Four years after Marshall County High School shooting, Marshall County Resiliency Center offering help to those affected

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Jan. 23, 2018, is a day people in our region will never forget. The lives of families in Marshall County changed forever. Sunday will mark four years since the Local 6 area experienced tragic loss in the Marshall County High School shooting. Preston Cope and Bailey Holt lost their lives and several other students at the high school were injured.

Four years after the tragedy, the Marshall County Resiliency Center is offering help to the people affected by tragedy. Merryman House opened the center in August of 2020 with the goal of helping people in the community work through their trauma and grief. The center’s coordinator, Jayna Burkey, wants to let the community know they’re here for them, especially at this time.