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Corbin, W’burg, Whitley Co. schools will only offer in-person classes four days a week

When students across Whitley County return to school on Monday, it will be a combination of in-person, virtual, or a hybrid, depending on the district. Corbin students will have the options of in-person, virtual, or hybrid, but according to a letter sent to parents by...

Williamsburg schools seek home Internet alternatives for students

Even though virtual learning is already underway, Williamsburg Independent School officials are still in the process of trying to determine which students have a reliable Internet signal at home. This was part of the message that school administrators delivered to the...
Posted On 17 Sep 2020

Schools urging spectators to observe all safety precautions to help make sure fall sports can continue

This week the fall 2020 interscholastic sports season officially kicks off, and to avoid a repeat of this past spring local school systems are asking all attendants at athletic contests in the coming days to adhere to the safety guidelines that have been put into place. As...

As Non-Traditional Instruction days increase, schools work to get new assignments, food to students

With the recent announcement of more NTI days ahead, area school superintendents are making sure that plans are in place for their students to receive the resources needed to keep up during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Williamsburg Independent Schools Superintendent Tim...

Local schools still working to educate, feed children during crisis

Schools across Corbin, Williamsburg and Whitley County, as well as the rest of the state, have all canceled in-seat classes through at least March 27, leaving educators with a whole host of issues ranging from preparing non-traditional instruction packets for students during the...
Posted On 18 Mar 2020

Whitley, Williamsburg school districts cancelling in-seat classes starting Monday

Following the recommendation of Gov. Andy Beshear, Whitley County School District officials and Williamsburg Independent School District officials are canceling in-seat classes for at least the next two weeks starting on Monday, March 16, and will offer non-traditional...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020

Williamsburg schools receive 30 new laptops, 10 new Chromebooks

The Williamsburg Independent School District received 30 new laptops and 10 new Chromebooks Tuesday morning that the district received courtesy of Spectrum and Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. “One of the things we are going to use the laptops for is for our bio medical...
Posted On 22 Aug 2019

Melton selected as next Williamsburg Independent School Superintendent

The Williamsburg Independent School District has selected its replacement for outgoing superintendent Dr. Amon Couch, and he is a familiar face. The board of education unanimously voted during a special called meeting Thursday evening to hire current Principal Tim Melton to...
Posted On 22 May 2019

Little known legal conflict forces Caddell’s resignation from W’burg BOE

The Williamsburg Independent Board of Education is looking for a new board member. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

Area schools reset calendars after latest snow days

With the winter weather finally over, area school districts have been able to finalize their calendars. Whitley County Schools have been hit the hardest as the weather and resulting snow days have forced the cancellation of spring break and the Memorial Day holiday. The school...
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