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Headlines in the Feb. 18 Advance…

Posted on February 17th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Headlines in the Feb. 18 Advance…

If you want to know what’s happening in eastern Lenawee County and western Monroe County, these are the headlines in the Feb. 18, 2015, edition of The Advance…
1. Johnson named Blissfield superintendent
2. Suspect in BHS threat faces count of ‘threat of terrorism’ as juvenile
3. August farm event to herald new ag museum, with a photo and info as the museum committee makes a down payment on land which is to be the site of the proposed farm museum
4. BCS in-service training seeks to thwart school intruders
5. Wind farms meeting goals
6. Palmyra Township reviewing proposals from cemetery commission
7. Road millage sought by Palmyra Township
8. BD may add bus service for town students
9. Council hears of DDA capital progress brochure
10. Blood drive honors Dressel
11. A rash of rashes hit Lenawee County
12. Miss River Raisin Festival contestants sought
…and that’s just the major news … Read More »

Youth charged as juvenile with threat of terrorism after alleged Blissfield threat

Posted on February 14th, by Marcia Loader in News. Comments Off on Youth charged as juvenile with threat of terrorism after alleged Blissfield threat

Even though a threat made by a teen to do harm to Blissfield High School students through a post on a computer app that was received in an email by the superintendent was found not to be credible Wednesday, Feb. 11, police and prosecutors are taking his actions seriously.

The youth, who has not been identified by authorities, was formally charged in Lenawee County Probate Court, that handles juvenile matters, with a single count of threat of terrorism.

Blissfield Interim Superintendent David Pray received an email from the After School App officials and read it early Wednesday morning that informed the school of the post on their program which alleged violence against students.

Blissfield Village Police were called and protocols were put into place early on to assure student safety.

Pray said by the time the school was aware of the potential threat, many … Read More »

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