Hometown Heroes: Pike County Shriners

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) -- To many, the Hillbilly Days celebration in Pikeville is a fun festival to kick start spring. But there is a more important driving force behind this event that is all about kids.

Tony Cavalier takes us to Hambly Boulevard where the Shriners make it their mission to serve those kids in need in eastern Kentucky.

Tony takes us to Hambly Boulevard where the Shriners make it their mission to serve those kids in need.

It’s an annual rite of spring in the Big Sandy Valley. Tony shares the story of the Pike County Shriners and their zeal to make life better for the kids.