Amid ruin, on trail of life before storm

3 kin dead, survivor sifts what’s left

Posted: April 29, 2014 at 5:46 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 04/28/2014 - Emily Tittle, 17, finds her graduation cap which she had planned to wear at an upcoming graduation celebration with her family and friends for completing a high school through a homeschool program April 28, 2014. Tittle's family home was destroyed after a tornado passed through Paron, AR killing her father and two sisters.

PARON — A day after a tornado killed her father and two of her sisters, Emily Tittle, 17, knew she had to be brave.

Three fatalities reported in Pulaski County from Sunday night tornado

Lt. Carl Minden, spokesman for the Pulaski County sheriff's office, said three people were killed in a tornado that swept through the Paron community on Sunday. (By Lisa Burnett)
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Mike Hendrixson and Chuck Henninger of Paron recollect on Sunday's storm that swept through their community. Both men had damage to their property.


Paron residents hopeful after Sunday storm

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