Find Real Estate Agents and Homes for Sale


Real Estate News --> Kentucky News

More than 100 forced from homes by flooding in southeastern Kentucky


Officials in several southeastern Kentucky counties declared emergencies as flooding caused by heavy rain in the region threatened homes in spots, according to state authorities. The places that declared emergencies were Harlan, Bell, Knox, Letcher and ...


Archived Story

wpsRequire([ 'legacy-video' ], function ( video ) { return video.play([{"id":"199636124","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article199636124.html","duration":"1:41","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/news/state/x8mfm9-Eastern-Kentucky-Flooding-4K.mp4/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/Eastern%20Kentucky%20Flooding%204K.mp4","title":"Aerial views show destruction from Eastern Kentucky floods","description":"Aerial views show destruction from Eastern Kentucky floods 1:41","displayDescription":"Emergencies were declared in several counties after rain over the weekend inundated properties, school buses and roads in Harlan, Bell, Knox, Letcher and Floyd counties","videographer":"Ben Childers","credit":"Ben Childers Photography","published":1518449751,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/15/1437582013143-p5k4ma/Eastern_Kentucky_Flooding_4K-1518449747674.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/15/1437580321678-6bjrso/Eastern_Kentucky_Flooding_4K-1518449750537.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/15/art_199636124/Eastern_Kentucky_Flooding_4K.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dstate%26id%3D199636124%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews%2FState&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=state&id=199636124&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}}], [{"id":"199652924","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/latest-news/article199652924.html","duration":"1:25","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/latest-news/9hy6j1-Cumberland-Falls-Flooding-4K.mp4/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/Cumberland%20Falls%20Flooding%204K.mp4","title":"Cumberland Falls churns from flooding ","description":"Cumberland Falls churns from flooding 1:25","displayDescription":"The heavy rain that flooded homes, school buses and properties also inundated Cumberland Falls","videographer":"Ben Childers","credit":"Ben Childers Photography","published":1518456843,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/16/1437582013143-p5k4ma/Cumberland_Falls_Flooding_4K-1518456842047.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/16/1437580321678-6bjrso/Cumberland_Falls_Flooding_4K-1518456842490.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/16/art_199652924/Cumberland_Falls_Flooding_4K.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dece_incoming%26id%3D199652924%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=ece_incoming&id=199652924&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"199636124","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article199636124.html","duration":"1:41","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/news/state/x8mfm9-Eastern-Kentucky-Flooding-4K.mp4/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/Eastern%20Kentucky%20Flooding%204K.mp4","title":"Aerial views show destruction from Eastern Kentucky floods","description":"Aerial views show destruction from Eastern Kentucky floods 1:41","displayDescription":"Emergencies were declared in several counties after rain over the weekend inundated properties, school buses and roads in Harlan, Bell, Knox, Letcher and Floyd counties","videographer":"Ben Childers","credit":"Ben Childers Photography","published":1518449751,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/15/1437582013143-p5k4ma/Eastern_Kentucky_Flooding_4K-1518449747674.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/15/1437580321678-6bjrso/Eastern_Kentucky_Flooding_4K-1518449750537.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/12/15/art_199636124/Eastern_Kentucky_Flooding_4K.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dstate%26id%3D199636124%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews%2FState&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=state&id=199636124&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"199569959","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article199569959.html","duration":"1:20","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/news/state/nyj6aq-EKYflooding.mp4/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/EKYflooding.mp4","title":"Tug Fork River rising waters during floods in Eastern Kentucky","description":"Tug Fork River rising waters during floods in Eastern Kentucky 1:20","displayDescription":"Facebook video shows high waters in McCarr, Kyriver on the West Virginia-Kentucky border during February floods","videographer":"","credit":"Facebook/Savannah Dexter Varney","published":1518371716,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/11/17/1437582013143-p5k4ma/EKYflooding-1518371714613.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/11/17/1437580321678-6bjrso/EKYflooding-1518371714949.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/11/17/art_199569959/EKYflooding.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dstate%26id%3D199569959%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews%2FState&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=state&id=199569959&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"199407624","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article199407624.html","duration":"2:44","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/news/state/qytg30-State-choir-finals-contestants-fill-the-Hyatt-Regency-with-beautiful-rendition-of-national-anthem/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/State%20choir%20finals%20contestants%20fill%20the%20Hyatt%20Regency%20with%20beautiful%20rendition%20of%20national%20anthem","title":"State choir finals contestants fill the Hyatt Regency with beautiful rendition of national anthem","description":"State choir finals contestants fill the Hyatt Regency with beautiful rendition of national anthem 2:44","displayDescription":"In this Facebook video shared with the Herald-Leader, participants in the Kentucky State Choir Finals sang the national anthem at the Hyatt Regency Louisville.","videographer":"","credit":"Facebook/Garrett Mager","published":1518217219,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/9/23/1437582013143-p5k4ma/choirhyatt_1-1518219865409.