RUSTON, La. (04/24/2020) — April 25th, 2019 changed the landscape of Ruston.
“It’s one of those calamities that you never think about happening, you see it in the movies [and] you never think it’s going to happen to us.”Kim Dupree, State Farm Agent
An Ef-3 tornado tore through the Northeast pummeling the city of Ruston to downed trees, damaged cars, fallen powerlines, and so much more.
Her office demolished in the direct path of the storm, but business never stopped. Almost $8,000,000 later and a
“While it was so bad and devastating, my faith inKim Dupree, State Farm Agent
God, I always knew that things were going to turn out okay.”
While the city is still on the road to full recovery, Dupree says how the community came together proved they’re forever Ruston strong.
The city has been working for several months on a long term recovery plan. Mayor Ronny Walke