Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun August 18, 2019
PHOTO BY: Sam Pierce

Janie Allen, president of the Humane Society of Clark County board, checks on some puppies outside the shelter in Arkadelphia. In July, Hurricane Berry created a 2-mile-wide storm that caused flooding inside the shelter. Allen said the shelter is currently closed but is expected to reopen in a couple of weeks.

To the rescue

Humane Society recovering after flood

Hurricane Berry created a 2-mile-wide storm in July that caused a torrential downpour in southern Arkansas, flooding the Humane Society of Clark County. Janie Allen, president of the Humane Society board, said that while it does usually flood around the shelter, getting up in the driveway and a little bit through the door, this time the water was up to her knees. “We had to quickly rescue the kittens out of the cages, and in the back ... READ MORE

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