PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Spectators have seen the Pike County Central Marching Band on the field for the last 5 years.

Pike County Central Band Director Matt Moon says after a lot of hard work through fundraising they were able to replace their 20-year-old uniforms with new ones.

"I was very excited and I know the kids were excited too," said Moon. "Uniforms are important for a number of reasons. They help everyone become unified. They are also important to us now in marching programs in that they reflect the show."

But that excitement was short lived as the custom uniforms the band ordered from the Glasgow manufacturing company, My Visual Package, never came.

"The company we had ordered from had given us assurance that we would receive the uniforms up until 3 days before they closed," said Moon. "The company closed down without making production for us and multiple bands throughout the state. Tennessee and North Carolina included."

Moon says the hard part was breaking the news to the students. Read More