Democrat sold to Oklahoma-based group

A media group with Oklahoma ties has purchased three newspapers in the southern part of the state, a company representative announced Monday.Larry Mil...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Distinguished Alumnus to sign copies of Civil War book

Distinguished Alumnus to sign copies of Civil War book

Author Mark Hughes will be presenting Civil War Images and signing copies of his book, The New Civil War Handboo, at Southeastern Oklahoma State Unive...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Blake Shelton’s Block Party in Tishomingo a huge success!

Blake Shelton’s Block Party in Tishomingo a huge success!

Blake Shelton performed a free concert in Tishomingo for the opening of his Ole Red entertainment venue. Blake Shelton’s Block Party was a huge ...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


City’s Utility Office Under New Management

City’s Utility Office Under New Management

The City of Durant has added two new employees to the city’s Utility Department. Stephanie Barfield has been named the new Utility Billing Super...

October 2nd, 2017 updated: October 2nd, 2017. |  


Fire Marshal offers free smoke alarms

Fire Marshal offers free smoke alarms

Free smoke alarms are being offered by the Durant Fire Department through a partnership with the American Red Cross. Durant Fire Marshal Wade Boyd sai...

September 29th, 2017 updated: September 30th, 2017. |  


Sheriff has new Chaplain

Sheriff has new Chaplain

Jesse West is a pastor of a local church, and he’s now in a deputy uniform spreading the Word.Westside Baptist Church congregation members know ...

September 29th, 2017 updated: September 30th, 2017. |  


Christian’s Sheriff Department takes oath

Christian’s Sheriff Department takes oath

Sheriff Johnny Christian’s Bryan County Sheriff Department took their oath Thursday at the Bryan County Courthouse. He has hired new deputies si...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Community embraces Boys and Girls Club

Community embraces Boys and Girls Club

Larry Long has seen the Boys and Girls Club of Durant grow from nearly 200 to nearly 600 in his time here.The club is starting basketball to teach the...

September 28th, 2017 |  


First United Bank announces chief operating officer

First United Bank announces chief operating officer

First United Bank is proud to announce Timothy Schneider as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating & Information Officer. Schneider will par...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Diabetes empowerment education program coming to Durant

Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) Southeast Center of Healthy Aging will be providing the Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP) for any...

September 28th, 2017 |