Vigils and prayer services held for Marshall County High School

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(KFVS) - The community is joining hands to gather for those affected by the Marshall County High School deadly shooting that happened the morning of Tuesday, January 23.

Two people are dead and 17 are injured after a 15-year-old student entered the school and started shooting.

A family resource center was established for anyone who may need supplies. A counseling center was also set up at the Pepsi Bottling Building. As of Friday, February 2, both closed; however, other resources are available to the community.

  • Four Rivers Behavioral Health 24/7 Crisis Line 1-800-592-3980
  • Mountain Comprehensive Care, Mental Health Outpatient Clinic, at 145 Vine Street in Draffenville will be open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 270-252-9432 for information or an appointment
  • Child Watch Counseling and Advocacy Center of Paducah can be reached at 270-443-1440.

Greater Norris Chapel Baptist Church in Henderson, Ky will hold a vigil on January 28 at 3 p.m. They are asking the community to come out and join in praying for the victims and their families, the students and staff of MarshallCounty High School and all the residents of Benton, Ky. Contact Glenda Dixon at (270)826-4047 or (270)577-5935 for more information.

If you have a vigil or prayer circle you would like to add, let us know by emailing news@kfvs12.com or messaging us on Facebook.

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