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The counseling center that opened in Marshall County following the high school shooting last week is closing, though other services remain available. 

Marshall County Emergency Management Facebook Page

  A dozen golden retrievers brought relief to students at Marshall County High School this week.

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School safety has been on the minds of many people after the shooting at Marshall County High School last week that the took the lives of two students.


The American Red Cross is holding a community Blood Drive in Benton on Tuesday, January 30. The Marshall Strong Blood Drive will be in the Marshall County Arts Center from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Calloway County Sheriff's Office Facebook Page

Law enforcement in west Kentucky have been investigating a series of rumored threats against their respective school districts following the shooting at Marshall County High School on Tuesday.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

A survivor of the 1997 Heath High School shooting in Paducah said she never thought another shooting would happen in the same community.


A moment of silence was held Tuesday afternoon in the Kentucky Senate to recognize the loss of life and injuries in the Marshall County School shooting.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS


The Kentucky State Police are now saying that a total of 20 people were injured during the shooting. They say 16 suffered gunshot wounds (Previous reports said 19 total, 14 gunshot wounds).  This number includes two victims who died.

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A fire at a Marshall County road department facility Friday morning has damaged millions of dollars of equipment.

Kentucky Lake Economic Development in Marshall County, Facebook

The Marshall County Fiscal Court has approved a three-year option agreement on a prospective industrial park.