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May 17, 2017 by Jane Ranson Sullivan (Register to contact)


Classmate Death

September 18, 2011 by Deana Smith Fullam (Register to contact)

It saddens me greatly to inform the BCHS Class of 1988 that we have lost yet another wonderful classmate. Last night Shelly Mallicoat took her own life. She leaves behind her parents, husband, daughter Alexis who is 16 and sister Sherry. Please pray for her family.

Boone County High School News From Around The Web

Northern Kentucky high school football: Boone County beats Holmes, 20-6, in Warner's debut

The Bryson Warner era at Boone County High School has officially begun. A 1992 BCHS grad, Warner made his debut in front of the Rebel faithful Friday.

Shaun Alexander returns to Boone County High School to reach young people  WKRC TV Cincinnati

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (WKRC) - A former pro football star returned to his alma mater in hopes of reaching young people. Shaun Alexander made an ...

Boone County student charged, accused of posting 'threatening' messages on Snapchat  WCPO

FLORENCE, Ky. — Sheriff's deputies charged a Boone County High School student with disorderly conduct for posting inappropriate and threatening messages ...

Boone County Clerk Kenny Brown, who brought a customer-service focus to the office, has died  User-generated content

By Mark Hansel NKyTribune managing editor. Boone County Clerk Kenny Brown has died. Brown (file photo). Brown was found dead in his home Friday ...

Rotary Club of Florence hands out annual teacher of the year honors to Boone County educators  User-generated content

By: Patrick Moynahan Special to the NKyTribune. Tiffany Westhoff uses 21st century technology to motivate students to want to read, instead of avoiding it.

School is out, plenty of activities for children, teens at Boone County Public Library in June  User-generated content

The Boone County Public Library offers events at its branches and throughout the county during the month of June. A list of scheduled events for teens and ...

Boone County HS drops Mr. Rebel logo, mascot  WCPO

FLORENCE, Ky. – Boone County High School says it is phasing out its Mr. Rebel logo and will no longer use the Mr. Rebel mascot, but not because of the recent ...

Friends remember Kenny Brown as principled politically and lover of jazz and Cajun food

Republican Kenny Brown is being remembered for not being afraid of a political flight. Boone County's elected clerk since 2010 died suddenly March 8 at his ...

New 'Rebels' logo replaces Confederate mascot at Boone Co. High School

FLORENCE – The Mr. Rebel image, part of Boone County High School for 60 years, is getting phased out. Mr. Rebel is a Confederate general who stands tall in ...

Local High School Students Named to NKY Chamber's Youth Leadership Class  The River City News

Forty-five local high school juniors and seniors were selected for the 2020 Regional Youth Leadership (RYL) class at the Northern Kentucky Chamber of ...

Boone County schools show wave of support in wake of student-athlete's death  WLWT Cincinnati

There is grief and a deep sense of personal loss throughout the Boone County School District as the week begins. Sixteen year-old Abbey Zimmer, captain of ...

Tristate communities plan Memorial Day observances

Events are planned to commemorate Memorial Day this weekend.

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 ...

Student artists compete to create more modern, consistent logo for Boone County HS  WCPO Cincinnati

Students at Boone County High School are creating a new logo, which will give the school a more consistent look and feel.

Beckfield College in Florence celebrates 35th anniversary with campus tailgate event Sept. 6  User-generated content

Beckfield College is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a Tailgate Celebration at the school's Florence campus that will feature free food and drinks, live music, ...

A learning Fest: Here's a way to prevent hearing 'I'm bored' or from seeing kids on devices all summer  User-generated content

NKY Camps and Activities Fest is joining forces with the World Maker & Inventor Expo to provide the opportunity to get STEM-y AND learn more about summer ...

After student's death last year, NKY school brings in suicide-prevention panel  WLWT Cincinnati

Suicide-prevention panel explained what signs to look for.

Man accused of killing in the name of Hitler put my hometown in the news  The Charlotte Observer

I was going home to see my family and old friends from school days. Something I do every summer.

