Month: December 2016

Jobless rate rises to 6 percent

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 6 percent in October. Its unemployment rate was 5.9 percent a month earlier and 7.1 percent in October 2015, according to Mississippi Department…

Treloar resigns; Adkins named interim supt.

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Assistant Superintendent Michael Adkins has been named the Webster County School District’s interim superintendent following the announced resignation of Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar. The Webster County School Board accepted Treloar’s resignation, effective Dec.…