As we began the week last week, none of us would expect this week for our town to be in the national news—with our town all over the weather news channels. Our town is ultra-resilient, and we will build back … Read more
Livestock Indemnity Payments (LIP) – Assistance now available
LIP provides compensation to eligible livestock producers who have suffered livestock death losses in excess of normal mortality due to adverse weather. An eligible livestock owner must have legally owned the eligible … Read more
Mississippi residents affected by the recent series of storms, tornadoes and flooding can now visit disaster recovery centers in Louisville and Tupelo if they have questions about disaster assistance. Additional recovery centers are being planned for the other declared counties.… Read more
Jackson, MS – As the weather clears and recovery efforts continue Commissioner of Insurance and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney is expanding the efforts of the Mississippi Insurance Department (MID) and State Fire Marshal’s office in assisting storm victims.
Commissioner … Read more
PEARL – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is working with officials and residents across the state to assist with storm damage and to provide guidance on the proper management of debris resulting from recent tornadoes.
There are currently … Read more
First week report
Over 200 Red Cross workers are providing shelter, emotional support, meals and relief supplies to people impacted by the storm that devastated parts of Mississippi last week.
Red Cross damage assessment teams continue to work to identify … Read more
Forty of Winston County’s 2014 graduates went the extra mile in their education to be named a Mississippi Scholar. The Winston County Chamber funds a recognition breakfast for the students which is scheduled for Thursday, May 8 at 8 a.m. … Read more
From press reports
JACKSON MS — In the aftermath of Monday’s tornadoes, mail service continues uninterrupted for postal customers served out of the Louisville, Pearl, and Tupelo, MS Post Offices.
In response to changing mail service needs, the U.S. Postal … Read more
WASHINGTON – U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in Mississippi affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began on April 28, 2014.
“The … Read more
From press reports
May 5, 2014 –Team Rubicon (TR), a veteran-led disaster relief organization which has been active in recovery efforts since shortly after the deadly tornado outbreak last week, continues disaster recovery operations to support Winston County and other … Read more