Candidates address specific questions

Some Durant City Council candidates downplayed an endorsement from a sitting councilmember and the implied connection with a social media account known for provocative and sometimes incendiary …

Local homeless shelter —‘a work in progress’

“A work in progress” is how Michelle Chester describes the community homeless shelter she is working on. Chester is owner and manager of Reflections Hair Salon in downtown Durant, and she …

Teacher of Year to retire

The Durant Board of Education accepted retirements during a recent meeting, including a teacher who was the Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. It was announced that Jon Hazell, biology instructor at …

SE baseball player struck by car in Arkansas

MONTICELLO, Ark. – A Southeastern Oklahoma State University baseball player was seriously injured Saturday evening after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver, authorities said. Arkansas …

State Regents recognize
Julian Construction, SE with Business Partnership Award

Twenty-seven business and higher education partnerships throughout the state were recently recognized as innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce. The …
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