City hires new deputy clerk

By Russell Hood

The Webster Progress-Times


City leaders approved the hiring a new deputy clerk during a recessed meeting last week.

The Eupora Board of Aldermen voted Oct. 24 to offer the full-time deputy clerk position to Kimberly Burgess, … 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


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