Client Access: News Outs 2014: 2012-06-Cairo-Dog

Tuesday May 3, 2011--A  German Shepard, Precious, guards a home in Cairo on Tuesday.  His owner who decided to stay behind to watch over his and his neighbors property says she is a good watch dog.  He also says they patrol the neighborhood at night to make sure no one steals anything when most of the town is evacuated.   Water levels on the Ohio River, right, fell after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers breached the Birds Point levee on Monday.   The National Weather Service said before the breach, the Cairo level was at 61.72 feet and rising. By Tuesday morning, the river was at 60.62 feet and was expected to keep falling to 59.4 feet by Saturday.David Carson     dcarson@post-dispatch.com

Tuesday May 3, 2011--A German Shepard, Precious, guards a home in Cairo on Tuesday. His owner who decided to stay behind to watch over his and his neighbors property says she is a good watch dog. He also says they patrol the neighborhood at night to make sure no one steals anything when most of the town is evacuated. Water levels on the Ohio River, right, fell after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers breached the Birds Point levee on Monday. The National Weather Service said before the breach, the Cairo level was at 61.72 feet and rising. By Tuesday morning, the river was at 60.62 feet and was expected to keep falling to 59.4 feet by Saturday.

David Carson dcarson@post-dispatch.com