Louisville Doctor Recounts His Visit to Tornado-Ravaged West Liberty

There have been twenty-one confirmed deaths in Kentucky after tornadoes tore through the state on Friday. Seven of those deaths were in Morgan County, where the county seat, West Liberty, was leveled by the storms. Louisville resident Alex Wright is a doctor with Norton Healthcare Systems. West Liberty is his hometown, and his extended family […]

Cleanup, Relief Efforts Underway In Hard-Hit West Liberty

From Chuck Mraz, Kentucky Public Radio With the search for further victims officially over, the cleanup of tornado-ravaged downtown West Liberty is now fully underway. Drexel Patrick is the chief of the Route 519 volunteer fire department in Morgan County. Patrick and his group mobilized quickly after the storm hit. Patrick says the massive amounts […]

Kentucky Tornado Death Toll Climbs to 20; Daniels Declares Emergency in S. Indiana

State officials say 20 people are now confirmed dead from Friday’s tornado outbreak that tore through communities across Kentucky. More than 300 are injured. Gov. Steve Beshear and other officials toured the devastation Saturday. “The scope and magnitude of devastation in some of our communities is unlike anything I have ever seen,” Beshear said. “I’ve […]