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Adrian youth suspended after school threat

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ADRIAN – Two Adrian middle school students were suspended Wednesday morning because school officials believed they made a threat to commit a violent act.

Casey Walker, a member of the Adrian School Board, said the two eighth-grade boys were overheard late Tuesday afternoon saying they would “spare no one” in an attack on their school.

Kevin Purnell, superintendent of Adrian School District, said he learned of the threat at 5:20 p.m. Tuesday and immediately notified the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office.

“They took over and investigated it and got back to me about 9:30 p.m.,” said Purnell. 

He said . . .