Sandbag barrier fails in Winfield as more flooding is predicted

Saturday, June 28, 2008 | 8:00 p.m. CDT; updated 1:20 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

WINFIELD — The last-ditch effort to save about 100 homes in the eastern Missouri town of Winfield failed early Saturday when a makeshift levee gave way.