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

    Wednesday Oct 1 | 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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  2. Calendar of Events a " 10/1/2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | 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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  3. Community college getting federal funds to help community recover from tonadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | 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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  4. Houston donates bus to Chickasaw EMARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | 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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  5. $2.5M to aid factories after Winston County stormRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    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. The money will go to help improve worker training and support businesses in the area's manufacturing sector.

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  6. Rebuilding Continues in Louisville and Winston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    April 28th, 2014 is a day that people in Louisville and Winston County will never forget. It was that afternoon when a powerful EF-4 tornado ripped through the area, leveling homes and claiming multiple lives in the process.

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  7. WWII Veteran Honored by Local AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A local hero was honored this weekend at 93 years old for his extraordinary service to our country. The Louisville-Winston County Airport dedicated its new terminal building to Web Pruitt Lee, a man who served with bravery and honor through World War II.

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  8. First lady's statewide reading journey almost completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Newms360.com

    ... their everyday lives. Bryant said she was taking shelter at the courthouse in Louisville when it struck that Winston County town, on her way back to Jackson from reading to students in Fulton earlier in the day.

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  9. FEMA awards grant to defray costs of moving tornado-damaged hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    LOUISVILLE - A $1-million federal grant has been awarded to support medical service delivery in tornado-damaged Louisville and Winston County.

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  10. 'Shoot the idiots' then call the coroner's office, says Miss. coronerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Yesterday's report in the Jackson, Miss., Clarion Ledger about Winston County, Miss., coroner Scott Gregory - who suggested that people should own handguns and get training, and to "shoot the idiots and call the coroner" - has made something of an overnight sensation of outspoken public servant and morning rock radio disc jockey. Gregory recommended that people sign up for a Winston County Sheriff's Department handgun training course prepared by the National Rifle Association.

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  11. Winston coroner puts burglars in bull's-eyeRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    Winston County Coroner Scott Gregory said he wasn't trying to drum up business with a Facebook post Saturday, but he's fed up with a rash of burglaries around Louisville. He said he believes people should protect their homes and families, and says someone shooting a burglar would probably be a good deterrent.

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  12. Tornado relief: Volunteers, MSU team celebrate memorial, renovationRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    In the aftermath of an EF4 tornado that devastated a Winston County community in April, volunteers have revitalized Dean Park, renovating its concession stand and creating a mural in memory a local woman who died protecting a child. Dean Park in Center Ridge reopened Friday thanks to work supported by the Appalachian Community Learning Project.

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  13. EDA awards $100,000 grant to Louisville and countyRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Winston County Journal

    The Economic Development Administration has awarded a $100,000 grant to support the development of a comprehensive land use plan to help tornado-damaged Louisville and Winston County build its economic base, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran today reported.

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  14. Grant Awarded for Winston County Economic PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... land use plan. According to Sen. Thad Cochran's office, it's intended to help tornado-damaged Louisville and Winston County build its economic base. The EDA Economic Adjustment Assistance grant was awarded to the Golden Triangle Planning and ...

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  15. EDA awards grant as county recovers from tornadoRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    WINSTON COUNTY - The Economic Development Administration has awarded a $100,000 grant to support the development of a comprehensive land use plan to help tornado-damaged Louisville and Winston County build its economic base.

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  16. Busy time waiting on football to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Daily Sentinel Star

    ... have also been busy with my new book, a novel called "Untruths and Truths Untold." My novel and I were at the Winston County Library in Louisville on July 29, at the Blue Biscuit Book Club in Indianola on Aug. 5, and we will be at the Elizabeth ...

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  17. Local teens record albumRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Choctaw Plaindealer

    A pair of Winston County teens is looking to make their mark in the music industry soon as they plan the release of their first

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  18. Sunflowers aid healing in tornado-ravaged Mississippi townRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    Sunflowers. Tall, yellow rays of hope in a place that can use all it can get nearly three months after an EF4 tornado killed 10 people in Winston County and destroyed or damaged hundreds of homes.

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  19. Giles Ward will not seek reelection to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... Ward represents Senate District 18, which is comprised of all of Leake and Neshoba counties and a part of Winston County. Ward is chairman of the Senate Wildlife Committee. He was elected to the Senate in 2007 after having served five terms as a ...

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  20. Giles Ward not seeking re-election to SenateRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... Ward represents Senate District 18 which is comprised of all of Leake and Neshoba counties and a part of Winston County. Ward is chairman of the Senate Wildlife Committee. He was elected to the Senate in 2007 after having served five terms as a ...

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