Cold Weather

Cold Weather Prompts Some to Help the Homeless and Needy

As freezing temperatures came through Monday night, a concerned Montgomery residents decided to go out a help the homeless. Rachel Boutwell went looking for homeless people and the needy at their normal gathering spots in Montgomery but they weren’t there. Boutwell because of where she lives sees and helps those homeless persons all the time giving them food warm clothing…

Warming Shelters Open in Montgomery

As temperatures are expected to fall below freezing, the City of Montgomery and EMA are opening a warming shelter for those who need a place to stay safe. Therapeutic Recreation Center located off of Augusta Avenue in Montgomery opened its doors at 3 Monday for anyone needing a place to sleep and stay warm as temperatures continue to drop. Masks,…

City of Montgomery Offering Shelter from the Cold Weather

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed wants to remind the public that parks and recreation community centers, city fire stations and public libraries are open for residents in need of protection from the cold weather. “EMA Director Christy Thornton and her team are monitoring the forecast and maintaining contact with Montgomery shelters. All of them are open and operating on normal schedules;…

Warming Stations Open Across Our Area

Several places in Elmore County will open as warming stations for those needing a place to stay out of the cold. In Millbrook, the Millbrook Baptist Church will open Monday through Wednesday. In Deatsville, you can visit the Deatsville fire department community room.  That shelter will be open Monday through Wednesday. Eclectic has two locations: the town hall police department…

Salvation Army Shelter Prepares for Cold Weather

The Salvation Army is preparing for the cold weather headed towards the River Region.  They expect a 10-15% increase in people staying at their shelter which is already near capacity. Currently there are more than 70 men in their shelter, all of their family units are full and they expect their women’s shelter to fill up as well.  They are even…