A cold new year

A cold new year

Water sprays from a fountain that is partially frozen at the Allen Wheeler office across the street from the courthouse. Temperatures were in the teen...

January 2nd, 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 |  


Museum to hold Journey Stories

Museum to hold Journey Stories

Staff reportBeginning Thursday, Jan. 4, The Three Valley Museum will once again host a series of presentations regarding a person or event that had an...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Memorial held for Trooper Petty

Memorial held for Trooper Petty

A memorial service for retired Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Ronald D. Petty was held Friday afternoon in Durant.Ron Petty Badge #604, devoted his l...

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


Sheriff promoting physical fitness

Sheriff promoting physical fitness

Bryan County Sheriff Johnny Christian is encouraging physical fitness for all employees of the sheriff’s office.Last week, two groups of employe...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Prayer event held for sheriff’s office

Prayer event held for sheriff’s office

The Bryan County Sheriff’s Office was honored Sunday during a prayer event for law enforcement held at the Bryan County Courthouse.Sheriff Johnn...

December 21st, 2017 |  


SE Fall graduating class includes 54% first-generation graduates

SE Fall graduating class includes 54% first-generation graduates

More than half – 54% — of Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s fall graduating class are first-generation college graduates.The ...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Salvation Army feeds families at Christmas

Salvation Army feeds families at Christmas

Cars and people filled the Bryan County Fairgrounds Saturday for the Salvation Army of Durant and the Toys for Tots Christmas giveaways.Both organizat...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Toys put smiles on parents’ face

Toys put smiles on parents’ face

Christmas morning when children look under the tree to see if Santa had them on his naughty or nice list, the smiles on their face confirms they were ...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Cantrell DISD Teacher of the Year

Cantrell DISD Teacher of the Year

Durant Independent School District Superintendent Duane Merideth presented the district Teacher of the Year award Friday afternoon at Durant Middle Sc...

December 16th, 2017 |