CCI NewsWire: Rebuilding Joplin and Jasper County
On Sunday, May 22nd, the citizens and businesses of Joplin and Jasper County suffered a devastating
tragedy. An EF5 one-mile-wide tornado left a 13-mile-long path of destruction. As of July, nearly 160 people lost their lives and an estimated 8,000 commercial buildings, homes and other structures were either heavily damaged or flattened and turned into mangled piles of rubble.