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Paris Independent Schools Closed For HVAC System Repairs

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BOURBON COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) The holidays are over, but many school districts remain closed due to the freezing temperatures. At Paris Independent Schools, workers are urgently trying to repair the HVAC system. 

With below zero windchills, districts are choosing to close their doors for the safety and well being of students. Their heat hasn't been working after a city transformer blew. No heat means no school Wednesday. 

Even if the heat was working, grandparent Judy Martin still thinks it is too cold for children to go to school. Especially for those who walk to school.

"When they have to walk I think it's best when it's this cold that they're not out in the weather," said Martin.

The Paris Independent Superintendent said school maintenance workers along with city crews spent New Year's Day repairing the problem. If all goes well, students will return to class Thursday. 

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