Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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June 21, 2013

Monroe County Fiscal Court officials talk trash

GLASGOW — Many civic and service club groups no longer want to participate in roadside clean-up efforts because of the possibility they will pick up drug paraphernalia that has been tossed along the roadsides.

Without volunteers to help keep roadsides clean, highway litter is a problem the county battles on a daily basis.

Larry Craig, chairman of the Heart of Tompkinsville Foundation, brought up the roadside litter issue during the Monroe County Fiscal Court meeting Wednesday. The Heart of Tompkinsville Foundation is a non-profit organization that is working to revitalize Tompkinsville’s downtown area.

“I know the county has certain people going around picking up trash, but at the same token it’s an issue that I think we need to address as an entire county,” he said.

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