Twisters tore up my hometown

By CATHY BARNES
Guest Columnist

Monday, April 28, while tuned into The Weather Channel, we watched in horror as the meteorologist showed the storm system that was barreling down on my hometown, Louisville, Miss. After several phone calls to check … Read more

Memories of our county – Picking Cotton

Nannie Maude Reynolds
Shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

I never liked to pick cotton. There is nothing pleasant about it. It is either too hot or too cold. The weather is in the process of changing from … Read more

Americorps NCCC provides services to Mississippi after tornadoes

From press reports

Approximately 103 national service members have deployed or are pending deployment to Arkansas, Mississippi and Kansas in response to Monday’s deadly severe weather outbreak.
Some 34 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members, based at the AmeriCorps … Read more

Beware of fraudulent tornado charities

From press reports

Jackson, MS—The Secretary of State’s Office encourages Mississippians to be mindful when donating to disaster relief organizations in the wake of the recent storm activity.
“Mississippians are at their best when someone is in need,” says Secretary … Read more