FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Russellville, Arkansas - At approximately 2:50 p.m., the Russellville Police Department notified the Russellville School District regarding an incident near James Circle and advised them to hold Russellville Intermediate School and Russellville Middle School students for dismissal. Once the situation was deemed safe, Mr. Jeff Holt, Assistant to the Superintendent for Operations / District Safety Director, and Mr. Christopher King, Director of Transportation, dismissed bus riders. Car riders were dismissed next and walkers were released at 3:30 p.m.
The Russellville School District would like to thank the Russellville Police Department for great communication during this incident and for prioritizing the safety of our students.