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Marbles Community Center open as emergency shelter

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - In the wake of the sub-freezing overnight temperatures predicted for Monroe for the next two days, Mayor Jamie Mayo has open a community center as a shelter.

The Marbles Community Center at 2950 Renwick Street in Monroe will be open Monday and Tuesday nights, 7 PM to 7 AM.

Red Cross will be providing cots and blankets to the homeless wishing to stay at the Marbles Center, while the Salvation Army will be providing meals for those staying overnight.

The Monroe Police Department will provide overnight security.

Other shelters open in the Twin Cities include the Salvation Army on Hart Street, and West Monroe Community Center on South 5th Street.

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