Damage drives claims, work
The hail may have melted, but the damage still remains.
The impact of an early June hail storm is still being felt by residents in Green River, as work continues on building repairs throughout the city.
A storm of that magnitude is unusual for the area, so it came as a big surprise to residents, insurance agencies and contractors alike.
Owner of Drinkle Insurance, Laurie Drinkle, has been working in insurance in Green River for 38 years and has never seen a storm cause this much damage.
“This kind of stuff doesn’t happen here,” Drinkle said. “This was the first hail claim I’ve ev...