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A W. Kentucky sheriff's office sets up a flood relief effort for high water victims in E. Kentucky

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The McCracken County Sheriff's Department in Paducah is asking for donations to send to eastern Kentucky where as many as 30 people have died in historic flooding.

Speaking during a Facebook live segment Monday, Sheriff Ryan Norman said people came to the aid of western Kentucky after last December's tornado outbreak, now it's time to give back.

Sheriff Norman says his department will collect items this Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the McCracken County Courthouse parking lot.

Some of the items needed are:

New socks

New underwear





Feminine hygiene products

Baby diapers of all sizes

Baby bottles

Baby wipes

Toilet paper

Mops and buckets

Clorox wipes

Clorox liquid

Paper towels

Cleaning liquids and sprays

Disinfecting sprays

Garabage bags

Cleaning gloves

Scrubbing brushes


Alcohol wipes

Rubbing alcohol


Tylenol, ibuprofen, etc…

Baby formula

Non-perishable good items

Dog and cat food

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