LOUISVILLE – Poultry growers are reeling from the April 28 tornadoes that caused tremendous damage on farms and the loss of more than a million birds in four Mississippi counties.
The Mississippi Board of … Read more
The tornadoes left the beloved Dean Park of the Center Ridge Community in disarray which temporarily displaced two sets of workers of the park – Temporary Aid for Needy Family (TANF) and Experience Works Seniors. The majority … Read more
The devastation at the only county park – Dean Park and the surrounding homes at Center Ridge is heartbreaking.
One week prior to tornadoes, Friends of Dean Park, Inc. received a grant to put a walking track … Read more
LOUISVILLE — In the wake of the tornado that tore through Louisville on April 28, overwhelmed storm victims had to make tough choices about caring for people, property and pets.
But one pet owner … Read more
The tornado took 10 Winston County lives and caused countless injuries, but the risk did not end with the winds.
Cuts, sunburn, nail punctures, heat exhaustion and chainsaw injuries remain concerns for … Read more
Residents in the 12 counties affected by the April 27 – 29, 2014 severe weather, and who are not current SNAP recipients, can apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) beginning Monday, May 12 through Wednesday, May 14 … Read more
The Winston County tornado’s path is littered with debris, but the biggest obstacles may not be visible on the property.
Insured property owners need to understand their policy requirements before moving debris … Read more
Winston County residents need to protect themselves from another wave of tornado damage: fraudulent contractors.
Homeowners and landowners are anxious to get recovery efforts underway. Families may be displaced until repairs are … Read more
PEARL, Miss. – In the aftermath of a disaster, misconceptions about disaster assistance can often prevent survivors from applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration. A good rule of thumb: register, even … Read more
Volunteers active in disasters do not invoice for work
Communities across Mississippi are getting a helping hand from numerous volunteer organizations that are active during disasters, but the one thing that hand will never present to anyone they help is … Read more