Damp weather, holiday cheer


Judging by parents’ reports of their Christmas holiday, the stormy weather over Christmas weekend in the greater Bartlett area didn’t dampen most locals’ holiday spirits, although people expressed concern for friends and relatives who suffered from tornado damage in North Mississippi.

ABOVE: This corner park view at the railroad crossing near El Porton restaurant shows a little standing water Monday morning, but nothing some well-made galoshes can’t handle.

BELOW: Bartlett’s drainage system handles a torrent of run-off without complaint on Monday.

Photos by Amanda Swain