Off the street, not out of the cold

Our House residents adjust to power loss; shelter’s food spoils

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 12:21 a.m.

Georgia Mjartan, executive director of the Our House shelter in Little Rock, looks at what food remains Thursday after an extended power failure led to spoilage.

The only light that 8-yearold Bryant Kwon O’Neal has seen inside the Our House shelter since 3:30 p.m. on Christmas Day was the glow of a handheld video game, which he played until the batteries ran out.

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Arkansas, Pages 9 on 12/28/2012