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Twister path draws volunteers, Beebe

He notes ‘tremendous progress’ as debris pickup nears end at Mayflower’s edge

Posted: July 11, 2014 at 2:25 a.m.

Chandler Belew, 19, looks out a window on Thursday in the family room being rebuilt in the home he shares with his parents, Donnie and Stacy Belew, near Mayflower. The April 27 tornado that struck Pulaski, Faulkner and White counties tore the Belew home apart, along with many others.

Beebe Cares, a volunteer group from the governor's office and other state agencies, gathered Thursday morning along 50 River Bend Road on the edge of Mayflower near the banks of the Arkansas River.

Governor, volunteers help with Mayflower storm cleanup

Members of Beebe Cares, a volunteer group made up of staffers from the Capitol, helped with tornado cleanup in Mayflower on Thursday. The group helped clean up Donnie Belew's house in Mayflower. Belew is a member of Gov. Mike Beebe's security detail. (By Lisa Burnett)
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