Baker, LA, February 14, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- On Monday, the National Weather Service damage survey team in Jackson, Mississippi confirmed that a long-tracked EF-4 tornado touched down in Lamar and Forrest counties Sunday afternoon/evening. Extensive EF-4 tornado damage with winds of 170 mph was observed from Oak Grove in Lamar County to Hattiesburg in Forrest County. Damage includes at least 300 damaged homes/buildings (including 200 homes/mobile homes and 100 apartments), a number of destroyed property, a destroyed barn, and numerous of powerlines and trees down. Nearly 100 roads were blocked or covered with debris.
Ricky Sinclair, bishop of Miracle Place Church in Baker, LA, stated his son is attending school in Mississippi and is looking to transfer into a Division 1 school in the fall. Late last year they visited Southern Mississippi University and really like the people and atmosphere. While grateful there was no loss of life, Ricky Sinclair was so touched by the devastation left by the tornado. After surviving several hurricanes and tornadoes thru the years, Bishop Ricky Sinclair understands how it feel to repair, rebuild and move forward. Bishop Sinclair and the congregation of Miracle Place Church extend their hearts and prayers to those effected by the storm.
Ricky Sinclair is the bishop of Miracle Place Church. A religious organization that provides a long list of services to the community, Miracle Place Church is cherished by its congregation and the many individuals whom they impact. Ricky Sinclair provides strong leadership to the members of the church, teaching them how to honor God and serve others while improving their relationships with Christ. Through his work, Ricky Sinclair has enhanced the lives of countless individuals, as he has assisted them in developing their spirituality and serving their Lord.