AEP Foundation Flood Donation

AEP Foundation Flood Donation Kentucky Power’s parent company, American Electric Power (AEP), is giving back to the region they serve following last week’s devastating flooding.On Wednesday, officials with the company announced the AEP Foundation will donate $100,000 to four organizations working to address the immediate needs of those affected by the event. …

KY Humane Society

KY Humane Society Kentucky Humane Society in Louisville is in desperate need of supplies after taking in over 100 animals from flood-ravaged areas in Eastern Kentucky.Most of the animals were in the shelter before the flooding. They were transported out to make room for animals that were lost of injured in the July 26…

MSU Early Move-In

MSU Early Move-In Meanwhile, Morehead State University, in an effort to support students from areas affected by the flooding, has announced early check-in.Any student planning to live in MSU residential housing this fall semester may contact Office of Student Housing and request early check-in if they need a place to stay.Check-in can begin Sunday,…

Floyd County Schools Delayed

Floyd County Schools Delayed The back-to-school start date for Floyd County Schools has been pushed back at least to two weeks due to damaging flooding in the county.The school board voted Tuesday to alter the academic calendar. Rather than classes several schools throughout the county are now being used as a hub, to provide…

Samaritan’s Purse Helping

Samaritan’s Purse Helping Among the many volunteers and organizations throughout eastern Kentucky right now, helping the hundreds if not thousands of people in need there is Samaritan’s Purse, which arrived in Breathitt County Monday night.Samaritan’s Purse is on the ground trying to help families rebuild now that the flood waters have receded, and many…

Governor Beshear Flood Update

Governor Beshear Flood Update Gov. Andy Beshear says in an update the death toll from the recent flooding has risen to 37 while hundreds of people remained unaccounted for five days after one of the nation’s poorest regions was swamped by nearly a foot of rain. The water poured down hillsides and into valleys…