County’s unemployment rate 8.4 percent

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate increased nine-tenths of a percentage point to 8.4 percent in June, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate for May was 7.5 percent, while unemployment … Read more

2 charged in rash of burglaries

Martin

From Press & Staff Reports

A par of arrests made Thursday ended a two-week rash of thefts in the county, authorities said.

The thefts occurred at Hebron Baptist Church on Hebron Church Road, a residence on Clarkson Road and homes … Read more

Band camps

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RUSSELL HOOD/STAFF

Eupora and East Webster high schools conducted band camps the past two weeks. At Eupora High below), where these band members were practicing Thursday, camp for percussion and rookies was the first week while full band camp was … Read more

Tux, Taps, Tiaras, Etc.

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CHARLOTTE NEWMAN/STAFF
Mary Hendrix and Gwenn Rico are the proud owners of Tux, Taps, Tiaras, Etc. of Eupora, which held a ribbon cutting and open house on July 31.

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