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Threat at Lewis County School leaves parents concerned

LEWIS COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - An incident at Lewis County High School on Thursday has left many parents concerned.

Director of District Services for Lewis County Schools, Nick Adams, tells us that around 8am Thursday morning the Sheriff's Office was called to the CTC center of Lewis County High school in regards to a threat that was made toward the school by a student.

The Sheriff's Department is currently investigating the incident and the student's involvement.

In the hours following school, information was circulated via facebook and other social networking sites which have left parents concerned for their students safety.

Adams tells us there have been no futher incidents reported on campus as of this morning.

The Sheriff's office, the KSP and Central Office Staff will be on campus throughout the day today as an extra precaution.

Adams tells us that although the incident has negatively affected the attendance at the school today, he is confident that they are taking all of the appropriate measures to ensure everyone's safety.


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