Month: May 2014

Letter to the editor – Weather sirens

The city of Louisville has a weather siren, but we in the rest of Winston County have to rely on T.V. or word of mouth. The result is that we in the country need a siren also. We need … Read more

Mississippi disaster survivors: Read any FEMA correspondence carefully

From press reports

JACKSON, Miss. – Some Mississippi tornado survivors who registered for federal disaster assistance may receive letters or other correspondence from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that say they’re ineligible for help.
However, in many cases, they may … Read more

MHP has busy memorial day holiday

From press reports

During the Memorial Day Holiday period, the Mississippi Highway Patrol issued 6,081 Citations including 693 seatbelt violations. Troopers also removed 132 impaired drivers from the highway and investigated 112 collisions across the state.
There were three fatal … Read more

Fressenius Medical Care raising funds for patients affected by the storm

From press reports

The effects of the tornado that struck various Mississippi communities are still being felt nearly a month later.
In particular, the dialysis patients at Fresenius Medical Care Winston County located in Louisville, experienced the full force of … Read more

More than $10 Million approved for Mississippi Disaster Survivors

Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached more than $10 million.
Just three weeks after tornadoes ripped through Mississippi, FEMA’s National Mobile Disaster Hospital opened Monday in Louisville, Miss. and is being operated by the … Read more

Survivors have until May 28 to visit two disaster recovery centers

JACKSON, Miss. – Survivors have until 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, to visit the disaster recovery center located on Stadium Drive in Columbus and until 6 p.m. Friday, May 30, to visit the disaster recovery center in Waynesboro. Both centers … Read more


Due to a typographical error misinformation was reported on the senior graduation of:

Keyanna Mosely

Keyanna Mosely is the daughter of… Read more

ECCC Lady Warrior camps scheduled

Area female basketball players will have an opportunity to test their skills by participating in team camps offered at East Central Community College in Decatur.
Activities begin with a Junior High Team Camp scheduled June 6-7, followed by a… Read more

ECCC plans Junior High Girls’ Basketball Camp

Area young female athletes will have an opportunity to sharpen their basketball skills by attending the annual Junior High Girls’ Basketball Camp scheduled June 8-11 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Activities will be held in the Brackeen-Wood Physical … Read more