4/28 Tornado

‘WinstonStrong’ here for the long haul

Residents of Winston County have been thankful that the organization “WinstonStrong” is here to assist them in the long-term recovery of the county. The “WinstonStrong” headquarters are located at 902 South Columbus Street in Louisville, where it houses their donations of supplies such as bottled water, pampers, and canned and processed foods. “WinstonStrong” can be contacted at 405-403-1817.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

In the aftermath of the April 28 storms and tornadoes damaging portions of Winston County, residents’ moral is ever increasing, as many are slowly pulling together the pieces and … Read more

Calm before the storm

Diamond Grove staff

While the April 28, 2014 storms ravaged Winston County, MS, the staff and patients of the Diamond Grove Center in Louisville waited on the edge of their seats as they prepared for what would become the worst storm in the Read more

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


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