Shop with a Cop helps bring Christmas joy to Laclede County kids
CHRISTY DIEMAN FOR THE LACLEDE RECORD
Christmas is supposed to be a wonderful time of year especially for children, but for kids facing more difficult family or financial circumstances it can be a tough time of year.
Local law enforcement and county communication agencies joined on Saturday at Lebanon Walmart to help make Christmas a little merrier for local youth with the Shop with a Cop program.
The program started in Laclede County about 20 years ago with 25 youth and $50 for each to spend. According to the Lebanon Police Department, the Laclede County Shop with a Cop program was originally started by Robert Garner.
For more on this story see Wednesday's LCR.