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2005


Flood protection work of last 75 years pays huge dividends

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 15, 2005 – Paul Farris, mayor of Cairo, Ill., said were it not for the flood control system built by the Army Corps of Engineers, last January’s high water on the Mississippi River might have had a devastating impact on the citizens of his town. [Read More]
Published: Mar-15-05

Judge Sugarmon to speak at Corps of Engineers Black History observance

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2005 – Hon. Russell B. Sugarmon, Jr., judge in the Civil Division, District 4, General Sessions Court will be the featured speaker at a Black History observance to be held by the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: Feb-22-05

Corps of Engineers ends floodfight north of Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 31, 2005 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially ended its floodfighting efforts on the Mississippi River north of Memphis on the afternoon of Jan. 27. [Read More]
Published: Jan-31-05

Corps of Engineers lowers floodfight alert to Phase I

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2005 – Based on falling river levels on both the Mississippi and Ohio rivers and no immediate forecasts for significant rainfall, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lowered its level of floodfighting activities to Phase I at 7 a.m. today. [Read More]
Published: Jan-21-05

Corps of Engineers to host Dr. Ernest C. Withers for King commemoration

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 18, 2005 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a program commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King and his leadership of the Civil Rights Movement on Jan. 20, at 9 a.m. in the Memphis City Hall Council Chambers. [Read More]
Published: Jan-18-05

Corps of Engineers to again raise floodfight response to Phase II

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 15, 2005 – Prompted by again-rising Mississippi and Ohio river levels, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will re-initiate Phase II floodfighting activities at 6 a.m. Sunday. [Read More]
Published: Jan-15-05

Corps of Engineers lowers floodfight response to Phase I

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 12, 2005 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, lowered the level of their floodfighting activities to Phase I at 6 a.m. today, and closed field offices in Cape Girardeau and Caruthersville, Mo., and Dyersburg, Tenn. [Read More]
Published: Jan-12-05

Corps of Engineers raises floodfight response to Phase II

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 10, 2005 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated Phase II floodfighting activities at 6 a.m. today due to high Mississippi River stages. [Read More]
Published: Jan-10-05

Corps of Engineers gears-up for predicted Mississippi River flooding

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 7, 2005 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated a Phase I floodfight at 7 a.m. today due to high Mississippi River stages with higher stages forecasted. [Read More]
Published: Jan-07-05
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