2011 flood http://wkms.org en Some 2011 Flood Victims Accept FEMA Buyout http://wkms.org/post/some-2011-flood-victims-accept-fema-buyout <p class="p1">McCracken County is purchasing twelve homes located in flood plains with the help of FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Assistance program.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1"> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:10:42 +0000 John Paul Henry 36721 at http://wkms.org Some 2011 Flood Victims Accept FEMA Buyout Metropolis Buying Flood Ravaged Homes to Assist Citizens http://wkms.org/post/metropolis-buying-flood-ravaged-homes-assist-citizens <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mayor Bill McDaniel&nbsp;says his city is buying a number of flood-ravaged homes because the state is taking too long to help his citizens. McDaniel says the city council will be voting to commit &nbsp;$360,000 to purchase ten homes destroyed during major flooding in April of 2011.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 17:47:47 +0000 Drew Adams 33290 at http://wkms.org Metropolis Buying Flood Ravaged Homes to Assist Citizens Army Corps Reports on 2011 Mississippi Flood http://wkms.org/post/army-corps-reports-2011-mississippi-flood <p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the near-historic Mississippi River flood of 2011 caused $2.8 billion in damage and tested the system of levees, reservoirs and floodways like no other flood before it.</p><p>The Army Corps released a report Monday saying the Mississippi River and Tributaries system was operated as it was designed to work and was mostly successful in fighting the flood along of the nation's most important inland waterway. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:12:42 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 28550 at http://wkms.org Army Corps Reports on 2011 Mississippi Flood