NEWS


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The Caddo Corn Carnival
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TKE builds backyard bonfire

Oklahoma to slash mental health, drug abuse programs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Outpatient mental health and substance abuse programs for 189,000 Oklahoma residents, including some addicted to opioids, w...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Colbert Frontier Days held Saturday

Colbert Frontier Days held Saturday

Colbert Frontier Days Festival took place Saturday in Colbert.Silent auction, live music and good food were part of the fun.Larry Massey provided musi...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Joe Clark named deputy chief of police

Joe Clark named deputy chief of police

Durant Police Chief David Houser announced that he has selected Joe Clark to fill the position of deputy chief of police. This position was left vacan...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Marty Pope promoted to Parks and Recreation Superintendent.

Marty Pope promoted to Parks and Recreation Superintendent.

Longtime City of Durant employee Marty Pope has been promoted to Durant’s new Parks and Recreation/General Superintendent.Pope has over 14 years...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Business tax workshop to be held in Durant

Are you struggling with the taxes for your business? Let us help you! Join us for a “Small Business Tax Basics” workshop on Thursday, Oct....

October 17th, 2017 |  


New basketball league

New basketball league

The Boys and Girls Club of Durant has started a basketball league for its members.Larry Long, Executive Director said, “Varsity Coaches Daniel a...

October 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Durant bids for 3rd straight win against Noble tonight

Durant bids for 3rd straight win against Noble tonight

Each of the past two seasons, Durant and Noble have played historically high scoring football contests with the Lions coming out on the positive end e...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Caddo streak snapped in 24-14 loss to Strother

Caddo streak snapped in 24-14 loss to Strother

CADDO – An early injury to starting running back P.J. McClure put the Caddo Bruins behind the eight ball. Coupled with turnovers and inopportune...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Bruins’ Matthew Jenkins named Vyve Player of the Week

Bruins’ Matthew Jenkins named Vyve Player of the Week

Caddo senior defensive lineman Matthew Jenkins was named Friday Night Vyve Player of the Week for his outstanding play in the Bruins’ 42-8 win o...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Friday starts deer gun season for youth

Friday starts deer gun season for youth

With the first faint hints of autumn color starting to brush some of Oklahoma’s hardwood forests, the mid-October fall of acorns is beginning to...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Caddo looks to continue roll against Strother tonight

Caddo looks to continue roll against Strother tonight

As the regular season heads down the stretch, the Caddo football team has put itself in a good position to be playing for the school’s first dis...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Memories of past Southern Arkansas visits

Memories of past Southern Arkansas visits

Southeastern football head coach Bo Atterberry is facing the unenviable task of convincing his team that a 1-point loss to Henderson State is not the ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Allen and Simmons to wed
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Caddo Yard of the Month
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Calera OHCE holds meeting

Become a friend of the Durant Library during National Friends Week

Durant has a truly excellent resource that has something for everyone. Many of you know this community hub as the Durant Library, or, more formally, t...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Diabetes classes for Type II Diabetics to be held

The Bryan County OSU Extension will be conducting L.E.A.D. “Live Well, Eat Well, Be Active with Diabetes”, program geared for people with ...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Book Talk to be held

Book Talk to be held

A classic existential novel by Albert Camus, “The Stranger,” is Book Talk’s choice for its October 12 meeting at Donald W. Reynolds ...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Book on dinosaur discovery to be held at library

Book on dinosaur discovery to be held at library

A true story about the discovery of a world-class dinosaur specimen found in Oklahoma will be the topic at a Brown-Bag Luncheon on October 14.Russell ...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Eager OHCE group meets at Clay Jones Community Building

The Eager OHCE (Oklahoma Home and Community Education) group met August 14, 2017 at the Clay Jones Community Building. Phyllis Eggenberg was hostess w...

October 4th, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:28 pm |    
Win some, lose some
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Updated: 11:31 am. |    

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 |