Tornado claims 6 lives in Pekin and Henryville PDF Print E-mail

Jeanie Lewellen walked with her granddaughter Janessa just moments after last Friday’s tornado ripped through Old Pekin Road.
Lewellen’s home was destroyed. She held her dog and a picture of her mother but her main concern was not on all that she had lost it was the family of five that lived in the home across the street.

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Tornadoes give birth to wide range of stories based on people’s experiences PDF Print E-mail

No wonder a long ago scribe was once moved to describe a powerful tornado he witnessed as “the finger of God.”
The tornadoes that wreaked so much havoc and killed 13 people on Friday afternoon, March 2, are etched in people’s memories, especially those of folks who lived through the deadly storms.

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Marysville mom recuperating after losing legs while sheltering kids from tornado PDF Print E-mail

A parent's love is as strong, if not stronger, than a tornado.

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Four confirmed dead in Washington County PDF Print E-mail

The storm that ripped through Washington County just before 3 p.m. Friday wasn't the first to hit the county, but according to Sheriff Claude Combs, it was the deadliest.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 March 2012 09:02
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Names of Pekin fatalities released PDF Print E-mail

Washington County Coroner Rondale Brishaber released the names of the four people who were killed as a result of the tornado that went through Pekin Friday. 

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 March 2012 16:28
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