APTOPIX Spring Flooding

Published on NewsOK Modified: April 21, 2013 at 10:59 am •  Published: April 21, 2013
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Bob Bailey tinkers with a pump as he tries to keep floodwater from the Mississippi River out of one of his rental properties Sunday, April 21, 2013, in Clarksville, Mo.
Many have come to the aid of the tiny community, working since Wednesday to build a makeshift sandbag levee that seemed to be holding as the crest, expected to be 11 feet above flood stage, approaches. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)