Unemployment in Texas County increased slightly in October, reports the Missouri Department of Economic Development.
The figure was 3.4 percent, an increase of one-tenth of a percentage point from September. Employment numbered 8,967. The number listed as unemployed totaled 312.
Other counties and their unemployment rates: Douglas, 3.7; Howell, 3.6; Shannon, 4.0; and Wright, 4.8.