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 […]

Search continues for missing 8-year-old boy amid Louisville tornado rubble

April 30, 2014 in News

LOUISVILLE, Mississippi (AP) — Authorities are renewing efforts to find an 8-year-old boy missing from Monday’s tornado. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks deployed a 10-member search team […]

10 injured in Wayne County, minor street flooding seen on Mississippi coast, NWS says

April 29, 2014 in News

WAYNESBORO, Mississippi (AP) — The National Weather Service says 10 people were injured when a possible tornado or straight line winds moved over Wayne County in southeast Mississippi. Meteorologist John […]

Massive tornado kills 16 in Arkansas; Louisiana, Mississippi brace for severe weather

April 28, 2014 in News

VILONIA, Arkansas (AP) — Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents found themselves huddling in the dark early Monday wondering how they would […]

One year after deadly tornado, memories still vivid in Smithville

April 30, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

SMITHVILLE – (AP) A few days before a tornado ripped apart her town, a frail and nearly blind woman named Ruth Estis stared through a magnifying glass as she slowly […]

Tornado confirmed in Lamar County Friday

March 6, 2012 in News

By Monica Land HATTIESBURG – Meteorologists are saying Friday saw at least 128 tornadoes across 12 states with 39 deaths being reported thus far. And those numbers, sources said, are […]