Evacuation order lifted for Cotton Plant

COTTON PLANT, AR (KAIT) - Residents of Cotton Plant and Gregory forced to flee from the rising flood waters can now go home.

Woodruff County OEM Director Beverly Byerly tells Region 8 News that the evacuation order for those towns has been lifted.  On Friday, residents were urged to leave as flood waters crept closer.

Byerly says residents of McClelland will be able to return to their homes on Friday.  She noted, however, that there are still levee issues.  She did not elaborate.

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