Sgt. Jeff Thames said he cleans out his car multiple times a day now with sanitizer and wipes, and he washes or sanitizes his hands even more than that. It has to be done that way during today’s coronavirus scare.
Now families are staying home instead of going to school, work, church, and numerous other activities because of the dangers of coronavirus. Sandy Middleton, director of the Mississippi Center for Prevention of Violence, says some homes could be at risk for domestic violence flare-ups.
Around the state, medical first responders are responding to 911 calls for minor AND major situations. With Coronavirus on the way, it's probable that those volunteers could be responding to someone who is infected.
"This community will never be the same, but through God’s grace and through God’s love and through the love of our people in this town, we’ve come together,” said Tressie Durr, wife of fallen Lincoln County Deputy William Durr.
The flooding in 1983 was devastating for many in Central Mississippi. WLBT went back into the archives to show you a look at what the conditions were like the last time the Pearl River reached such heights.