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Clarksville, Mo. still needs volunteers to sandbag

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By Alex Fees

PIKE COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - Officials in Clarksville, Mo. are asking for volunteers to help them battle the Mississippi River this weekend.

MAP: National Weather Service Interactive river forecasts 

AmeriCorps volunteers are coordinating the volunteer effort.

Clarksville is over an hour from downtown St. Louis. From Interstate 70, take Highway 79, north.

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Gov. Jay Nixon has declared an emergency and is dispatching citizen-soldiers from the Missouri National Guard.

For particulars on what volunteers need, visit the AmeriCorps website



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