Tagged: mayflower

More than $1.6M in Grants for Faulkner County

by Associated Press 9/22/2014 4:55 pm

Members of the state's federal delegation have announced more than $1.6 million in economic development grants for Faulkner County for expansion of disaster recovery efforts and water, sewer and road infrastructure projects.

Video: Obama Says US Will Help Arkansas Rebuild After Storms

by Associated Press 5/7/2014 3:56 pm

Surveying the remnants of nature's destructive power in the country's midsection, President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to residents of tornado-ravaged Arkansas communities that their government will stand with them until they finish rebuilding.

FEMA Opens Center to Aid Arkansas Tornado Victims

by Associated Press 5/7/2014 3:52 pm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening a disaster recovery center to assist Arkansans affected by last month's severe storms.

Tornado Relief Benefit Game Tonight at Dickey-Stephens Park

by Lee Hogan 5/6/2014 8:00 am

The high school baseball teams of Vilonia and Mayflower will take part in a benefit game for tornado victims tonight at Dickey-Stephens Park. While admission is free, all proceeds collected at the game, including at the concession stands, will go the cities to help with the rebuilding effort.

Arkansas Tornado Was EF4, Matches 2008 Storm Rating

by Christina Huynh, The Associated Press 5/1/2014 7:28 am

National Weather Service officials said Wednesday that a weekend tornado that killed 15 people as it ripped through Little Rock's suburbs was just shy of being rated Arkansas' first top-of-the-scale storm in 85 years.

Tornado Hits 1 Arkansas Street Particularly Hard

by Andrew DeMillo and Jim Salter 4/29/2014 7:28 am

Mark Wade and his family heard the dire warnings on TV and the tornado sirens, and were prepared to ride out the storm in their closet when a neighbor across the street on Vilonia's Aspen Creek Drive yelled out: "Come over! We're going in the storm cellar!"

Update: Arkansans Rush for Cover Against Twister; 15 Die

by Andrew DeMillo and Christina Huynh 4/28/2014 5:33 pm

The half-mile-wide tornado carved an 80-mile path of destruction through the Little Rock suburbs Sunday evening, killing at least 15 people, flattening rows of homes, shredding cars along a highway and demolishing a brand-new school before it even had a chance to open.

Obama: FEMA Leader Craig Fugate Coming to Arkansas Amid Tornado Recovery Efforts

by Associated Press 4/28/2014 10:42 am

President Barack Obama is sending his deepest condolences to those affected by a deadly tornado that ripped through Arkansas and has directed federal resources to the area.

Video, Photos Of Tornado Aftermath in Mayflower and Vilonia, Arkansas

by Lance Turner 4/28/2014 6:56 am

Photos, videos and more coverage from news organizations and others of the April 27 storms that ripped through Arkansas.

Corn Maze Opens Saturday in Mayflower

by Karen Martin 9/24/2010 7:46 am

Schaefers' sixth annual Corn Maze opens Saturday (Sept. 25) continues through Oct. 31 at 863 Lollie Road, Mayflower.