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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

Williamsburg High School concert band joins U of C Symphonic Winds to play in the Winter Joint Concert

  Photos by Mark White. Williamsburg Independent School’s Concert Band conducted by Mr. Zach Shannon, and University of the Cumberlands Symphonic Winds conducted by Dr. Steven Sudduth played at the Winter Joint Concert held at the University of the Cumberlands on Sunday, February...

Williamsburg school renovations ahead of schedule

Renovations to Williamsburg Independent School, which has forced a portion of the classes to be moved to neighboring Main Street Baptist Church this year, is moving ahead of schedule, and all classrooms may be able to move back into the school by the start of the next school year...
Posted On 24 Jan 2018

Jake Mountjoy remembered as dedicated public servant

For Jake Mountjoy, public service wasn’t just something he did. It was a way of life. He served in the United States Navy during WWII, and then as an educator at the Williamsburg Independent School District for 32 years, including the last 12 years when he served as...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017

W’burg students have fun while learning about healthy life choices

How does too much salt and fat in one’s food and too little exercise affect the body? What happens to your lungs when you smoke? Fourth and fifth graders at Williamsburg Independent School got answers to these kinds of questions and got to see how the lungs inflate and deflate as...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017

W’burg Superintendent apologizes for trophy trashing, promises criteria for how trophies are displayed

Williamsburg Independent Superintendent Dr. Amon Couch promises that he understands how angry and frustrated Williamsburg alumni were last week after video came to light on social media showing school officials throwing about 40 old trophies into a school dumpster, and he...
Posted On 08 Feb 2017
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