Miss. sheriff who cut "red tape" after Katrina faces charges
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PENNY BROWN ROBERTS; Advocate staff writer
BROOKLYN, Miss. - Lettie Knight had a feeling she might not make it.
It had been six days since the winds and rain of Hurricane Katrina lay temporary waste to this town - with its one yellow blinking light and a Quick Stop - where she was born 75 years ago and rarely has strayed.