SBA Takes Loan Applications for Holmes Disaster

The Small Business Administration is taking applications for low-interest disaster loans from local residents and businesses affected by the storms which hit Holmes County on March 22.   SBA Public Affairs Specialist Dorris Evans says the disaster outreach center which opened in Durant last week... Read More.

Disaster Declaration Application Deadline is Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the deadline to apply for public assistance in conjunction with the Winter Storm Event in February.According to FEMA, Local governments, tribes, territories and certain private nonprofits in the 31 disaster-declared counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians that were impacted by... Read More.

Trump Declares Mississippi a Disaster Region

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has become the latest U.S. state declared a major disaster area by President Donald Trump amid the new coronavirus outbreak. Sunday's declaration opens the state to more federal assistance to confront the pandemic. Gov. Tate Reeves announced Friday that... Read More.

Disaster declaration for Neshoba, Leake Co.

(AP) - President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for parts of Mississippi affected by severe weather that hit in late October. U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker's office says Trump approved Gov. Phil Bryant's request for the declaration. That came after the entire... Read More.