Levee

Getty/Whitney Curtis

No Decision Yet on MO Levee Blast

Court hearing set for 1:30 p.m. as Corps delivers explosives to Bird’s Point Levee.

04/28/2011

Birds Point Levee

Blow the Levee?

Court hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m.

04/28/2011

Cairo, Ill.

Cairo Fights For It’s Life

“Governor Nixon, back off. I mean, don’t choose farmland over lives.”

04/28/2011

KMOX/Brett Blume

McCaskill: “Very Firmly Against” Corps Plan to Blow Up Levee

Senator says Corps must weigh known destruction from destroyed levee vs. potential flood damage.

04/28/2011

Residents leave their near flooded home in Butler County, Missouri on April 26, 2011. A levee on the Black River protecting the area from major flooding has breached in several places, forcing authorities to evacuate residents.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Thousands Homeless after Levee Fails in Poplar Bluff

A full-scale levee breach could force the evacuation of some 6,000 homes around Poplar Bluff.

04/27/2011

FILE PHOTO KFVS12

Levee Protecting Missouri Town Breaches

Missouri State Water Patrol took part in dozens of water rescues as waters rose.

04/26/2011

PHOTO/ KFVS12

Levee Compromised in Poplar Bluff, Evacuation Underway

A mandatory evacuation has been ordered for people along a stretch of the Black River in Butler County.

04/25/2011

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