IRREPLACEABLE

SOME THINGS even a presidential disaster declaration cannot replace, and the old Orrick Burr Oak, standing in flood water, is one of those things. The weather- and age-worn tree is not expected to see many more summers, area residents say.

RICHMOND – About 20 key leaders responsible for handling flood-related government expenses met with representatives from the Federal and State emergency management agencies Monday.

While jammed into the Ray County Commission meeting room, they heard about the kind of documents needed to recover financial losses due to use of public personnel and ruined infrastructure. They also learned how much money they can expect from the government.

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