Monthly Archives: October 2013

Officer, suspect killed during pursuit

Law enforcement officers and emergency responders stabilize and secure one of the men injured in Wednesday morning’s accident on U.S. 82 near the Highway 9 exit. One of the three people in the car, who were suspects in an attempted bank robbery in Eupora, was killed. Eupora Officer Keith Crenshaw was killed when the car struck him as it tried to avoid stop sticks.

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

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

Storytime about bats, ‘Bully Goat’

Tripp Boatman waits his turn and watches while Mary Elizabeth White places her hand in black paint to make bat wings.

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

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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

Cade Adkins, Dylan Chandler and Porter Gary

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…

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…