More than 7,000 Operation Christmas Child boxes were collected in Taylor County this year, which set a record.
According to Kathryn Kendrick, area coordinator for the Heart of Kentucky Area OCC Team, Taylor County became the first county in Kentucky to collect more than 7,000 shoeboxes.
Taylor County also had the largest box count increase - at 1,641 - the largest increase of any county in Heart of Kentucky Area OCC history.
In all, 7,647 boxes were collected in Taylor County. And 31,420 shoebox gifts were collected in the Heart of Kentucky area.