5 Boone County students charged with making school threats  WCPO

BURLINGTON, Ky. -- Boone County authorities have charged five students since Feb. 12 in connection to threats they said the youths made against their schools ...

Prep Sports Notebook: Niederman will return to the sidelines as Lloyd's head football coach next season  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. Kyle Niederman put his football coaching career on hold six years ago when he took a job in school ...

Steve Oliverio, Northern Kentucky teacher and coach dies; former member of the Reds organization  User-generated content

Steve J. Oliverio, 57, of Florence, died surrounded by his loving family on Friday, January 4, 2019, at his residence. Oliverio. Oliverio graduated from Oak Hills ...

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.

Boone County honors deceased captain Abbey Zimmer

Boone County started a scholarship fund for Abbey Zimmer, Class of 2018, who died March 31.

Boone Co. grad: Rebel pride hard to take

There are people of color still living in the oppressive environment I was in 10 years ago at Boone County High School.

McGrath, Massie Highlight NKY Memorial Day Parades  The River City News

Memorial Day brings a lot of parades across Northern Kentucky.

Duke Energy wants 15.7% rate increase in NKY. Here's why.

Duke Energy wants a 15.7 percent electric rate increase in Northern Kentucky. Skip to main *content*. play. CLOSE. Simply Money Advisors discuss how to save ...

Florence mayor to grads: 'There's more to the world than Instagram, Snapchat'

"Try putting your phones down every once in a while, talk to people. Look at their faces. Watch what is happening around you," Diane E. Whalen says.

Ryle ranks 10th of best Ky. schools

Boone County Schools rank high on a list of best schools from U.S. News & World Report.

Kentucky high school phases out 'Mr. Rebel' mascot  WYMT News

A Kentucky high school is phasing out its mascot of six decades, a Confederate general called Mr. Rebel.

Boone graduation dates announced

The high schools of Boone County will host graduations between May 29-31.

NKY High School Football: Week 7 Results  The River City News

Week 7 of high school football is in the books. RCN's Jason Finnell and Brian Frey were at the Newport-Bellevue game for this recap and photo series. The full ...

Sign here: Student seeks support for ASL class

Boone County Schools don't offer one of the most common American languages.

These NKY High School Students are Sen. Jeff Green Scholars  The River City News

Nearly 300 Northern Kentucky students have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

GLORY DAYS: Alexander the Great reflects on 1994 season

Glory Days: Ex-Boone County star, others reflect on 20th anniversary of standout year.

Boone County Coroner Doug Stith resigns

Boone County Coroner Douglas M. Stith has resigned the office effective April 30.

NKY schools get behind voluntary drug test clubs

Public and private schools advocating voluntary student drug testing clubs so colleges and employers can see applicants are drug free.

Florence, Newport among Northern Kentucky cities with Memorial Day parades, observances  User-generated content

The City of Florence will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade & Program on Monday, May 29, 2017. Join the City as it honors the men and women of the Armed ...

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 ...

2019 National High School Cheerleading And Dance Team Championships Honor Top Teams From Across The Country  PRNewswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 National High School Cheerleading Championship and National Dance Team Championship took ...

The Primary: Charlie Kenner, Boone Commission, Dist. 2; Keith McMain, District Court Judge 54th Dist.  User-generated content

The NKyTribune is offering an opportunity for those in contested NKY races in the primary election to make their case — and themselves — better known to ...

Primary: Louis Kelly, Commonwealth Attny., Boone, Gallatin; Teresa Cunningham, Boone County Attny.  User-generated content

The NKyTribune is offering an opportunity for those in contested NKY races in the primary election to make their case — and themselves — better known to ...

Special needs students get on-the-job training

One of Darla LaClair's greatest worries was what life after high school would be like for her 20-year-old son, Andrew. Because he has autism, Andrew is ...

NKY High School Football: Week 5 Results  The River City News

Junior quarterback Kaleal Davis and the Newport Wildcats ran away from the Ludlow Panthers, giving the program its first win against the fellow river city squad ...

