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C2C participants ready for work

From Press Reports

 

Webster County students participating in the Counseling to Careers program have been attending classes focusing on work ethics for the past seven weeks.

Classes stress the importance of good attendance, appropriate dress in the workplace, good … Read more

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

 

75 Years Ago:

Nov. 3, 1938

Quilting Party

Friday, Oct. 28, Mrs. Dewitt Edwards Sr. and daughter, Mrs. Jesse Kilgore, entertained a group of women with a quilting party at their home … Read more

Jail Docket

Oct. 22

Isaac A. Gunn Jr., DOB 02-07-88, BM: bond surrender for contempt of court/failure to pay (bad check-six counts).

Billy D. Medders, DOB 02-07-71, WM; Eupora 3: improper equipment: suspended DL under implied consent.

Ashley Wise, DOB 08-06-87, WF; … Read more

Sports schedules

FRIDAY, NOV. 1

Prep Football

7 p.m. — Choctaw County at Philadelphia

7 p.m. — Eupora at East Webster

7 p.m. — Nanih Waiya at French Camp

7 p.m. — Nettleton at Louisville

7 p.m. — Sebastopol at Noxapater

Junior … Read more

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 … Read more

EWHS

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

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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 … Read more

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 … Read more