By Amity Shedd and Samantha Rinehart ~ Southeast Missourian
Mississippi County today shows acres of golden wheat with stubby green corn stalks and soybean sprouts making their way through the earth. Just three years ago, the scene was drastically different, as Mississippi River... >>3
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Two years after Alexander County, Ill., applied for a federal grant to buy out about 135 flood-prone homes and businesses, appraisers have begun establishing what those structures were worth before the... >>
GRAFTON, Ill. -- The Mississippi River started its slow decline at some problematic spots Monday, but the spring flood is far from over. The Mississippi and countless other Midwestern rivers still were significantly above... >>1
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill.--Almost two years after enduring the worst flooding in recent memory, residents of Olive Branch finally will be in a position to decide their own destinies now that a buyout grant from the Federal... >>5
After months of putting pressure on federal agencies to move forward with the next step in the St. Johns Bayou and New Madrid Floodway Project to no avail, Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt on Monday announced he is placing a... >>7
Flood recovery assistance and receding water
Gov. Jay Nixon addressed the community during a Community Response Meeting in Sikeston Mo., on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. The meeting aimed to assist flood victims by connecting them with state programs and agencies that can help them recover.