Currently, both the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers are seeing flooding throughout the entire Heartland area. The Ohio River and lower Mississippi River are seeing river levels drop while the upper Mississippi is seeing a rise.
Crews with the Army Corps of Engineers are out at the levee in Cairo and keeping a close eye on the levee there and working with city officials with Mound City, Cairo and Alexander County to address any areas of concern that might pop up.
Before, during and after a child is in class, certain measures are taken to make sure your school stays as germ free as possible so your children can focus on their education rather than sniffling their noses.
The school district has brought in four therapy dogs to help the students with anxiety, diagnosed behavior issues, students with trauma and also to be there to add to the positive climate in the classrooms.