Brooks-Williams earns Master’s degree from Harvard

Brooks-Williams earns Master’s degree from Harvard

BOSTON , Mass. - Riley Denae Brooks-Williams, wife of Ryen Williams and daughter of Renea Roberts and Terry Brooks of Durant, was awarded a Master of ...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Social held for Chapter Laureate Alpha Xi of Beta Sigma Phi

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, five members of the Laureate Alpha Xi Chapter met at Rustico’s Restaurant in Denison, Texas. The ladies did not h...

September 26th, 2017 |  


AAUW honors scholarship recipients

The September meeting of the Durant Affiliate AAUW (American Association of University Women) was held in the home of Billie Robinson for the first me...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Billy Hamilton Receives Innovation Award

Billy Hamilton Receives Innovation Award

Billy Hamilton was among recipients of awards during Oklahoma Minority Enterprise Development Awards and given the “Innovation” award. The...

September 23rd, 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 |  


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 |