HOWARD — According to Knox County Emergency Management Agency Director Brian Hess, the shelter at Floral Valley Community Center in Apply Valley closed today at 3 p.m.

The shelter was organized and managed by the Knox County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Any Knox County residents needing assistance throughout the night, due to weather-related conditions, can call Hess at 740-398-2431.



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