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Photo: Legislators meet in Jefferson City to discuss buyout of flood damaged properties

Legislators met in Jefferson City Saturday to discuss funding for a buyout of flood damaged properties like the Heine Meine ball fields and infrastructure repairs in the wake of record breaking floods.

August 12, 1993

Legislators met in Jefferson City Saturday to discuss funding for a buyout of flood damaged properties like the Heine Meine ball fields and infrastructure repairs in the wake of record breaking floods.

Flood damage expected to cause legal problems for victims

August 12, 1993

First of a four-part series As the waters recede, the number of legal problems caused by the flood of ’93 will start to rise. A number of options can help reduce losses to homes damaged by flood water. Water may have ruined much of the house, but, unfortunately, the obligation to repay home mortg...

MHTD expects no problem with bridges

Greg Sauer, right, discusses the floods that caused thousands of dollars damage to his riverfront home with Congressman Dick Gephardt. Photo by Bill Milligan.

August 5, 1993

Greg Sauer, right, discusses the floods that caused thousands of dollars damage to his riverfront home with Congressman Dick Gephardt. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan News Editor State highway inspectors say they expect no threat to safety, or damage to bridges along the Meramec River once flooding subsides. Despi...

Photo: Local children raise $250 for flood relief

From left, Jamie, 10, and Josh Standford, 10, Sean Steller, 13, Dusty Strettmann, 12, and Matt Steller, 9, raised $250 for flood victims with a lemonade stand near their homes on Hawkins-Such Road.

August 5, 1993

From left, Jamie, 10, and Josh Standford, 10, Sean Steller, 13, Dusty Strettmann, 12, and Matt Steller, 9, raised $250 for flood victims with a lemonade stand near their homes on Hawkins-Such Road.

Flash flood claims six at Cliff Cave

Rescue crews await the arrival of cave experts as water rushes from Cliff Cave. Photo by Bill Milligan.

July 27, 1993

Rescue crews await the arrival of cave experts as water rushes from Cliff Cave. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan News Editor Results of a police investigation into the death of four youths are expected today, according to St. Louis County Police Col. Ron Battelle. The investigation will d...

Victims skeptical of federal flood relief proposals

Volunteers fought rising water as federal officials met to shape relief proposals. Photo by Bill Milligan.

July 22, 1993

Volunteers fought rising water as federal officials met to shape relief proposals. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Doug Rensch For the Call South county residents say President Bill Clinton’s flood relief proposal, the result of talks last weekend in Arnold, will not be enough to keep their heads above wate...

MHTD will inspect bridges after flood

The Telegraph Road bridge over the Meramec River may have been damaged by the flooding. Photo by Bill Milligan.

July 22, 1993

The Telegraph Road bridge over the Meramec River may have been damaged by the flooding. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan News Editor Highway officials said last week they will inspect five bridges along the Meramec River before reopening them to traffic after flooding recedes. Bridges at Telegrap...

All Wet: Experts urge caution when flooding resides

From the air, much of St. Louis County looks the same — all wet. Photo by Bill Milligan.

July 15, 1993

From the air, much of St. Louis County looks the same — all wet. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan News Editor Experts are warning flood victims to use caution when returning to their homes after flood waters begin to recede. National Weather Service expects the Meramec, Missouri and Mi...

Gephardt tours flood damaged area

Greg Sauer, right, discusses the floods that caused thousands of dollars damage to his riverfront home with Congressman Dick Gephardt. Photo by Bill Milligan.

June 3, 1993

Greg Sauer, right, discusses the floods that caused thousands of dollars damage to his riverfront home with Congressman Dick Gephardt. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan News Editor Congressman Richard Gephardt, D-MO., met with residents of flooded regions of the Meramec River Friday to discuss r...

Trade off: Flooding upsets life along Meramec

Residents of Club City have been boating home since rains began. Pictured above is Club City resident Ron Voyles. Photo by Bill Milligan.

April 22, 1993

Residents of Club City have been boating home since rains began. Pictured above is Club City resident Ron Voyles. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Bill Milligan News Editor Life on the Meramec River can be beautiful, but even the most devout residents of areas near the river say this winter has been a series of disast...

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1993 Flood