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Eastern Kentucky counties receive $1.1M for flood damage

The repairs are needed due to damages from flooding that occurred over the past two years.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that Johnson, Lawrence and Morgan counties have been awarded roughly $1.1 million to help repair local infrastructure. 

The repairs are needed due to damages from flooding that occurred over the past two years.

The funds will help the eastern Kentucky counties meet the local cost-share match requirements needed to secure aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Once received, the funds will help repair damaged road, bridges and drainage systems.

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