FEMA rebuilding experts to provide advice

JACKSON, Miss. – Residents in the Tupelo area can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management Agency’s mitigation experts know how and they … Read more

News of the past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – May 29, 1914

LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Lucian McLeok on the 22nd, a fine … Read more

NRCS assists farmers affected by tornados

During the recent storms in Mississippi, hundreds of individuals and business were affected by powerful tornados. Many counties in the state were declared disaster areas, qualifying them for federal disaster assistance. The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation … Read more

Mississippi Disaster Survivors: Check on a contractor before signing

Disaster survivors should check a contractor’s credentials before signing a rebuilding contract. The Mississippi Board of Contractors cautions that fraudulent contractors are contacting survivors and asking them to sign contracts in the amount of their entire homeowner insurance benefit.
Residential … Read more