Contenders, pretenders arise in Greater Cincinnati  Cincinnati.com

A rundown of the latest headlines in preps basketball from Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.



Newport may get another housing boost with new apartments at site of old intermediate school  WCPO Cincinnati

The site of the old Newport Intermediate School on Fourth Street may soon be occupied by higher-end apartments come the first part of 2018.



KABC announces 2019 Regional Players, Coaches of the Year  WKYT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- The Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches would like to announce the 2019 Regional Players and Coaches of the Year.



Don Owen: Instead of a story of redemption, Newport watches sad repeat as Schmitz squanders chance  User-generated content

In most professions, a second chance is the symbolic line of demarcation that separates redemption and risk. Any hiring manager is well aware of that boundary ...



Newport school building to become apartments  Cincinnati.com

Carmel, Ind.-based CRG Residential beat out five other developers to purchase the Newport Intermediate School building on Fourth Street in Newport.



National School Walkout: Students protest gun violence  Cincinnati.com

Students are walking out of class today to protest gun violence.



Raising Cane's opens on US 27  NKU The Northerner Online

Raising Cane's opened their new location in Cold Spring on Tuesday. The fast-casual chicken restaurant is located right outside of campus on Alexandria Pike ...



Atkins named principal of Newport Primary School; main goal is to increase student achievement  User-generated content

Newport native Matt Atkins, who attended Newport Independent Schools and graduated from Newport High School in 2000, has been named Principal of ...



Notebook: Shay Horton climbs the rankings for Ryle wrestling program  Cincinnati.com

UNION – Ryle has a deep history of accomplished wrestlers. The best of the best are pictured prominently in the gymnasium for everyone to see. Senior Shay ...



Newport Independent Schools superintendent Middleton praises Board of Education  User-generated content

By Kelly Middleton Special to NKyTribune. The word “achievement” is used often in public education. We say it quite a bit — and strive for it even more — in the ...



With its focus on the next generation, Newport's Nexigen creates a different class of IT service  WCPO

Tech Defenders is a student-focused program by Newport-basedNexigen, an information technology services company. The company, with a big presence at ...



St. Elizabeth launches Game of The Month program for Northern Kentucky high school sports  User-generated content

St. Elizabeth Healthcare has partnered with In-Game Sports to launch its new Game of The Month program for Northern Kentucky high school sports on Monday.



Fifth Annual Donna L.J. Murphy Award To Be Presented At 2019 Mr. And Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony  LEX18 Lexington KY News

LEXINGTON – The Fifth Annual Donna Murphy Award will be presented to Maaliya Owens of Scott County High School during the 2019 Mr. and Miss Kentucky ...



School that had shooting warns of discipline for walkouts  Cincinnati.com

A superintendent says students at an Ohio high school that had a shooting last year could face school detention or more serious discipline for leaving class to ...



Highlands coach Jaime Walz Richey focuses on her players, not her wins  Cincinnati.com

Highlands girls basketball coach Jaime Richey picked up 300th win in November.



High school hoops takeaways: Moeller, Walton-Verona notch impressive early-season wins  Cincinnati.com

The key storylines across the preps basketball landscape from both sides of the river.



School spending transparency – When are we going to get it?  Bluegrass Institute

How much does my child's school really spend each year? It's a very reasonable question, one we get asked at the Bluegrass Institute. Unfortunately, we've had ...



NKU collects 800th all-time win during 102-38 romp over Wilmington in season opener  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. In terms of postseason ramifications, it meant absolutely nothing. But Northern Kentucky University's 102-38 romp over ...



Introducing the 2018-2019 All-Enquirer preseason boys, girls basketball teams  Cincinnati.com

Introducing the 2018-2019 All-Enquirer preseason basketball teams, a new tradition to kick off the hoops seasons in Ohio and Northern Kentucky.



With 'smart city' initiative, Newport envisions Wi-Fi access for everyone, other tech improvements  WCPO

A new tech initiative should make Wi-Fi available to everyone in Newport and offer other improvements.



Ryle wrestlers win three matches in Region 6 finals to score points team needed for championship trophy  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Ryle wrestlers won three matches in the Region 6 championship finals on Saturday to provide the points their ...



Former Newport head coach Schmitz rehired to guide struggling Wildcats football program  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. A familiar face is returning as the football head coach at Newport High School. Newport interim athletic director Paul Baker ...



Lawsuit against Newport Independent Schools by Somerset High football player dismissed  User-generated content

A lawsuit filed against the Board of Education of Newport Independent Schools by a visiting football player who claimed he received a serious infection from the ...



