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  1. FEMA Approves Funds for Louisville, Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The city of Louisville and Winston County are being given $3.9 million in federal funds to assist with the removal debris from an April tornado. The money has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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  2. FEMA provides funds for debris removalRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The city of Louisville and Winston County are being given $3.9 million in federal funds to assist with removal of debris from an April tornado. Both public assistance grants will cover 81 percent of the costs associated with the total project cost for Louisville and Winston County.

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  3. Rick Cleveland: Thinking this week of absent friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Newms360.com

    ... CBS and ESPN for coming. Believe this: Mr. Bob would have been just as accommodating to somebody from the Winston County News or The Laurel Leader Call. I wish I could have seen Cap'n John Buckley's face as the final seconds ticked down in the State ...

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  4. Louisville, The New Normal: Homes RebuiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    After the tornado was over and the rescue and recovery efforts ended in the weeks after April 28th, the City of Louisville and Winston County had to organize themselves to handle the rebuild physically, and emotionally. "You have to help people through these times, not just the physical rebuilding but also the emotional rebuilding that needs to take place in a community because we all have to get used to a new normal," stated Bro.

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  5. Louisville, The New Normal: Homes RebuiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    After the tornado was over and the rescue and recovery efforts ended in the weeks after April 28th, the City of Louisville and Winston County had to organize themselves to handle the rebuild physically, and emotionally. "You have to help people through these times, not just the physical rebuilding but also the emotional rebuilding that needs to take place in a community because we all have to get used to a new normal," stated Bro.

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  6. Prep football playoffs: Resurrection facing the Picayune of 1A, according to Eagles coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Mississippi Press

    ... you can't stop them so they just continue to do it." Nanih Waiya hosts RCS at 7 p.m., Friday night in rural Winston County about 10 miles south of Lousiville. Sisson's squad gets a chance to be the first team to stop the Warriors, who are 12-0 on ...

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  7. Louisville, The New Normal: Nursing Home ReopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The tornado affected a lot of people across Winston County and it took a path that led it right toward the Winston Medical Center. The center took a direct hit and Lacey Vowell the Administrator with the Nursing Home at WMC remembers the storm lasting more than a split second.

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  8. Louisville, The New Normal: Day of the StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    It's been six and a half months since an EF-4 rated tornado tore through Winston County and the City of Louisville. Many residents and leaders of the area remember April 28th starting out like any other day.

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  9. Winston County Seeks Burglary SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Winston County Sheriff's Department is seeking help from the public to locate 32-year-old Benetta Jones. Officials say Jones is wanted in connection with recent burglaries around Noxapater.

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  10. Two Charged in Noxapater BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Clifton Smith, 22, and 27-year-old Carlos Daniels were charged with commercial burglary. Officials say they are being held in the Winston County Correctional Facility.

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  11. Partnership studying possible Starkville Restaurant Week changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    Both owners and diners alike could see changes to next year's Starkville Restaurant Week as organizers are considering redesigning ballots in order to better track out-of-town patrons, instituting business participation fees to offset increasing costs and again scheduling the event in conjunction with a home baseball series. Greater Starkville Development Partnership CEO Jennifer Gregory confirmed the potential changes Thursday and said the minor adjustments could allow the event's third year of operation to improve its main goal of making the city a restaurant destination for tourists.

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  12. Rash of Burglaries in Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Winston County Sheriff's Department is asking for help from the public to solve a series of seven burglaries that happened since Oct. 26. According to investigators, an 84-year-old woman was home when one of the break-ins occurred. She was not hurt.

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  13. Winston County optimistic 6 months after tornadoRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Six months after a devastating tornado, Winston County's hospital is still operating out of tents and shipping containers, home rebuilding is sputtering along and it may be another year before a new plywood mill opens. Still, local leaders say they're optimistic about rebounding from the April 28 twister, which killed 10 county residents and destroyed 391 buildings.

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  14. Winston County optimistic 6 months after tornado; see April 28 storm damage by the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Six months after a devastating tornado, Winston County's hospital is still operating out of tents and shipping containers, home rebuilding is sputtering along and it may be another year before a new plywood mill opens. Still, leaders in Louisville say they're optimistic about rebounding from April 28's devastating tornado, which killed 10 people in Winston County.

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  15. Louisville, Winston County leaders see opportunities after devastating tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    LOUISVILLE - Six months after a devastating tornado, Winston County's hospital is still operating out of tents and shipping containers, home rebuilding is sputtering along and it may be another year before a new plywood mill opens.

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  16. Grants to Assist Louisville, Winston County RecoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The federal government is sending more than $43.5 million to help Louisville and Winston County rebuild from the April 28 twister. Thirty-four million dollars of that will reimburse 75 percent of costs to open the Natron Plywood Plant, which employed more than 200 people before it was hit.

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  17. News of the Past a " 10/1/2014Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Winston County Journal

    C.J. Johnson , who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago -October 2, 1914 LOUISVILLE: Miss Marie Inman left this week for Carthage where she has accepted the position of Music Teacher in the High School there.

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  18. Calendar of Events a " 10/1/2014Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Winston County Journal

    ... Joy will be leading music. All are invited and a nursery will be provided. REPM meeting set for Oct. 2 The Winston county Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will meet October 2, 2014 at Louisville City Hall at 1 p.m. The Speaker will be ...

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  19. Community college getting federal funds to help community recover from tonadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The U.S. Labor Department is giving Mississippi's East Central Community College $2.5 million to help Winston County recover from the April 28 tornado.

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  20. Houston donates bus to Chickasaw EMARead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Times Post

    ... will be a critical piece of equipment if the need arises." Jernigan said school buses were commandeered in Winston County to transport people out of the disaster zone following the recent tornado that hit Louisville. He said the vehicle could be ...

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