As quickly as the tornado devastated Crittenden, the Grant County chapter of the American Red Cross mobilized to help those in need.
Once Diana Morgan, local coordinator of the American Red Cross, received a call from the Kentucky State Police and Grant County Emergency Management that assistance was needed, she immediately contacted the Cincinnati office and began setting up a shelter at Grant County High School.
A green plastic coat hanger lay casually in the middle of Barley Circle in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 3.
Bright pink drinking cups sat side by side on a dish drainer inside a first-floor apartment. A heavy stainless steel refrigerator hulked out of place in the middle of the kitchen, it’s cord dangling into space, while in the next room a baby’s bed, with the sheets and blankets still inside lay on its side teetering from the front of the building, which was no longer there.