x
Breaking News
More () »

St. Louis Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports | KSDK.com

Sandbaggers needed in Clarksville, Missouri

The town in Pike County is in need of volunteers for the rest of the week as they prepare for a potentially historic crest.
Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto
A fireman's boot and leg next to a shovel, preparing to shovel sand.

CLARKSVILLE, Mo. — The town of Clarksville, Missouri, needs help sandbagging as water levels continue to rise.

The town in Pike County is in need of volunteers for the rest of the week as they prepare for a potentially historic crest.

Volunteers are needed from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes, bring shovels, gloves and bottled water. Food will be provided for all volunteers.

Anyone willing to help can meet at the Clarksville City Hall to sign in.

For more information, call 573-242-3336 or click here.

More flooding coverage:

RELATED: Grafton mayor puts out call for sandbaggers

RELATED: Forecast projects highest Mississippi River crest in St. Louis since 1993

RELATED: Rising river becoming an attraction in Alton