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Arkansans back in homes begin to clean up

The sound of chainsaws has become a normal tune for many central Arkansans over the past several days.

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The sound of chainsaws has become a normal tune for many central Arkansans over the past several days.  Our cameras found Little Rock Public Works crews cutting limbs that fell as a result of snow and ice that overtook the region.

That led to the massive power outages that continue Saturday night.

"We kept checking online to make sure. We checked for an hour," Russ Curtner said.

Curtner returned to his Cammack Village home Friday night after he got word he had lights.  Saturday, he spent the day cleaning out the refrigerator.

"It was a hassle. It smelled back. We packed it all up in bags and threw it out," Curtner said.

When many get back home, they have more to deal with when they get there.  A huge limb smashed onto a car in Cammack Village and knocked out part of the windshield and dented the roof of it.

Mac Compton lives next door and heard it.

"You heard snap, snap, snap for the rest of the night. It was quite an experience," Compton said.

Entergy officials say Cammack Village is one of the hardest-hit areas. 

Compton is glad his house didn't suffer any damage and grateful to be back in a warm home.

"I'm a lucky one now that the power is on. Thankful to the Entergy people for getting on it," Compton said.

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