4/28 Tornado

President declares disaster for Mississippi  

The Congressional delegation for Mississippi surveys the damage at the hospital and encouraged the President to declare Winston County a federal disaster.

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Mississippi and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area … Read more

Extension Service teams assess ag disaster sites

Clifton Haynes shares information about the structures and animals he lost on his farm near Louisville with Mississippi State University Extension Service disaster assessment team members Brandi Karisch (center) and Jane Parish, both of MSU’s Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Linda Breazeale)

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

LOUISVILLE — Disaster assessment teams with the Mississippi State University Extension Service are providing “boots on the ground” as agricultural landowners begin the process of recovering from the April 28 storms.
“These trained teams … Read more

Benefit set in Choctaw County for storm victims

From Press Reports

A benefit for three persons who were affected by the F4 tornado in Winston County will be held May 9.
Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw, Choctaw Nursing Center, Pioneer Medical Center, Pioneer Family Medical of Ackerman, Pioneer … Read more

WMC staff discuss facility future

Winston Medical Center met with employees Tuesday at 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church to inform employees of future plans for WMC and employment of all employees.
Paul Black, Interim CEO told employees that once the mobile hospital is set … Read more