Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, right, talks with Erica McCabe Geotz, while he toured the tornado-damaged Brentwood subdivision Friday afternoon. McCabe Goetz, of Topeka, Kan., was in town with other family members to help her mom, Priscilla McCabe, salvage what's left of the home, background.
Nick Peeples, with Bernard Building Company, of Sweet Springs, takes a break Friday from cutting trees and removing debris in the Brentwood subdivision. Jared Bernard, the company's owner, said he and Peeples had a couple of free days and came down Thursd
Becky Stetzenbach, left, helps her sister, Ellen Cross, remove fencing from the backyard. All the trees in Cross' yard were toppled, but the trees fell to the south, whereas the trees on the south end of the neighborhood fell to the north.