Joplin's Catholic students to start school in converted warehouse

Monday, September 5, 2011 | 4:13 p.m. CDT; updated 7:47 p.m. CDT, Monday, September 5, 2011

JOPLIN — Visitors to the new St. Mary's Elementary School are greeted by a statue of Mary salvaged from the old school, which was destroyed by the May 22 tornado. The statue still shows some of the mud left by the storm.