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Lockout lifted at SHHS, SHJH after threat proves unfounded


September 19, 2018

Sweet Home Junior High and Sweet Home High School entered lockout Thursday, Sept. 13, after a report by a single student of a suspicious person on campus.

Administrators directed teachers to hold students in class at 12:05 p.m. while the school resource officer, administration and police officers investigated the report. Police Chief Jeff Lynn said a student reported observing a suspicious person armed with a firearm spotted around campus.

The two schools went into lockout, which means no one was allowed in or out of the buildings; and police notified the Senior Center, located on 18th Av...

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