icestorm 2009MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (2/15/14) – It is doubtful that anyone has forgotten the historic ice storm of 2009.

According to Muhlenberg Judge Executive Rick Newman and the Muhlenberg Fiscal Court, which met Thursday, FEMA has just recently returned the full $428,000 which was taken from the county's general fund when the disaster struck.

Newman said the money originally came from the county's general fund.

According to the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management, the storm affected every county in the state.

When asked by SurfKY News what the holdup was in returning the funds to Muhlenberg County, Newman said it's anyone's guess.

"There's a lot of finger pointing from Frankfort to Washington. FEMA said the state had the funds, and the state said FEMA had it," Newman said.

According to the fiscal court, FEMA has returned the full amount of $428,000.

"Now, we have finally received the total amount owed. It just took a little while to get it," Newman said.

Paul McRee
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 16,643.01
-11.76 (-0.07%)    
2 S&P 1,988.87
+1.21 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,828.33
+15.62 (0.32%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11155

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 6171

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5089

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4642

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4352

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 16469

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11155

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 2650

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1512

UK Part of First Study on Marijuana Compound…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1233

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 1110

All Occasions Formals to Host Celebration to…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 29, 2015 1084

Kentucky State Park Camping Deal Offered in…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 979

UK Student Gaming System to Support Learning for…

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 907

Police Searching for Suspect for Attempted ATM…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 530

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 520

Keeping the Faith - 'The Wisdom to Wait'

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 486

Hooked on Science - 'Inertia Antenna'

by SurfKY News