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Some ‘in limbo’ more than a year after deadly floods hit Eastern Kentucky

BY: - August 17, 2023

More than a year after four feet of water flooded her house, Nancy Herald still doesn’t know when – or if – she’ll return to the home that’s been in her family for nearly five decades.  Driving past the homeplace, even, is too painful. Sometimes she goes inside; sometimes she just passes quietly. And sometimes, […]

Fourth ‘higher-ground’ homesite for Eastern Kentucky flood victims will be in Knott County

BY: - July 28, 2023

Another residential community to house survivors of last summer’s Eastern Kentucky floods will be in Knott County, along Chestnut Ridge Drive, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday.  The news, along with the Thursday announcement of a Floyd County site, come on the heels of the one-year anniversary of devastating floods that killed 45 people. Flooding began […]