Flood waters clear clean up begins in McDonald County

Creekside Campgrounds used heavy equipment to refill areas, where campsites were washed away by the flood waters, the damage will be costly.

“$80,000 to $100,000 I don’t know,” said Sabrina Sherwood.

Sherwood says the insurance company will not cover the damages at the grounds.

“Because it’s a flood the insurance doesn’t cover it so what do you do.”

Flood waters destroyed buildings, overtook roadways, and up rooted trees. A few miles away Big Sugar Creek swallowed crane being used to restore an old bridge..

“All we could do is stand there and watch it,” said Sherwood.

“I was overwhelmed we’ve been camping down here for probably 10 years off and on and to see this is just amazing,” said Waymeth Werries.

This is not the first time flood waters have reached the campground, but not to this extent.

“Mr. Willard lives across the field he says it’s never seen it in his barn it’s in his barn this time and he moved her in the 60’s,” said Sherwood.

“Job lost everything and God gave him back 7 times better so that’s what we are shooting for and were going to hope and pray it,” said Breyana Wells.

“You can’t get mad about it you get sad about it you move on and you fix it,” says Sherwood.

The campground remains open as crews clear the site.