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I Ron E

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Aug 27, 2010
 
Lockdown at all schools? Who knows something about this? I heard it stemmed from a comment on here from someone who hated their teacher.

I hope they trace that comment back and that kid gets his/her ass arrested. Some people don't realize that all these comments can be traced...especially when law enforcement requests the records. Right?
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Aug 27, 2010
 
not sure where the blog was at but some one made a threat against IHS....IHS was notified yesterday after the meet and greet and open house around 3,000 people in the school looking around (scary).
The high and middle school was in lockdown but the grade school was outside playing that was wierd in itself...

Was told they found the person who made the threat so hope they did....
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Aug 27, 2010
 
There was a man who shot someone in Ashland and was on the run. The officials were not sure of his where-about so they locked down all the area schools. Just heard it on the news.
OldGriz

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Aug 27, 2010
 
We have a girl in 6th grade at Ironton Middle School. We found out that the school was in lock down at 2 pm Friday. The school knew about the threat, Thursday. There was a threat of a shooting at the Ironton High School, the parents were not notified of this in any way. The students were put in lock down first thing friday morning. They weren't told why either. My question is (WHY) was nobody told of this...We have a new school that cost $21 million dollars, and no Metal Detectors on the doors...why....our children need protecting, but what if the person wanting to do the harm is a student who is locked inside with them and has guns or whatever in their backpacks..that would defeat the purpose of the lockdown..The parents need to be notified of any threas made..our children mean the world to all of us.
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Aug 27, 2010
 
I got a daughter in grade 2. I think the school did the right thing. I heard diffrent stories on why there was a lockdown but the one about someone makeing a threat on the internet sounds more lodgical. It would have took most of the day to contact every parent plus could you think what kaos it would have been with all of these half crazed women trying to get their kids. That alone could have got people hurt.
concerned parent

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Aug 27, 2010
 
OldGriz wrote:
We have a girl in 6th grade at Ironton Middle School. We found out that the school was in lock down at 2 pm Friday. The school knew about the threat, Thursday. There was a threat of a shooting at the Ironton High School, the parents were not notified of this in any way. The students were put in lock down first thing friday morning. They weren't told why either. My question is (WHY) was nobody told of this...We have a new school that cost $21 million dollars, and no Metal Detectors on the doors...why....our children need protecting, but what if the person wanting to do the harm is a student who is locked inside with them and has guns or whatever in their backpacks..that would defeat the purpose of the lockdown..The parents need to be notified of any threas made..our children mean the world to all of us.
I have got two kids n the elementry school..and never was I told about this until today when a friend called me and told me there was a shooting at the school..I called the school..they said there wasnt a shooting that they were just practicing a lock down...If my childern are in danger..damn it I wanna know and I think everyother parent feels the same way..I wanna know my children are safe!!!
voodoo

Ironton, OH

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Aug 27, 2010
 
I Ron E wrote:
Lockdown at all schools? Who knows something about this? I heard it stemmed from a comment on here from someone who hated their teacher.
I hope they trace that comment back and that kid gets his/her ass arrested. Some people don't realize that all these comments can be traced...especially when law enforcement requests the records. Right?
no it had nothing to do with teachers or Ironton. it was over in ashland and they was afraid that he would come over there.
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Aug 27, 2010
 
UPDATE 8/27/10 @ 8:15 p.m.
ASHLAND, Ky.(WSAZ)-- An Ashland teen's father figure is recovering from a gunshot wound. And a young man is behind bars after putting a scare through one girl's family, a school and much of this river city.
Arrested in nearby Russell, Ky., Nicholas Newman was silent as he was hauled off to jail on an attempted murder charge.
Ashland Police say a few hours earlier, the 21 year old showed up mid-morning at a Blackburn street home, armed and on a mission.
"The story we got is that he came through the back door, fired four shots -- one hit the victim with no life threatening injuries," Chief Rob Ratliff said.
Police say Edward Dishman was shot once in the arm. They say Newman fled the scene in this old, repainted police cruiser.
Neighbors say around 3 a.m., Nick Newman was spotted on the Blackburn street home’s roof, tossing stones at a window and trying to contact a 16-year-old girl living there.
"He acted like he was upset, all tore up, and wanted to get some kind of help," neighbor Virgil Stephens said.
Stephens says Newman was chased away from the home. Later, after the shooting of the teenage girl's mother's fiancée. When police realized the 16 year old was in school, they put Paul Blazer High on preventive lockdown for about an hour.
"To protect her and all the students, we locked the school down until we knew the suspect was apprehended," Ashland Police Major David Slone said.
That apprehension happened shortly after the shooting. After spotting Newman's old squad car from an all points bulletin, Russell Police stopped and arrested the 21-year-old without incident.
Police say they did recover the gun used in the shooting. As to motive, police say Nick Newman and the teenage girl's father figure were at odds over the two young people dating.
UPDATE 8/27/10 @11:49 a.m.
ASHLAND, Ky.(WSAZ)-- The suspect in a shooting in Ashland Friday morning has been arrested.
Ashland Police Chief, Rob Ratliff tells WSAZ.com that Nicholas Newman, 21, of Flatwoods, Ky. was arrested in Russell a short time after the shooting.
The shooting happened in the 5100 block of Blackburn Avenue shortly after 10 a.m.
Chief Ratliff says the shooting victim is Edward Dishman of Ashland. He says Dishman was shot in the arm and taken to a Huntington hospital.
The Chief say Newman fired 4 shots, hitting Dishman once.
No word on his condition.
As for a possible motive, Ratliff says Newman was triying to date the 16-year old daughter of Dishman's fiance. The teen was at school at the time of the shooting.
Ashland Paul Blazer High School was put in lockdown following shooting. Police believed that Newman fled to a neighborhood around the school following the shooting. That lockdown has now been lifted.
Newman is expected to be charged with attempted murder.
Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for updated information.
RIGINAL STORY 8/27/10 @10:25 a.m.
ASHLAND, Ky (WSAZ)-- The suspect in a shooting in Ashland has been arrested.
Ashland Police Chief, Rob Ratliff tells WSAZ.com that Nicholas Newman,21 of Flatswoods, Ky was arrested in Russell a short time after the shooting.
The shooting happened in the 5100 block of Blackburn Avenue shortly after 10 a.m.
Ratlife sya the shooting vcitm is Edward Dsihman. He says Dishman was shot in the arm and taken to an Ashland hospital, alm Debunr as sesl l ss A
ORIGINAL STORYASHLAND, Ky.(WSAZ)– Emergency crews have responded to a reported shooing in Ashland.
The shooting was reported at a residence in the 5100 block of Blackburn Avenue shortly after 10 Friday morning.
We’re told the victim is a man who was shot in the arm.
No word on a suspect.
We have a crew headed to the scene.
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Aug 27, 2010
 
