Severe storm hits Drew County

A severe storm Thursday night caused damage throughout Drew County, snapping and uprooting trees, knocking down power lines and injuring one person.

The storm was part of a violent weather system that moved across the state killing at least three persons in Mena and injuring at least 30 others.

Read the April 15 issue of <em>The Advance</em> or check back here for more details on the storm.

<p>This Tillar resident was among about a dozen working to remove a massive tree uprooted from the lawn of the Tillar Methodist Church. (Advance Monticellonian/PATTY WOOTEN)</p>

<p>This fallen tree was tangled in power lines at Tillar Friday morning. (Advance Monticellonian/PATTY WOOTEN)</p>

<p>Tillar residents working to remove this massive tree from the lawn of the Tillar Methodist Church estimated the tree to be 70 or 80 years old. (Advance Monticellonian/PATTY WOOTEN)</p>

<p>C&L Electric workers prepare to replace storm damaged utility poles at Selma Friday morning. (Advance Monticellonian/PATTY WOOTEN)</p>

<p>This uprooted tree was seen on the lawn of the Selma Methodist Church Friday morning after Thursday night's storm. (Advance Monticellonian/PATTY WOOTEN)</p>

<p>Photos of Thursday night storm damage</p>


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