"This was a storm of historic proportions, and it is hard to overstate the damage and disruption it has caused," said Williams President Dr. Jerol Swaim. "We are very thankful to the utility crews and to WBC's own employees for their diligence in getting us through this difficult time."
In addition to having to ready buildings that were without power for a week, there was also significant tree damage on the campus, according to Swaim.
JPs discuss recent stormDavid Burnette, Entergy's customer service manager for Lawrence County, updated the Lawrence County Quorum Court Monday on recent efforts to restore power locally.
Utilities update statusCraighead Electric personnel continue to work long hours to restore electricity to Lawrence County. On Tuesday linemen were working on restoring power along Highway 412 from Walnut Ridge to Portia, as well as in other areas.
Ice storm binds together
After the recent ice storm, no one wants to see another natural disaster in Lawrence County for a very long time. However, should one occur, the residents at Walnut Ridge Manor will know what to do to take care of themselves and how to have a good time in the process.
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