Category: 4/28 Tornado

Mississippi gains $2.7 million for watershed protection

USDA Emergency Watershed Protection Funds Linked to April 2014 Tornado Recovery U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today confirmed that Mississippi will receive $2.7 million in federal funds to continue the state’s recovery from massive tornado damage inflicted last April. The…

Tree giveaway to be held in Louisville this Friday

The City of Louisville has partnered with the Mississippi Forestry Commission and the National Arbor Day Foundation to offer the Mississippi Tree Recovery Campaign in response to the tornado that hit the city on April 28, 2014. The giveaway will…

Paying it forward – Help after a storm

From press and staff reports The months of January and February have been very busy for the 6th and 8th grade Gifted students from Eiland Middle School. After Columbia, MS had an EF 3 tornado in December right before Christmas,…

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…

Secretary of State to attend WMC Noxapater Clinic Open House

From press and staff reports Delbert Hosemann, Mississippi Secretary of State will be speaking at the Open House and Ribbon Cutting for Noxapater on February 26 at . The WMC Noxapater Clinic opened in December and quickly began receiving patients.…

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate home

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…

Calvary Apostolic Church in Louisville rebuilding

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…

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate three more homes

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…

Former Medical building on Beale Street finds new home

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…

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…