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Mobile home park out of power because of owner's $40K in overdue bills

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Power was shutoff at the Midway Trailer Park in West Memphis Friday. Everything in resident Debbie Harris' freezer and fridge is spoiled. Power was shutoff at the Midway Trailer Park in West Memphis Friday. Everything in resident Debbie Harris' freezer and fridge is spoiled.
This property is owned by River Town Enterprises Inc., which is registered under Charles Hunt, who filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy last October. This property is owned by River Town Enterprises Inc., which is registered under Charles Hunt, who filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy last October.
Janice Vann lives a few trailers behind Harris. Her situation is the same, only that she has three kids. Janice Vann lives a few trailers behind Harris. Her situation is the same, only that she has three kids.

(WMC-TV) - An entire Mid-South community is without power in the freezing temperatures.

Power was shutoff at the Midway Trailer Park in West Memphis Friday. Everything in resident Debbie Harris' freezer and fridge is spoiled.

She has been running the gas stove to keep her trailer warm.

"When I come home Friday everything was off. All but the gas, and I was like, what's going on here? I just paid my rent Tuesday," said Harris. "You gotta have a candle 'cause you can't see in the bathroom."

Janice Vann lives a few trailers behind Harris. Her situation is the same, only that she has three kids.

"My kids gotta have lights or I cannot have them," said Vann.

This property is owned by River Town Enterprises Inc., which is registered under Charles Hunt, who filed Chapter 11 Bankruptcy last October.

West Memphis Utility says they shut off power because Hunt did not pay a bill that was part of the settlement. But per company policy, they can't turn the power back on until Hunt pays all unpaid bills that total thousands of dollars.

"That's wrong. I just want my money. Then I can move, I can't move without my money," said

Hunt the property owner says he never received the past due bill and that his billing address had been changed. Bottom line, unless he can come up with the more than $40,000 in overdue bills then power will not be restored anytime soon.

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