Northern Kentucky Tribune


The Turkeys bring their brand of re-invented rock ‘n’ roll to Behringer-Crawford’s Music@BCM tonight

The bald eagle may be our national bird, but Covington’s favorite bird/ band of choice just might be The Turkeys. Expanding musical boundaries, while fusing genres, these acoustic-minded artists are an essential part of the Covington folk music scene. The group includes Chris Cusentino, guitar/vocals; Kyle Knapp, guitar/vocals; Brad...

Al Cross: Mitch McConnell and abortion — a classic irony

Mitch McConnell has been known more for using his power as Senate Republican leader than for the advancement of any particular issue, except money in politics. Until now. He made possible the first Supreme Court decision to remove a constitutional privilege: the 49½-year-old right to an abortion. It is classic irony, because McConnell was once on the other side of the issue, and it illustrates how he has shifted shape to gain and retain power.

Newport Central Catholic names veteran coach Raymond Joshua to lead girls soccer team

Newport Central Catholic High School has announced the hiring of Raymond Joshua as the new head coach of the school’s Girls Soccer Team. Joshua has a great deal of experience having coached and trained players for both select and high school programs. His coaching resume includes time with premier soccer clubs such as Cincinnati Classic, MTC, Warren, and Lakota Soccer Clubs. Additionally, he has coached and trained at several Greater Cincinnati High Schools including Mount Notre Dame, St. Ursula Academy, Indian Hill, and St. Henry.

Athletes with local ties continuing their careers in other parts of the world in three different sports

Three athletes with ties to Northern Kentucky have been drawing attention in other parts of the world competing in swimming, soccer and basketball. On Wednesday, Mariah Denigan, 19, of Walton, placed 15th in a field of 58 swimmers in the women’s 10K open water event at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. She was also on a USA mixed 4×1500 open water relay team that placed seventh.

Highway safety officials remind holiday drivers that ‘Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving’; make plans

As Kentuckians celebrate the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, part of the Transportation Cabinet, is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind drivers that “Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.”. Unfortunately, the holiday weekend can create dangerous driving situations when individuals...

St. Elizabeth Healthcare expanding Florence hospital campus 125,000 sq.ft., undertaking variety of updates

St. Elizabeth Healthcare is expanding its Florence hospital campus to offer advanced, specialized care in Northern Kentucky and improve patient experience. Through a $65-85 million investment, nearly 125,000 square feet of new or renovated space and three years of development, the completed project will enable. increased access to quality care...

Special judge in Campbell County voids primary election of incumbent commissioner Brian Painter

A special judge in Campbell Circuit Court has voided the primary election of longtime incumbent Commissioner Brian Painter of Alexandria for campaign violations.
. If the ruling stands, Painter’s name on the Nov. 8 general election ballot will be removed and replaced with Painter’s opponent, David Fischer, a Fort Thomas businessman and vice chair of the Campbell County Republican Party.

Rehab project on Historic KY 8 truss bridge slowed by supply chain delays; aiming for summer’s end

Rehabilitation of the historic truss bridge on KY 8 (Mary Ingalls Highway) in Campbell County has been slowed by supply chain delays, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says. All structural rehabilitation work has been completed on the bridge, which was built in 1946 and crosses Twelvemile Creek (Milepost 18). Only cleaning and painting work remain, but crews are having to wait on delivery of paint and related materials.

Sen. John Schickel: The pro-life movement stands on the shoulders of those who kept up the fight

My sister Mary called from Atlanta Friday, crying tears of joy. She said that the landmark Roe v. Wade case had been overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. The phone call took me back 50 years to when I was sitting in class as a senior at Moeller High School, and it was announced the Roe v. Wade decision had been made on that cold January day in 1973. I did not care much, as I was more concerned with my hot rod and impressing girls. That evening at the supper table, my father was earnest as he explained to his 11 children what a sad day it was for America.