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Forum highlights disparities in school spending

OKLAHOMA CITY – Despite big investments made in education in recent years, “noticeable, definable” inequities in funding remain between school districts in Oklahoma, and the rising … more

Pipeline company donates to emergency services

Midship Pipeline Company, LLC made a $120,000 investment in Bryan County’s emergency notification infrastructure including enhancing radio tower reception, a new tornado siren for Blue and … more

SE Band marches along

The Southeastern Marching Band enters the field during halftime at the first SE football game of the season on Sept. 5. more

Yelling for the team

Addi Jackson, holding the sign, was among those cheering on the Durant Lions during the first football game of the season last week at Paul Laird Field. more

Silo schools remember 9/11

The Chickasaw Color Guard was on hand at Silo school this past Wednesday, Sept. 11, to retire the school’s old flag and help dedicate a new flag on a new flagpole donated by the WoodmenLife … more

Cheering on the team

Durant cheerleaders line up before Lions football players run out onto the field for the start of the first game of the season. more

Outgoing president reflects on time at SE

Sean Burrage had big challenges when he took the reins as Southeastern Oklahoma State University president on July 1, 2014. As he prepares to leave, Burrage says he believes he and his team have met … more

Choctaw Nation wins major communication awards

NEW ORLEANS – Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma received two of the top honors for a communications piece at the SEDC Communication Awards Ceremony. The awards ceremony was held during the 2019 … more

Livestock committee gets tech money

From left, Dakota Crissman, loan officer for Oklahoma AgCredit; Robert Bourne, secretary of the Bryan County Jr. Livestock Show; Bradley Wilson Vice President Oklahoma AgCredit and the livestock show … more

Voters give nod to $48.6 million bond

Durant voters overwhelmingly approved a $48.6 million bond issue in a special election this past Tuesday. Approximately 70 percent of voters said yes to the plan to build a new elementary school and … more

Pianist to kickoff 47th season of Musical Arts Series

Pianist Silvan Negruţiu will perform 32 Variations in C minor of Ludwig van Beethoven, Third Piano Suite, Op. 6 No. 1 by Constantin Silvestri, and works of George Enescu, Alexander Tcherepnin, … more

Honoring first responders

Calera Elementary students walked to the Calera Fire Station Wednesday morning to show support for first responders on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Calera Fire-Rescue … more

Warming up before the game

The Pride of Durant and the Durant Sparklers played before the start of the first home football game of the season Sept. 6. more

Dr. Bryon Clark named Interim President at Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Clark appointed as former President Sean Burrage leaves for University of Oklahoma position. more

Letter to the Editor

Do you know a local small business owner who took part in the #MyDurant movement or wanted assistance from the Small Business Revolution? Make sure they do not miss applying for The Flip: 74701. The … more

Voters approve $48.6 million in bonds

Durant voters who turned out Tuesday, overwhelmingly approved a $48.6 million bond issue in a special election Tuesday. Almost 70 percent of voters said yes to the plan to build a new elementary … more

State Health Dept. wants to hear from you

The Oklahoma State Department of Health needs input to develop a state plan for maternal and child health services. The plan will establish goals and action items for years 2021-2025. The Maternal … more

Arts venue branching into film

A local business hopes to provide an option for those looking for family movie nights in Durant. “We heard from many parents who said they wished they had a movie alternative here in … more

Building burns in Durant

Staff report A building used for storage caught fire Saturday evening and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Durant firefighters were dispatched at 9:57 to 210 Katy Ave. and when … more

School board changes trip, welcomes new member

The Pride of Durant, will no longer go to the Liberty Bowl Festival in Memphis, Tenn. Instead, the Durant Board of Education approved a plan for the band to travel to Corpus Christi, Texas, to … more
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