Choctaw: Webster Inmate captured soon after fleeing jail

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

 

A Webster County Jail inmate had a brief period of freedom last week when he escaped during booking and assaulted a bail bondsman during the process, authorities said.

Sheriff Tim Mitchell and the Webster County Sheriff’s Department provided this information about the incident, which occurred about 3:45 p.m. Feb. 20:




Supervisors discuss potential grant projects

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

 

The Webster County Board of Supervisors discussed potential projects for a federal job-creation grant last week.

Planner George Crawford of the Golden Triangle Planning and Development District met with the board at a special-called meeting Thursday. The Enterprise Director Lara Bowman was also in attendance.





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