Whitley County

Education
8:35 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Two Kentucky School Districts Will Close Monday Due to Illness

Two school districts in southern Kentucky won't return to classes until Monday, when officials hope students are healthier.

The Times-Tribune reports district officials for Corbin Independent Schools and for Whitley County Schools decided to close their doors for a few days this week due to a high number of illnesses.

Whitley County Schools closed on Wednesday and Corbin Independent Schools closed on Thursday. Students in both districts will return next week.

Regional
7:55 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Suspicious Package Leads to Evacuation of Consular Center in Whitley County

A southern Kentucky office where visa requests are processed had to evacuate and workers were decontaminated after two suspicious packages turned up at the facility. Williamsburg Police Chief Wayne Bird told The Times-Tribune that three workers at the Kentucky Consular Center were isolated, decontaminated and medically cleared after opening the packages.

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