Sunny Centenarian

Orval Pate celebrated his 100th birthday, Dec. 6, 2019. He has two children and seven grandchildren. Pate was born in Soper in 1919 but moved to California during the Depression. He decided to return …

Market Square project on hold

Improvements to Market Square have been put on hold once again after bids on the work have come in too high. The Durant City Council voted to reject the most recent bids and the architect will work …

Durant Christmas tree lit

The Durant Christmas tree lights were turned on during a ceremony Friday evening at city hall. Shown from left, council member Mike Morris and son Kurty, Santa Claus, council member Danny Sherrer, …

Sunshine Closets of Texoma collecting toys

The Sunshine Closets of Texoma 1 & 2 is having a gift drive for families and foster/kinship children in southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Shawnda McGinnis, Sunshine Closets owner, was set up …

Choctaw Pow Wow

Gourd dancers are shown during the Choctaw Pow Wow held Saturday and Sunday at the Choctaw Event Center.
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