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Clark County Tornado Memorial
March 1, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home, in conjunction with the City of Arkadelphia, is hosting an event on March 1, 2022 to recognize the 25th anniversary of the 1997 tornado which passed through Clark County, causing millions of dollars in damage.
Starting at 4:00 p.m., the community is invited to participate in an easel walk, which will feature news articles and personal stories from Arkadelphia residents impacted by the tornado. The remembrance ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Ruggles-Wilcox chapel, followed by a candlelight vigil outside the Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home at 6:15 p.m.
Share your story
Residents can contribute their stories, memories or perspectives of the tornado’s impact by submitting them to ruggleswilcox.com/share-my-story.