Twister-hit 2 find a buy in spill area

Posted: May 20, 2014 at 5:13 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/STATON BREIDENTHAL --5/1/14-- Virginia (left) and Bill Ausbrooks outside their Mayflower home that was destroyed by the April tornado.

An elderly Mayflower couple whose longtime home was destroyed in a tornado last month is preparing to buy a house in the town's Northwoods subdivision -- a move that will mark the first home sold by Exxon Mobil since an oil spill in that neighborhood more than a year ago.

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