Search crews say they're still not finished even though the last known missing person was found
Monday. Crews plan to get back out Tuesday morning. They say they don't think there is anyone else missing, but it's possible.
The focus now becomes debris piles. The intense rushing waters swept everything from benches to mattresses to furniture downstream. Workers are now in the process of dismantling the piles. Bodies could be trapped inside...
"Its very possible that it could be that way. And that's why we're not stopping this search now. We have a lot of ground to cover. And we want to make sure that when we leave here and when we do stop we've left no stone unturned," says CJ Norvell with the southern area incident management team.
Next smaller crews, scaled back from the hundreds we've seen in the past few days, will start recovering property.
"That needs to be recovered, picked up, bagged, documented, and if possible returned," says Norvell.
For the church pastor Greg Cowart who opened the doors of Pilgrims Rest Missionary Baptist to victims families and survivors, life will soon get back to normal. But the evidence of Arkansans kindness literally surrounds him. Food and water were donated from all over the state.
"What these people have done in this community, other communities across the state, is just overwhelming. I mean words can't describe the outpouting. There have been hundreds of volunteers," says Pastor Cowartt.
Pastor Cowart says this tragedy has changed this community and him forever. In fact, Pastor Cowart says it caused him to appreciate his family in a whole new way.