FEMA extends deadline to seek aid in 31 Kentucky counties


FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear says federal emergency officials have extended a deadline for Kentuckians to register for assistance due to damage from severe flooding. He says the deadline to apply for help from the Individual Assistance program is now July 8. Beshear requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency extend the deadline. Homeowners and renters affected by severe flooding in 31 counties are eligible to register. Those counties are: Anderson, Boyd, Breathitt, Clark, Clay, Estill, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Greenup, Jackson, Jessamine, Johnson, Knott, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Warren and Woodford.