Red Cross assists couple who lost home in fire

A man and woman lost their Cartwright home to a fire and the Bryan County chapter of the Red Cross assisted them. The fire at 239 Oak St. was reported at 8:34 a.m. Oct. 15 and the home was a total …

Boy missing from Cartwright found safe

A boy reported missing early Thursday evening was found the next morning, according to authorities. The Bryan County Sheriff”s office said 3-year-old Cash Curtis had last been seen riding a …

Swearengin purchases Durant Democrat

The Durant Democrat, which has been privately owned since October of 2017, has been sold to MJL Media, LLC, owned by a long-time employee of the newspaper. Matt Swearengin, who has worked for the …

Choctaw child care centers focus on preparedness

DURANT – One focus of last month’s National Preparedness Month is “Children and Youth Preparedness.” The Choctaw Nation’s 21 Child Care and Early Childhood facilities …

Bids approved for new elementary school

The Durant Board of Education met Monday and approved bids for the construction of the new George Washington Elementary School. The guaranteed maximum price for construction under a contract with …
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