marshall county high school

Tragedy struck close to home when a student opened fire in the commons area of Marshall County High School on January 23rd, eleven minutes before the first bell rang. 20 students were injured, 16 of which were gunshot wounds. Dr. Michael Bordieri visits Sounds Good to discuss how the community might take steps to move forward after that horrific morning. 

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A Kentucky grand jury is meeting to consider charging a teenager as an adult in a shooting that killed two classmates and wounded many more at Marshall County High School.

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Marshall County High School, where two students were killed in a shooting last month, has begun using metal detectors as an added security precaution.

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

Kentucky Department of Education

Kentucky’s education commissioner is asking Kentuckians to wear blue and orange on Friday  in honor of the staff and students at Marshall County High School and in memory of the victims of the school shooting last week.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Like most schools in the region, Murray State University had a wintry start to the Spring semester, but things are kicking into gear despite delays. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with MSU President Dr. Bob Davies about some of those efforts, along with the university's connection to Marshall County High School in the wake of a recent tragic shooting, what Governor Matt Bevin's proposed budget cuts could mean for the university and strategic plan and enrollment efforts.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Psychological science may not be able to take away all the pain and sorrow during times of tragedy, but it can help. Murray State University professor Dr. Michael Bordieri visited Sounds Good to discuss ways survivors of traumatic events, such as the recent shooting at Marshall County High School, can cope with their feelings.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Marshall County High School is now checking students' bags each morning as they come to school.

via Rep. James Comer, YouTube

Kentucky's delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives paid respects on the floor Monday to the victims of the Marshall County shooting.

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On the day that Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin declared a "day of prayer" for the small community impacted by last week's deadly school shooting, Bevin was speaking to an elite group of GOP donors at a private retreat in California.