bomb threat

8:57 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Marshall County High School Classes Delayed by Bomb Threat


Classes were delayed Tuesday morning at Marshall County High School after a bomb threat, according to Marshall County Schools spokesman Russ Buchanan.

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3:37 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

CCHS Seniors Arrested After Another Bomb Threat

Credit Chad Lampe

After the third bomb threat in as many school days, police have arrested two 18-year-old Calloway County High School seniors.

Shelby L. Scott and Kelsea D. Roberts, both from Almo, are charged with second-degree terroristic threatening, a class D felony.

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12:25 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Second Bomb Threat in as Many School Days Evacuates Students at Calloway Middle

Emergency vehicles outside of Calloway HS during previous bomb threat.
Credit Chad Lampe

UPDATE From Calloway County Schools: 12:25

Calloway Middle School has been cleared by Law Enforcement and students are expected to return to the building in the next few minutes.

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3:23 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Calloway County High School Evacuates Students After Bomb Threat

Credit Chad Lampe

Calloway County High students are back in the classroom this afternoon following an evacuation in response to a bomb threat found written on the wall of one of the school's bathrooms. 

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2:37 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Metropolis Honeywell Plant Receives Bomb Threat

Credit The Southern Illinoisan

The Honeywell Uranium Processing Facility is allowing some plant workers to leave while law enforcement and plant management continue investigating a report of an explosive device in the plant.

Honeywell went on lockdown after receiving the report this afternoon. Honeywell spokesman Peter Dalpe said law enforcement and members of the state bomb squad are on scene. 

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2:58 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Calloway County High School Victim of Two Bomb Threats in as Many School Days

Members of law enforcement stand outside an evacuated Calloway County High School.
Credit Chad Lampe

Law Enforcement agencies are investigating two bomb threats in as many school days at Calloway County High School. School officials evacuated students around noon Monday and locked down the nearby middle school. Kentucky State Trooper First Class Jay Thomas says the threats were on notes left in a girl’s bathroom.

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4:09 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Middle School Students Arrested for Bomb Threat

The Hopkinsville Police Department has arrested two 13-year-olds and charged them with terroristic threatening for writing a bomb threat note at North Drive Middle School. Police arrested the boys yesterday afternoon after a teacher and a student found the note in the school hallway. Both confessed to school staff on scene and again at the Hopkinsville Police Department.

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3:53 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Henry County School Bus Held Hostage

Mario Sánchez Prada, Wikimedia Commons

The man who held a bus full of Henry County students hostage with a bomb threat this morning is undergoing a mental evaluation. Henry County Sheriff Monte Belew says 26 year old Steven Decker boarded the bus during a stop on Guthrie Road. He told the bus driver he had a gun and a bomb and demanded $25 thousand  in cash. Belew says the bus driver called 9-1-1 during the incident. He says,

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Afternoon Update
3:39 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 3/27/12

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On NPR: To keep customers, brick-and-mortar stores look to smartphones.



Kentucky lawmakers are trying again to raise the state's dropout age.

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Murray State University
3:07 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

MSU Student Pleads Not Guilty to Wanton Endangerment Charges

A Murray State student accused of possessing bomb-making supplies in his dorm room has pleaded not guilty to four charges of wanton endangerment. Police found a pipe, wicks, and black powder during a search of 18-year-old David Wilson's room in February. A status hearing for Wilson’s case is scheduled for April 23rd.