Month: October 2013

Officer, suspect killed during pursuit

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times   The Eupora community is mourning Wednesday morning’s death of a city police officer who was killed while attempting to stop a car involved in a high-speed pursuit on U.S. 82. Veteran Officer Keith…

EWHS

The new school at East Webster High School, including the dome-shaped gym in the background

Eupora set to visit Calhoun city for Region 4-2A showdown

By Austin Bishop The Webster Progress-Times   Junior Graham has been around high school football long enough that he recognizes a big game when he sees one. And that’s exactly what the veteran Eupora High School head football coach knows…

Storytime about bats, ‘Bully Goat’

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Public Library   Even though Wednesday, Oct. 16, was a wet day, 11 children attended storytime at Webster County Library. After the usual singing, Ms. Bonnie read “There was an Old Woman Who Swallowed…

Math winners

Congratulations to East Webster High School math students Carrie McBride for winning first place( $3,000 scholarship and new TI-inspire graphing calculator), Kayte Beliew for winning fourth place( $1,000) and Jennifer Darce for winning fifth place ($1,000) out of 35 students who…

EES announces box top winners

From School Reports   Eupora Elementary teachers and students just completed their fall box top drive, bringing in 16,804 box tops. Students who brought in 25 or more were treated to a movie day on Oct. 11. The top three…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: Oct. 27, 1938 Yes, We Now Have Corn Sextuplets! Will this corn business of multiple ears never end? Two weeks ago a display of twin ears caused comment, brought in…

Halloween and our pets: How to keep pets safe at the holiday

By Dr. Brandy Middleton Boykin   Halloween can literally be a scary time of year for cats and dogs. One reason is because of the costumes that some people wear. Pets are not acclimated to people wearing costumes and can…

Supes agree on uniforms

By Daniel Brunty The Webster Progress-Times   The Webster County Board of Supervisors made a decision regarding county employee uniforms and met with representatives of collection agencies during its meeting on Monday. After bringing the meeting into session the supervisors…

Chuck Wagon Gang celebrates 77 years

For the WPT   What would be your choice for the Top 20 gospel groups of all time? That was the question posed to listeners of SGM Radio when they conducted an email campaign to list those groups. They were…