Flooding And Mail Service

Flooding And Mail Service The United States Postal Services (USPS) announced temporary operations in Eastern Kentucky following flooding.A news release stated mail carriers will attempt delivery where and when it safe to do so. They will not drive on flooded or damaged roads or bridges and will avoid other potentially dangerous situations. If your…

Half-Staff Flags

Half-Staff Flags After announcing the deaths of 35 Kentuckians in historic flooding, Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags to half-staff.Beshear ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff in honor of Kentuckians lost to or impacted by the recent historic Eastern Kentucky flooding events.Flags at state office buildings should be lowered…

SBA Flood Loans

SBA Flood Loans The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced low-interest disaster loans are available to businesses and residents in Kentucky following deadly flooding. According to the SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, the disaster declaration covers Breathitt, Clay, Knott, Letcher and Perry Counties in Kentucky. People there are eligible for both Physical and…

IRS Relief

IRS Relief As another way of helping flood victims, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that victims of the severe storms and flooding in Eastern Kentucky will now have until Nov. 15, 2022 to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments.Individuals and households affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and…

KY Farm Bureau

KY Farm Bureau Knowing that many in the flood ravaged region are without the ability to go out and get food, Kentucky Farm Bureau staff set up at the County Line Community Church, located on the Perry County and Breathitt County border, to help prepare and deliver breakfast to people in need.“Its just a…

New Cruisers

New Cruisers New ones are here and more are on the way as Officials with the Letcher County Sheriff’s Department announced they have received cruisers from law enforcement agencies around the region. A post on the Letcher County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page said they had received cruisers from the Mt. Washington Police Department, Wise…

EKY Disaster Relief Drive

EKY Disaster Relief Drive Officials with the Corbin Arena are offering free event tickets in exchange for flood relief donations.The ‘EKY Disaster Relief Donation Drive’ is from today through Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Corbin Arena box office.Two tickets for each show will be provided, and donation requirements include cases…

Hummingbird Festival

Hummingbird Festival The Friends of Land Between the Lake is hosting its annual Hummingbird Festival this weekend.The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Woodlands Nature Station.Programs include hummingbird banding and release demonstrations, seminars on attracting the birds and others, photo contest winners, crafts and games for children…

Hazard Fly Restriction

Hazard Fly Restriction The Federal Aviation Association announced Sunday that it would be extending its temporary flight restriction order over the skies of Eastern Kentucky.The FAA’s order, which includes drones and other UAV operations, is to assure safety for aerial searches of flood zones.The order covers 35 nautical miles in Hazard, Ky.The order is…

Eastern KY Flood Update

Eastern KY Flood Update In an update Governor Andy Beshear says 28 people have died in Eastern Kentucky’s historic flooding.The Governor added two deaths were in Clay County, 15 deaths were in Knott County, two deaths were in Letcher County, three deaths were in Perry County and six deaths were in Breathitt County.“We have…