Wednesday, February 29, 2012

State Of Emergency In Morgan County

  • {West Liberty, Kentucky}...A state of emergency has been declared in Morgan County after a storm moved through Wednesday afternoon damaging several buildings, homes, barns, and several businesses. West Liberty Police reported damage along Highway 191 and Highway 460. A storm system that caused death and destruction in Illinois and Missouri Wednesday worked its way into Kentucky, roaring through Henderson, Hardin and Larue counties in the western half of the state before hitting Russell and Morgan counties. In Henderson, in western Kentucky, a tornado with winds of 90 mph destroyed five houses near the Ohio River and damaged two others.