News

Rescue and recovery efforts still underway

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Winston County residents are in a state of shock as they try to recover from a storm system that created deadly tornadoes that killed at least 9 persons, damaged and destroyed homes, businesses, … Read more

Winston Medical Center damaged by tornado

Joseph McCain/Staff
Emergency personnel work to evacuate the hospital.

From staff and press reports

The Winston Medical Center in Louisville had 37 patients transferred to various hospitals due to storms damaging the facility on the evening of April 28.
The facility was completely evacuated before the storm. In the … Read more

Book signing set for May 3

Hanna McCain with her new cookbook, Products of Grandma Hanna's Skillet

From staff reports

Noxapater native, Hanna McCain, recently published her first book, Products of Grandma Hanna’s Skillet which is a compilation of her family’s recipes that have been passed down through several generations.
McCain was raised in Noxapater and she … Read more

Fifth Annual Antiques and Collectibles Show set

Scenes from previous events

From press reports

Exhibitor display spaces are still available for the fifth annual Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale May 24 at First United Methodist Church in Louisville, Mississippi. A wide variety of antiques and collectibles will be shown and … Read more

MSU sending personnel, equipment to aid local community

Mississippi State University Campus Operations and Extension Service personnel departed today [April 29] for the town of Louisville in neighboring Winston County to assist in clean-up efforts after tornadoes ravaged the area on Monday. Here, MSU Vice President for Campus Services Amy Tuck gives some final instructions to crew members and staff who are equipped with generators, chain saws and other maintenance supplies to aid in recovery.
Photo by: Beth Wynn

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Responding to a request for assistance from the town of Louisville, Mississippi State University sent MSU personnel and equipment to help in the clean-up of the neighboring community after it took a direct hit from tornadoes that ravaged central … Read more

Maben Home and Garden Club visits Louisville

Maben HOme and Garden club meeting April 007

The Gallivanting Gals of the Maben Home and Garden Club galloped on out of town, down MS Hwy 15 South, all the way to Louisville to the almost famous Market Café for lunch for the April meeting. Even though the … Read more

Residents urged to be cautious when using chainsaws

Volunteer goes back to repair his chainsaw after cutting dozens of trees.

In the wake of Monday’s severe weather and tornadoes many Mississippi residents are operating chainsaws to remove debris and running portable generators until power is restored in affected areas. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency would like to remind people utilizing this … Read more