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40 confirmed dead in EKY floods

Gov. Andy Beshear confirmed there are 40 confirmed dead due to July's historic flooding in Eastern Kentucky.  During his weekly press conference, he also gave...

Music and literary event to raise funds for Eastern Kentucky recovery

Area poets and musicians will come together Friday, Sept. 9 to raise funds for flood relief and recovery efforts in Eastern Kentucky. The Eastern Kentucky...

Western Kentucky SAFE fund gets additional money for tornado damage

The West Kentucky State Aid Funding for Emergencies, or SAFE, fund is getting an additional $3.3 million. Gov. Andy Beshear announced the funding Wednesday during...

‘Total devastation’: Locals lend a hand in EKY flood cleanup

Boone County residents head to Wolfe County to aid in the cleanup after floods devastated the area in July.

Fund offers way to donate to EKY flood victims

The Kentucky Primary Care Association established a fund for donations to eastern Kentucky flood victims.  The association comprises community health centers, rural health clinics, primary...

Death toll keeps rising: Update on EKY floods, resources and how to help

Eastern Kentucky is still in emergency mode, according to Gov. Andy Beshear, who has already given two updates Monday on how the devastating flooding...

Death toll at 28, cleanup continues after historic flooding in Eastern Kentucky

Written by Ben Branscum, digital content producer at LEX18 At a press conference on Sunday night in Whitesburg, Gov. Andy Beshear reported that the death...

NKY crews dispatched to eastern Kentucky in flooding rescue effort

Crews from all over Northern Kentucky were dispatched to eastern Kentucky late Thursday to assist with the rescue effort after historic flooding has killed...

How to help those affected by eastern Kentucky floods

The scenes of the devastating floods in Eastern Kentucky rolled in on social media late Thursday and the death count rose to 15, with...

Beshear: Double-digit death toll expected after severe flooding in eastern Kentucky

Written by Jordan Mickle, digital EP at LEX18 Gov. Andy Beshear says three people have died after severe flooding in Eastern Kentucky, and he expects...

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