School board hires new principal, coach

The Durant Board of Education voted to hire a new principal for Washington Irving and a coach for the high school baseball team during a meeting Monday. Gary Canada was named principal of …

Recess for teachers

The staff of Washington Irving Elementary School had their own recess during the last day of the 2020-21 school year. Washington Irving Elementary School Principal Lisa Whitley reacts after …

Microbrewery opens in downtown Durant

Lost Street Brewing Company opened its doors last week and it is the first microbrewery in Durant. The brewing company says on its website that it all started with a Christmas gift when the Dewald …

OHP’s Darkest Day remembered

Three troopers who were killed 43 years ago during the Caddo/Kenefic shootouts with two escaped convicts were remembered during a memorial service last week at Boland Park in Caddo where there is a …

It’s a Mystery to Me

Through the years the statement, “It’s a mystery to me,” has been most helpful to express situations and actions for which I can see no logic. In school science classes, I studied …
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