The Latest: Arkansas governor adds counties to disaster list
May 7, 2017
HINDSVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Severe Weather-Arkansas (all times local):
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson joined U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Sen. John Boozman and Reps. Rick Crawford and French Hill in a helicopter tour of flooded northeast Arkansas to view what Crawford called a terrible situation.
Storms that began April 26 led to what Hutchinson said Sunday were nine deaths and an estimated $21 million in damage, not including damage to agriculture.
Perdue said at a news conference after Sunday's aerial tour that county and state officials will provide damage...