Marshall County honored at central Kentucky school

WASHINGTON COUNTY, KY- On January 23, all eyes fell onto Marshall County, Kentucky, during a deadly school shooting.

Out of this tragedy, the community has been uplifted by neighbors along with the rest of America. On February 5, Washington County School district in central Kentucky also became “Marshall Strong.” The district hosted the Lady Marshals girls basketball team in Springfield. While it focused on two basketball games, it became an event lasting throughout the day.

The Lady Marshals were escorted through the town and by the Washington County Elementary, Middle, and High School.

Once at the high school, players could see posters throughout the school showing support for Marshall County. The artwork was made by students at all three schools along with North Washington School.

The school also posted their support for Marshall County on social media.


Students were also encouraged to wear orange and blue for the Marshals. You can find a link to a photo album showcasing that by click here.

This all comes as the Washington County Commanderettes host the Marshall County Lady Marshall Monday night. There will not be admission to see the game, but a donation will be collected along with a silent auction to benefit Marshall Coutny High School.

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