Stories tagged with: Crooksville Flooding

July 9, 2013 - 6:41pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

Four men seeking a thrill ride Tuesday afternoon on the Moxahala Creek in Crooksville are lucky to be alive and well after a near drowning experience.

The men, who range in ages from 16 to 30, started out in two canoes near Crooksville High School and were riding the flooded creek, when both canoes flipped behind Blackers Pharmacy in downtown Crooksville. Three managed to get out of the water but the forth clung onto the canoe, underneath the Main Street Bridge, and floated right by...

July 9, 2013 - 3:07pm
2 years 50 weeks ago

The rains and the creeks rose and what's left behind is a muddy mess. The serious flooding results in at least 100 people being evacuated.

The Moxahala and Sunday Creeks overflowed their banks in the Villages of Crooksville and Corning, Tuesday morning, leaving many stranded and in some cases evacuated from their homes.

"It's probably one of the most disheartening things because you have no power over it," said Ben Altier wife owns the Hair Factory. "You have no...

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