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Americorps NCCC provides services to Mississippi after tornadoes

From press reports

Approximately 103 national service members have deployed or are pending deployment to Arkansas, Mississippi and Kansas in response to Monday’s deadly severe weather outbreak.
Some 34 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members, based at the AmeriCorps … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – May 8, 1914

LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Wood on the ninth, a … Read more

Greenwood woman trying to help

By BOB DARDEN
Staff Writer

Although Cathy Barnes lives in Greenwood, she still has ties to her hometown of Louisville.
When a line of thunderstorms and tornadoes struck the state on Monday, Barnes said, she thought of people back home.… Read more

Tornado ravages county

Before the sunset Monday, April 28 a photo survey of the damage of McCullough Road revealed most homes in some stae of severe damage.

From Staff and press reports
Photos by Joseph McCain/Staff

Warnings were sent out all day Sunday, April 27 and Monday, April 28 yet nothing prepared Winston County for the devastating tornado and… Read more

CCS yard sale cancelled; items to be donated to relief

From CCS reports

Community Counseling Services is CANCELING our Yard Sale this Friday. Our staff and clients have chosen to celebrate May is Mental Health Month by donating all items collected to those who have lost everything in Louisville! I … Read more

Those unemployed by storms may file unemployment claims online

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced today that anyone temporarily or permanently unemployed as a result of this week’s storms may apply for Unemployment Insurance benefits on the agency’s website, at mdes.ms.gov.  Each claim will … Read more

ECCC offers ‘Excel 2010 Class’ at Training Center

“Microsoft Excel 2010” is the topic of a five week class designed to provide participants with a comprehensive look at formulas and function in spreadsheets. Topics will include basic formulas, absolute referencing, and several functions to help participants become more … Read more