All Students Confirmed Safe At This Time
Darren Doyle, story:
Edmonson County Superintendent of Schools Patrick Waddell has announced that the school system is currently investigating an alleged threat made by an Edmonson County Middle School student.
Waddell said that school officials were made aware of the situation early this morning and that the student was immediately removed from the school bus. He said the student is under investigation by school authorities and that the school is currently working with both the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office and the Brownsville City Police.
Mr. Waddell confirmed that all students were safe and there was no need for parents to be concerned at this time.
*This article was updated on 3/15/18 at 10:10am: An earlier version of this article said there was an apparent "hit list." Supt. Waddell has confirmed there was no "hit list" discovered. He said there were reports of such a list but they have confirmed the reports to be false.