This week marked both the five year anniversary of the Smithville tornado and the two-year mark for the Tupelo tornado. Today’s show looks at both events. Daily Journal reporter M. Scott Morris (9:20) discusses his story about Lee County residents who rode out the 2014 twister in a storm shelter and about those who have since added new shelters. Meanwhile, the Monroe Journal’s Ray Van Dusen (21:25) talks about the EF-5 funnel cloud that struck Smithville and about Wednesday’s memorial service there.
Also on today’s show, Daily Journal education reporter Emma Kent (28:50) looks at the latest high school graduation and dropout data released this week by the Mississippi Department of Education. Scott (17:47) reviews “The Huntsman: Winter’s War.” Derek (37:25) highlights what is happening this weekend and previews this summer’s movie slate.