March 28, 2023- Sulphur Springs Douglass ISD had a secure in place order on the school as a unidentified assailant was holding a hostage in a near by residence. The school campus was sent into “Secure”, not “lock down”, for precautionary measures. At this time the “secure” stats has been lifted.
The situation was handled by the Sulphur Springs Police Department. Students and staff are all safe after the situation was handled. The school day will continue as normal as the situation has been resolved.