News Release Manager

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.