NEWS


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Durant Skate Park
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OSF holds spud fundraiser
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10 time Grammy winner Carlos Santana turns 7o

Speaker removes budget committee chair

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The speaker of the Oklahoma House has replaced the head of the powerful House Appropriations and Budget Committee amid a di...

July 18th, 2017 |  


SE receives NSF grant to enhance High Performance Computing

Southeastern Oklahoma State University, in collaboration with Northeastern, Rogers State, and Southwestern, will receive a grant from the National Sci...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Masons dedicate cornerstone during courthouse centennial

Masons dedicate cornerstone during courthouse centennial

The Bryan County Courthouse has turned 100 years old and a centennial celebration was held all day Saturday. On July 4, 1917, the Oklahoma Masonic Lod...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Time capsule opened for courthouse centennial

Time capsule opened for courthouse centennial

A Duke & Ayres paper sack containing post cards was inside the time capsule.Durant Three Valley Museum Curator Nancy Ferris is shown with items re...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Simmons Bridge opens across Red River

Simmons Bridge opens across Red River

The Sgt. Anthony Simmons Veterans Memorial Bridge is open. The Carpenter’s Bluff Bridge is adjacent to the new four-lane concrete bridge crossin...

July 18th, 2017 updated: July 18th, 2017. |  


Bryan County Courthouse Centennial Celebration held

Bryan County Courthouse Centennial Celebration held

The Bryan County Courthouse Centennial Celebration was held Saturday. Many events were held throughout the day, including a cornerstone ceremony by th...

July 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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SE family welcomes Crabtree
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Performance Course continues
Lady Lion Opening Day

Lady Lion Opening Day

New Durant High School softball coach Cody Little tosses a ball to a batter during hitting drills on the first official day of fast pitch softball pra...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Calera’s Ross Davis to join OCA Hall of Fame

Calera’s Ross Davis to join OCA Hall of Fame

Former Calera High School basketball player and coach Ross Davis will be inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Saturday, July...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Monster bombers dominate

Monster bombers dominate

Where have the small-medium-large people gone?I wanted to see the changes major league baseball made to the home run derby, so I tuned it in Monday ni...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Summer a great time to pass on fishing love

Summer a great time to pass on fishing love

As the old summertime church youth camp song goes, it only takes a spark to get a fire going.True in building a campfire and in passing along faith fr...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Caddo Regional Champions

Caddo Regional Champions

Caddo had OK Kids regional baseball champions over the weekend in both Coach Pitch and Peewee divisions to move on to their respective state tournamen...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Sooner football ranking shift; Democrat receives honors

Sooner football ranking shift; Democrat receives honors

Seems like we knocked off the first six months of 2017 in about three months, but time flies when you’re having fun.Saw something about Oklahoma...

July 10th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Dill to celebrate 106th birhday

Dill to celebrate 106th birhday

Clint Dill, better known to many as Papa Dill, will celebrate his 106th birthday on July 10.He will be celebrating his birthday with friends, family a...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Beta Sigma Phi holds meeting

On June 29, six member of Laureate Alpha Xi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met in the home of President, LaWanda Lynn. While sharing thoughts while sitting...

July 5th, 2017 |  


DAV Service Officers available to assist vets

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter 26 in Durant will be offering daily service officers for veterans and their families. The Chapter, located in t...

July 4th, 2017 |  


OSF Children’s Theatre

OSF Children’s Theatre

The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival Children’s Theatre Workshop is presenting Disney’s “The Lion King at 2 and 7 p.m. today and 2 p....

June 30th, 2017 |  


Outdoor grilling requires same food safety practices as indoor cooking

Outdoor grilling requires same food safety practices as indoor cooking

There is nothing quite like the smell of a food on the grill at family reunions or just getting together with a few friends.Although many people enjoy...

June 30th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Win some, lose some
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Oklahoma’s death penalty is a failed public policy

Tough Decisions

Tough Decisions

I have received numerous questions about teacher pay raises. The House passed a bill for teacher pay raises and has a plan for funding it, but it is u...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Working to Preserve Services for District 19

Working to Preserve Services for District 19

I have spoken to people at the Department of Human Services, and they indicate they have no plans to close the Antler’s office. They said these ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


April showers bring May flowers

There has always been the old saying “April Showers bring May flowers.” When this statement is being said, it seems to bring a smile to pe...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


What’s a town hall meeting all about?

Town hall meetings are a long-standing tradition in the United States. It is reported that some small New England towns still have town hall meetings,...

April 16th, 2017 |  


An apology and an explanation

An apology and an explanation

I want to apologize for getting obviously upset at a Chamber of Commerce meeting in Atoka. A person who always is very vocal in voicing their opinion ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


A look at current legislation

A look at current legislation

I would like to start this report by advising that I continue to receive great reports on my health. God had been very good to me, and cancer has not ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


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