Go here: http://irontontribune.com/news/2010/aug/27/sc...

Ironton City Schools were on lockdown and all other schools were on heightened alert Friday following a threat made toward the high school Thursday.

Superintendent Dean Nance said officials were alerted by a Florida man Thursday afternoon that an anonymous threat concerning the high school had been made on an Internet site.

The threat indicated that there was going to be a shooting at noon at the high school.

“We attempted to seek out the message on the blog and it had been removed,” Nance said.“We tried to contact the administrators of the blog and they denied response so we’re working with the police and we have an investigation through the Federal Bureau of Investigation to try to get the origin of the blog or the message and try to identify the IP address so that if it indeed exists, we can hold the person responsible.”

During the lockdown, all exterior and classroom doors were locked and law enforcement was on hand at the school.

All other schools in the county were put on heightened alert because of the threat, Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless said.

“We’ve kind of put a security measure together trying to make sure everyone’s safe,” he said.

Bill Dressel, federal programs coordinator and curriculum director, defended the district’s decision not to close schools.

“We feel the action we took was adequate and we feel like we have not put people in an unsafe position,” he said.

He also thanked the sheriff’s office and police department for their help.

Security features at the new high school were especially important Friday, Dressel said.

“I think everyone in this building feels much more safe,” Dressel said referring to the facility’s numerous cameras and automated locks on school doors.

The lockdown will end when school lets out Friday, but Dressel said safety is always a priority.

“We always know that safety in this day and time is of the utmost importance,” he said.“You can’t let your guard down.”

This is copied right out of the Ironton Tribune.
This Smells

Pickerington, OH

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Aug 27, 2010
 
concerned parent wrote:
<quoted text>I have got two kids n the elementry school..and never was I told about this until today when a friend called me and told me there was a shooting at the school..I called the school..they said there wasnt a shooting that they were just practicing a lock down...If my childern are in danger..damn it I wanna know and I think everyother parent feels the same way..I wanna know my children are safe!!!
This whole thing is crazy... Nobody really saying anything... Keeping parents in the dark... The only news out there is on the Ironton Tribune website... And here's the topper: Why on earth did they tell you a parent that this was a practice when Nance and Dressell is quoted on the Tribune website as giving a reason for the lockdown and it says nothing about a "practice"...??? And Why was other schools in Law. Co. Ohio on lockdown... As to the episode in KY... I don't believe this has anything to do with that... We need to demand some answers!!!!
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Aug 27, 2010
 

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I don't understand why in the sam's hell my daughter was outside today in the playground at the elem.school. If there was a lockdown for all schools then explain "LOCKDOWN" to me? To me it means: all doors locked in and out of all rooms main entrance locked all doors locked, no one in or out of building without permission. What happens if this phone call was real and the caller used the high school as a decoy, and went on a shooting rampage while our children were out in the playground with police security, what would they have done then? They too, would have been shot.. USE YOUR DAM HEADS WHEN IT COMES TO SAFETY.
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Aug 27, 2010
 
