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Jennings County High School seeking to expel students allegedly making threats

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials at Jennings County High School are seeking to expel two students who allegedly made "serious threats" against the school, students and staff, according to a news release.

The school corporation says that the threats occurred yesterday, Sept. 16, and that school administration, along with the North Vernon Police Department, the Jennings County Probation Office, and the Jennings County Sheriff's Office began an investigation.

Both students were placed in a juvenile detention facility, according to the news release, and the school is seeking to expel both of them. The investigation is continuing as law enforcement tries to determine if more students were involved.

"The safety and security of the students and staff in Jennings County Schools is always our number one priority," the school corporation states in the release. "There is and will remain a police presence in Jennings County High School. No harm has come to any students or member of our staff, and we are taking every precaution possible to insure the safety of our schools."

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