Friday, June 29, 2012

Pike County Offering Cool Down

{Pikeville, Kentucky}...Pike County officials are taking precautions to keep people safe as temperatures soar to more than 100 degrees. They are opening cooling centers throughout the county including one at the fire training station in downtown Pikeville. Public Safety Director Paul Maynard says the centers are open for residents, construction workers or anyone wanting to take a break from the heat. Cold drinks and snacks are available.

The Fire Training Station will be open from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. through Sunday.

Cooling stations throughout the county (open from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.):

Pikeville Senior Citizens Center
Joes Creek Community Center
Shelby Valley Senior Citizens Center
Long Fork Park
Dorton Park
Elkhorn City Senior Citizens Center
Mouthcard Community Center
Marrowbone Senior Citizens Center
Greasy Creek Community Center
Phelps Senior Citizens Center
Kimper Community Center
Blackberry Senior Citizens Center
Bent Branch Community Center (Open Fork Park)
Belfry Senior Citizens Center