The Historic Preservation Commission met on April 25th at the Chamber of Commerce. Julie Cunningham, Winston County Chancery Clerk, informed us of her many duties along with the Deputy Clerk Kimberly Higgason and Elizabeth Pollard. We also shared ideas of … Read more
JACKSON, MS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended federal disaster aid in nine Mississippi counties to help the state, local and tribal governments and certain private nonprofits cover disaster-related expenses and the repair or rebuilding of critical infrastructure.… Read more
Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA
Winston County officials are receiving reports of problems with the ongoing debris removal from property throughout the tornado damaged area.
Residents are being warned of issues connected to insurance claims and safety … Read more
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who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.
100 Years Ago – May 15, 1914
LOUISVILLE: Mr. M. W. Whatley and little nieces Lucile Wilson and Dora Lee … Read more
OCH Regional Medical Center is stepping up to a host a United Blood Services Blood Drive on Wednesday, May 14 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m after a Louisville church had to cancel its blood drive because of the recent … Read more
AT&T announced $25,000 in funding to support tornado recovery efforts in Mississippi. The Winston County Disaster Relief Fund will receive $15,000 to help the Louisville area rebuild. In addition, the United Way of Northeast Mississippi will get $10,000 to help … Read more
We all know the old saying “failing to prepare is preparing to fail”, and while it might sound like a cliché, it is grounded in fact. Planning does not guarantee success, but it will increase your chances.
The same can … Read more
After devastating tornadoes and storms left portions of Mississippi battered and torn last week, the American Red Cross has been hard at work providing food, shelter, comfort and information to our friends and neighbors. The state and FEMA are hosting … Read more
Lawmakers in a special session May 8 quickly approved $17 million in state disaster assistance after April 28 deadly tornadoes.
Gov. Phil Bryant called lawmakers into special session at 1 p.m. Thursday, and the measure had passed unanimously by 4 … Read more