All classes for Kilgore ISD cancelled
POSTED: Friday, April 8, 2011 - 5:38am
UPDATED: Friday, April 8, 2011 - 1:54pm
Friday, April 8, 2011
Kilgore, TX — Kilgore police officials say they are looking into leads and believe a group of students are responsible for the early morning vandalism.
KPD offices say those responsible for the vandalism could face felony criminal mischief charges.
If you have any information contact the Kilgore Police Department at 903-983-1559.
Kilgore ISD officials say 39 out of 40 buses in their fleet had the stem valve removed causing flat tires.
Maintenance workers discovered the vandalism shortly after arriving to the bus barn located behind the high school at 3 a.m.
KISD officials say the bus barn is not equipped with video cameras, but is surrounded by barbed wire and the gates are locked at night.
The cost of vandalism is not known at this time.
KISD is not sure if students will have to make up this day or not.
KETK has a crew in Kilgore trying to uncover the details surrounding this incident.
Stay with KETK for the latest information.
We are sorry to inform you that classes on Friday, April 8, 2011, for all students have been cancelled. This action is necessary due to vandalism against the district's school bus fleet.
Again, school will be closed for all students on Friday, April 8, 2011. All teachers and employees should report to work at the normally scheduled time.