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It took only 25 minutes for a Montgomery County jury to convict a 32-year-old man for a home invasion that left the homeowner suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The crime happened April 8, 2013More >>
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Business leaders, pastors and friends gathered Wednesday to show support for some Robertson County school leaders facing serious charges.
Donna Dorris, Kecia Young and Renea Fehrman were indicted after the East Robertson Elementary School principal, assistant principal and district's supervisor of student services were accused of not contacting the Department of Children's Services after parents of a first-grade boy claimed their son was being repeatedly sexually abused by another first-grade boy at the school.
Police said they found no evidence of actual abuse, and a statement from the school district said it believes the educators are innocent and will be cleared.
Dozens of people came together at Kilgore Park to offer their support and send a message to the sheriff's office and district attorney.
"The entire community is appalled at the way these three educators have been treated. Their reputation has been tarnished," said Ronnie Murphy, of Cross Plains.
Posters, T-shirts and marquee signs around town all express support for the accused.
"It's been tough on them. It's been tough on their families. Hopefully a judge will throw the charges out," Murphy said.
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