Kemper coal plant imploded
Parts of the Kemper County power plant were imploded Saturday morning and heard as far away as the Neshoba County Fairgrounds, Arlington and even Decatur, according to social media reports.
State Rep. Michael Ted Evans, who represents parts of Neshoba and Kemper counties, confirmed the implosion on social media.
“They imploded some of the structures at the power plant,” Evans said Saturday on Facebook. The implosion was reported at about 7:45 a.m.