Floods strike new blow in place that has known hardship


              Will Anderson, Director of the Hindman Settlement School sorts through the mud covered objects in his office in Hindman, Ky., Friday, July 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
            
              Phillip Michael Caudill holds his 4-year-old son Connor outside their temporary room at Jenny Wiley State Park in Prestonsburg, Ky., on Saturday, July 30, 2022. The state park is serving a as a shelter for flooding victims. Caudill and his family had to flee their home in Wayland, Ky., early Thursday as floodwaters rushed in when heavy rains pounded eastern Kentucky. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
            
              Evelyn Smith of Cary, Ky., gathers clothing at the Knott County Sportsplex in Leburn, Ky., Friday, July 29, 2022. Smith lost everything as fast rising floodwaters forced her from her home, and the sportsplex is being used as a evacuation center. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
            
              Evelyn Smith of Cary, Ky., gathers clothing at the Knott County Sportsplex in Leburn, Ky., Friday, July 29, 2022. Smith lost everything as fast rising floodwaters forced her from her home, and the sportsplex is being used as a evacuation center. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
            
              Patricia Colombo explains how she and her fiance took turns overnight watching the water line near his home in Jackson, Ky., on Friday, July 29, 2022. Colombo had to be rescued from her car (not the one pictured) when it stalled in high water earlier in the day Thursday while she was trying to drive home during heavy rains. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
            
              Members of the local Mennonite community remove mud filled debris from homes following flooding at Ogden Hollar in Hindman, Ky., Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
            
              Volunteers from the local mennonite community carry tubfulls of debris from flood soaked houses for disposal at Ogden Hollar in Hindman, Ky., Saturday, July 30, 2022. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
            
              Men ride in a boat along flooded Wolverine Road in Breathitt County, Ky., on Thursday, July 28, 2022. Heavy rains have caused flash flooding and mudslides as storms pound parts of central Appalachia. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says it's some of the worst flooding in state history. (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
            
              Bonnie Combs, right, hugs her 10-year-old granddaughter Adelynn Bowling watches as her property becomes covered by the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Ky., Thursday, July 28, 2022. Flash flooding and mudslides were reported across the mountainous region of eastern Kentucky, where thunderstorms have dumped several inches of rain over the past few days. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
            
              Homes are flooded by Lost Creek, Ky., on Thursday, July 28, 2022.  Heavy rains have caused flash flooding and mudslides as storms pound parts of central Appalachia. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says it's some of the worst flooding in state history.  (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
            
              Homes are flooded by Lost Creek, Ky., on Thursday, July 28, 2022.  Heavy rains have caused flash flooding and mudslides as storms pound parts of central Appalachia. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says it's some of the worst flooding in state history.  (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
            
              Homes are flooded by Lost Creek, Ky., on Thursday, July 28, 2022.  Heavy rains have caused flash flooding and mudslides as storms pound parts of central Appalachia. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says it's some of the worst flooding in state history.  (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
            
              Home and structures are flooded near Quicksand, Ky., Thursday, July 28, 2022. Heavy rains have caused flash flooding and mudslides as storms pound parts of central Appalachia. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says it's some of the worst flooding in state history. (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
Floods strike new blow in place that has known hardship