Tagged: faulkner county tornado

Vilonia Considers Rebuilding Options After Tornado

by Mark Friedman 8/11/2014 12:00 am

After the tornado that hit Faulkner County on April 27, Vilonia is tiptoeing into the rebuilding process. While the rebuilding of a $13 million school is moving forward, a group of citizens is hoping business owners will consider all options before construction starts on Main Street.

‘We Are Connected’ (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/12/2014 12:00 am

State politicians of both parties welcomed President Obama, realizing that sometimes — and this was surely one of those times — a unified front in the face of devastation trumps partisanship.

Thanks, Facebook (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Nothing will bring back the lives lost, and recovery will take years, not days, weeks or months. But somehow Facebook, of all things, that time-wasting repository of all-cap political tirades and annoying games, has proved to be this state’s town square, where bulletins are posted and people meet and a calico cat named Ms. Pickles is returned to her family.

Faulkner County: EF4 Tornado Destroyed 328 Homes

by Associated Press 5/2/2014 9:39 am

Faulkner County Attorney David Hogue says 710 homes have been assessed so far after the EF4 tornado hit the county. Along with the destroyed homes, the assessment also found 111 homes with major damage, 231 homes with minor damage and 40 homes otherwise affected.