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Paintsville Independent staff serving breakfast in front of the elementary school’s 2nd St location drop-off lane. Children 18 and under were welcome to a bagged breakfast of cereal, Pop-Tarts, juice and milk.

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to affect school closures, the Johnson County and Paintsville school systems have provided the following updated information regarding meal services.

Johnson County’s Community Drop-off sites now contain the following:

Red Bush Fire Department, 10:05 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Christian Union Church, 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Baker Branch Church, 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Sixth Street, 10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Ponderosa Apartments, 11:00 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.

River Fire Department and New Bridge, 11:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Mayfair Apartments, 11:15 a.m. to 11:25 a.m.

Hidden Valley Apartments, 11:20 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.

Riverview Village, 11:45 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

Old Oil Springs School, 11:45 a.m. to noon

Perry Vanhoose Apartments, 11:50 a.m. to 12:05 p.m.

Brookside Apartments, noon to 12:10 p.m.

Van Lear FWB Church, 12:15 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Paint Lick Station, 12:25 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.

Meade Memorial, 12:25 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.

Spicey Mountain, 12:50 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Paintsville Independent staff serving breakfast in front of the elementary school’s 2nd St location drop-off lane. Children 18 and under were welcome to a bagged breakfast of cereal, Pop-Tarts, juice and milk.

Please contact the school if you are in need of meals but cannot reach any of the following sites.

Paintsville Schools are providing free on-campus breakfast and lunch pickups from the 2nd Street drop-off lane for all children under the age of eighteen from Mar. 18 through 20, and Mar. 24 through 27. Breakfast will be provided from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., and lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Paintsville is also providing free off campus lunch pickups at Mayo Methodist, Paintsville First Baptist Church, and Highland Church of Christ. Lunch will be served at 12:00 through 1:30 on Mar. 18 through 20, and Mar. 24 through 27.

Paintsville will provide Soul Food Bags and Essential Bags for participating students each Friday at the elementary school during breakfast and lunch times. Essential bags will contain toothpaste, a toothbrush, dental floss, soap, deodorant, shampoo, and feminine hygiene products. Questions regarding said bags may be directed to Elizabeth Bruner at, (606) 789-2651. Supplies may vary.

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