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/9/23/1437580321678-6bjrso/choirhyatt_1-1518219865845.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/9/23/art_199407624/choirhyatt_1.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dstate%26id%3D199407624%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews%2FState&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=state&id=199407624&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"199335019","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/news/state/article199335019.html","duration":"1:28","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/news/state/j4nrcc-SnowDaySingBeeGees.mp4/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/SnowDaySingBeeGees.mp4","title":"Singing Kentucky principal returns with Bee Gees classic","description":"Singing Kentucky principal returns with Bee Gees classic 1:28","displayDescription":"A principal in Florence, Kentucky, whose musical snow day announcements have gone viral, was back at it on February 7, announcing Union Pointe Academy was closedIn a video posted to the school’s Facebook page, Chad Chaddell appeared in a brown wig and gold chain announcing the school’s closure to the tune of You Should Be Dancing by the Bee GeesChaddell sang in a falsetto voice talking about snowball fights, hot cocoa and a warning not to lick a frozen flagpole.","videographer":"","credit":"Union Pointe Academy via Storyful","published":1518204049,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/9/19/1437582013143-p5k4ma/SnowDaySingBeeGees-1518204046316.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/9/19/1437580321678-6bjrso/SnowDaySingBeeGees-1518204047542.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/9/19/art_199335019/SnowDaySingBeeGees.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dstate%26id%3D199335019%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews%2FState&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=state&id=199335019&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"198813969","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/latest-news/article198813969.html","duration":"0:37","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/latest-news/8375al-Miner-on-threat-to-disability-benefits/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/Miner%20on%20threat%20to%20disability%20benefits","title":"Ex-miner says he'll 'probably die' trying to work if he loses disability benefits","description":"Ex-miner says he'll 'probably die' trying to work if he loses disability benefits 0:37","displayDescription":"Disabled coal miner Teddy Newsome discusses what would happen if a review costs him his Social Security disability benefitsHis initial request for benefits was filed by disgraced former lawyer Eric Conn and is now under review.","videographer":"Bill Estep","credit":"bestep@herald-leader.com","published":1518040639,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/7/16/1437582013143-p5k4ma/4bc097a2_0b27_4342_a498_254cb6eb04c9-1518040638461.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/7/16/1437580321678-6bjrso/4bc097a2_0b27_4342_a498_254cb6eb04c9-1518040638738.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/7/16/art_198813969/4bc097a2_0b27_4342_a498_254cb6eb04c9.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dece_incoming%26id%3D198813969%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dshort%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=short&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=ece_incoming&id=198813969&eid=199565339&vidlength=short&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"198614704","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/latest-news/article198614704.html","duration":"1:38","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/latest-news/uxx19b-34.5-million-views-later-this-Eastern-Kentucky-YouTuber-keeps-going/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/34.5%20million%20views%20later,%20this%20Eastern%20Kentucky%20YouTuber%20keeps%20going","title":"He was a bored teenagerNow his YouTube channel has 34.5 million views.","description":"He was a bored teenagerNow his YouTube channel has 34.5 million views1:38","displayDescription":"Kendall Gray of Knox County is only 17, but he has made a name for himself on YouTube with his popular hunting and fishing channel, which has 34.5 million views and nearly 190,000 subscribers.","videographer":"Will Wright","credit":"wwright@herald-leader.com","published":1518016502,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/6/16/1437582013143-p5k4ma/c06bf215_27e7_4555_bd15_e798447074d0-1518016500814.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/6/16/1437580321678-6bjrso/c06bf215_27e7_4555_bd15_e798447074d0-1518016501239.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/2/6/16/art_198614704/c06bf215_27e7_4555_bd15_e798447074d0.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dece_incoming%26id%3D198614704%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=ece_incoming&id=198614704&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"196657264","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/latest-news/article196657264.html","duration":"0:56","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/latest-news/slpkmw-Proposal-would-eliminate-a-family-owned-business/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/Proposal%20%27would%20eliminate%20a%20family-owned%20business%27","title":"Liquor regulation changes 'would eliminate a family-owned business'","description":"Liquor regulation changes 'would eliminate a family-owned business' 0:56","displayDescription":"Matt Mills, owner of Liquor Vault in Williamsburg, explains why he is opposed to proposed changes to state alcohol regulations.","videographer":"Greg Kocher","credit":"gkocher1@herald-leader.com","published":1516920079,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/25/20/1437582013143-p5k4ma/b5e14f88_bc66_4e88_8cd8_6b149305b97d-1516920078086.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/25/20/1437580321678-6bjrso/b5e14f88_bc66_4e88_8cd8_6b149305b97d-1516920078430.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/25/20/art_196657264/b5e14f88_bc66_4e88_8cd8_6b149305b97d.