March 21, 2024
Local, state and federal officials are examining storm damage in and around Broadway after a powerful storm moved through the area Thursday night. Officials believe an investigation will reveal it was a tornado that caused much of the damage. Above, debris filled the yard of this wind-damaged home on Route 739.(Journal-Tribune photo by Mac Cordell)

Years of memories gone in seconds


By Mac Cordell, Marysville J-T Reporter

Randy Trapp said his father moved to the family’s farm on Patrick-Brush Run Road in 1947.

“I’ve lived here my whole life. It’s a generational farm,” Trapp said.

Trapp said that if his family and his parents want to continue to live on the property, they will need to rebuild.

The two homes on the property — one Trapp and his family live in and one his parents live in — were both destroyed Thursday evening after a severe storm moved through the area.

“I don’t really know for sure what happened,” he said Friday morning. In addition to the homes, several barns and silos were also destroyed and materia…

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