Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are reaching out to survivors in Mississippi’s storm-ravaged communities to help individuals register for assistance. Survivors may meet a specialist in their neighborhood or speak to one on the phone.… Read more
LOUISVILLE — Disaster assessment teams with the Mississippi State University Extension Service are providing “boots on the ground” as agricultural landowners begin the process of recovering from the April 28 storms.
“These trained teams … Read more
A benefit for three persons who were affected by the F4 tornado in Winston County will be held May 9.
Pioneer Community Hospital of Choctaw, Choctaw Nursing Center, Pioneer Medical Center, Pioneer Family Medical of Ackerman, Pioneer … Read more
Early last year, I joined the National Weather Service in Jackson to celebrate state-of-the-art upgrades to its Doppler Weather Radar system. The life-saving potential of these improvements was immediately apparent as a powerful tornado tore through the Hattiesburg area in … Read more
The devastation that I witnessed when Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker as well as Rep. Alan Nunnelee and I surveyed storm damage with local and state officials was overwhelming.
Twenty-three counties have reported damage. At least 1,200 homes were … Read more
“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today.
According to Mr. Naron, this authority is pursuant to Administrator Garcia’s declaration … Read more