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dece_incoming%26id%3D196657264%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dshort%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=short&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=ece_incoming&id=196657264&eid=199565339&vidlength=short&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"196615319","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/latest-news/article196615319.html","duration":"1:26","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/latest-news/zg7z9a-%E2%80%98Not-acceptable%E2%80%99-Kentucky%E2%80%99s-most-troubled-water-district-bids-for-rate-increase/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/%E2%80%98Not%20acceptable%E2%80%99:%20Kentucky%E2%80%99s%20most%20troubled%20water%20district%20bids%20for%20rate%20increase","title":"'They won't help us.' Frustration boils in Kentucky's most troubled water district.","description":"'They won't help us.' Frustration boils in Kentucky's most troubled water district1:26","displayDescription":"Martin County resident BarbiAnn Maynard blames poor water quality for the cancer that killed her motherThe water district claims the water is safe.","videographer":"Will Wright","credit":"wwright@herald-leader.com","published":1516916644,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/25/17/1437582013143-p5k4ma/af69b4ea_c17e_4ff1_bd67_4024851de298-1516916642539.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/25/17/1437580321678-6bjrso/af69b4ea_c17e_4ff1_bd67_4024851de298-1516916643058.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/25/17/art_196615319/af69b4ea_c17e_4ff1_bd67_4024851de298.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dece_incoming%26id%3D196615319%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=ece_incoming&id=196615319&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}},{"id":"196460859","publication":"kentucky","brightcoveId":"","asset_type":"videoIngest","url":"http://www.kentucky.com/latest-news/article196460859.html","duration":"1:55","poster":"//www.kentucky.com/latest-news/ooxmrf-Kentucky-Representative-%E2%80%98we-can-do-more%E2%80%99-to-stop-gun-violence/alternates/LANDSCAPE_768/Kentucky%20Representative:%20%E2%80%98we%20can%20do%20more%E2%80%99%20to%20stop%20gun%20violence","title":"Kentucky lawmaker: 'We can do more' to stop gun violence","description":"Kentucky lawmaker: 'We can do more' to stop gun violence 1:55","displayDescription":"State RepAttica Scott, D-Louisville, called for the Kentucky legislature to allow local jurisdictions to decide their own gun control laws, saying the legislature is teaching children how to react to an active shooter, but doing little to prevent shootings.","videographer":"Daniel Desrochers","credit":"ddesrochers@herald-leader.com","published":1516834342,"sources":[{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/24/22/1437582013143-p5k4ma/a3da9edf_3756_4ac7_8097_1fdc4f1772ad-1516834339707.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/24/22/1437580321678-6bjrso/a3da9edf_3756_4ac7_8097_1fdc4f1772ad-1516834340490.mp4","type":"video/mp4"},{"src":"//dr6lcqo3bxtwa.cloudfront.net/binary/2018/1/24/22/art_196460859/a3da9edf_3756_4ac7_8097_1fdc4f1772ad.m3u8","type":"application/x-mpegURL"}],"ads":[{"publication":"kentucky","tag":"//pubads.g.doubleclick.net/gampad/ads?ciu_szs=300x250&correlator=%5Btimestamp%5D&cust_params=sect%3Dece_incoming%26id%3D196460859%26eid%3D199565339%26vidlength%3Dlong%26pl%3D&env=vp&gdfp_req=1&hl=en&impl=s&iu=%2F7675%2FLEX.site_kentucky%2FNews&output=vast&sz=400x300&unviewed_position_start=1&url=%5Breferrer_url%5D&vidlength=long&vpos=preroll","lang":"en","sz":"400x300","vpos":"preroll","cust_params":"sect=ece_incoming&id=196460859&eid=199565339&vidlength=long&pl="}],"langCode":"en","brightcoveData":{"account":"","policyKey":"BCpkADawqM0t4aWUwOHWSCwx3mgmeRyLa66dBNb1WQQSVL4VoBk7TLqUVm-_2_XIJhjy8rw3EPc7KWWbmGrCe1IJcQZdJB-sshOfgKxpuWUEPqhgyq9Bs914AR5wr4xzGafgwPHIJAYafmQM"}}], {"wpsInclude":false,"wpsArea":null,"autoPlay":false,"pubName":"kentucky","embed":false,"cacheBust":"8f6a992","iterator":5,"uniqueId":"199636124-1518667742912","paywallEnabled":true,"domainName":"www.kentucky.com","pubId":"47","isSecureRequest":false,"baseTemplate":"story","videoType":"lead-asset"} ); }); Emergencies were declared in several counties after rain over the weekend inundated properties, school buses and roads in Harlan, Bell, Knox, Letcher and Floyd counties Ben Childers Ben Childers Photography Emergencies were declared in several counties after rain over the weekend inundated properties, school buses and roads in Harlan, Bell, Knox, Letcher and Floyd counties Ben Childers Ben Childers Photography jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.leadAssets.init(); }); State More than 100 forced from homes by flooding in southeastern Kentucky By Bill Estep bestep@herald-leader.com LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story $(document).ready(function () { mi.articleShareTools.init({ nextLinkedin: '10267', nextPinterest: '10221' }); mi.socialSharingScroll.init(); }); February 11, 2018 11:19 AM Officials in several southeastern Kentucky counties declared emergencies as flooding caused by heavy rain in the region threatened homes in spots, according to state authorities. The places that declared emergencies were Harlan, Bell, Knox, Letcher and Floyd counties and the city of Pineville, according to Monica LFrench, spokeswoman for Kentucky Emergency Management. In Harlan County, 30 to 50 people spent Saturday night in shelters, either because their homes were flooded or because roads to their homes were blocked by high water, said Judge-Executive Dan Mosley. Mosley said 100 or more homes were evacuatedIn addition, emergency workers had to do at least half a dozen rescues to help people out of vehicles they had driven into flood-covered roads, Mosley said. jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.renderNewsletterIframe.init({ container: '#newsletter-signUpWidget', url: 'http://x.email.kentucky.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=186,http://x.email.kentucky.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=190,http://x.email.kentucky.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=196' }); }); Never miss a local story. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. SUBSCRIBE NOW jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.calltoActionCtrl.init(); }); There were no injuries reported in the county, however. The hardest-hit areas included Tremont, Dayhoit and Blair, but flooding was widespread, he said. “It was pretty extensive,” Mosley said. Flooding that may have been related to a blowout of an old underground coal mine damaged KY 160 in Lynch, said David McGill, emergency manager for Harlan County. SHARE COPY LINK More Videos 1:25 Cumberland Falls churns from flooding Pause 1:41 Aerial views show destruction from Eastern Kentucky floods 1:20 Tug Fork River rising waters during floods in Eastern Kentucky

