Participants in Massac County's fourth annual observance of Take Back the Night make their way from Guardian Family Services to the courthouse Thursday. This year's event included messages from Stephanie Smith and Illinois State Trooper Bridget Rice and a moment of silence for Caellagh Eiler, who spoke last year's event. Ali Havens sang This Little Light of Mine as participants received their candles for the event, which was hosted by A Community of Women Inc. and Guardian Family Services.
— Planet photo by Terra Temple
Metropolis’ fourth annual Take Back the Night March and Rally will be held Thursday, hosted by A Community of Women Inc. and Guardian Family Services.
The march will start at 6:30 p.m. from Guardian Family Services, located at 117 W. 10th St., to the Massac County Courthouse at Superman Square. Individuals who are unable to attend the march can gather at the courthouse, where Bridget Rice, an Illinois State Trooper, and Stephanie Smith, will speak.
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