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School Bus Food Distribution Sites

Warren County School System is distributing food by bus. The following routes will be run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Food will be given for two days on Mondays and Wednesdays, and for the weekend on Fridays.
The bus will remain at most locations for about 15 minutes unless a longer time is noted. Locations and times are as follows:
Westside Manor, 10:15 a.m.
Arms Apartments at office, 10:35 a.m.
Corner of Vinewood Rd. and Greenland Dr., 10:55 a.m.
Partridge Meadows Apartments, 11:15 a.m.
Green Store on Cascade Ave., 11:30 a.m.
Dogwood Point Apartments, 11:35 a.m.
Holly Pointe Apartments, 11:55 a.m.
Pioneer Baptist Church, 12:10 p.m.
Orchard View Apartments, 12:30 p.m.
Old Kingwood Store, 10:15 a.m.
Mt. Leo Church of Christ, 10:35 a.m.
Cope St. Rec Center, 10:55 a.m.
Moffitt St., across from Social Security Office, 11:15 a.m.
Corner of McGee and Sparta St., 11:35 a.m.
Corner of Winding Way and Lillian St., 11:55 a.m.
Parking lot next to Police Department, 12:15 a.m.
Skyline Apartments, 12:35 p.m.
Corner of Pinecrest and Moss Dr., 12:55 p.m.
Friendship Baptist Church, 10:15 a.m.
Rock Island CIC, 10:40 a.m.
Midway CIC, 11:15 a.m.
LBJ Headstart, 11:35 a.m.
Dayspring Nursery, 11:55 a.m.
4-Lane Market, 12:20 p.m.
Park Dr., 12:40 p.m.
Tanglewood Dr., 1 p.m.
Hamilton St. Activity Center, 11 a.m. to noon
Turning Point United Pentecostal Church, Ebonwood St., 12 to 1 p.m.
Fairview CIC, 10:15 a.m.
Victory Free Will Baptist Church, 10:40 a.m.
Harrison Ferry Mountain Run, 11 a.m.
Jewel’s Market, 10:15 a.m.
Berea Church of Christ, 10:45 a.m.
Buck Edge Stone, 11:10 a.m.
Delores Market, 11:30 a.m.
Earleyville Church of Christ, 11:55 a.m.
Lucky CIC, 12:15 p.m.
Mennonite Church, West Green Hill Rd, 12:35 p.m.
Charles Creek the Baptist Church, 10:15 a.m.
Blues Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 10:40 a.m.
Bratcher’s Crossroad Free Methodist Church, 11 a.m.
Old Centertown School, 11:20 a.m.
Ivy Bluff Church of Christ, 11:45 a.m.
Barren Fork Baptist Church, 12:05 p.m.
Morrison Housing Authority, 10:15 a.m.
Medley’s Diner, 10:35 a.m.
Four Corners Amish Store, 11 a.m.
Trousdale Church of Christ, 11:20 a.m.
Old Philadelphia Church, 11:55 a.m.
Viola Medley’s, 12:20 p.m.
Rock Cliff Church of Christ, 12:40 p.m.
Corner of Brandon Dr., and Radelle Ln., 10:15 a.m.
Corner of Bellewood Dr. and Driftwood Ln., 10:35 a.m.
Corner of Donavon Dr. and Gwyndaland Dr., 10:55 a.m.
Old Meat Market in Newtown, 11:15 a.m.
Bethany Church of Christ, 11:35 a.m.
Corner of Amberwood Ln., and Oakbrook Dr., 11:55 a.m.
Creek Ln., 10:15 a.m.
Westwood Church of Christ, 10:40 a.m.
Karate Ln., 11 a.m.
Smartt Station Church of Christ, 11:10 a.m.
Corner of Hennessee Ave., and Mt. View Dr., 11:30 a.m.
Corner of Greenwood Dr. and Cumberland Dr., 11:55 a.m.
Mt. View Trailer Court on Viola Rd., 12:15 p.m.
Corner of Woodlee Dr. and Woodlee Ct., 12:35 p.m.
Kids of the Community on Cadillac Lane, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

With coronavirus causing school closings through at least April 24, the Warren County School System is working to provide sustainable meals to fill the stomachs and lift the spirits of students during this unpredictable time. 

The Warren County Schools Nutrition Program is distributing bagged lunches, which include sandwiches, juice, fruit bowls, chips and other sustainable items to provide much-needed nourishment for children while school is out of session. 

The food giveaway began Monday, March 23, and each day the number of recipients has increased. 

“The number of guardians coming to the different locations to receive bagged lunches has increased daily,” says Director of Warren County Schools, Bobby Cox. “Over 1,500 meals were distributed on Thursday. We are probably well over 1,000 bags per day now.”

The sack meals are given out at six schools campuses and three offsite locations. Currently, the middle school has had the highest turnout.

The program had been serving just lunch and afternoon snacks, but beginning this Monday, March 30, breakfast will be added to the list of items distributed. Also, the program will be going to distributions only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays to provide more social distancing. 

“Monday we’ll be giving breakfasts and lunch for Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday, food will be given for Wednesday and Thursday, and then Friday, we will be distributing enough food to last over the weekend,” says Cox.  

The breakfast and lunch pick-ups will be held during the same hours from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m.