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Safety remains essential during tornado cleanup

From press reports

Cuts, sunburn, nail punctures, heat exhaustion and chainsaw injuries remain concerns for recovery workers.
The Mississippi Department of Health is providing free tetanus shots at the county health department and the… Read more

The Red Hills Festival set to raise spirits

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County Journal

While most of Winston County is in recovery mode from the April 28 tornado, downtown Louisville will offer every one a break from the worry with the 34th annual Red Hills Festival.
With … Read more

County Tornado Relief seeking more donations

Volunteers working early in the recovery.

From press reports

With 10 citizens’ lives lost, dozens injured and thousands in need of assistance, the organizers of the Winston County Tornado Relief continue to seek donations.
“Our thoughts and sympathy are with all those impacted by this horrific … Read more

Winston County Library gearing up for summer fun

From press reports

The Winston County Library is getting ready for four different reading programs for people of all ages. “The theme for this summer is focused on science, and we have some great programs lined up that will be … Read more

Hospital opens for business

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Governor and FEMA administrator on hand for National Mobile Disaster Hospital opening in Winston County

From staff and press reports

Gov. Bryant talks about placing healthcare back in Winston County.

Gov. Bryant talks about placing healthcare back in Winston County.

JACKSON—The National Mobile Disaster Hospital opened May 19 in Louisville … Read more

Volunteers desperately needed in Louisville

Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA

Support organizations are in place, but the volunteer pool is drying up in Winston County following the April 28 tornado.
Tony McNeil, a program manager with Samaritan’s Purse, said local volunteers typically … Read more

Winston Academy Seniors 2014

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Macey Donald is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck and Brenda Donald. She plans to attend East Central Community College for two years and transfer to Mississippi State University to pursue a minor in public relations and … Read more