Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear views flooding of Hickman, Ky. from a Blackhawk helicopter on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Beshear visited flood-ravaged areas in western Kentucky on Thursday and asked ... more 
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear views flooding of Hickman, Ky. from a Blackhawk helicopter on Thursday, April 28, 2011. Beshear visited flood-ravaged areas in western Kentucky on Thursday and asked the White House for federal assistance in the recovery. During a stop in Paducah on Thursday morning, Beshear said he asked President Barack Obama for a presidential disaster declaration. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Michael Hayman, Pool
Thu, Apr 28, 2011 4:41 PM EDT