Morning Update 1-26-17:
MEMA has revised the damage figures from last weekend's tornadoes. It now says more than 1200 homes in eight counties were damaged-- not 1400. And the number of destroyed/heavily damaged homes has dropped from more than 700 to 549. Sometimes, initial damage surveys indicate a level of damage that doesn't actually exist when debris or fallen trees are removed.
William Carey University is inviting students, staff and friends to a "Carey Strong" worship and fellowship service tomorrow evening. It's being held at Temple Baptist Church in Hattiesburg to share "encouragement, determination and information".
Community Update alert: Sunday morning at 9, get some tips on how to host a safe Super Bowl party-- and a preview of the big adult-oriented fundraiser at the MS Childrens Museum next month.