8-10-22 Perry County, KY
Jackson Mayor Laura Thomas was one of the areas elected officials that met with Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell at the County Line Church at the Perry /Breathitt County lines.
The meeting was to discuss the July 2022 flooding that affected the region as well as the long term needs of the region. One main point discussed was the Federal’s Governments quick response and the extremely quick activation of FEMA.
Breathitt County as well as Perry County were a couple of the 12 counties declared disaster areas due to the major flooding of July 2022. Breathitt, Perry, Letcher, Knott & Clay counties that were hit the hardest with 37 deaths.