Beshear Supports Army Corps Decision to Detonate Missouri Levee

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear praised a decision by the Army Corps of Engineers to breach a nearly two-mile-wide gap in an earthen levee in Missouri late Monday, unleashing a deluge into 130,000 acres of farmland in a last-ditch effort to save a town from rising flood waters. On Sunday, the attorney general of Missouri asked […]

Beshear Declares State of Emergency

With the Ohio River predicted to crest ten feet above flood stage later this week, Gov. Steve Beshear declared a state of emergency Monday due to the severe storms and flooding that have impacted the state. Throughout the commonwealth, heavy rains and multiple rounds of severe weather have occurred causing minor rivers to flood. The […]