Over the holiday weekend, President Biden announced that he approved federal disaster relief for Arkansas storm victims, a much-needed ray of hope as several Eastern Arkansas counties continue to rebuild.
If you drive through Monette, you will see lots of blue tarps and pickup trucks as the city begins to rebuild. While the plans for repairs are in the works, people have noticed some unwanted travelers who are looking to make a score off someone else’s tragedy.
An employee of the Kentucky candle factory where eight workers were killed by a tornado said Tuesday that a supervisor threatened her with written disciplinary action if she went home early because storms were approaching.
The National Weather Service was in Eastern Arkansas Monday to find out more about what kind of storm residents faced there. NWS made a stop here in Poinsett County to survey storm damage, as well as in Craighead and Mississippi counties.