NEWS


9:11 pm |    
Reaping what they sow
7:24 pm |    
BrucePac donates truck
11:50 pm
Updated: 11:54 pm. |    
Rare eclipse takes place Monday
11:47 pm |    
Bike night held for veterans
10:40 pm
Updated: 11:08 pm. |    
Local star athletes promote positivity

Resignations and hirings for Durant Schools

The Durant Board of Education accepted the following resignations since their last meeting in July.Certified staff resigning: Lenore Pfaff-Language Ar...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Possible pipe bomb contained after suspect’s arrest

Possible pipe bomb contained after suspect’s arrest

Durant Police arrested a suspect in the 600 block of West Texas Street in Durant Thursday afternoon after learning about a possible pipe bomb.Police r...

August 17th, 2017 updated: August 18th, 2017. |  


Drive sober or get pulled over

This Labor Day, the Durant Police Department reminds citizens to drive sober or get pulled over in an effort to end impaired driving.The end of summer...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Sheriff warrant round up continues

Bryan County Sheriff Johnny Christian provided an update to the warrant roundup for violent offenders that has been taking place this week in the coun...

August 16th, 2017 updated: August 17th, 2017. |  


Fort Washita to show community movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’

The Chickasaw Nation will host an outdoor showing of the 2017 movie “Beauty and the Beast,” 8 p.m., Aug. 19, at Fort Washita, 3348 State R...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Durant Historical Society to participate in community revitalization

Sixty-six community structures across Oklahoma have been chosen as projects for Fresh Paint Days. This Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) program is design...

August 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Christmas coming early for Southeastern sports fans

Christmas coming early for Southeastern sports fans

Only 128 shopping days before Christmas – if we’re allowed to have Christmas this year.That’s absolutely not a given with so many id...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Young angler lands new Texoma record white bass

Young angler lands new Texoma record white bass

Back in the good old days - which probably weren’t nearly as good as I like to remember them - it was pretty easy to keep up with outdoors news ...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Bruin gridders prep for scrimmage

Bruin gridders prep for scrimmage

Caddo head coach Jeremy Proctor instructs during tackling drills on a hot Tuesday afternoon practice. The Bruins began full pad workouts this week and...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Silo pulls away from Calera, 4-2

Silo pulls away from Calera, 4-2

SILO – After suffering their first loss of the season on Saturday, it didn’t take the Silo Lady Rebels long to bounce back with wins over ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Lions continue gridiron work

Lions continue gridiron work

New Durant High football assistant Morris Sloan talks to players as head coach Ray Richards looks on after conditioning drills following Monday mornin...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Caddo’s magical run reaches Rock Creek title tilt

Caddo’s magical run reaches Rock Creek title tilt

Magical games where everything seems to go right on the diamond come along every so often. Magical days where things seem to go in your direction are ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Let’s go to the movies!

Bryan County Free Fair approaches

The Bryan County Free Fair is scheduled for September 6th through the 9th. With the fair being only a few weeks away, it’s time to start getting...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Masseys celebrate anniversary

Masseys celebrate anniversary

Odes and Nancy Massey of Surprise, Arizona, former residents of Durant, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Kauai, Hawaii. Their children are...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Bryan County 4-H’ers named state winners at 96th State 4-H Roundup

Bryan County 4-H’ers named state winners at 96th State 4-H Roundup

STILLWATER – Four Bryan County 4-H’ers were recognized for their outstanding 4-H work during the 96th State 4-H Roundup that took place on...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Eager OHCE holds birthday luncheon

The Eager OHCE (Oklahoma Home and Community Education) group met June 20 in the home of Arleta Curtis for their traditional birthday/salad lunch and b...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Oklahoma Troopers Spouses Organization partners with Red Cross for blood drives

The Oklahoma Troopers Spouses Organization and the American Red Cross invite area residents to roll up a sleeve and help save a life at the inaugural ...

August 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:28 pm |    
Win some, lose some
10:45 pm
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 |