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

Three Nanih Waiya opponents claim state softball titles

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

While no Winston County teams were battling for title at the 2014 MHSAAA State Fast-Pitch Softball Championships at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland this past week, there was a definite look of familiarity. … 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