ST. MARYS — School officials in St. Marys have canceled several events in the wake of a threat that made reference to a shooting on Wednesday.
St. Marys police officers began investigating the threat following a phone call from school administrators. The threat, which was not directed at any specific person or traceable back to any one person, included a reference to a shooting during a school assembly.
Robert Lee Prater, 80, of Vinton, (formerly of St. Marys) passed away on Tuesday, Dec.18, 2012, in Holzer Senior Care Center in Gallipolis.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1932, in Garrett, Ky., son of the late Hager and Laura (Ratliff) Prater.