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The Sun Herald's publishing plans

The Sun Herald will produce an Extra Edition on Wednesday that will be delivered free of charge to hurricane shelters across the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We will leave sufficient copies so that anyone who would wish to receive a copy may drop by the shelter nearest to them to get theirs.

Due to the approach of Hurricane Ivan, normal home delivery will not be possible.

As soon as it is possible, we will resume our regular schedule of publication, but obviously that will be impacted by the storm.

Every day that we are unable to produce and deliver a paper to subscribers we intend to produce papers that will be delivered to storm shelters. We have in place a number of contingency plans to continue publication should our printing facilities be impaired.

-- The Editors

Eye on Ivan

A South Mississippi hurricane journal

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Well wishes from others recently affected 

An e-mailer from Florida writes:

For all of you Mississippians, the storm is just the beginning ... aftermath is terrible ... prepare for it emotionally ... flooding, food, gas, tempers, debris, and you can't go running to anyone for emotional support, everyone is just like you ... so prepare ... know that things are going to be tough, it's going to take time lots of time, and when you go home ... it's going to be different and it's going to take lots of patience ... go there with the patience ... just know that somewhere down the road everything will be back to normal ... unfortunately it will not be soon ... be it will be ... we in Central Florida have you in our prayers, WE REALLY DO!

Don Hammack

Don Hammack is a staff writer for the Sun Herald. He can be reached at or
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