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US: Kentucky’s floods took Appalachian history with them

August 05, 2022 4:48 pm

The floods killed more than three dozen people across eastern Kentucky and displaced hundreds more. Even amid the loss of life and property, members of the Appalachian community were also mourning the loss of the region’s cultural heritage.

Kentucky floods kill at least 26, number to keep rising, governor says

July 31, 2022 9:09 pm

Four children were confirmed dead as of Saturday

At least 16 die in 'epic' Kentucky floods, including 6 children

July 30, 2022 12:39 pm

The floods marked the second major national disaster to strike Kentucky in seven months, following a swarm of tornadoes that claimed nearly 80 lives in the western part of the state in December.

15 dead in Appalachian flooding, toll expected to rise

July 29, 2022 7:12 pm

Determining the number of people unaccounted for is “tough” with cell service and electricity out across the disaster area, he said: “This is so widespread, it’s a challenge on even local officials to put that number together.”

Kentucky floods kill at least 8, more deaths expected, governor says

July 29, 2022 12:54 pm

Roads looked like rivers, with water as high as the leaves of nearby trees and power poles sticking up from greenish brown water, in videos posted by local media.

On a single Kentucky street, the tornado killed 7 children

December 15, 2021 2:05 pm

🔴 When a tornado touched down in Bowling Green, Kentucky, in the middle of the night, its violence was centered on a friendly subdivision

Thousands without heat, water after tornadoes kill dozens

December 14, 2021 5:48 pm

Across the state, about 26,000 homes and businesses were without electricity, including nearly all of those in Mayfield.

Bulldog beats beagle and golden retriever to become 'mayor' of this community

November 05, 2020 5:39 pm

The community of a few hundred people in the US has been electing dogs as mayors for fundraisers since the 1990s.

Kentucky lawmaker accused of assault dies in apparent suicide

December 14, 2017 11:55 am

Shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Johnson posted a message on his Facebook page that asked people to care for his wife. He wrote that PTSD ``is a sickness that will take my life, I cannot handle it any longer. It has won this life, BUT HEAVEN IS MY HOME.'' The post appears to have been removed.

California AG bans state travel to Texas, three other states

June 23, 2017 1:37 pm

California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.It's unclear what practical effect California's travel ban will have.


Tornadoes claim at least 88 lives in five US states; storm brings snow to California

December 14, 2021 1:54 pm

The tornado outbreak that killed at least 88 people in five states — 74 of them in Kentucky — cut a path of damage that stretched from Arkansas, where a nursing home was destroyed, to Illinois, where an Amazon distribution center was damaged.