Citizens, ministers, leaders gather to offer up prayers

Rev. Lacornia Harris offers a prayer for Demopolis' city officials, law enforcement and firefighters.

Rev. Lacornia Harris led a prayer for Demopolis’ city officials, law enforcement and firefighters. The prayer gathering was held at noon Thursday in downtown Demopolis as part of the National Day of Prayer.

Demopolis Mayor Mike Grayson offers a prayer for the community and encouraged area residents to help one another.

Mayor Mike Grayson offered a prayer for the community and encouraged area residents to help one another.

Rev. Carl Williams was among several ministers who lifted prayers for the state and nation.

Rev. Carl Williams was among several ministers who lifted up prayers for the state and nation.