Kids and Katfish weathers the storms for a fun day

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From staff reports

The annual Kids-N-Kats Rodeo sponsored by the Friends of Legion State Park was held Saturday, May 3 at Legion State Park in Louisville.
Tim Flake, Park Manager, welcomed everyone
“Over 57 fishing rodeos were held last year … Read more

Garden Club speaker

Winston Garden Club

Submitted Photo

President Shari Flake introduces speaker Mike Skipper to the Winston Garden Club for their April meeting. Mr. Skipper spoke… Read more

Winston County MS Scholars recognized

MS Scholars at Lake

From press reports

The annual Mississippi Scholars breakfast was held Thursday morning May 8 at Lake Tia O’Khata. Mary Snow, local business owner and county coordinator for the MS Scholars program, welcomed everyone to the breakfast.
“We have come a … Read more

Safety remains essential during tornado cleanup

Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA

The tornado took 10 Winston County lives and caused countless injuries, but the risk did not end with the winds.
Cuts, sunburn, nail punctures, heat exhaustion and chainsaw injuries remain concerns for … Read more

SNAP benefits planned for storm victims 

Residents in the 12 counties affected by the April 27 – 29, 2014 severe weather, and who are not current SNAP recipients, can apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) beginning Monday, May 12 through Wednesday, May 14 … Read more

Insurance challenges remain an obstacle

Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA

The Winston County tornado’s path is littered with debris, but the biggest obstacles may not be visible on the property.
Insured property owners need to understand their policy requirements before moving debris … Read more