Duveneck Art Show, Sprouts & Stouts this Weekend  The River City News

Events to check out this weekend: Trinity Episcopal Church in Covington is bringing back its annual Sprouts and Stouts Festival for Mother's Day Weekend, ...

Boone County boys' soccer team setting example of cultural acceptance  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. There's something special going on with the Boone County High School boys' soccer program that's not ...

Things to do this weekend in Cincinnati: April 26-28

The biggest, dirtiest event in the area returns this Saturday. A Burning Man exhibit opens at the art museum. And a whole lot more.

NKY High School Football Playoffs: Round 2 Results  The River City News

The second round of the Kentucky high school football playoffs is in the books, and some Northern Kentucky teams are moving on, and others are packing up for ...

NKY High School Scores: Draud Leads Beechwood Over New Cath  The River City News

The Beechwood Tigers defeated the Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds on Tuesday night despite New Cath's best efforts to keep it close. Beechwood ...

Kentucky election filings: Republicans irked after NKY state rep Addia Wuchner picked her own successor in last-minute 'backroom' deal

Perhaps the biggest news on filing day wasn't who filed, but who withdrew.

Heroin, development among Florence candidate concerns

FLORENCE – The heroin epidemic and economic development are among the top issues the city is facing, according to this election year's council candidates.

Former assistant Steele named Boone County head football coach; volleyball, boys soccer posts filled  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. The new head football coach at Boone County High School is Marty Steele, a former player and long-time ...

At Jones Middle School the 'Summer Fun' program is just that — fun (but with lots of learning going on!)  User-generated content

By Maridith Yahl NKyTribune reporter. Summer school was 'Summer Fun' this year. At Jones Middle School in Florence, teachers engaged students in a ...

NKY: Memorial Day celebrations

Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those how died in *service* to our country. According to, Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, was ...

Boone County High School grad serves Navy aboard Naval Air Station as survival equipmentman  User-generated content

A 2012 Boone County High School graduate and Florence native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville, the largest base in the ...

7 Picked for Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame  The River City News

Seven athletes will be inducted into the Northern Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame this month. Robb Smith. Smith, a graduate of Scott High School, started his sports ...

Heroin, traffic on minds of Florence candidates

FLORENCE – Traffic and the heroin epidemic were on the minds of many candidates for Florence City Council when they were asked about what issues the city ...

Memorial Day events planned in N. Ky.

Memorial Day is a federal holiday established to remember men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. It was once known as Decoration ...

NKY Education Council shines light on excellence with awards to top educators, students and others  User-generated content

The Northern Kentucky Education Council presented its annual celebration of excellence in education event to honor teachers, students, businesses and ...

Celebrating education

Excellence in education lauded at celebration by N.Ky. chamber and education council.

Union, Ky., Kroger Marketplace opens this week

Union's new Kroger Marketplace was debated and fought for years. The new store is slated to open Thursday morning.

Several Local Schools to Compete at National Cheerleading Competition  The River City News

The Northern Kentucky Cheer & Dance Coaches Association, Inc. (NKCCA) held their annual competition on Saturday, January 30 at BB&T Arena on the ...

Eighth-grader with autism steps onto the court  WCPO Cincinnati

FLORENCE, Ky. -- Thursday night was Mitch Shelley's chance to shine. Shelley, an eighth-grader with autism, attended every practice of the Ockerman Middle ...

Former Boone Judge-Executive Bruce Ferguson dies at 86; was historian and conservationist  User-generated content

Former Boone County Judge-executive Bruce Ferguson has died at age 86. Ferguson, who served as judge-executive from 1964 until 1982 and again from ...

Parades, flags and speeches mark Memorial Day events

Memorial Day plans from across Greater Cincinnati included in communities listing.

Kroger Marketplace to open in Union Thursday; store represents $31 million investment, will employ 500  User-generated content

The Cincinnati/Dayton Division of Kroger has announced that the grand opening of the newest member of the Kroger family of stores, located in Union, ...

List: Memorial Day events  WXIX

Communities and organizations across the Tri-State will commemorate Memorial Day Monday with parades and ceremonies.

