State approves $17 million in disaster relief

Lawmakers in a special session May 8 quickly approved $17 million in state disaster assistance after April 28 deadly tornadoes.
Gov. Phil Bryant called lawmakers into special session at 1 p.m. Thursday, and the measure had passed unanimously by 4 … Read more

Traipsin’

Lynne Cunningham
Provides a view from the community.

Hope in our town

Amid the travail and tragedy in our community we have found one eternal truth we might have been prone to overlook or underrate. The bond of love, respect, … Read more

Ongoing donation dos and don’ts

Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA

Volunteers managing the donation center at the Louisville Coliseum are reporting excesses and shortages.
There is an abundance of bottled water, dental items and clothing.
Donors are asked to focus efforts on … Read more

There are many reasons for a letter from FEMA

PEARL, Miss. – Everyone receives a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after applying for disaster assistance. It explains FEMA’s decision, what to do next if you disagree with FEMA’s decision, and how grant money should be spent if … Read more

Obituary – William Dean Huntley, Sr.

Mr. William Dean Huntley, Sr., 72, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at his home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 8th, at Campground United Methodist Church, with Rev. Larry Haggard officiating. Interment was … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Reba M Conn

Funeral service fro Mrs. Reba M. Conn, 53, of Shuqualak, MS was held Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Macedonia Methodist Church, Shuqualak, MS. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Visitation was held … Read more