See how Newport schools help tackle poverty  WCPO

Newport Intermediate School's students are about as diverse a group as Northern Kentucky kids can be. But there's one important thing they all have in common.



NKY Notebook: Skateboarding flourishes under bridge in Newport  Cincinnati.com

The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Skate Park in Newport in August just added its biggest piece.



NKU hits road to meet Northern Illinois on Friday night in key non-conference battle  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. Will they, or won't they? That's probably what the Northern Kentucky University coaching staff is asking as they prepare to ...



Newport schools AD suspended, loses contract after arrest  WLWT Cincinnati

Newport High School's athletic director and head football coach has been suspended and has apologized after being arrested last week.



Kentucky Wildcats give coach John Schlarman game ball after emotional win against Florida  Cincinnati.com

Former Highlands High School standout John Schlarman has continued to work through chemo treatments.



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 ...



Locals Create Newport DIY Skate Park Under I-471 Bridge  WVXU

A group of local skaters has designed and constructed a skate park under the I-471 bridge near Newport High School. Dubbed the Newport DIY , the park was.



Police: Robbery suspect shot by store employee  WXIX

A suspect has been shot during an incident in Northern Kentucky.



Kentucky cuts effort to prevent school shootings and other hazards  The Courier-Journal

The same year Kentucky suffered a major school shooting, 19 schools had to cancel safety checks due to budget cuts.



All “A” Classic: Beechwood wins first-ever regional basketball title on stickback basket as time expires  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Duncan Baugh made the biggest field goal in the history of the Beechwood boys' basketball program Saturday ...



South Carolina authorities arrest man in connection with Kentucky teen's kidnapping  WKYT

A missing 16-year-old Hispanic teen from Kentucky has been found in Saluda County and her alleged captor has been arrested.



Did football field give player infection?  Cincinnati.com

The cut a visiting football player sustained in Nov. 2013 on the field at Newport High School has led to a lawsuit against two school districts.



Newport Independent Schools to host poverty simulation; 30 percent of residents live in poverty  User-generated content

Newport Independent Schools certified teaching staff will learn the harsh realities of living in poverty – like many of the school district's families – on Tuesday, ...



Trial date set for 2014 killing of Newport grad  WCPO

NEWPORT, Ky. — More than a year after her son's death, Shelly Trautman said her family is still waiting for justice. When you walk into Trautman's home in ...



Girls' basketball: Maaliya Owens to receive prestigious Murphy award  News- Graphic

LEXINGTON — Maaliya Owens of Scott County was announced Friday as winner of the fifth-annual Donna Murphy Award.



State Arts Council's Kentucky Crafted Market set for March 15-17 at Horse Park's Alltech Arena  User-generated content

The Kentucky Crafted Market, the Kentucky Arts Council's showcase event featuring the best art and craft in the Commonwealth, will be back in Lexington, March ...



Sin City: How Newport Earned A Reputation As America's Playground  WVXU

What happens in Vegas started in Newport, Kentucky. The city was known as "America's Playground" from the 1920's to the 1960's, a hotbed for a criminal.



Newport school district gets Project Lead the Way $30k grant to bring STEM education to every student  User-generated content

The Newport Independent School District has received a $30,000 grant from Project Lead the Way (PLTW) to bring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math ...



What's the cost? Boone County pays for school security police  Cincinnati.com

Boone County taxpayers will pay about $1 million until the end of the 2018-2019 school year for stationing 15 police officers in every public elementary school.



Prospect breakdown: 2018 opens with strong outings  Cincinnati.com

The Tristate does not lack for high school athletic talent. Here's a look at some of the area's top prospects and how they fared during this weekend. 10. Highlands ...



Newport honors seven police officers for heroism in three critical incidents in the city  User-generated content

The City of Newport recently recognized seven police officers for their heroic and courageous actions in three separate incidents in the city. The city recognized ...



Sale of old church brings 'blessings' to poor  Cincinnati.com

Sale of St. Mark's divided among local charities and nonprofits.



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 ...



A tribute to legendary NKY radio broadcaster, Dale McMillen, who died Sunday at age 74  User-generated content

By Don Owen Special to NKyTribune. If there is a radio broadcaster's table in Heaven, a glorious catchphrase is being uttered today, 12 words that most fans of ...



A legacy of success, pressure to uphold family name helps Terry Connor excel as AD at Thomas More  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. Many people bring a framed photograph of their family to the office as a reminder of what motivates them the most in life.



Newport City Commissioner Hayden to seek seat being vacated by retiring Judge Popovich  User-generated content

Newport City Commissioner John Hayden announced his candidacy today for the Campbell County District Court Judgeship being vacated by retiring Judge ...



