Stars of Hope arrive in Winston County

Stars of Hope volunteers give children a chance to express their feelings through art and creating a Star of Hope for the community.

Community moves forward with Memorial Day commemorations

From press reports

Stars of HOPE arrived in Winston County on Saturday, May 24, 2014 as part of the Memorial Day holiday commemorations.
A team of volunteers from around the nation invited families … Read more

Sen. Cochran tours rebuilding progress

Sen. Cochran tours parts of the FEMA hospital flanked by Mayor Will Hill.

On Tuesday, May 27, Sen. Thad Cochran visited Winston County to review the progress made since the tornado hit on April 28.
Sen. Cochran along with Congressman Alan Nunnelee and Congressman Gregg Harper had toured the area shortly after the … Read more

Kemper employees collect donations for tornado victims

Tripp Ward (left) and Emmanual Gatling (right), from the Kemper Co. energy facility, drop off a donation to Brian.

By Jeff Shepard

Employees at Mississippi Power’s currently under construction Kemper Co. energy facility near De Kalb have gotten involved in the tornado recovery efforts.
At the plant’s May safety meeting a few days after the tornado devastated the Louisville … Read more

New officer

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Tyler Yarbough, 26, was recently sworn in as a Louisville Police Department officer. Yarbrough has been on duty since April 17 and noted that with the recent tornado the job as had a quick learning curve. Yarbrough noted that he … Read more