Daily (more or less) commentary on news and events in Carbondale and the Southern Illinois region, with occasional excursions to other locales.
Friday, May 15, 2009
Most customers in the 62901 Zip code have power back, with only about a dozen still without, at least according to the Ameren website. Ameren estimates it will take about six months for them to compete their part of the cleanup. I spoke to one local contracter who estimated it would take at elast that long for homes in Carbondale to get restored to their pre-storm state.