Precautions are being taken by the Paxton-Buckley-Loda school district today (Friday). A soft lockdown in effect Thursday will continue today after two elementary students reported hearing threats.
Police reported the students described two adults arguing. No other details were reported.
A school press release stated the two students were at recess when they heard the men threatening to hurt someone.
Paxton police were notified and all buildings in the district were placed on soft lockdown at 2 pm. A search of the area turned up no matches to the children's descriptions. The schools remained on locked down status the rest of the day Thursday and the lockdown will continue today. Students, teachers and staff are not allowed outside the building.