Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

OCHS Lockdown Lifted

lockdown1 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/28/13) - Owensboro Catholic High School was placed on lockdown earlier this afternoon as a safety precaution. Police say an armed person was reported in the area.
 
In a statement released shortly after noon by Owensboro Catholic High School Principal, Gates E. Settle, he said:
 
"Earlier today, OCHS was notified by (Owensboro Police Department) of a man with a weapon in Moreland Park. We immediately made the decision to put the high school in lockdown mode...As always, our number one concern is always our students and staffs safety and we will always take the needed precautions to insure their safety."
 
Officer Michael Hathaway of the Owensboro Police Department confirmed that the subject has been located. OCHS has lifted its lockdown and the roads in the area have since reopened.

lockdown 2 

Evan Gorman
SurfKY News
Photos provided by Taylor Riley

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

MCC Staff Shares Good News with Muhlenberg Chamber

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (4/14/14) — The Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce was treated to some very good news regarding… Read More

Muhlenberg Special Olympics to Host Gospel Fundraiser

MUHLENBERG, Ky. (4/14/14) — Muhlenberg County Special Olympics will host a Gospel Music Concert May 3 at the Central… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

April 15, 2014 15447

UPDATE- U.S. Bank Robbery, Bomb Threat…

in Top Stories by Taylor Riley, SurfKY News Reporter
April 11, 2014 5291

Sheriff's Office Rounds Up Three in Drug…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
April 14, 2014 5058

U.S. Bank Hanson on Lockdown Due to Bomb…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 14, 2014 4859

Pedestrian Killed During Two Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 11, 2014 4338

Greenville Police Confirm Official…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

April 14, 2014 4859

Pedestrian Killed During Two Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 13, 2014 4155

One Dead in Two Vehicle Head On Collision

in Top Stories by Chris E. King
April 11, 2014 3758

Couple Charged for Trying to Use Funny…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
April 12, 2014 2649

One Injured in Two Vehicle Accident in…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 11, 2014 2447

Hopkins County Crime Stoppers Tip Leads…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

April 14, 2014 1041

Grow Garden Grow - Spring Has Sprung

in News by Barbara Cecil Russ
April 13, 2014 798

Two Daviess County Men Busted for…

in Top Stories by Scott Gibbs
April 11, 2014 706

Business Spotlight: Local Entrepreneur…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
April 11, 2014 467

Daviess County Student Honored in KDA…

in Top Stories by Ted Sloan
April 14, 2014 437

Owensboro Health Hosts Tours for…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

April 11, 2014 5291

Sheriff's Office Rounds Up Three in Drug…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
April 11, 2014 4338

Greenville Police Confirm Official…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 11, 2014 3501

Meteorologist Hart Shares Weather Tips,…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter
April 13, 2014 2077

Muhlenberg 4-H is Buzzing

in Top Stories by Janie Culton
April 14, 2014 1423

MCC Staff Shares Good News with…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News Reporter

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03