4/28 Tornado

Disaster assistance helpline available

The deadline to register for Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster assistance in Mississippi has closed; however, applicants who have registered may still call the FEMA helpline to check on the… Read more

Showing spirit

US flags along McCullough Rd. Louisville, Mississippi

The April 28 tornado may have wiped out and damaged many homes on McCullough Road yet it has not… Read more

EMEPA commemorated for efforts

EMEPA - Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley presents a resolution on behalf of the Public Service Commission to all the workers and staff at EMEPA on behalf of their restoration efforts in wake of last April’s storm. EMEPA was one of the first responding agencies during the April 28 storms that ravaged Winston County.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

With Winston County still in the process of recovery at this time, it is pertinent to recognize the efforts of all who have played a part in the progress of this recovery.
Public … Read more

MSU helps tornado recovery

Mississippi State University Extension Service employee Tiffini Nash plays with a child on May 16, 2014, at Destiny’s Day Care in Louisville, Mississippi, as part of disaster recovery assistance that included materials, supplies and personnel.   (Photo by MSU School of Human Sciences/Alicia Barnes)

By Alicia Barnes
MSU School of Human Sciences

LOUISVILLE — When the April 28 EF4 tornado leveled Destiny’s Day Care in Louisville, center owner Deborah Holmes was relieved by the quick response from two Mississippi State University programs.
“I started … Read more

WMC receives donation from Moore Medical

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By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

“One good turn deserves another.”
This was the sentiment of everyone present when the Winston Medical Center was visited by representatives of Norman Regional Health Systems (Moore Medical Center) from Moore, Oklahoma.
Moore … Read more

Kids miss some summer fun

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by Elmetra Patterson

Among the ten lives lost, over 300 homes demolished and nearly 300 home damaged are children missing in Dean Park for their summer vacation.  There is no comparison to the… Read more

Aldermen accept over $10 million in insurance funds

The cleanup of the former GP facility (Winston Plywood and Veneer) is underway.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Alderman received good news regarding insurance funds to assist in recovery during their regular meeting on July 17 at Louisville City Hall.
Mayor Will Hill opened… Read more