Governor visits Western Ky. for 3rd time

Gov. Steve Beshear made his third trip to Western Kentucky Tuesday to survey areas still suffering from last week's ice storm.

He visited Murray, Mayfield, Bardwell and Paducah to check in on recovery efforts and meet with local officials and residents.

Beshear said this is the largest gathering of state and federal resources in response to a natural disaster in the state's history.

“We're making real progress in helping communities get back on their feet,” he said in a written press release. “We still have a great deal of work to do over the next several weeks, but the efforts and coordination at the local, state, and federal levels have been incredible.”

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