How we can help: A message from Bobbi Jo Lewis, Kentucky Commissioner of Rural and Municipal Aid

Teri Carter, a writer in Kentucky, just published this post about what we can do to help those who were stricken by the horrible tornadoes in her state last weekend. Read it, share it, and help if you can. And if you want to help people in other states hit by this disaster, go to for a list of charities providing aid. These folks need help now, and Christmas is a time for giving. Thank you.

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All photos property of Bobbi Jo Lewis.

This morning I spoke at length with Bobbi Jo Lewis, Kentucky Commissioner of Rural and Municipal Aid.

Commissioner Lewis was on the ground all day Sunday with Transportation Secretary Jim Gray, Deputy Secretary Mike Hancock, Chief of Staff Jamie Emmons and other Executive Leadership of KYTC in Mayfield, Bowling Green, and Dawson Springs.

While the pictures and video we have all seen is shocking and heartbreaking, it is so much worse in person and the pictures just don’t convey the whole story. The Main Street in Mayfield (Graves County) has been obliterated. Many residences and businesses were destroyed in Bowling Green (Warren County). Dawson Springs (Hopkins County), like the other counties, has an astounding number of homes lost, families displaced, loved ones lost and loved ones still missing. And, according to KYTC Personnel, Bremen (Muhlenberg County) was also devastated with countless families displaced…

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