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Whitley County begins search for new superintendent

The search is officially on for a new superintendent for the Whitley County school district, and if all goes according to plan, the Whitley County Board of Education will hire its new superintendent by May 10. At the close of a special called Whitley County Board of Education...
Posted On 17 Mar 2018

Whitley County school security measures get high marks

Even though the Whitley County school district isn’t adding any more staff, it is doubling the number of armed law enforcement officers at its schools. This is among other changes that the district is making in light of recent school shootings, Assistant Superintendent John Siler...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018

Whitley County Superintendent Scott Paul announces pending retirement

The Whitley County school district is looking for a new superintendent. At the close of a special called Whitley County Board of Education meeting late Tuesday afternoon, Superintendent Scott Paul announced plans to retire effective July 1 at the end of his current contract. “The...
Posted On 07 Mar 2018

Whitley County schools could lose $2.6 million in state funding

The Whitley County school district is looking at a potential $2.6 million cut in state funding under proposals currently pending in the Kentucky General Assembly. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

Rose sworn in as newest member of Whitley County Board of Education

The Whitley County Board of Education’s newest member is someone who is no stranger to the board. Brenda Rose worked 27 years in the Whitley County school district, including nearly seven years as the board’s secretary before retiring in September. Late Thursday afternoon,...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

Delmar Mahan honored for his service to Whitley County Board of Education

When Delmar Mahan became a member of the Whitley County Board of Education in January 1991, it was two years after the school district was found to be academically deficient and came under state management. “We were not in the basement. We were in the cellar at the time,” Mahan...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Whitley County BOE taking steps to recognize state champions

The Whitley County Middle School’s sixth grade girl’s basketball team is being recognized for becoming 2017 state champions. During its November meeting Thursday afternoon, the Whitley County Board of Education approved an agreement with the Kentucky Department of Transportation...
Posted On 15 Nov 2017

Whitley BOE ends fiscal year with $1.6 million fund balance

The Whitley County Board of Education ended the fiscal year on June 30 with a carryover balance in excess of $1 million, according to the board’s annual audit. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Oct 2017

In surprise move, Delmar Mahan announces resignation from Whitley BOE

The Whitley County Board of Education is losing one of its longest serving and most recognized board members. At the close of a special called board meeting late Thursday afternoon, long time board member Delmar Mahan announced that he would be resigning from the board. “This is...
Posted On 19 Oct 2017

Whitley BOE discusses potential budget pitfalls

During Thursday’s special meeting, the Whitley County Board of Education presented Whitley East Elementary School teachers Cindy Hamblin, Vanessa Sizemore and Jessica Wilder with the September Above and Beyond Award. If the Whitley County school district is forced to deal with a...
Posted On 20 Sep 2017