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

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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.

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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