Firefighters put out mattress fire

Staff reportDurant firefighters responded Sunday to an apartment at Sooner Apartments after being dispatched to investigate a smoke odor.When firefigh...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Choctaw Nation WIC implements E-cards

Choctaw Nation WIC implements E-cards

Choctaw Nation WIC has made receiving Women, Infants and Children (WIC) benefits easier for families. On Nov. 6, 2017, the new e-card was released ...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Southeastern hosts 
Career Discovery Day for eighth-graders

Southeastern hosts Career Discovery Day for eighth-graders

The campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University was the site Thursday for the “It Starts Now’’ 8th Grade Career Discovery Day.M...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Ben Siegel: Bryan County’s prosperous peddler

Ben Siegel: Bryan County’s prosperous peddler

In 1896, a gangly young Jewish boy got off the train at Atoka carrying his worldly possessions with one hand. It was a hot dry Thursday and J. T. Clin...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Calera School Board to be honored

January is School Board Recognition Month and an opportunity for local schools and communities to honor Oklahoma’s more than 2,700 elected schoo...

January 7th, 2018 |  


Brooks & Dunn New Year’s Eve at Grand Theater

Brooks & Dunn New Year’s Eve at Grand Theater

Brooks & Dunn formed in 1990 as a suggestion from a record executive.Both were song writers in the 1980s for several well-known artists.Once they ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Calera Police recover vehicle stolen from Durant business

Staff reportA Durant woman is accused of taking a pickup from a Durant business and driving it to Calera.Twenty-two-year-old Chanteal Ann Foreman Eato...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Back to school for the new year

Back to school for the new year

Wednesday was the first day of school of the new year for Durant students after the holiday break. Students are shown at the end of the school day at ...

January 4th, 2018 |  


REI to hold sexual harassment awareness conference

Join Rural Enterprises Thursday, January 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the REI Oklahoma Conference Center, 2912 Enterprise Blvd, Durant, for “...

January 4th, 2018 |  


City looking ahead to 2018

City looking ahead to 2018

Durant is growing at a record pace.Commercial business, as well as residential housing is seeing an unprecedented boom.What started off as a little vi...

January 2nd, 2018 |