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KMA elects officers, recognizes health
leaders at the 2015 Annual Meeting


The Kentucky Medical Association recognized several physicians and an Appalachian health activist for their work to improve the health of the community during the KMA 2015 Annual Meeting. KMA members also installed a new president and elected officers during the …

Q&A with CVG’s Candace McGraw about taking on leadership of Skyward, NKy’s future


  By Judy Clabes KyForward editor   Candace McGraw is arguably the most high-profile woman executive in the region. As chief executive officer of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport since July, 2011, she had led a team that has earned …

Boone County is No. 1 on list of top 10 healthiest places in Kentucky to live


Kentucky may be a beautiful place to live, but where are the healthiest spots to call home? It can be a hard call to make, as there aren’t ugly spots in the Bluegrass State. Fortunately, County Health does a review …

Former Kentucky, Covington Catholic star catcher Maile called up by Tampa Bay Rays


Former Kentucky star catcher Luke Maile has received his first big league call-up, summoned to the Tampa Bay Rays’ roster for the September playoff push the club announced late Monday.   A native of Crestview Hills, Ky., Maile played the …

Mike Denham: Celebrate great women of Ky. in honor of 19th Amendment anniversary


Last week, the United States celebrated the 95th anniversary of women’s right to vote, a milestone made possible by the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.   Kentucky was the 23rd state to ratify that amendment, but …

Brother saves life of sibling with cancer; sign up to be donor at Florence Kona drive Aug. 29


  You can save a life.   This Saturday, a local family is hosting a bone marrow registry and blood drive in honor of Evan Perricelli.   Two years ago, Evan was diagnosed with idiopathic aplastic anemia, a rare form …

Jay Mohr to perform standup comedy act
at the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati Aug. 29


Tickets are on sale now for Jay Mohr at the Taft Theatre, 317 East 5th St. in Cincinnati on Saturday, Aug. 29.   Mohr has been performing stand-up comedy since he was sixteen years old.   Three years after landing …

NKU sophomore Frey earns Offensive Player of Week honors from Horizon League


Northern Kentucky University sophomore forward Jessica Frey has been named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week after scoring three goals and leading the Norse women’s soccer team to a pair of wins in its opening weekend of play as …

Rosary Rally at Thomas More will honor football player who died in ATV accident


Thomas More College will hold the first-ever collegiate Rosary Rally Sunday, Aug. 23, at 9 p.m. Hundreds of students will gather in the stands at Griffin Plaza, TMC’s football stadium, to pray the rosary and offer up prayers for a …

NKU starts new semester, welcomes 15,000 students to campus for 2015-16 academic year


  Northern Kentucky University will welcome 15,000 students and 2,000 faculty and staff back to campus Monday for the 2015-2016 academic year.   “We welcome our students, faculty and staff back to campus,” said President Geoffrey S. Mearns. “It is …

Record crowd sees NKU best Wildcats in men’s soccer match; Norse women tie WKU


  In front of a record crowd of 2,188 fans, the Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team defeated Kentucky 1-0 in a preseason exhibition on Sunday at the NKU Soccer Stadium.   NKU senior Gavin Colton netted the game-winner in …

Paul Long: Female police officers put out calendar benefitting Women’s Crisis Center


A group of women police officers in Northern Kentucky — some of them runners, some of them fitness buffs — have banded together to put out a calendar that not only will stress their physical strength, confidence, and fearlessness, but …

UKAg partners with Campbell Co. agencies
to connect farm foods with urban kids


  By Aimee Nielson Special to NKyTribune   Traveling eight miles to the nearest grocery story doesn’t sound too bad, unless people have to make that trip without a car.   Many who live in inner city areas on limited …

Mike Denham: With the school year upon
us, look at it from a historical standpoint


There is a saying that you can’t know where you are going until you know where you have been. That’s especially true when it comes to our schools.   Since education represents the single-largest category in state spending – more …

Carroll Co. grand jury indicts police chief for putting mentally ill man on bus to Florida


  By R.G. Dunlop Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting   A county grand jury on Monday indicted the Carrollton police chief and a veteran officer for allegedly springing a mentally ill man from jail, putting him on a bus and …