Samaritan’s Purse aiming to help rebuild, repair Winston County

Brent Graybeal stands near one of the vehicles the volunteers will use during their stay in Winston County.

From staff reports

Eleven months after the powerful twister devastated Winston County, Samaritan’s Purse is still helping people recover by rebuilding and repairing homes.

On April 28, a deadly EF4 tornado battered Winston County. Samaritan’s Purse immediately responded, sending staff, … Read more

NAACP announces Freedom Fund Banquet date and speaker


From press reports

The Winston County Branch NAACP will host its 35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on March 28, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge, in Louisville, MS.

The Branch is pleased to announce the confirmation … Read more

County awarded federal funds for an emergency program

From press reports

Winston County has been awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

Winston County has been chosen to receive $10,716 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

The selection was … Read more