Beshear Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration; Death Toll Now 21

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is asking the federal government for an expedited disaster declarion in the wake of the deadly storms that tore across the commonwealth Friday. Beshear’s office announced the disaster declaration request this afternoon: FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2012) – Governor Steve Beshear is formally requesting an expedited major disaster declaration from President […]

Cleanup Continues From Deadly Storm

From WEKU, Richmond/Kentucky Public Radio More than a dozen Kentucky counties continue to clean up following Friday’s severe storms. A tornado in Madison County killed two people and damaged 150 homes. Governor Steve Beshear has declared an emergency in the affected areas and more than 100 National Guard troops have been activated to help with […]