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I’ve seen lots of positive change in the last 21 years

It’s pretty common that I will hear someone say they feel our area is stagnant. There is no growth or new jobs. Nothing ever changes. There is nothing to do. We are stuck in the mud. I disagree. There have been a lot of significant developments, physical improvements, and...

Corbin schools closed Friday because of widespread sickness

With the flu and stomach virus running rampant among faculty, staff and students, Corbin Independent Schools officials have elected to close school on Friday. Superintendent Dave Cox said attendance has been slowly decreasing over the last several day, with approximately 10...

Report cards: Whitley, Corbin schools among state’s top districts

Two of Whitley County’s three public school districts are now recognized as among the most elite in Kentucky, and the other had a setback after posting enormous gains last year, according to “report cards” recently released as part of Kentucky’s “Unbridled Learning” education...

Paul gets high marks during annual evaluation

If Superintendent Scott Paul’s recent annual evaluation by the Whitley County Board of Education were a report card, Paul would have received the equivalent of five A’s and two B’s. The Whitley County Board of Education held its monthly meeting on Aug. 11 and...
Posted On 24 Aug 2016

KDE: Knox Schools need to have a laser-like focus

Once again, the Knox County School system has come under fire by the Kentucky Department of Education. An April 3-6 on-site review of the school district’s instructional performance saw the administration lacking in several areas. The Kentucky Department of Education and AdvancED...
Posted On 15 Jun 2016
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Corbin High School graduation planned for May 22

  UPDATE: Corbin Superintendent Dave Cox announced Thursday that graduation will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 22. Cox said the date and time are the best choice to ensure that all of the graduation senior can be present along with family and friends who are traveling from out of...