Extra security placed in two Floyd County schools

FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A threat tied to another county has a school district in a neighboring county putting extra security in its schools.

Superintendent Danny Adkins announced Thursday there would be additional security at Prestonsburg High School and James D. Adams Middle School.

Adkins says he was informed the two schools were mentioned in social media posts related to threats against Johnson County Schools.

Johnson County Schools called off classes on Thursday because of the threats.

“We want everyone to know that student safety is a top priority and that’s why we want to have additional security and law enforcement present at today at Prestonsburg High School and James D. Adams Middle School,” Superintendent Danny Adkins states. “We do not have a threat to our schools but we want to reassure our students and parents. We will always take every precaution we can and we will always keep the safety of our students and employees at the forefront of everything we do.”

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