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Goat Island residents recovering from tornado

March 11, 2019

Posted: Mar. 11, 2019 8:13 PM
Updated: Mar. 12, 2019 9:37 AM

Speech to Text for Goat Island residents recovering from tornado

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going. you can tell that the folks here in goat island were left in pretty bad shape following that tornado on saturday. but limb by limb, they are rebuilding what the tornado took away. ." "this is a seperate island right here, and there's goats on it." ann newton lives on goat island and gave me a quick history about the properties as well as gave me a tour on her golf cart of the damage in this r.v. park. it's a tough situation for everyone including herself who experienced damage from the tornado. but she says the community has responded well to their needs. "the community response has been incredible. the county, mississippi emergency management has been here , the red cross has been here, we've had people come that we don't even know." standup.."this house right here is one of the worst on this road here at goat island. but the owner of the house told me that she and her family did sleep in the house last night despite the fact that there was rain and water pouring inside" tishomingo county tax assessor david wayne crum was on the scene to see what help that he might be able to provide by way ofhis office. "but just came down to assses some damage and to hopefully help these people out come tax season you know." but folks like ann newton say they will rebound . "other than disrupting and frightlful and very very scary its been incredible to see the community outpouring." we saw work crews with tishomingo county electirc here earlier removing trees and restoring power. there were no injuries here during the tornado. reporting live from goat island in tishomingo county, i'm wayne hereford wtva nine news.
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