County’s unemployment rate 6.7 percent

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

For the third consecutive month, the unemployment rate in Webster County has remained the same, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

November’s unemployment rate here was 6.7 percent, as … Read more

Demolition of blighted house underway

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Removal of the demolished house at 1485 Adams Ave. is nearing completion. This photo of the lot was taken Monday.

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Demolition and removal of a dilapidated house in Eupora that the city declared a public health menace is nearly complete.

The city hired Ken Knight to demolish the abandoned structure at 1485 Adams Ave., … Read more