Tri-State Freethinkers hand out books on atheism, off school property  WLWT Cincinnati

Boone County Schools are officially out for the school year but a few high school students left with some unique summer reading.

Duke's NKY rate hike proposal: Will corporate tax cuts mean residents get spared?

Will the corporate tax cut halt Duke's NKY rate hike bid? See what happened to Kentucky Power.

St. Henry volleyball team excited to be hosting the first All 'A' Classic state tournament in N.Ky.  User-generated content

By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter. After taking teams to the All “A” Classic state volleyball tournament in Louisville four of the last five years, St.

Longtime Dayton Coach, Boone & NKU Star to Be Inducted Into Larosa's Hall of Fame  The River City News

The LaRosa's High School Sports Hall of Fame has announced its next class of inductees, and two from Northern Kentucky are on the list. Barry Binkley led the ...

Around the links in Northern Kentucky: Lucas to play at Tony Blom Metropolitan Amateur Championship  User-generated content

By Marc Hardin NKyTribune contributor. Course familiarity and a fortuitous schedule break has lured veteran Northern Kentucky golfer Lance Lucas back to the ...

Florence Karate group pays tribute to late legend Richard 'Iron Dragon' Bustillo, honoring their 'Ohana'  User-generated content

By Evan Merrill NKyTribune reporter. Students and family have paid tribute to the late Richard “The Iron Dragon” Bustillo, a close friend and mentor of Michael ...

Photos: Florence, Erlanger, & Park Hills Memorial Day Parades  The River City News

It was a beautiful day for a parade on Monday and cities across Northern Kentucky put on good shows in honor of Memorial Day.

Doughnut shop now taking orders on Mt. Zion Road

FLORENCE – From *fresh* doughnuts and coffee to chilled frappes and breakfast sandwiches, Pink in a Blanket has something for everyone. The doughnut shop ...

High School Research Teachers Conference  Science News for Students

On September 27-29, 2019, the Society for Science & the Public (the Society) will welcome 200 science research teachers at all levels of experience to gather in ...

Shawn Carroll, director of New Perceptions, inducted into Florence Rotary Club Heritage Hall of Fame  User-generated content

By J. Patrick Moynahan Special to the NKyTribune. Shawn Carroll has been named to the Florence Rotary Club Heritage Hall of Fame. Carroll, executive ...

At these martial arts studios, you won't win a trophy, but you'll win some valuable skills  WCPO Cincinnati

While most martial arts studios work with students who want to compete and win trophies, at least two local studios focus more on instilling strength, confidence ...

Memorial Day parades and services in Greater Cincinnati  WLWT Cincinnati

Several Memorial Day services and parades are being held in the Tri-State Monday. Check out the list below.

Kona Ice's “Going Pro” conference features NKy NFL pro, Shaun Alexander  User-generated content

By Vicki Prichard NKyTribune reporter. Back in 2007 when Kona Ice founder Tony Lamb held his first conference with his franchisees, he had a $250 marketing ...

Education group awards scholarships

N. Ky. Education Association honors teachers and support personnel.

Sydney Moss Benched as Thomas More Reviews NCAA Compliance Question  The River City News

Thomas More is taking its star Sydney Moss out of the women's basketball team line-up while the college checks out a compliance question from the National ...

Woman alleges Dillard's store in Crestview Hills fired her for being pregnant  WCPO Cincinnati

A Florence woman is suing Dillard's, claiming she was fired from the Crestview Hills store for being pregnant.

Ohio River boat collision leaves one dead, four injured  FOX19

A Florence teen has died and four others are injured, two critically, following a boat crash early Saturday morning on the Ohio River near I-471.

37 Days ‘Til Kickoff: Shaun Alexander  Roll 'Bama Roll

The first in a 20-year string of unstoppable running backs, and the Heisman finalist that should have been.

A Long Time Coming  Cincinnati CityBeat

Local skateboarder Alex Davis gets pro sponsorship from Ohio-based Habitat Skateboards.

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