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WCHS, WHS offer Veterans Day salutes

Everyone, who serves in the armed forces of the United States makes sacrifices. Sometimes those sacrifices are simple things, such as missing anniversary celebrations or the birth of a child. Other times those sacrifices are much more substantial as some come home scarred either...
Posted On 13 Nov 2019

Local Veterans Day ceremonies planned near Williamsburg

With the approach of Veterans Day Monday, a handful of local Veterans Day ceremonies and activities are planned around Williamsburg. The Whitley County Cooperative Extension Service will be holding its Veterans Day celebration on Friday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Extension...
Posted On 08 Nov 2019

Ceremony planned Friday to remember Whitley County teen killed in ATV crash last month

Whitley County High School Junior Fisher Barton was a person who never met a stranger, always had a smile on his face and was someone who would go out of his way to help anyone, according to friends. The life of the Junior Class Vice-President, member of the school’s 2019 skeet...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

WCHS Junior Fisher Barton remembered as someone who never met a stranger

Whitley County High School (WCHS) junior Fisher Barton, who died as the result of an ATV accident in Campbell County, Tennessee, Friday evening, is being remembered as a person who never met a stranger, always had a smile on his face, and would go out of his way to help anyon...
Posted On 06 Oct 2019

Whitley County High School student dies in ATV accident Friday night

A Whitley County High School junior has died as the result of an ATV accident in Campbell County, Tenn. Friday evening. Fisher Barton, 17, of Jellico, was involved in the accident some time after 8:00 p.m. Barton was apparently riding with a group of friends when the accident...
Posted On 05 Oct 2019
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Whitley County students fair well on state assessments

Students across the Whitley County school district exceeded state averages in nearly every subject area of assessment on state proficiency tests last school year, according to Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) assessment results that were released statewide Tuesday. Whitley East...
Posted On 02 Oct 2019

Tri-County Cineplex hosting premier party in honor of Whitley County ‘Survivor’ contestant

Whitley County will be back in the national spotlight beginning tonight as Woodbine resident Elaine Stott’s quest on CBS’s “Survivor” begins, and the Tri-County Cineplex is offering the opportunity to watch the premier with the local favorite. Following up on the success of the...

WCHS students getting more opportunities to get college credit while in high school

Whitley County High School students are getting more and more opportunities to graduate from high school with college credit. Whitley County High School Career and Technical Education Department Chair Krysti Conlin informed the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly...
Posted On 16 Aug 2019

Miss Nibroc Katelyn Johnson says winning crown a dream come true

“It is a literal dream come true!” That is how Miss NIBROC 2019 Katelyn Hope Johnson described winning the crown Saturday night. The 2018 Whitley County High School graduate, now a sophomore at University of the Cumberlands is the 67th woman to wear the crown. Johnson said she...

Three high school graduation ceremonies now set at The Arena

If you are planning to go see a local high senior graduate this year, then chances are good that you will be heading to The Arena in Corbin, where graduation ceremonies for Corbin High School, Whitley County High School and Lynn Camp High School will be held in the coming weeks....
Posted On 08 May 2019
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