Mid-Missourians pull together to lay sandbags and hold back anticipated floodwaters
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT;
updated 9:54 a.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008
Samuel Prather was born in 1993, the same year as the worst flood in Missouri’s history. He doesn’t remember the great floods that took place that year and in 1995, but he wasn’t going to miss this one.
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