4/28 Tornado

Mississippi Senate Weekly Report, February 13, 2015

From Senator Sampson Jackson

This week we passed a Good Samaritan bill with Senate Bill 2780 that removes the liability for medical professionals who treat persons who have overdosed on drugs and it also shields from arrest anyone who seeks … Read more

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate home

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By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services have completed another home as the two organizations continue to rebuild Winston County one home at a time.

A home dedication … Read more

Calvary Apostolic Church in Louisville rebuilding

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From staff reports

When the F-4 tornado came through Winston County, Calvary Apostolic Church on Eiland Street received a destructive strike with its van landing over on Beale Street. Now, the church is being rebuilt on Beale Street adjacent to … Read more

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate three more homes

Pearline Smith and her family receive permission of occupancy certifcate from Louisville Mayor Will Hill as Ivan Shirk of MDS looks on.

From staff reports

The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services completed three families wish list for Christmas as they turned over the keys to three homes on Dec. 12.

Pearline Smith whose home suffered extensive … Read more

Former Medical building on Beale Street finds new home

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From press reports

The Winston County Family Medical Center recently celebrated their ribbon cutting on December 12.  Wilbert L. Jones, Director of the Center, welcomed everyone and thanked the the center’s board members for attending as well as local elected … Read more

Winston Strong seeking donations

From staff reports

WinstonSTRONG will host weekly Unmet Needs Meetings at the Winston County Chamber of Commerce Building in Louisville on Monday’s at 1:30 p.m.

Stephanie Black, Administrative Coordinator for WinstonSTRONG, stated “We are inviting whoever feels like they, their … Read more

Baptist Laymen repair homes after the storm

(Right) Front Row L to R: Calvin Sojourney, Canton, Mrs. Lucy Foster (homeowner), Rev. Dennis Jackson, Louisville, Andrew Foster (son of Mrs. Foster, Leon Oscar, Canton
Back Row L to R: John Foster (son of Mrs. Lucy Foster), Jimmie Maxwell, Olive Branch, Paul Coburn, Louisville, Billy Metts, Louisville, Clarence Travis, Canton, L. C. Mitchell, Canton, Ed Walls, Madison, James Parnell, Madison, Elverse Alexander, Canton (photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

By Elmetra Patterson

Veteran Billy Metts and the Baptist Layman of, Canton, Biloxi, Olive Branch, Madison and Louisville, MS completed repairs to the home of a disabled woman and her 3 disabled adult sons. Her husband is a patient at … Read more

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate another home

Moore receives a completition form from MDS’ Shirk.

From staff reports

The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services continues to rebuild Winston County and completed another home on Nov. 21.

Leother Moore’s home at 101 Pineywood near Armstrong Street suffered extensive damage during … Read more

Friends of Dean Park to host gratitude luncheon

Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed and Richard Moncrief, president of Friends of Dean Park, Inc. with applicants for National Emergency Grant (NEG) positions

By Elmetra Patterson

Friends of Dean Park, Inc. (Fodp) will have a ‘gratitude Luncheon’ on Wednesday, November 26, from Noon – 1:00 P.M. at Dean Park, 3850 Hwy 15 South, Louisville, Ms for employees paid From The National Emergency Grant … Read more