FEMA Storm Assistance Deadline Approaching

By Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio Victims of the early May storms in Kentucky now have about one week to register for possible federal assistance. FEMA spokesman Michael Skeels says the deadline is Monday, July 12. “The registration period will close at 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time that day. So we’d like everyone in Kentucky… Continue reading FEMA Storm Assistance Deadline Approaching

Beshear Declares Emergency Following Deadly Storms

The heavy rains and flash floods that inundated much of the commonwealth over the weekend have prompted Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to declare a state of emergency.    Beshear held a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss the disaster.     Click here to hear the governor’s remarks. Here’s the press release from the governor’s office: FRANKFORT, Ky.… Continue reading Beshear Declares Emergency Following Deadly Storms