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12-months since first COVID case hit Whitley

  April 6 marks the one-year anniversary since the first case of COVID-19 was announced in Whitley County. Members of the community have all been impacted differently with some feeling the effects of the virus more than others. Despite the differences, every person has been...

Colonel Players return to the stage

In the era of COVID-19 how do you put on a play and still enable an audience to watch? If you are the Whitley County High School Colonel Players, you record “In The Garden of the Selfish Giant” last week and offer it online for three days this week. “This is good for us because...
Posted On 24 Mar 2021

Colonel Players finish second, head to KY Theatre Association State Competition

The Whitley County High School drama program is headed to the Kentucky Theatre Association State Competition later this month. The Colonel Players finished second Saturday during the East Region competition, which was held at Madison Southern High School. “I am an extremely proud...

WC Colonel Players announce upcoming performance of ‘The Anatomy of Gray’

The Whitley County Colonel Players will perform The Anatomy of Gray, written by Jim Leonard Jr., produced by Samuel French and directed by David Sweet. The performance will take place on November 1 and 2, at the Whitley High School Cafeteria at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. “We have...
Posted On 30 Oct 2018
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Colonel Players perform at EKDAS Festival in Perry County

Director receives Lifetime Achievement Award; cast members make Top 10 Mountain Cast Whitley County High School’s Colonel Players enjoyed performing the farcical comedy, Mmmbeth! on Saturday, April 21, at the Eastern Kentucky Dramatic Arts Society 10th annual play festival at...

WCHS Teacher honored with Favorite Teacher Award

A Whitley County High School Teacher has been honored with the Favorite Teacher Award from Barnes and Noble. Mr. David Sweet was nominated for the award by 10th grader, Katherine Whitaker, a student in his Theatre II class.  Whitaker’s heartfelt letter that she wrote nominating...