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Sheriff’s details on evacuation for Oakville

Posted: Friday, June 13th, 2008 at 1:57 pm

Code Red Alert from the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office states there is a mandatory evacuation of Oakville and surrounding bottoms. This includes areas north of the Hawkeye Dolby Ditch to the Iowa River Bridge West of Oakville. Residents must be evacuated by 8 a.m. Monday (6/16/2008) morning. Officers ask that you place a white piece of paper on the front door to let them know the residence has indeed been evacuated. National Guard are being sent to the area for security. Please remember:

Solid Rock Baptist Church 14041 Locust Street, Wapello, 523-5320

- Will be a local shelter 24/7

- Will be serving 2 meals a day at noon and evening

- They will be serving residents needs through the duration of the flood and until it is

safe for families to return to their homes

- They are setting up mobile shower and laundry facilities

- You may go just for meals or showering even if you do not need to stay at the shelter

- They currently do not need supply support as they are being supported by the Red Cross

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