During the recent heat wave that set in just before the end of June, the Belmont County Emergency Management Agency set up the following cooling centers in the western sections of the county:

--Barnesville Fire Station, 125 E. Church St., Barnesville

--Belmont United Methodist Church, 129 N. Market St., Belmont

--Bethesda Church of the Nazarene, 204 N. Main St., Bethesda

--Smith Township Fire Department, 46389 Firehouse St., Centerville

--Somerton United Methodist Church, 55400 Washington St., Somerton