Prayer held for local law enforcement

Prayer held for local law enforcement

A National Day of Prayer for law enforcement was held Saturday and an event was held at Carl Albert Park in Durant.Lt. Chuck Wells, a former Bryan Cou...

December 21st, 2016 |  


Shop with a Cop held

Shop with a Cop held

Approximately 176 area children met at the Durant Wal-Mart on Tuesday morning to have their Christmas wishes and dreams come true thanks to officers a...

December 21st, 2016 updated: December 21st, 2016. |  


Home on Elm catches fire

Home on Elm catches fire

A water heater was the cause of a fire Monday at a Durant home, according to the Durant Fire Department.Firefighters were dispatched at 11:19 a.m. to ...

December 19th, 2016 updated: December 19th, 2016. |  


County Democrats donate to Achille Clothing Closet

County Democrats donate to Achille Clothing Closet

“Nothing puts you in the Christmas spirit like giving,” is how Ronda DeCaire describes the visit that she and six other Bryan County Democ...

December 16th, 2016 |  


Downtown walking trail ribbon cut

Downtown walking trail ribbon cut

A ribbon cutting, reception and inaugural walk was held Thursday afternoon at Three Valley Museum in Durant.The ribbon was cut on a leg of the walking...

December 15th, 2016 updated: December 16th, 2016. |  


Durant Teacher of the Year named

Durant Teacher of the Year named

Durant Public Schools is pleased to announce Cody Little from Durant High School is the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year and will represent the district ...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Historic church windows under renovation

Historic church windows under renovation

Work has begun on restoring the antique stained glass windows at the Durant First Presbyterian Church.Restoration began recently on the large window o...

December 14th, 2016 updated: December 14th, 2016. |  


Durant volunteers home from Standing Rock speak to local group

Durant volunteers home from Standing Rock speak to local group

Bryan County residents had the opportunity Dec. 6 to hear first-hand reports from the ongoing protest at the Sioux Standing Rock reservation in North ...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Washington Irving preparing for 90th anniversary

Washington Irving preparing for 90th anniversary

Washington Irving Elementary School in Durant will soon be celebrating its 90th year of educating children.Although the oldest part of the current fac...

December 9th, 2016 |  


‘Because there’s a need’

‘Because there’s a need’

“Because there’s a need” was the answer Achille High School English teacher Judy Stephens gave to the question “Why do you do ...

November 26th, 2016 |