Symbol Placed at Courthouse

By: Charles Daniel
By: Charles Daniel

As part of Crime Victims’ Rights Week, the Wesley House placed a bench in front of the Lauderdale County Courthouse.

The bench represents a place of rest for victims of violent crime.

"We wanted something to stand as a monument and a tribute for victims throughout the years," said Ginger Grissom Stevens, "even after we are gone. It reads, 'justice isn't served until the crime victims are.' "

The bench was placed next to The Healing Tree, which the Wesley House planted for Crime Victims’ Rights Week in 2004.


WTOK-TV 815 23rd Ave Meridian, Ms. 39301 Phone: (601) 693-1441
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 1465847 - wtok.com/a?a=1465847
Gray Television, Inc.