The Transylvania Times -

By Kate Herold
Staff Writer" 

Every Day A Shield Of Prayer Rings Out


Each day, a number of Transylvania County residents pray for the many men and women who work in lay enforcement,as firefighters,as paramedics and other areas of emergency response

After hearing about a similar prayer program a couple of years ago, Chaplain Willie Hendon, of the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office, made it his goal that every law enforcement officer in the county be prayed for on a daily basis by someone in the community.

The program, called "Shield of Prayer" became very popular with local churches, and Hendon quickly realized his goal.

But early this year, after witnessing a near fatal accident, Hendon decided he must set a new goal.

It was while helping direct traffic at the scene of a serious car accident involving two Sheriff's deputies that...

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