Rock Creek Public Schools' first bond issue in several years was less than successful at the polls yesterday.
The Durant Fire Department has put out several grass and rubbish fires.Firefighters went at 7:59 p.m. Monday to West Georgia Street and South Second Avenue after someone called to report possible illegal burning.
As part of statewide ramped-up enforcement efforts for the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and numerous law enforcement agencies, including Bryan county Sheriff's office, Durant Police Department, Caddo Police Department...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Longtime educator John Cox has won the Democratic Party's nomination to be Oklahoma's next superintendent of schools.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State Sen. Connie Johnson won the Democratic primary runoff election for an open U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, and will face Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford in the Nov. 4 general election.
Josh Brecheen, a Coal County rancher and the current State Senator for District 6, has officially announced his decision to seek re-election.
The Choctaw Welcome Center hosted a Meet the Artist event Saturday, Aug. 23 to show off the talents of Theresa Prough.Prough makes makes several types of artwork such as woven baskets, ceramics, bead work and leather work.
Polls will be open until 7 p.m. today for the Democratic primary runoff and a Rock Creek Schools bond election.
Of Durant School District's 266 third-graders, 25 failed the recent statewide end-of-semester reading test. Under a new law, they faced the possibility of not being promoted.
After seeing many homes in Durant that were condemned or had stickers placed on them to warn the owners to bring them up to code, Terri Weir and husband Skip formed the Durant Restore and Preserve Association to assist homeowners.
Durant judicial and legal professionals hosted a party Thursday to say farewell to one of their own.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A century after ground was broken for Oklahoma's Capitol building, state officials are beginning the process of securing the funds for repairs to the structure's crumbling exterior and outdated...
It has been six years since Colton Sherrill, a shy but caring 10-year-old boy, died of congenital heart disease. But his spirit lives strong through the Colton Sherrill Memorial Fund, the foundation created in his honor by his family.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Cartwright man charged with fondling a 5-year-old girl.
Rock Creek Public Schools has a bond up for election for the first time in several years. The proposed $350,000 bond will be used for transportation such as buses, and Ag. truck and a school vehicle.
Looking for something fun to do as a family? If so, visit the Bryan County Free Fair for its Family Night, Friday, Sept. 5. Come participate in or watch the fair's many contests scheduled for Friday evening located in the Haggard Hall Building...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than 100 people turned out Thursday at the Oklahoma Capitol to rally, discuss race-related issues and seek ways to educate themselves and police.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An effort to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma has fallen short of the number of signatures needed to put the issue on a ballot, but the initiative petition's organizer vowed Thursday to circulate a new ballot...
Ninety children attended the second year of Make a Change Summer Youth Camp at Jones Academy, hosted by the Choctaw Nation.
Do you have a special cake that is requested at all church pock-lucks? Does your family expect you to make your famous pie for the holidays? Just about everyone who cooks is known for a special baked good, whether its homemade yeast rolls, fudge or a...
The Bryan Conservation District has new equipment to help county farmers and ranchers after receiving a grant through the Southern Oklahoma Development Association (SODA).
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of Satanists planning to stage a “black Mass” next month at a civic center is using a communion wafer stolen from the Catholic Church, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the archbishop of Oklahoma...
Bryan County District 2 Commissioner Tony Simmons invites the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Bridge No. 141 over Island Bayou at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25
DURANT – Most people don't know the details when it comes to vaccines, but this year, the Choctaw Nation hopes to educate and vaccinate the public about Tdap (a combined vaccine aimed to immunize against tetanus, diphtheria, and whooping...
DURANT – “It has a picture of several generations of women and they are passing on things to the next generation,” Choctaw artist Carole Ayers said, explaining “The Thread of Life,” one of her watercolor paintings.
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