Mayfield update – after the tornado, and now

Berry Craig
Berry Craig

Berry Craig has been visiting his home town of Mayfield often since the tornado ripped through the town, and always takes his camera with him. Here are some pictures showing how far the town has come in its cleanup efforts – and how far it still has to go in rebuilding.

First Presbyterian Church

The morning after.
All of the original facility is gone, with only an empty lot remaining.

Greer Neon Company

Home of Paula and Royce Buck

Note the driveway on the right.
Same driveway, but house gone.

First Christian Church

The steps are all that is left on the site.

Anderson Park

Anderson Park in North Mayfield right after the storm. The park memorializes the Anderson family and its importance to the town.

Other recent photos

First Methodist Church
First National Bank
Hargrove and Foster Law Office
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Berry Craig

Berry Craig is a professor emeritus of history at West KY Community College, and an author of seven books and co-author of two more. (Read the rest on the Contributors page.)