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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

WCHS Class of 2020 parade set for Saturday afternoon

Normally, high school seniors get a prom and an in-person graduation ceremony with friends and family members there to help them celebrate the occasion. This year’s Whitley County High School class of 2020 isn’t getting that, but they are getting something that most graduating...
Posted On 20 May 2020

Area high schools planning virtual graduations for Class of 2020

While officials still want to eventually hold a traditional graduation ceremony, area high schools are making plans to honor the Class of 2020 with a virtual graduation. Corbin High School Principal John Crawford said between May 11 and May 15, the 220 graduates at Corbin will be...

Criminal justice students, area law enforcement join forces in ‘Operation Joy’

Twenty area law enforcement officers and 80 high school students studying to go into the law enforcement profession teamed up Tuesday to help 68 area families have a merrier Christmas. The fifth annual Operation Joy, organized by the criminal justice students at the Corbin Area...

WCHS students are after blood (literally)

A group of about two-dozen local high school students wanted to suck your blood last week. No, we’re not talking about the latest Twilight novel by Stephanie Meyer. We aren’t talking about some teenager vampire show either. A group of very real Whitley County High School students...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019

Whitley County Colonel Players present, ‘A Christmas Story’

Ralphie Parker and his Red Ryder BB gun, Flick and the flagpole, and Mr. and Mrs. Parker and the fight over the leg lamp major award that, “was a family controversy for years,” is coming to the stage at Whitley County High School as The Colonel Players presents, “A Christmas...

WCHS plans Community Thanksgiving Meal on Nov. 27

Various people affiliated with Whitley County High School and several Whitley County schools are doing their part to help those in Whitley County have a free community Thanksgiving lunch next week. Local residents will have the chance to enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal Wednesday,...
Posted On 22 Nov 2019