Obituary – Ms. Linda Davis Wills

Ackerman, MS Linda Davis WIlls, 65, a retired certified nursing assistant and caregiver, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at her residence in Ackerman, MS. Ms. Wills was born December 13, 1950. She was a member of the Chester Baptist…

Obituary – Mr. Billy R. Ray

Ackerman, MS Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS.…

County’s unemployment rate unchanged

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Webster County’s unemployment rate was unchanged in January, based on figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. January’s unemployment rate was 8.3 percent, the same as in December. The jobless rate was…