EHS gym demolition

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Ken Knight uses an excavator to demolish Eupora High School’s gymnasium, which had a long and rich history. Knight, subcontracting for Cain Recyclers & Demolition of Kosciusko, was working there Thursday. The demolition began June 22 following asbestos … Read more

2 Men Plead Guilty in Circuit Court

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times

Two men entered guilty pleas during the June term of Webster County Circuit Court.

They pleaded guilty at the Choctaw County Courthouse in Ackerman on June 15, the opening day of the court term.… Read more

Webster County’s unemployment rate 7.4 percent

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By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County’s unemployment rate increased 1.2 percentage points to 7.4 percent in May, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The revised jobless rate for April was 6.2 percent, while unemployment was at … Read more