Let’s hear it for the budget in a marriage

We all know the old saying “failing to prepare is preparing to fail”, and while it might sound like a cliché, it is grounded in fact. Planning does not guarantee success, but it will increase your chances.
The same can … Read more

State approves $17 million in disaster relief

Lawmakers in a special session May 8 quickly approved $17 million in state disaster assistance after April 28 deadly tornadoes.
Gov. Phil Bryant called lawmakers into special session at 1 p.m. Thursday, and the measure had passed unanimously by 4 … Read more

Traipsin’

Lynne Cunningham
Provides a view from the community.

Hope in our town

Amid the travail and tragedy in our community we have found one eternal truth we might have been prone to overlook or underrate. The bond of love, respect, … Read more

Ongoing donation dos and don’ts

Submitted by Linda Breazeale, PIO for Winston EMA

Volunteers managing the donation center at the Louisville Coliseum are reporting excesses and shortages.
There is an abundance of bottled water, dental items and clothing.
Donors are asked to focus efforts on … Read more

There are many reasons for a letter from FEMA

PEARL, Miss. – Everyone receives a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after applying for disaster assistance. It explains FEMA’s decision, what to do next if you disagree with FEMA’s decision, and how grant money should be spent if … Read more