Preview: Covington Catholic leads the way in Northern Kentucky boys basketball  Cincinnati.com

Third-ranked CovCath leads the way for Northern Kentucky basketball.



YWCA awards ten Mamie Earl Sells scholarships, one goes to Janiah Miller of Newport  User-generated content

Ten high school females have been awarded scholarships through the YWCA's Mamie Earl Sells Scholars program. Presented by Kroger, the YWCA Mamie ...



Lexington’s Eastland bowling alley to close, leaving town with one venue  Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington bowlers now have one pin left standing. Danny Collins, the president of Collins Bowling Centers Inc., announced Sunday that Eastland Lanes will ...



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 ...



Perry County Times Obituaries - February 3, 2018  PennLive.com

JOSEPH C. SCHNEIDER Joseph C. SchneiderSubmitted Joseph Carmon Schneider, 70, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. He was born June 7 ...



Kentucky Arts Council's Veteran Project Exhibit features artwork of military veterans and families  User-generated content

The artwork of 41 artists, along with members of one American Legion post, has been selected for a Kentucky Arts Council exhibit that highlights the artwork of ...



District 2 girls basketball championships preview - Sports  Citizens Voice

Class 2A. Defending champ: Old Forge. Dates: Quarterfinals, Feb. 19; Semifinals, Feb. 22; Championship game, March 1. Moving on: The district champion and ...



Four PHS students walk out despite written warnings, may not be punished after all  Pensacola News Journal

Three freshmen and one junior at Pensacola High School held an unsanctioned school walkout Wednesday despite alleged resistance from school deans.



Kentucky's Snell a focus for Lions - Sports  Citizens Voice

ORLANDO, Fla. — Benny Snell's personality may have gotten him on the map. It's his play, though, that his next opponent knows can get it beat on New Year's ...



Overflow crowd attends NKY NAACP Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon in Newport  User-generated content

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor. A crowd of more than 500 filled the Newport Syndicate Monday for the 14th Annual Northern Kentucky Branch ...



Marjory Stoneman Douglas students must use only clear backpacks after shooting  USA TODAY

Students at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people will be required to carry only clear backpacks on campus once they return from spring ...



National Walkout Day: NRA posts photo of AR-15 one month after Parkland shooter used AR-15  USA TODAY

On Wednesday morning, as students nationwide protested to mark the one-month anniversary of the high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., the National Rifle ...



NKY Chamber announces 2017 leadership class  Cincinnati.com

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



ACLU: Student suspended for cursing after call to congressman's office during gun protest  USA TODAY

RENO — School officials in Nevada unconstitutionally retaliated against a 17-year-old student after a congressman complained about a call the student made to ...



Green Dots teach students to stop violence in schools  Cincinnati.com

The Women's Crisis Center is helping students overcome violence with the Green Dot program.



Campbell County grad Wilson emerges as impact player for Army; Ohmer earns C-USA award  User-generated content

By Don Owen NKyTribune reporter. Campbell County High School graduate Matt Wilson has emerged as an impact Division I college basketball player for the ...



What to watch: Playoff edition  Cincinnati.com

Ohio. Indian Hill (8-2) vs. Taft (8-2). Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. at Stargel Stadium. Who to follow on Twitter: John Snodgrass (@JSnodsEnq). What to watch: Taft coach ...



National school walkout: Katy Perry, Chris Evans cheer on student protests  USA TODAY

Katy Perry, Chris Evans, Mark Hamill, Susan Sarandon, Yara Shahidi and more famous names tweeted their praise for the students marching Wednesday.



Dylann Roof's sister charged with carrying weapons at South Carolina school  USA TODAY

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The sister of the man convicted of murdering nine people at a historically black South Carolina church was arrested Wednesday on charges ...



Glory Days: Cincinnati Suds debuted 40 years ago  Cincinnati.com

Glory Days: Cincinnati Suds professional slow-pitch softball team debuted 40 years ago.



Shaquille O'Neal: More cops in schools, not gun ban, will prevent shootings  USA TODAY

Shaquille O'Neal says the government should give law enforcement more money to spend on the policing of schools.



District Track and Field: Coughlin, Minichello break records  Citizens Voice

SCRANTON — Coughlin's Vincent Todd waited to run what could have been the final 100 meters of his high school career. The senior anchor of his team's ...



Obama praises Parkland students in Time: 'Our children are calling us to account'  USA TODAY

The former president wrote of the students: "They have the power so often inherent in youth: to see the world anew; to reject the old constraints, outdated ...



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