PERRY COUNTY, Ky. — The mysterious death of a high school athlete who spent days helping his fellow eastern Kentuckians clean up from historic flooding has added a new layer of grief to the tragedy.
Ruth Ann Baxter was volunteering in the Troublesome Creek area a few weeks ago helping to salvage keepsakes from the mud-filled home of a woman who died in the Eastern Kentucky floods when she ...
One of the latest deaths was of an 18-year-old teen who fell ill and died while helping with flood recovery efforts. The majority of those who died were from Knott County, where four children died.
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Andy Beshear has attributed 39 deaths to the flooding ... killed in tragic murders, disasters and accidents. He once bought bicycles for an entire class at an elementary school in Eastern Kentucky.
The federal agency is under the spotlight after the state’s elected officials called it out for denying aid to too many in Eastern Kentucky, where July’s floods killed 39 people and left ...
a semi trailer loaded with food and water pulled out of the Hancock County Fairgrounds and headed for flood-ravaged Perry County, Kentucky — where 39 were killed and thousands were displaced ...
He said that Kentucky was working to acquire more travel trailers, announcing that Louisiana was donating up to 300 trailers to help victims of the flooding, which killed at least 39 people ...