Trending Kentucky News:


  • American Green Signs Five Leases in Kentucky for CBD-Only Shops; Ordering an Additional Twenty ZaZZZ Age-Verifying ...
  • The Kentucky Derby, It Ain’t What It Used To Be
  • The Boulder Group sells paint store in Kentucky
  • Kentucky Coal Museum turns to solar panels
  • Louisville’s first national commercial real estate firm turns 45
  • Future uncertain for Kentucky broadband network
  • 19 people escape Kentucky cave through neck-deep water, official says
  • This Central Kentucky restaurant and bar will focus on locally grown ingredients
  • Liberty Hall Historic Site to host river-based tours beginning this month
  • Finding homes for Istanbul's abandoned golden retrievers
  • Pets Need Pals – Baby Girl – Kentucky S.A.V.E.
  • Kentucky opens Emergency Operations Center in response to flooding
  • Town in Kentucky passes ordinance to ban skateboarding
  • 2 Vacant Homes In Compton Go Up In Flames
  • Kentucky firm buys Hyatt House for $8.4 million
  • HARRINGTON (DAVID G.) VS. KENTUCKY REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS BOARD
  • How To Win The Personal Finance Triple Crown
  • CCIM membership gives professionals a competitive edge
  • Southern Fires Rage With 41.6 Million Now Living in Drought
  • Nonprofit winner: Masonic Homes of Kentucky