The March 1st Flood of 2021 will go down in history as one of the worst floods to hit Breathitt, Lee and surrounding counties. Several places in Johnson, Perry, Breathitt and Lee County were hit by torrential rain fall that has lead to historic flooding. Homes, cares and property have been lost throughout the region. Appalachian Citizens Voice has compiled 600 photos from people who have witnessed the devastation. APV will post more pics as they become available.
Neon, KY. (November 28, 2020) – On Saturday, November 28, 2020, at approximately 8:51 A.M, Kentucky State Police, Post 13, Hazard received a call of a single-vehicle accident on KY-317 in the Neon community of Letcher County. Initial investigation indicates that Karen Hall, 51, of Whitesburg, was operating a black 2003 Ford explorer when she failed to […]
State inspectors discover deformation of steel barrel of Crystal Creek structure JACKSON, Ky. – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Maintenance has directed the City of Beattyville to close River Drive (CS 1024) at milepoint 0.244 due to deterioration of the culvert over Crystal Creek. A recent inspection discovered excessive deformation of the steel culvert barrel on […]
Flemingsburg, KY. (November 29, 2020) – Kentucky State Police, Post 8, Morehead received a call for assistance with a domestic dispute. Prior to Kentucky State Police Troopers arriving at the residence, Fleming County deputy had made contact with Jessie Pollitt, 28 years of age, of Maysville, Ky. Mr. Pollitt fired a weapon at the deputy as well […]