Category: 4/28 Tornado

Group donates to continuing recovery efforts

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…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/27/15

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Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/29/15

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Huge crowd witnesses Memorial Dedication

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…

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…

Memorial dedication and unveiling ceremony set for April 28

From staff reports A memorial dedication and unveiling 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. The ceremony is set for the new addition…

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. “It will…

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…

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate homes

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…