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Whitley BOE extends Paul’s contract, naming two assistant superintendents

John Siler and Paula Rickett are being promoted to assistant superintendent in July. Whitley County School District Superintendent Scott Paul is getting a contract extension and the school board will be getting two new assistant superintendents. Read this story and more for just...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Auditors shed additional light in school theft case

Former Whitley County School District Chief Financial Officer Leigh Burke is charged with theft and abuse of the public trust in connection with missing funds from the school district. Auditors shed a little more light Thursday evening on the alleged theft of $12,042.14 by the...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

Whitley Co. school district works to straighten out finance records

Nearly four months after the Whitley County school district’s finance officer was fired amid allegations of misappropriation of school funds, school officials are still working to get their financial records in order. This includes scrambling to come up with a state...
Posted On 28 Sep 2016