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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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Photo Gallery: Veterans Day Salute…

Whitley County JROTC cadets held a ceremony in honor of Veterans Day last Wednesday in the Lawson Gymnasium. Above, cadets participate in the flag-folding ceremony. Left, the cadets stand at attention. (Photos by Scott Powell)
Posted On 18 Nov 2020
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The Colonels Players presents, ‘An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe’

There is a saying in show business that, “The show must go on.” While COVID–19 has kept Whitley County High School students from attending in-person classes, The Colonel Players have been preparing for their first show of the year, “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe,” to go on...

Suicide prevention horseback ride, event in memory of Whitley County teen to be held Saturday

A unique memorial event for a Whitley County student who took her own life in 2018 will take place Saturday in Williamsburg. The suicide prevention ride, hosted by Bethany’s Hope, will take place at Patrick’s Point River Camp on River Road. The event, which will begin at 10 a.m.,...

One WCHS football player tests positive for COVID-19, handful of other players in isolation

Friday, just one day after the Kentucky High School Athletic Association recommended that fall sports proceed as planned, it was announced that a football player at Whitley County High School had tested positive for COVID-19. “In an effort to keep our school family and community...
Posted On 28 Aug 2020
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Breaking News: Whitley County High School football player tests positive for COVID-19

One day after the Kentucky High School Athletic Association recommended that fall sports proceed as planned, a Whitley County High School football player has tested positive for COVID-19. “In an effort to keep our school family and community informed, we want to share that the...
Posted On 21 Aug 2020
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WCHS students will soon be able to get an associate degree while in high school thanks in part to the University of the Cumberlands

In a little less than three years from now, many Whitley County High School students will be walking across the stage to receive their degree, only not the one that you are probably thinking about. In many cases this degree will be an associate’s degree from the University of the...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020

Rice named WCHS interim principal

A veteran Whitley County High School educator has been pegged to serve as interim principal until a full-time replacement can be named. Effective July 1, Rachele Rice will be taking over the role of interim principal at the high school. Rice taught English at the high school for...
Posted On 02 Jul 2020

Remember to vote Election Day, bring your driver’s license with you

Whitley County voters are being encouraged to go out and vote on Election Day. Because of the coronavirus, polls will only be open in two locations on Election Day. Voting will take place in the gymnasium at Whitley County High School, which is near Exit 15 just outside of...
Posted On 22 Jun 2020

Photo Gallery: Whitley County High School Class of 2020 Parade

The Whitley County High School Class of 2020 held a graduation parade on May 23.
Posted On 27 May 2020