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Warming Centers Open as Temperatures Fall

Liz West (calliope)
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As temperatures lower, warming centers open their doors for those without shelter. Below is a list of warming centers.

Calloway County

Evening Warming Center: 

St. Johns Episcopal Church
Open through February 28
6 p.m. - 8 a.m. (please arrive before 9 p.m.)
1620 West Main Street
Murray, KY

Day Warming Center:

Murray Family Church
Open through February 28
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
411 Maple Street
Murray, KY

Murray-Calloway County Library

Murray-Calloway County Hospital

For emergency assistance after 9:00 p.m. contact the Murray Police Department at 270.753.1621


Graves County

First Baptist Church
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F
118 West South St
Mayfield, KY


Marshall County

Joe Creason Community Building 
Benton, KY
6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.

Hardin Community Building
Hardin, KY
6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.


McCracken County

Paducah Community Kitchen
Open 24/7 when temperatures are below 20 degrees.
Open 5:30 p.m. - 8 a.m. when temperatures are 40 degrees or lower.
1237 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Paducah, KY
*Dinner and breakfast available

A proud native of Murray, Kentucky, Allison grew up roaming the forests of western Kentucky and visiting national parks across the country. She graduated in 2014 from Murray State University where she studied Environmental Sustainability, Television Production, and Spanish. She loves meeting new people, questioning everything, and dancing through the sun and the rain. She hopes to make a positive impact in this world several endeavors at a time.
Becca Schimmel is a Becca Schimmel is a multimedia journalist with the Ohio Valley ReSource a collaborative of public radio stations in Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio. She's based out of the WKU Public Radio newsroom in Bowling Green.
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