The Spring Sensations Style Show will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at Merle Norman and Generations, 202 W. Evergreen St. Models will be premiering the latest fashion trends for the spring season. Tickets are only $10 and may be purchased from the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce, Kopper Kettle, Big Babz, 2nd Street Salon, The Noisy Goose, The Pink Door Bout...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal in the long-running case of an escaped inmate from the Bryan County Jail in Durant facing a death sentence in the fatal kidnapping of a Kentucky distillery worker.The justices will hear the case of 56-year-old Michael Dale St. Clair on March 13 in Frankfort. St. Clair is appealing the conviction and sentence out of Hardin County in the 1991 kidnapping of Francis “Frank” Brady...
Daylight savings time begins Sunday and as everyone sets their clocks back, the Durant Fire Department suggests everyone also check their smoke alarms to make sure they have batteries and are working properly.For those who don’t have smoke detectors, the Durant Fire Department offers free smoke alarms and free installation to all citizens of Durant and free smoke alarms for residents of Bryan County.
A Durant man has been charged a second time with drug trafficking.Jonathan Blake Fouse, 29, was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of hydrocodone with intent to distribute.The charges are the result of a traffic stop by Durant Police Patrolman Jared McCreary who pulled over a car driven by Fouse because it had a cracked windshield.According to the report, McCreary spotted a small set of digital scales in a pocket of Fouse’s jacket...
A preliminary hearing for a man charged with two counts of first-degree manslaughter after a crash last year that killed two Texas residents has been rescheduled.Jesus Garcia Jr., 22 Mesquite, Texas, now has a hearing set for March 31.Garcia was charged on Sept. 3, 2013, after an August crash in Calera that killed Skyla Leigh Fisher, 13, and her mother, Kelly Jean Spielman, 33, both of Arlington, Texas.According to Calera Police, the crash happened at the High...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A plan to force people arrested for certain crimes to submit DNA samples for a law enforcement database was rejected Wednesday by the Oklahoma House, despite an emotional plea from the bill’s author about a brutal Oklahoma murder solved because of the database.The House voted 51-35 against the bill by Rep. Lee Denney, R-Stillwater, who said the measure would help solve cases and only target people arrested for certain violent felonie...
A man found dead on the railroad tracks last weekend appears to have died after being struck by a train, Durant Police said Wednesday.According to Detective Drew Hale, police were dispatched at 5:55 a.m. Sunday to the railroad tracks near South First Avenue and West Main Street about a body on the tracks who was later identified as Elijah Gabriel, 20.Police said he was face down in the tracks and it appeared he had been hit by a train. Earlier this week, police confirmed...
Local Gas Prices