Early last year, I joined the National Weather Service in Jackson to celebrate state-of-the-art upgrades to its Doppler Weather Radar system. The life-saving potential of these improvements was immediately apparent as a powerful tornado tore through the Hattiesburg area in … Read more
The devastation that I witnessed when Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker as well as Rep. Alan Nunnelee and I surveyed storm damage with local and state officials was overwhelming.
Twenty-three counties have reported damage. At least 1,200 homes were … Read more
“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today.
According to Mr. Naron, this authority is pursuant to Administrator Garcia’s declaration … Read more
From press reports
MetroCast Communications, the video, Internet and phone provider with offices in eight Mississippi communities, has put its full focus on restoring video, Internet and phone services in the wake of tornadoes Monday afternoon which caused power outages … Read more
Winston Medical Center met with employees Tuesday at 1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church to inform employees of future plans for WMC and employment of all employees.
Paul Black, Interim CEO told employees that once the mobile hospital is set … Read more
Replacement benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as the food stamp program, are available for current SNAP recipients who experienced food loss as a result of the severe weather April 27-29, 2014.
To qualify, current recipients must … Read more