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One down, one to go

Alexander County is one step closer to starting the buyout process it began almost two years ago. During the July 16 County Board meeting, Alexander County Engineer Jeff Denny announced he had received a granting agreement from...


County gets buyout agreements

Alexander County Engineer Jeff Denny came to the Alexander County Board meeting with some very good news: The County finally has its buyout agreements. These agreements were the only thing standing in the way of moving forward ...



County still waiting on state to proceed with buyouts

Alexander County Engineer Jeff Denny presented the County Board with three bids from companies wanting to help complete the FEMA buyout process, but no one was able to act. Denny explained that because the State has yet to deli...


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The Week in Photos: March 28, 2013

The visual report from the week of March 28, 2013



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Buyout offers still months away

Thirty-one years since he built his home, Clinton Pecord is not sure he is ready to leave it. Pecord, a lifelong resident of Cache and no stranger to floodwater, built his house in 1982 where he and his wife Susan live only a f...


County approved for buyout money

Alexander County received long awaited news Monday. It was approved for grants from both the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as well as the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). Alexander county engineer J...



County closer yet to buyouts

The Alexander County Board of Commissioners heard updates on Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) buyouts during its regular meeting March 12. County Engineer Jeff Denny said the approval process for the County to receive...


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The Week in Photos: September 20, 2012

Sydney Miller of Olive Branch looks out at overgrown sandbags Sept. 16 on the back porch of his flood-ruined house in Olive Branch. Miller and his wife have been waiting for 13 months to receive FEMA buyout money, which he said...



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Olive Branch still waiting on buyouts

After months of waiting,  Olive Branch residents are hopeful they soon will receive the emergency buyouts Alexander county applied for 13 months ago. Jeff Denny, Alexander County Engineer, said when the county applied for the ...