Copyright ©2012 The Associated Press. Produced by NewsOK.com All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
A decade after twister, Bridge Creek marks survival
BRIDGE CREEK — School Superintendent Terry Brown opened the doors of Bridge Creek Schools for disaster relief efforts after a tornado barreled through Bridge Creek on May 3, 1999. He probably ran into Kelley McClain, a nurse’s aide immersed in medical efforts at a temporary triage set up in a school gym.
Rusty Gilbert was in the area, as well, driving down Sara Road searching for signs in what once was a bustling neighborhood.
A worship service marked by their collective faith and hope...
Surrounded by visitors and members of Ridgecrest Baptist Church, Jim Brunk (center) leads the congregation in prayer during "Surthrivor Service" at Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Bridge Creek Oklahoma on May 3, 2009. Photo by John Clanton
View full article on Oklahoman.com
How do I get Full Access?
News Photo Galleriesview all