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One killed in powerful storms


UPDATE: SWM Company on CR 166 was damaged due to the storms. The company is looking to try and move into another building but is shut down.

Oxford School District announced at 12:50 p.m. that they will be keeping the students until the threat of storms is past. There will be no early release.

Lafayette School District said they will remain with the students in the halls until the tornado warning is past. There will be no early release.

A 57-year old man was killed as a result of the late night storm and ongoing morning storms caused more damage to homes and businesses including Winchester and Caterpillar in the area.

More storm warnings are on the way.

Homes from The Links west of Oxford to North Pointe, north of Oxford received damage from what is being considered a tornado. For video of some of the damage at North Pointe and Winchester, see below. (April 27, 2011, Page 1)

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