Inmates from an area prison load sandbags onto a truck Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Cairo, Ill. The mayor of the town at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers says that most of the city's ... more 
Inmates from an area prison load sandbags onto a truck Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Cairo, Ill. The mayor of the town at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers says that most of the city's remaining residents have heeded a mandatory evacuation order, prompted by river water seeping up through the ground behind a levee. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jeff Roberson
Sun, May 1, 2011 3:17 PM EDT