Washing away | Arkansas Blog

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Washing away

Posted By on Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 8:05 AM

North Arkansas just can't catch a break. Tornadoes last month, and now 35 counties declared disaster areas because of flooding. Easter weekend, once again, is going to be a bad one for farmers -- last year a freeze killed all the summer fruit crops, and this year the floodwaters are drowning crops already in the ground and delaying planting of the rest. For us lucky suckers here in the middle of the state, it's yet another flawless spring day.

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