Flood Water Receding
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 22:30:54 GMT — Flooding is no longer a threat to tourism in the Boone County river town of Rocheport.Flood waters continue to recede in the bed and breakfast community after heavy rains forced the Missouri River out of its banks.The flood water covered nearby sections of the Katy Trail.As of Wednesday night, the trail in Rocheport is completely dry.Rocheport General Store employee Leann Meadows said, â??The water has receded. The trail is open in Rocheport, itself. All of the businesses are open. Itâ??s good.â??Rocheport made national headlines during the Great Flood of 1993 when several homes were destroyed and many businesses were forced to close.