Johnson County Newswire

Johnson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnson County, KY.

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    Tuesday | The Big Sandy News

    The Lawrence County Humane Society Animal Shelter is in a "serious crisis" and could close unless financial assistance is found, according to local Humane Society officials. PAINTSVILLE - Johnson County residents affected by flash floods July 13 that claimed four lives continue to rebuild two weeks after the devastating disaster.

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  2. Lexington Salon Academy To Collect School Supplies In Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Summit Salon Academy will be hosting a school supplies drive for Johnson County students impacted by the flooding two weeks ago. From July 28 until Saturday August 1, The Salon Academy will be accepting donations of new unused and unopened school supplies.

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  3. Life-changing devastationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... for your workday commute or fun puddles for children to play in. Last week, rain took on a new meaning for Johnson County. Rain meant life-changing devastation. The horrific flash flooding in eastern Kentucky, specifically in the Flat Gap community ...

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  4. Lexington police, firefighters help Flatgap residents pick up pieces after devastating floodRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Insurance News Net

    Mattresses, a wood deck, downed power lines and poles, couches and a refrigerator are piled in the front yard of The creek that runs around his two-acre property became a raging river during the flash floods that ripped through the Flatgap community in Johnson County this month, knocking homes off foundations, overturning cars and killing four people. On Friday, Stapleton got much-needed help from Lexington police officers as he shoveled dirt and removed concrete blocks where his garage once stood.

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  5. Lexington police, firefighters help Flatgap residents pick up pieces after floodRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Insurance News Net

    Mattresses, a wood deck, downed power lines and poles, couches and a refrigerator are piled in the front yard of The creek that runs around his two-acre property became a raging river during the flash floods that ripped through the Flatgap community in Johnson County earlier this month, knocking homes off foundations, overturning cars and killing four people. On Friday, Stapleton got much-needed help from Lexington police officers as he shoveled dirt and removed concrete blocks where his garage once stood.

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  6. Lexington Church Collecting Donated Items For Flood VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Consolidated Baptist Church will collect new baby items and school supplies between now and Aug. 2. The church will also accept monetary donations so volunteers can purchase needed items at stores in Johnson County. The church will not accept clothing or food supplies, except baby formula.

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  7. Donations collected for first responders arrive in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | WKYT

    First responders affected by the flooding in Johnson County last week received help from some of their own Thursday night. The group also set up camp at Flat Gap Elementary, so in the days ahead, they can help even more fellow first responders who fell victim to flooding.

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  8. Lexington Police Collecting Donations For Johnson County ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    First responders from the Lexington area will be traveling to Johnson County to assist in the recovery from last week's flooding. On Thursday, LPD is hosting a special drive to raise donations to take with them as they go to help out.

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  9. Kentucky Based Band Sundy Best To Perform Benefit Concert For Flood VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Country music duo and Kentucky natives Sundy Best are back home helping the victims in Johnson County by putting on a benefit concert. But instead of admission tickets, they are accepting donations for flood victims.

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  10. Thousands Attend 'Sundy Best' Benefit Concert For Johnson County Flood VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    While families remain in a Red Cross shelter, as their homes lie in ruin after raging floods tore through Johnson county, they're left relying on the kindness of strangers. It's that giving spirit that inspired thousands of people to give and help including country music duo "Sundy Best," who raised money for the victims with a concert Wednesday night.

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  11. Franklin Co. collects supplies for flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WKYT

    ... ll item like a roll of paper towels or cleaning solution, we can really help our friends and our neighbors in Johnson County."

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  12. Emergency workers rally to help responders affected by Ky. floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | EMS1

    According to Lexington police, a group of first-responders will leave Thursday for Johnson County and stay through Sunday. The group will help clean up and repair property belonging to Johnson County police, firefighters and others with emergency medical services.

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  13. Lexington emergency workers to assist in flood-damaged areaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    A group of Lexington police, firefighters and paramedics will head to a flood-stricken area of eastern Kentucky to assist first-responders there. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the group of Lexington emergency workers will leave Thursday for Johnson County and stay through Sunday.

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  14. Kentucky flood victims tell anguished tales of loss, griefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... look for belongings after deadly flooding in Flat Gap, Ky., Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Flash floods in northern Johnson County outside of Paintsville destroyed homes and vehicles and residents w... (AP Photo/David Stephenson). Dylan Spencer helps ...

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  15. UK Hoops collecting donations for Johnson County flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | WKYT

    It's been one week since devastating flash flooding killed four people and destroyed more than 150 homes in Johnson County. "I consider no matter if you're in eastern Kentucky, western Kentucky, central Kentucky you're a part of this state and this community," UK Hoops Assistant Athletic Director Amy Tilley said.

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  16. Courtesy KY Emergency ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    First responders from the Lexington area will be traveling to Johnson County to assist in the recovery from last week's flooding. The group will leave Lexington Thursday to head to Paintsville after collecting donations for flood victims and workers in the area.

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  17. BSCTC, WSIP, community partners raise more than $60,000 for flood victims in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Floyd County Times

    Volunteers worked phone lines during the Operation Helping Hands Radio-Thon on Saturday at WSIP FM in Paintsville. The event raised over $60,000 for the Johnson County Long-Term Recovery Group. 1 comment

  18. Miranda Combs | Rebuilding after the Johnson County floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | WKYT

    ... However, he said the state will not recommend that residents move back to the flood plain area. Brannock said Johnson County participates in the the National Flood Insurance Program, which he said requires a property owner to get a building permit ...

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  19. Fourth Johnson County Flood Victim RecoveredRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Kentucky State Police

    ... time of this information release, there are currently no individuals considered missing as a result of the Johnson County flood. Trooper Steven Mounts Public Affairs Officer Kentucky State Police Post 9, Pikeville (606) 433-7711 Click here to e-mail ...

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  20. 1 Week Later, More Help Arrives In Johnson Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Tonight will mark one week since flood water ravaged Johnson County. The waters killed four people and destroyed many homes.

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