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
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
FEMA does not duplicate benefits that homeowner or renter insurance covers, but it may be able to provide disaster assistance when insurance coverage is not enough to cover the damage. The only way to obtain that potential benefit is to … Read more
As my mother and I were driving around looking at all the disaster zones in Winston County, we decided that we would go ahead and put our multicolored flower arrangements on our family’s graves, and we also decided to walk … Read more
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
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