Not Here wrote:
I don't understand why in the sam's hell my daughter was outside today in the playground at the elem.school. If there was a lockdown for all schools then explain "LOCKDOWN" to me? To me it means: all doors locked in and out of all rooms main entrance locked all doors locked, no one in or out of building without permission. What happens if this phone call was real and the caller used the high school as a decoy, and went on a shooting rampage while our children were out in the playground with police security, what would they have done then? They too, would have been shot.. USE YOUR DAM HEADS WHEN IT COMES TO SAFETY.
I agree that is not part of a lock down u r the only person really have right to complain well anyone that has kids in the elem. School the only complain I have on the high school is that the should have installed metal detecters when they built the school but no also I seen the high school during open house and its. Crappy waste of money also y didn't they buy new books with all that money I know that this is off the subject but still this is the problem with ironton school football new school frist everything else last. I want to thank the ironton police department for being there for my kids. Good job guys. And I understand why the school didn't notifiy me because I would and a lot of parnets would do the same make it hard for the officers that r trained in this situation to handle this. Or even some parnets would have waited outside with guns waiting on the person with the to show up. This time no one was hurt and that is all that matters.
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#13
Aug 27, 2010
 
rock hill has a system where all parents get called for just about anything. we were called today. we r called if they r letting school out early. the school is great about letting the parents know what is going on. as a parent i really appreciate rock hill doing this. keeps parents informed and doesn't cause as many problems
voodoo

Ironton, OH

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Aug 27, 2010
 
yeah right wrote:
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I agree that is not part of a lock down u r the only person really have right to complain well anyone that has kids in the elem. School the only complain I have on the high school is that the should have installed metal detecters when they built the school but no also I seen the high school during open house and its. Crappy waste of money also y didn't they buy new books with all that money I know that this is off the subject but still this is the problem with ironton school football new school frist everything else last. I want to thank the ironton police department for being there for my kids. Good job guys. And I understand why the school didn't notifiy me because I would and a lot of parnets would do the same make it hard for the officers that r trained in this situation to handle this. Or even some parnets would have waited outside with guns waiting on the person with the to show up. This time no one was hurt and that is all that matters.
will you see i have some thing to worry about the ashland schools. My son is a school teacher at blazer and the girl that the guy was looking may of been in his class.
voodoo

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Aug 27, 2010
 
Just look wrote:
Go here: http://irontontribune.com/news/2010/aug/27/sc...
Ironton City Schools were on lockdown and all other schools were on heightened alert Friday following a threat made toward the high school Thursday.
Superintendent Dean Nance said officials were alerted by a Florida man Thursday afternoon that an anonymous threat concerning the high school had been made on an Internet site.
The threat indicated that there was going to be a shooting at noon at the high school.
“We attempted to seek out the message on the blog and it had been removed,” Nance said.“We tried to contact the administrators of the blog and they denied response so we’re working with the police and we have an investigation through the Federal Bureau of Investigation to try to get the origin of the blog or the message and try to identify the IP address so that if it indeed exists, we can hold the person responsible.”
During the lockdown, all exterior and classroom doors were locked and law enforcement was on hand at the school.
All other schools in the county were put on heightened alert because of the threat, Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless said.
“We’ve kind of put a security measure together trying to make sure everyone’s safe,” he said.
Bill Dressel, federal programs coordinator and curriculum director, defended the district’s decision not to close schools.
“We feel the action we took was adequate and we feel like we have not put people in an unsafe position,” he said.
He also thanked the sheriff’s office and police department for their help.
Security features at the new high school were especially important Friday, Dressel said.
“I think everyone in this building feels much more safe,” Dressel said referring to the facility’s numerous cameras and automated locks on school doors.
The lockdown will end when school lets out Friday, but Dressel said safety is always a priority.
“We always know that safety in this day and time is of the utmost importance,” he said.“You can’t let your guard down.”
This is copied right out of the Ironton Tribune.
sorry i thought you ment today.
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Aug 27, 2010
 
voodoo wrote:
<quoted text>sorry i thought you ment today.
It was today? My child goes there??????
Maybe you should know your facts before you argue and think your right!!!
voodoo

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Aug 28, 2010
 
i was not arguing anything. today they had a lockdown at Blazer also. that is what i thought you was talking about. as i put up ther they found the guy in Russell. he was close enough to go across the brighe and be in Ironton. i did not read it that they did it in ironton but i knew they did in ashland. i thought it was for the same reason. i guess no one wanted to know about the nut in ashland shooting people. sorry i just thought they would.
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Aug 28, 2010
 
until i posted my comment NO one had said they knew why it locked down. then after i posted my they put it up. oh will thought i was helping people guess they don't need it.
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Aug 28, 2010
 
voodoo wrote:
<quoted text>will you see i have some thing to worry about the ashland schools. My son is a school teacher at blazer and the girl that the guy was looking may of been in his class.
first off I was talking about ironton in case u didn't know this ios ironton topix. If u think that the school that was effected was ashland then u r wrong because ironton had a threat put on the school.
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Aug 28, 2010
 
voodoo wrote:
until i posted my comment NO one had said they knew why it locked down. then after i posted my they put it up. oh will thought i was helping people guess they don't need it.
well i was every aware of the situation in ashland my friend gose to blazer i also know that the person went to the house not the school but i understand what u was trying to do but the topix was about IHS and I hope everything turns is alright across the creek.

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