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Published April 13, 2012, 12:00 AM

George and Dorothy Scilley

George and Dorothy Scilley are among several Oxbow residents who feel stuck by the proposed Red River diversion project. The Scilleys want to move to a handicapped-accessible home to accommodate George Scilley’s military disability, but they can’t even have their home appraised for sale because of the uncertainty of the diversion, which stands to wipe out Oxbow. Diversion Authority officials approved a hardship policy Thursday, which could allow residents like the Scilleys to receive buyouts before the diversion project is even built. Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Read the article: Feeling trapped by diversion, Oxbow couple hopes for way out