Snow, ice hamper tornado cleanup in Brookport
Residents of a small southern Illinois community that's still recovering from last month's deadly tornadoes say the wintry weather is slowing down their rebuilding efforts.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Winter Storm Slows Brookport Cleanup
Cleanup and rebuilding efforts were stalled during the storm this past weekend.Now that the storm is gone, the remaining ice and snow is still causing problems.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Trained hands are key in chain of survival
Allana Cronk, center, a sophomore from Plainfield studying physical therapy, and Kathryne Meyers, left, a senior from Sauk Village studying health education, administer Emergency Medical Responder treatment Thursday on demonstration victim David Peace, a senior from West Chicago studying therapeutic recreation, during the Health Education 434 ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Find Out The Latest On Tornado Relief Efforts
Five confirmed deaths in the area, six total in Illinois. - Kathy George, 58, Brookport - Roger Harmon, 56, Brookport - Scholitta Burrus, 63, Brookport area - Joseph Hoy, 80, New Minden - Frances Hoy, 78, New Minden Governor Quinn says FEMA will start assessing the storm damage Nov. 21 in several counties, including Massac, Pope and Washington, to ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Tornado communities brace for snow, ice
Residents of a small southern Illinois community that's still recovering from last month's deadly tornadoes are bracing for another round of severe weather as a wintry storm pushes toward the region.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Brookport faces another hit from mother nature
So many homes in Brookport have just a tarp and a few boards covering their roof, separating them from the outside.
Benefit concert canceled due to weather
President Barack Obama is putting a renewed focus on the income gap between rich and poor as he pushes for short-term congressional action and begins setting the domestic agenda for the remainder of his presidency.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Lincoln Daily News
IFB donates $10,000 to help fund Illinois tornado disaster relief
The Illinois Farm Bureau will donate $10,000 toward disaster relief for Illinois communities affected by the Nov. 17 tornadoes.
The Paducah Sun Online Edition
True Evelyn Henderson Medley
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Larry Lunsford officiating.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Brookport Mayor Injured in Crash
Brookport's mayor was involved in a serious car accident Friday. It happened on Purcell Road in Massac County.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Out-of-State Tornado Survivors Raise Hope in Brookport
More than 20 people impacted by the Joplin, Missouri and Moore, Oklahoma tornadoes made their way to Massac County Friday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Brookport Mayor Involved in Serious Accident
Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder says the accident happened around five o'clock Friday evening.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Brookport Gives Thanks
Many people in Brookport lost everything in the storm, but Mount Sterling Church wanted to make sure no one went without a Thanksgiving meal.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tornado Damaged Counties to Receive Federal Aid
President Obama has approved a Federal Disaster Declaration for 15 counties in Illinois.
Trigg residents volunteer to help Illinois communities hit by Nov. 17 tornadoes
Pictured above is tornado damage near Brookport, Ill., which was hit by a tornado recently.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Legal Record
Tornados Hit Central Illinois
On Tuesday, the 19th, Governor Quinn declared 13 counties State Disaster Areas as a result of the November 17th tornadoes.
Quinn looks to get Federal Aid
Volunteers from a all walks of life have lent a hand in Brookport over the last week, including inmates from Illinois Department of Corrections.
Heartland Hero: W.C. Hogland
Hogland's unit started shooting once they got close and after the firing stopped, commanders ordered Gogland and other soldier to do a final search the shacks just to make sure no Japanese soldiers remained.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Illinois Attorney General is investigating several scams tied to tornado recovery and relief efforts.