|Ilene Cox's residence on River Street was
destroyed by what the Fire Marshal's office is indicating is
arson, according to Rose Knight, wife of mayor Gary Knight.|
The victims have been staying with a helping hand from the Best Western Motel Glenville motel, but that is a temporary situation.
Everything she and her
friend had was lost in the fire.
They have an
apartment to stay in beside the house that burned,
but it contains only a stove and refrigerator. A neighbor has donated a full size bed.
they need the community's help," said Knight.
If you can provide
any of the following:
Necessities the family could use immediately
include: full size sheets and mattress pad, towels
and washcloths, blankets, pillows (still in package),
shower curtain, combs & hairbrush (still in package),
blow dryer, alarm clock, table lamps, coffee pot,
glasses, coffee cups, silverware, cooking
utensils, pots and pans, serving bowls, and a set
Toiletries needed include shampoo,
conditioner, soap, toothpaste, toilet paper, paper
towels, Q-tips, lotion, aspirin or Tylenol.
Cleaning supplies that are needed include mop, mop
bucket, broom, paper towels, toilet brush, glass
cleaner, bathroom cleaner, bleach, cleaning
cloths, dish liquid, liquid cleaner to mop with,
and laundry detergent, fabric softener, kitchen
trash can, trash bags.
First Baptist Church and CRI donated food to the
family, which was greatly appreciated, but they
could use anything else one might want to give.
Mayor Knight has offered the city office as a
drop off point for anyone who would like to help
Further update on clothing sizes will be forthcoming.
If you have any question about donating or have
things that need picked up, please call Gary and
Rose Knight at 354-6497 or the city office at