OCTOBER 9, 2015
Louisa Middle School Evacuated after Bomb Threat
Parents received a frightening phone call Friday afternoon from Lawrence County Superintendent Dr. Fletcher informing them of a bomb threat on the school.
Dr. Fletcher Tweeted “There should be a phone message coming out now. I just finished talking with students and they are safe. #AllinLC“.
The Lawrence County School System also released the following statement, “At approximately 12:35 pm, school staff informed Superintendent Fletcher that a bomb threat had been made at Louisa Middle School. School Staff began the evacuation of the school. All middle school students were escorted to the High School Gymnasium and are safe with their
classroom teachers. Mr. Hall contacted the Kentucky State Police as well as local officials. The State Police and local officials are now searching the school building. Parents will be able to sign out their Middle School students from the front office of the Lawrence County High School, if they want. Buses will be running on normal time, and Middle School students will be loading from the High School.”
Lawrence County Sheriff Garrett Roberts said, “Our City Police are leading this investigation, The sheriff’s office as well as the Ky. State Police are working hand in hand to get to the bottom of this. The school was searched, nothing was found and everything is safe.”
Sheriff Roberts encourages anyone with any information to call the Louisa City Police or the Sheriffs office.