Some thoughts on Constitution Day

Thursday, Sept. 17, was Constitution Day – the 228th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. On that day in 1787, 39 of the origina...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Durant Main Street is on social media

Durant Main Street is on social media

We want to stay in touch with you.Some of you may have noticed, the Durant Main Street program is active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and our Webs...

September 12th, 2015 |  


Reader praises no-tobacco policy

Super thanks and cheers to Gov. Mary Fallen and Legislators for protecting and caring about our youth, and all of us by making our schools and school ...

September 12th, 2015 |  


Readers say Trump is wrong on immigration

Donald Trump never seems to let the facts get in the way of a good applause line. Take his comments on immigration and birthright citizenship as one e...

September 5th, 2015 |  


Reader says vote ‘yes’ on school bond

Education has been a big part of my family for many generations. My parents Bob and Betty Swearengin were both teachers, as were my grandparents Recto...

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  


A sad discovery during vacation

A sad discovery during vacation

You never know what you will find when going “off the beaten path” on vacation.While visiting the prison museum last month in Cañon C...

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  


Helping those in need

Every year, month and even week we hear about helping those in need. Even those close to home. Some even send money to help those that are far away. T...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Readers thank county commissioner

We live at 2471 Gov. R.L. Williams Road in Caddo. We who live on this road know how really bad it can get when it rains and with all the rain we recei...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Woman thanks community for help in finding lost pet

I spent an unexpected 10 days in Durant looking for a rescue greyhound-type dog named Nite after he escaped when we stopped at a local hotel for the n...

August 16th, 2015 |  


States can nullify same sex marriage ruling

States can nullify same sex marriage ruling

My last article focused on the unlawful judicial bias and federal overreach of the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruling that mandated same sex marriage ...

August 1st, 2015 |