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 width=The Christian County Prevention Coalition held a special town hall meeting on the 97.3 WTIM from 2-3 pm on Monday.

Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp explained what the coalition is all about.

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Judge Brad Paisley says that one of the keys to prevention is the communication between parents and children.

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Taylorville High School student and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) member Aundrea Marsh says that saying no to peer pressure is important.

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(From left to right, Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp, Aundrea Marsh, Tori Davis, Judge Brad Paisley and Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans)

Tori Davis also a THS Student and SADD member says that some teens don’t know the laws about drinking.

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According to a youth survey completed by Christian County students 11% of 6th graders have used alcohol in the past year, while 65% of Sophomores in high school have in the past year and 69% of Seniors have consumed alcohol in the past year.

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