Leslie County Animal Shelter


COVER AN AREA OF DOG KENNELS. A NEED SO BIG… WORD HAS STRETCHED TO LEXINGTON. BUT VOLUNTEERS NEED MORE SUPPORT TO REACH THEIR GOAL …. OF SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS. I TALKED WITH LEADERS WHO SAY … WITH WINTER COMING… THEY DON’T HAVE MUCH TIME. PKG LAUREN 21 SOT BRENDA SLONE “Our animals deserve to have some shelter.” AS WIND RIPS THROUGH THE AUTUMN AIR… NAT POP WIND MANS BEST FRIEND IS EXPOSED. A RUDE AWEKENING FOR BRENDA SLONE VASQUEZ. SOT “And when I came up, I realized the biggest part of the kennels are outside.” SHE NOTICED 10 KENNELS, RIGHT NEXT TO EACH OTHER UNDER A MAKE SHIFT ROOF. SOT LAUREN “The shelter does have tarps over all 10 kennels, keeping all elements off of the animals, however workers are saying they’re having to change them about once every two weeks… WALK IN SHOT But with a tarp like this, you’re going to have gaps and holes like this one behind me, creating a bigger need for a more secure roof.” A NEED VASQUEZ SAW… SO SHE BEGAN FUNDRAISING THROUGH SISTERS SAVING SHELTERS… A LEXINGTON BASED ORGANIZATION. RAISING SO FAR AROUND 4,000 DOLLARS FOR A NEW ROOF… TO COVER THE FURRY PETS. NAT POP BARK MICHAEL JOSEPH “We’re all going to come together and see this gets done.” NOW A MISSION FOR MANY AS THE WINTER CHILL APPROACHES. IN LESLIE COUNTY LAUREN OSBORNE WYMT MOUNTAIN NEWS. 1-SHOT FOR MORE INFORMATION ON DONATING YOU CAN HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE AT WYMT DOT COM. NEARLY ONE-HUNDRED PEOPLE ATTENDED THE FED EX JOB FAIR … AT THE KENTUCKY CAREER

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