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Local students among 29 graduating from Center for Rural Development’s 2019 Rogers Explorers

First graduating class from program of seven held on Asbury University’s campus   Twenty-nine students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky graduated from the first class of The Center for Rural Development’s 2019 Rogers Explorers program held June 2-4 on the campus of Asbury...

Marc Taylor hired as new W’burg Independent School Principal

Williamsburg Independent School has a new principal. During a press conference Tuesday morning, the school district announced that McCreary Central Assistant Principal Marc Taylor has been named as the new principal. He will start work July 1, and replaces Tim Melton, who is the...
Posted On 26 Jun 2019

W’burg E-sports team goes to state’s Elite 8

During its inaugural season, the Williamsburg High School E-sports team made it to the Elite 8 in the state before being eliminated. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 29 May 2019

W’burg schools getting bass fishing team, discussing creation of e-sports team

Williamsburg High School students will soon have a new extracurricular activity to explore, bass fishing. The school district is also looking into the possibility of creating an e-sports team too. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 20 Feb 2019

Miss NIBROC Makayla Mack returns to WIS, gives empowering speech

Miss NIBROC Makayla Mack returned to Williamsburg Independent School Monday afternoon to speak to girls grades 3-6 about the importance of growing into strong, successful women. Specifically, she spoke about the need for more women in the S.T.E.M. fields (Science, Technology,...

Dayspring opening health clinic at W’burg school

It’s official. When Williamsburg students return to school next month, they will have vastly improved access to healthcare while at school. This is thanks to a partnership between the Williamsburg Independent School District and Dayspring Family Health Center. “One of the biggest...
Posted On 11 Jul 2018

School health care options expanding for W’burg students

Williamsburg Independent School students are expected to have a few more healthcare options this fall with the potential expansion of the school medical clinic next school year through an possible agreement with Dayspring Health Care. During Tuesday’s special called Williamsburg...
Posted On 20 Jun 2018

Williamsburg schools, Forcht Bank sponsor first responder appreciation luncheon

Thanks to the efforts of a local school and a local bank, several first responders in the Williamsburg area were treated to a free lunch Thursday afternoon. “With today’s climate that we live in, schools are so thankful for the amount of support we get from our first responders,”...
Posted On 30 May 2018

Williamsburg Independent School adds new vehicle to fleet

Williamsburg Independent School officials unveiled the newest addition to the Jacket fleet Tuesday morning, a 2018 Chevy Traverse, which was purchased with coal severance funds. Superintendent Dr. Amon Couch noted this is a testament to the great partnership between local county...
Posted On 02 May 2018

Security expert says always teach behind locked doors

Not long after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting where 20 school children and six adult staff members were shot and killed, Kentucky Center for School Safety Executive Director Jon R. Akers was at a meeting with the Sandy Hook superintendent. Kentucky Center for...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018
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