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Thomas More standout running back Hayden named to AP’s Little All-American team


  Staff report   Thomas More’s record-setting running back Domonique Hayden has been named to the Associated Press Little All-American team.   The Lexington Christian Academy product was named to the NCAA Division III second team. The Little All-American program …

State presents Biological Diversity Protection Award to Boone County insect researcher


  The Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission (KSNPC) has presented its annual Biological Diversity Protection Award to Loran D. Gibson of Florence.   The award is presented to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the …

Holiday happenings and travel tips from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Intl. Airport


The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is getting ready for the Holiday travel season offering passengers entertainment and travel tips to get you to your destination faster.   Look for Santa walking around the Terminal and Concourses and stop by …

Kentucky Treasure Finders: You don’t have
to be named Kringle to find some jingle


If you’re a “Santa” or a “Claus” with some “Holly” or a “Wreath” in your name, or if you’re an “Elf” or a “Merry” with “Sleighs” and “Deer,” there may be some unclaimed property being held for you at the …

Three Northern Kentucky counties first in state to be certified together as ‘Work Ready’


By Charles Taylor National Association of Counties   Three neighboring Northern Kentucky counties — Boone, Campbell and Kenton — are the first in the state to be certified together as a Work Ready region under Kentucky’s Work Ready Communities program. …

C-Forward’s Brent Cooper lends voice
to efforts to pass statewide smoking ban


Ahead of the 2015 session, passionate opinions on the idea of a statewide smoking ban continued to be expressed as lawmakers and advocates discussed the issue in a meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare.   State …

Northern Kentucky women grab first home win as early second half run fells Cincinnati


  Rianna Gayheart posted a season-high 12 points to lead the Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team to its first home victory of the season, 66-52, over the University of Cincinnati on Wednesday in The Bank of Kentucky Center.   …

Bill Straub: Don’t be surprised if Rand Paul, a modern Taft Republican, is last man standing


WASHINGTON – And they’re off.   With the Nov. 4 election little more than a speck in the rearview mirror and the 2016 face-off still so many miles down the road that the destination has yet to appear on GPS, …

Carnegie’s presentation of West Side Story
is latest production in the 2014-2105 series


  Shakespeare’s unforgettable love story meets modern-day New York City in The Carnegie’s presentation of West Side Story Jan. 9-18, directed by Brian Robertson. Combining playwright Arthur Laurents’ touching libretto and a score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, one …

Behringer-Crawford Museum artifacts from the ’20s or ’30s for new Rails Gallery display


Do you have a bundle of newspapers or magazines from the ’20s and ’30s stashed away in a closet or attic? How about candy packaging? An old cash register? A tabletop tube radio? Vintage advertising signs? Tobacco tins?   Behringer-Crawford …

New York Life Foundation donates $15,000
to St. Elizabeth’s grief STARS youth program


St. Elizabeth has received a $15,000 Grief Reach grant from the New York Life Foundation to support its grief archery program.   Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy, but facing this confusing process as a …

Northern Kentucky graduates Darna, Rump win grand prize for CompleteSet startup


A pair of startups that have completed the Northern Kentucky University Haile/US Bank College of Business INKUBATOR program took first and second place in the fifth annual 5 Across Finals business pitch competition in Lexington last week.   The championship …

Taping of Gov. Collins for documentary on Kentucky women open at NKU Digitorium


Special to KyForward   Award-winning documentary producer Michael Breeding is adding a new twist to his upcoming documentary about Kentucky women. On Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. he’s inviting audience participants Northern Kentucky University’s Digitorium – and …

Keven Moore on Insurance: For better or for worse, rumble strips help keep drivers safe


  In 1950, there were 33,186 people that were killed on U.S. roads with 50 million vehicles and 62 million drivers. By contrast, there are more than 212 million drivers and 254 million cars on American roads and there were …

Six Kentucky sites approved for listing in latest National Register of Historic Places


  The Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board approved six sites for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, nominations which will now be forwarded to the National Park Service (NPS) for final determination of eligibility. A decision on designation …