60th wedding anniversary

60th wedding anniversary

David and Barbara Mize of Tulsa, formerly Durant, celebrated their 60th anniversary on August 31, 2017. They were married in Bokchito on August 31, 19...

September 18th, 2017 |  


60th wedding anniversary

60th wedding anniversary

Mary Helen (Anderson) Ayers & Jerry Edmond Ayers will celebrate 60 years of marriage on September 14th. They were married September 14th, 1957 at ...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Mother Thurmond- Matron Saint of Durant

Mother Thurmond- Matron Saint of Durant

One can only imagine the sharp contrast between the early life of Nannie Thurmond as the wife of Harrison Thurmond, one of the best known “sport...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Book Talk to be held

Book Talk to be held

Solving murders isn’t typically part of the job description for a librarian, but the Scrappy Librarian (aka Juanita Wills, head librarian at the...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Cookie and salsa competition to be held during the County Free Fair

Attention all cooks, young and old. Do you often brag or someone else brags that you make the best cookies or salsa. Would you like to claim real brag...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Dr. Gaskin celebrates 100th birthday

Dr. Gaskin celebrates 100th birthday

Dr. J.M. Gaskin celebrates his 100th birthday today at Featherstone Retirement and Assisted Living Center in Durant. Dr. Gaskin was pastor of the Firs...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Guess who is turning 40?

Guess who is turning 40?

Drop by Calvary Baptist Church at South Seventh and Louisiana Street Sept. 4 from 4-6 p.m. to wish Shea a happy 40th birthday. No gifts, please. .neFi...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Choctaw Nation Headquarters nearing completion.

Choctaw Nation Headquarters nearing completion.

The new Choctaw Nation headquarters building is nearing completion. This facility will consolodate nearly all of the Choctaw Nation’s services i...

August 28th, 2017 |  


The new Choctaw Nation headquarters building is nearing completion. This facility will consolodate nearly all of the Choctaw Nation’s services i...

August 23rd, 2017 |  


Let’s go to the movies!

Let’s go to the movies!

No doubt you’ve heard the dire prediction that the demise of the movie theater is now just a matter of when and where we will hold the last one&...

August 18th, 2017 |