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… Continue reading Beshear Supports Army Corps Decision to Detonate Missouri Levee

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… Continue reading Beshear Declares State of Emergency

Flooding to Temporarily Close Two Post Offices

Rising flood waters are hampering mail delivery in parts of Louisville and will close a pair of U.S. Post Offices along the Ohio River. Located on River Road, the Glenview and Harrods Creek stations are set to be closed temporarily as a precaution to the rising waters, which are expected to crest at 33 feet… Continue reading Flooding to Temporarily Close Two Post Offices