County’s unemployment rate 10.5 percent

From Staff & Press Reports


Webster County’s unemployment rate for December was 10.5 percent, down half a percent from November’s rate.

Mississippi Department of Employment Security figures show the county’s jobless rate was

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Local students among Ole Miss degree candidates

Two University of Mississippi students from Webster County are among 813 candidates for degrees at the close of the fall semester. They are invited to participate in UM’s spring commencement scheduled May 14.

The local degree candidates are

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Calendar of Events & Church News

Choctaw County

1st Responders

Dinner Feb. 28

The Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual First Responders Appreciation Dinner on

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