PEARL, Miss. – In the aftermath of a disaster, misconceptions about disaster assistance can often prevent survivors from applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration. A good rule of thumb: register, even … Read more
Volunteers active in disasters do not invoice for work
Communities across Mississippi are getting a helping hand from numerous volunteer organizations that are active during disasters, but the one thing that hand will never present to anyone they help is … Read more
AARP to meet
Winston County Area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their May 14 meeting in City Hall at 11 a.m. This is the last meeting before vacation. Members are asked … Read more
Carolyn Mills provides a weekly view from the community.
Teresa Ingram presented STEADY ON, her voice and piano students in a recital at Pleasant Hill UMC in the Family Life Center which had been decorated by Susan Jernigan, Sharri and … Read more
Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA
The Winston County Extension office will host an Agriculture Disaster Recovery Center from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, May 15.
The Agriculture Disaster Recovery Center will provide… Read more
“Rock the Wind”, a benefit concert to provide relief for tornado victims in Louisville and Tupelo, is scheduled for May 18 at Rick’s Café in Starkville. A total of nine bands from Louisville, Tupelo, and Starkville are… Read more
As a result of the recent severe storms and tornadoes in Mississippi, the Young Lawyers Division Disaster Legal Services Committee of The Mississippi Bar in conjunction with FEMA, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Mississippi Emergency Management … Read more
By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE – The poultry industry is riding a wave of success, propelling it from a strong 2013 into another year with promises of favorable market prices and lower production costs.
John Michael Riley, … Read more
From press reports
Louisville, MS (April 28, 2014) – Louisville area residents answered the call from State Farm® to help create a positive impact in their community by submitting causes as part of this year’s State Farm Neighborhood Assist. Now … Read more
With so many Mississippians displaced from the storms, the Secretary of State’s office will now travel to any eligible voter who needs a Mississippi Voter ID card.
“Many Mississippians are struggling to put their lives together after the deadly tornadoes,” … Read more