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Search Continues for Missing Breathitt Woman thought to be swept away in July Flooding

(Information from KSP & APPCV reporter Ron Hamblin) Haddix, KY – January 7th, 2023 Personnel from multiple Kentucky Emergency Management regions participated in a multi-state, joint agency search for Vanessa Baker, the sole missing person from the devastating floods in Eastern Kentucky, in late July 2022. Saturday’s operations brought together over 160 searchers, covering 1067 […]

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FEMA offering possible Travel Trailer or manufactured housing

If your property meets requirements and you have no other place to live, FEMA may be able to place a travel trailer or manufactured housing unit on your flood-damaged private site. Because of the scarcity of rentals and other alternate housing in hard-hit Eastern Kentucky, FEMA has activated its Direct Housing Program in Breathitt, Knott, […]

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Permit Required If repair or restoration of your flood damaged home is needed

From Breathitt County Emergency Management If repair or restoration of your flood damaged home is needed, this does require a permit from the Ky. Division of Water prior to construction. There is no charge for this permit! You can remove damaged material and get the property ready for construction prior to receiving the permit, but […]

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Knott County road closure to affect traffic detoured from Perry County closure

A week-long road closure in Knott County that began Saturday, Aug. 20, will affect traffic being detoured due to a closure of KY 1087 in Perry County. The Department of Highways District 12 office in Pikeville closed KY 160 between KY 80 and KY 1087 for an emergency pipe replacement. They anticipate that the road […]

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Gov. Andy Beshear Announces Beginning of Flood Debris Removal from Creeks, Streams in Eastern Kentucky Disaster Area

Priority given to materials posing potential hazards to bridges, other structures Content by: Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet / Photos by Ron Hamblin – APPCV FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 19, 2022) – Gov. Andy Beshear today announced that crews soon will begin removing flood debris from waterways in the eastern Kentucky counties that suffered catastrophic flooding three weeks […]

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Jackson Kentucky Mayor Laura Thomas meets with Senator McConnell

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 […]

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President Joe Biden visits Eastern Kentucky stopping in Breathitt County

Lost Creek, KY 8-8-22 12:45pm President Joe Biden arrived at Marie Roberts Caney turn off in Breathitt County around 12:40pm Monday August 8th, 2022. President Biden was addressing flood victims and other delegates from various agencies. Governor Beshear, FEMA Administrator Ms. Deanne Criswell and Congressman Hal Rogers were on hand with President Biden. All spoke about […]