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Ky Group Brings Supplies To Ohio Tornado Victims

Posted at 5:19 PM, May 31, 2019

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky group has plans to return to Ohio to help tornado victims after a trip to drop off supplies on Thursday.

Members of Hunter Hounds Search and Recovery out of Estill County made the trip this week to deliver food, water and other necessities, according to the group’s President David Conrad.

“Some of the stuff that people have been seeing on TV, it doesn’t do it justice,” Conrad said. “You’ve actually got to see it firsthand to see the damage they’ve got.”

Several tornadoes touched down in the Dayton, Ohio area on Memorial Day, according to the National Weather Service.

“Everybody is staying so positive up there. The whole time we was there, people had lost everything. The neighbors was helping neighbors out,” he said.

The scope of the damage has Conrad planning a return trip, he said, for Saturday, June 8. Local fire departments will be accepting donations throughout the week for that trip, he said.

More information on where and when to make donations can be found on the group’s Facebook page.