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Whitley Co. student named NHS Scholar

McKenzie Walters, a senior at Whitley County High School, has been named a National Honor Society (NHS) Scholar. According to the school’s Facebook page, “[Walters] has demonstrated a strong commitment to the four pillars of NHS: scholarship, service, leadership, and character....

Colonel Players presenting ‘Alibis’ April 29-30

The Whitley County High School’s Colonel Players will be having a busy seven days starting Saturday. First the group will be hosting the Eastern Kentucky Dramatic Arts Society (EKDAS) Festival for the first time on Saturday, April 24. Then days later the group will be presenting...
Posted On 23 Apr 2021

Alicyn Croley signs to play volleyball at Transylvania University

Whitley County High School senior Alicyn Croley signed her letter of intent on March 24 to play for Transylvania University next season. Croley started playing volleyball in the fifth grade. She was a three year starter on the high school volleyball team. Last season, she had 200...
Posted On 31 Mar 2021

WCHS planning in-person graduation ceremony May 8

In-person graduation plans for this school year and a start date for the next school year were among the items discussed by the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly meeting Thursday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access...
Posted On 17 Mar 2021

2021 Homecoming royalty announced at Whitley Co. High

Katy Powers, senior, was crowned the 2021 Basketball Homecoming Queen at the Whitley County Colonels vs. Williamsburg basketball game last Saturday. Powers is the daughter of Tracy and Travis Powers. She was escorted by her brother, Kaden Powers. Whitley County won the game...

Whitley County boys game against Knox Central cancelled because of COVID-19 exposure

The Whitley County boys basketball game against Knox Central has been cancelled. The game had been scheduled to tip off at 7:30 p.m. at Whitley County High School. Superintendent John Siler said the game has been cancelled because of COVID–19, which has forced the team and...

Whitley County High School tabs UC’s Zeke Eier as its new head football coach

Whitley County High School (WCHS) announced the selection of its new head football coach Wednesday afternoon. University of the Cumberlands assistant coach Zeke Eier has been selected as the new WCHS head football coach, the high school announced Wednesday afternoon on its...
Posted On 13 Jan 2021

Whitley County High School begins search for new football coach

The search for a new head football coach at Whitley County High School has begun. Athletic Director Bryan Stewart said the vacancy created when Coach Jep Irwin resigned to take the job at South Laurel has been posted on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association website....

Whitley County High School looking for new head football coach

Whitley County High School is looking for a new head football coach. Jep Irwin, who has served as head coach of the Colonels for the past two seasons, has resigned. Published reports indicate that he is leaving Whitley County to take over as head coach at South Laurel High School...
Posted On 30 Dec 2020

Whitley County JROTC receives NRA grant to purchase competition air rifles

Thanks to a grant from The National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation and Friends of the NRA, the Whitley County High School JROTC received a grant totaling about $5,000 to purchase air rifles, target systems, and the equipment required to charge air rifles. “This new equipment...
Posted On 23 Nov 2020
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