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Andrew Harrison Yates is the son of Tracey and Hubert Yates of Louisville. He will be attending Mississippi State University, majoring in Political Science. Andrew is the Salutatorian fro the class of 2014.; he has been involved … Read more

Disaster information center targets farm recovery needs

Poultry grower Brenda Goodin, left, discusses her farm recovery needs with Winston County Extension Director Mike Skipper and Extension Poultry Specialist Tom Tabler at the Agriculture Disaster Center in Louisville on May 15, 2014. (Photo by MSU Extension Service/ Bob Ratliff)

By Bob Ratliff
MSU Extension Service

LOUISVILLE — More than 70 individuals who suffered losses from the April 28 tornadoes visited the state’s first Agriculture Disaster Center May 15 at the Mississippi State University Extension Service office in Louisville.
Representatives … Read more

Harrison County students run to help LMSD

Harrison County students delivering help.

From staff reports

The Harrison County Track teams delivered a $1,500 donation to the Louisville Municipal School District.
Bryan Anderson who was all SEC at MSU and is now a coach at Louisville High School contacted a colleague Nekemia Rich … Read more

Nearly $7 Million approved for Mississippi Disaster Survivors

Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached nearly $7 million.
All emergency shelters have closed and all disaster survivors are currently housed.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is leading a Long-Term Housing Task Force, which … Read more

City progresses on building permit

Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA

Louisville officials want to squash rumors and assure residents building permits will be issued as debris cleanup progresses.
Kenny Morris, city engineer, said building permits are being issued normally in… Read more

Number of Voter IDs issued tops 1,000

From press reports

The number of Mississippi Voter ID cards issued has reached 1,011.
“Our research shows only 0.8% of Mississippians lack acceptable photo ID.  Our Agency and the Circuit Clerks have been diligently working to reach these voters to … Read more

Aldermen discuss debris removal options

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Alderman held a special meeting on May 13 to discuss the topic of the removal of debris left by the April 28 storms and tornadoes.
The meeting began with … Read more