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UPDATE: Whitley County COVID–19 cases remain within threshold to allow in-person classes to resume

UPDATE: Despite additional COVID–19 cases being reported on Thursday, the incidence rate has remained below the number that would have prevented schools across Whitley County from resuming in-person classes on Monday. With the 10 new cases reported on Thursday, the incidence rate...

W’burg, Whitley schools plan Aug. 26 opening; parents can opt for in-person or remote learning

Officials at Whitley County and Williamsburg Independent School districts have announced plans concerning their respective school years with classes beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 26, for both school districts. In addition, parents in both school districts will have the option of...

Corbin, Whitley County change school meal delivery schedules to three days a week

Last week a Fayette County school employee, who delivered food to students, tested positive for COVID-19, and the Whitley County and Corbin school districts are changing their student food delivery schedules to lessen the potential exposure of employees and volunteers to the...
Posted On 01 Apr 2020

Local schools comply with ‘In God We Trust’ law

Area school systems have complied with the new state law requiring the national motto, “In God We Trust,” to be displayed in a prominent place in each school. Corbin Superintendent Dave Cox said signs designed by the Redhound Print Shop were given to each principal who was given...

Williamsburg School to close Tuesday as teachers plan to attend education rally in Frankfort

One local school district will be closed Tuesday as educators descend on Frankfort to advocate for education funding in the biennial state budget. Williamsburg Superintendent Dr. Amon Couch announced Monday that the classes would be cancelled. “About 40 of our teachers will...