4/28 Tornado

Group donates to continuing recovery efforts

Senator Giles Ward accepts a donation from Fatih Ozcan, Mississippi representative for Embrace Relief, on behalf of WinstonStrong.

From staff reports

Even after a year and a half after an EF-4 tornado did major damage to Winston County, people from all over the state and country are still lending a helping hand.

The WinstonStrong organization was proud to … Read more

Huge crowd witnesses Memorial Dedication

The Mississippi Highway Patrol and military representatives from each branch of service raise the flags and uncover the Memorial mark at Memorial Park.

From staff reports
A special ceremony marked the one-year anniversary of the storm system that left a 34-mile path of destruction and took ten lives in Winston County on Tuesday, April 28.

“We remember today to reflect on how far … Read more

Chamber Banquet set for April 28

From staff reports

The Winston County Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet is set for Tuesday, April 28 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. The 58th Annual Banquet will begin at 7 p.m.

This year unlike the previous 57 years will have … Read more

Remembrance and rebuilding ceremony set for April 28

Remembrance ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of devastating tornado

From staff reports

A remembrance ceremony will be held April 28 at 4 p.m. on the one-year anniversary of the EF-4 tornado that destroyed hundreds of homes and claimed 10 lives.… Read more

Chamber Banquet set for April 28

From staff reports

As part of the remembrance and recognition of the heroes of the April 28, 2014 EF4 tornado, the Winston County Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Banquet on April 28, 2015.

The  58th Annual Banquet … Read more

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate homes

Representing Bethany Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and other Presbyterian Church Gloria Turnipseed gives Rev. Mike Dowd of Winston Strong a check for over $11,000.

From staff reports
The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services completed another home and dedicated it Monday, Feb. 23.

MDS and WinstonStrong presented keys to Rita Harris whose home was destroyed April 28 when the … Read more