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Two New Kentucky Disaster Recovery Centers Open; Operating Hours Change To 9 A.M. - 6 P.M. Monday - Friday

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Release date: 
June 4, 2010
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LEXINGTON, KY -- Two additional Kentucky counties will open Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) early next week to assist people and businesses who sustained damage during last month's rains and storms. 

On Monday, June 7, a Washington County DRC will open in Springfield.  On Tuesday, June 8, a Jessamine County DRC will open in Nicholasville.

Also beginning Monday, June 7, the hours of operation at all Kentucky DRCs will change. The new hours will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The disaster centers are operated by the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide information, funding applications, and cleanup tips to those affected by the May 1 series of severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and tornadoes.

New DRCs will be located in:

Washington County--Opens Monday, June 7, 2010
County Court Annex
111 North Cross Main Street 
Springfield, KY 40069   

Jessamine County--Opens Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Community Action Building
213 South Main Street, Suite 102
Nicholasville, KY  40356

After Tuesday, there will be DRCs operating in: Rowan, Mercer, Madison, Adair, Lewis, Carter, Lincoln, Franklin, Monroe, Warren, Washington, and Jessamine counties.

Disaster survivors with storm damage, large or small, are encouraged to register before July 12, either online at or by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 800-462-7585 for people with speech and hearing disabilities. The telephone lines are staffed daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT until further notice. Help is available in almost any language.

To find out more about how a DRC operates, go to: Additional information about this disaster is available at and
Disaster Recovery Centers:

Mercer County
Burgin Fire Department
204 West Main Street
Burgin, KY  40310

Rowan County 
Rescue Squad Building
1350 Divide Hill Road
Morehead, KY 40351

Madison County
County Emergency Management Joint Information Center
558 South Keeneland Drive
Richmond, KY  40475

Adair County
Adair County Annex
424 Public Square
Columbia, KY 42728

Lewis County  
Lions Club
1008 Fairlane Drive
Vanceburg, KY  41179

Carter County  
Olive Hill Historical Society
(the old high school)
120 Comet Drive
Olive Hill, KY 41164

Lincoln County 
South Lincoln Community Center (former Kings Mountain Elementary School)
11650 Kentucky Hwy 1247
Waynesburg, KY 40489

Franklin County
Kentucky State University
Exum Building
101 University Drive
Frankfort, KY  40601

Monroe County
Monroe County Economic Development Center
202 N. Magnolia Street
Tompkinsville, KY  42167

Warren County 
Henry Frank Moss Middle School
2565 Russellville Road
Bowling Green, KY  42101

Opening June 7:
Washington County
County Court Annex
111 North Cross Main Street 
Springfield, KY 40069  

Opening June 8:
Jessamine County
Community Action Building
213 Sou...

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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