SHREVEPORT – The extremely cold temperatures have more people seeking out a warm place to stay overnight. The Salvation Army Merkle Center of Hope is ready to serve those in need.
The local shelter’s 110-bed capacity was enough to serve the need up until Saturday, December 30th. That night the shelter had to set-up seven extra cots to provide overnight accommodations.
Those cots have been in use through Jan. 2 and there are plenty more cots on stand-by if more people need a place to stay.
“Here at The Salvation Army Merkle Center of Hope we are blessed to have the means to