Two chairs on Marshall County High School’s bench were kept empty during a basketball game Monday in memory of the two victims of the fatal shooting at the school in Benton on Jan. 23. One chair was draped with Preston Cope’s baseball jersey and the other with a shirt that said “Be like Bailey” in memory of Bailey Holt.
Two chairs on Marshall County High School’s bench were kept empty during a basketball game Monday in memory of the two victims of the fatal shooting at the school in Benton on Jan. 23. One chair was draped with Preston Cope’s baseball jersey and the other with a shirt that said “Be like Bailey” in memory of Bailey Holt. Ryan Hermens Associated Press
Two chairs on Marshall County High School’s bench were kept empty during a basketball game Monday in memory of the two victims of the fatal shooting at the school in Benton on Jan. 23. One chair was draped with Preston Cope’s baseball jersey and the other with a shirt that said “Be like Bailey” in memory of Bailey Holt. Ryan Hermens Associated Press

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.