2 dead as tornadoes strike Wisconsin and Oklahoma

May 19, 2017 in News

CHICAGO (AP) — One person was killed when a tornado swept into a mobile home park in Wisconsin Tuesday and another person died when a twister hit a housing subdivision […]

Storms damage homes in Brookhaven, spawn possible tornado

March 30, 2017 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Storms overnight and during the day Thursday caused disruption across Mississippi, although damage remained limited. Emergency officials say an unconfirmed tornado struck along the Harrison-Jackson county […]

Four dead after tornado rips through Hattiesburg area

January 23, 2017 in News

HATTIESBURG, Mississippi (AP) — Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the […]

Severe weather: Possible tornado hits Mississippi’s Monroe County

May 25, 2015 in News

(AP) Trees and buildings are damaged in Monroe County after a possible tornado hit Amory and Smithville. Monroe County Emergency Management Agency Director Robert “Bunky” Goza says no deaths or […]

Mississippi offering housing assistance to tornado victims after Obama denies FEMA help

January 13, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has activated the state’s Temporary Disaster Housing Assistance Program. Gov. Phil Bryant says in a news release he took action after […]

Volunteers help with tornado clean-up on Christmas, power restored

December 25, 2014 in News

COLUMBIA, Mississippi (AP) — Workers restored power Thursday to tornado-scarred Columbia, while volunteers helped clear rubble, cover roofs and do whatever else they could to help the Mississippi town recover. […]

Winston County optimistic 6 months after tornado; see April 28 storm damage by the numbers

October 28, 2014 in News

LOUISVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — 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 […]

Mississippi daycare worker dies in tornado, found clutching toddler she saved

April 30, 2014 in News

LOUISVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — Ruth Bennett died clutching the last child left at her day care center as a tornado wiped the building off its foundation. A firefighter who came […]