Category: 4/28 Tornado

MSU sending personnel, equipment to aid local community

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Responding to a request for assistance from the town of Louisville, Mississippi State University sent MSU personnel and equipment to help in the clean-up of the neighboring community after it took a direct hit from tornadoes that ravaged central…

Gov. Bryant holds press conference on storms that hit county

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant visited both Lee and Winston Counties during a tour to view Monday night’s storm damage on April 28. During his time in Winston County, Bryant held a press conference…

Residents urged to be cautious when using chainsaws

In the wake of Monday’s severe weather and tornadoes many Mississippi residents are operating chainsaws to remove debris and running portable generators until power is restored in affected areas. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency would like to remind people utilizing this…

Some Louisville patients evacuated to Eupora

From Press Reports The University of Mississippi Medical Center reports medical responders in Louisville had taken 37 patients to various hospitals as of 8 a.m. Tuesday. This followed the severe weather and tornadoes that moved through the state Monday. The…

EMEPA continues restoration

From EMEPA press release EMEPA personnel worked throughout Monday night and Tuesday to restore service to a majority of our members that were affected by Monday’s terrible storms. As of 8:30 A.M. Wednesday morning just over 30 Lauderdale County members…