Troy Recreation Center opening it’s door’s for people who need a place to stay during upcoming storm

Published 4:27 pm Tuesday, February 23, 2016

The Troy Recreation Center will be opening it’s doors this evening for anyone in the Troy and Pike County area that does not feel safe in their home due to  the potential of severe weather.

The Troy Recreation Center on Enzor road will be open at 6 p.m.

The Recreation Center is not a certified storm shelter but the City of Troy has made it available to anyone who needs a place to stay.

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Meals will not be provided. Anyone interested in staying will need to bring personal items, such as food, drinks and sleeping bags with them.

The Pike County EMA Director Jeanna Barnes urges anyone coming to the Recreation Center to follow any and all directions given to them by the staff. There are plans in place if the area comes under a tornado warning.