New officer

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Tyler Yarbough, 26, was recently sworn in as a Louisville Police Department officer. Yarbrough has been on duty since April 17 and noted that with the recent tornado the job as had a quick learning curve. Yarbrough noted that he … Read more

Free legal clinic held for storm victims

Courtney Choi, Seth Shannon and Linda Dixon Rigsby

From press reports

A free legal clinic designed provided guidance to Winston County residents in the wake of the recent tornadoes.
Three members of the Mississippi Center of Justice held one-on-one sessions Thursday, May 22, at the MSU Winston County … Read more

Event provides forestry learning opportunity

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From staff and press reports

The Winston County Self Help Youth Forestry Field Day was held at Legion State Park on May 19.
The program brought educational information about the outdoors to 160 participants from the Louisville Municipal School District.… Read more

AmeriCares Helps Mississippi Clinic destroyed by Tornado

AmeriCares Emergency Response Manager Kate Dischino walks through the remains of the Winston County Family Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi, with employee Tomeka Houston only days after the tornado. 

Photo by Alex Ostasiewicz/AmeriCares

From press reports

AmeriCares is helping a Mississippi health care center leveled by the April 28 tornado remain open, ensuring access to care for the 3,200 low-income patients who rely on its services.
The global health and disaster relief organization … Read more