County’s unemployment rate 7.5 percent

From Staff Reports

The unemployment rate for Webster County decreased nearly two percentage points to 7.5 percent in February, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

The jobless rate was 9.3 percent in January, while unemployment was at 12.1 … Read more

County awards courthouse site prep contract

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

Webster County has awarded a contract for preparing the courthouse site in Walthall.

The Board of Supervisors did so March 31, when it voted to award the contract to Harrison Dozer Service of Mathiston … Read more

District seeks EHS gym demolition bids

From Staff Reports

The Webster County School District plans to seek bids for demolition of Eupora High School’s gymnasium.

Superintendent of Education Jack Treloar requested permission from the county School Board on March 16 to request bids for the demolition … Read more