|Local residents participate in Great Central U.S. Shake Out|
Today marks the 202nd Anniversary of the 1811-12 New Madrid Earthquakes, which remains to be most the powerful earthquakes to hit the eastern part of the U.S. in recorded history.
Creighton stated it was important for residents to be prepared for any natural disaster, such as an earthquake since its only a matter of time when it will happen again.
Creighton also suggested residents have a plan, make a kit that includes food, water, flashlights, batteries and a battery operated radio.
Members of the Christian County Community Emergency Response Team were at Crofton Elementary School this morning to talk about safety and how students could do simple things to prepare for an emergency.