Bird’s Point

Bulldozers Level Tiny, Flood-Ruined Missouri VillageFour years since being swamped when the federal government blasted three holes in a Mississippi River levee, the tiny southeast Missouri community of Pinhook has been turned into a footnote by bulldozers.
Work Progressing On Mississippi River ProjectsA contract was awarded last week for a $7.8 million project to construct two earthen berms and a 4,200-foot trench at Cairo, IL.
Temporary Repairs Of Birds Point Levee Nearly Done The corps used explosives to breach the levee this spring to ease flooding on the Mississippi River.
UPDATE: Hope Springs Eternal at Birds Point ``Everything's getting better,'' said John Moreton, who said he has planted quite a bit of soybeans."
Missouri will Help Construct Temporary LeveeGov. Nixon pledges support for Birds Point Levee reconstruction
Supreme Court OK's Levee BlastMissouri loses last appeal; Corps of Engineers could blow Bird's Point Levee as soon as Monday afternoon.
No Decision Yet on MO Levee BlastCourt hearing set for 1:30 p.m. as Corps delivers explosives to Bird's Point Levee.
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