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Communities help aid tornado recovery in Craig Springs

A family is surrounded by helping hands as communities come together to help clean up storm debris.

Posted: Apr 16, 2019 9:23 PM
Updated: Apr 17, 2019 9:20 AM

CRAIG SPRINGS, Miss. (WTVA) - Communities from all across the state are working together to help clean up storm debris for one family that was affected by the EF-1 tornado in Oktibbeha County.

James McClelland said about 100 people arrived from Jackson, Morgantown, Sturgis and Starkville to clean up their property full of fallen trees and debris.

The tornado also damaged a window pane on the side of his house.

He said he could hear the severe storm as it moved from Highway 25 and into the community.

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