Mississippi Rural Areas Still Without Power

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Truck Erects Power Poles in Mississippi i

A truck on tank-like treads heads into the backwoods of Crane Creek, Miss., to erect new power poles. Hurricane Katrina toppled 30,000 power poles in the area served by the Coast Electric Power Association. Ron Barnes, Coast Electric Power Association hide caption

itoggle caption Ron Barnes, Coast Electric Power Association
Truck Erects Power Poles in Mississippi

A truck on tank-like treads heads into the backwoods of Crane Creek, Miss., to erect new power poles. Hurricane Katrina toppled 30,000 power poles in the area served by the Coast Electric Power Association.

Ron Barnes, Coast Electric Power Association

In Mississippi, electricity and phone service have been restored to most of the people affected by Hurricane Katrina. Those still without service are either in rural areas, or in places so devastated by the storm, there's not much left to connect to.

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