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Kiwanis Pancake Day a success

The Kiwanis Club of Durant’s annual pancake day has been an election day tradition, and this past Tuesday, they had to do carry-out only because of the pandemic. The first Kiwanis Pancake … more

Tony Simmons reelected county commissioner

Longtime Bryan County District No. 2 Commissioner Tony Simmons was reelected Tuesday evening. Simmons, a Republican, received 72.95% of the vote compared to 27.05% for challenger Billy Adams, a … more

Cali’s Ride for suicide awareness

The annual Cali’s Ride to support suicide awareness and prevention was held Oct. 17 and motorcyclists are shown leaving Holly’s Border Bar in Colbert where the ride began. more

Kiwanis Pancake Day

The annual Kiwanis Club of Durant’s pancake day is from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 at the Bryan County Community Building. Cost is $5 per person and it is carry-out only. Area … more

Shriners Fish Fry

The Little Dixie Shriners annual fish fry to benefit children being transported to the Shriners Hospital was held Saturday at the Bryan County Fairgrounds with dine-in and carryout available. Freddie … more

Orphic Percussion Ensemble to perform at Southeastern

Orphic Percussion is a Northern California-based percussion quartet dedicated to the creation and performance of new music. Orphic means “beyond ordinary,” a phrase that characterizes … more

Lights, cameras, and home talent

In the spring of 1914, a small band of Indians, led by Chief White Cloud, gathered outside Durant and boldly attempted to rob the mail coach as it raced down a dusty road pulled by four strong … more

BLM has rally

Dr. Bryan Register, philosophy instructor at Austin Community College, speaks about the history of the Confederacy during a Black Lives Matter - Bryan County rally Sunday afternoon on the Bryan … more

McBee celebrates 100th birthday

Jack McBee turned 100 Oct. 26 and a birthday parade organized by Durant First United Methodist Church was held for him Sunday morning. He is shown with his wife Johnnye. more

Election day is Tuesday

Voters will go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 3 for the 2020 General Election. There is only one local candidate in this election. Long-time District No. 2 Bryan County Commissioner Tony Simmons, a … more

Korean War soldier laid to rest

Deborah Myatt, niece to U.S. Army Sgt. Kenneth Earl Walker of Madill, is presented a casket flag during Walker’s memorial service Saturday at Woodberry-Forest Cemetery in Madill. Walker, 19, … more

Chapters in courage: Durant women forge bond through crisis

Maybe you’ve heard before the comparison of life, when likened to a book has many similarities. How each of us composes our own book of life that at times we are authors of ourselves, while at … more

Caddo Community Association event boosts morale

Caddo Community Association was extremely pleased with the turnout for the annual Heritage Day festival Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Colorful scarecrows welcomed visitors around the street. First place … more

Teacher of Year finalist

Natalie Haworth, science teacher at Durant High School, was named one of 12 finalists for Oklahoma Teacher of the Year. more

Holiday Follies to be held at Southeastern’s Magnolia Drive-In

Theatre at Southeastern proudly presents the 2020 Holiday Follies November 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. that will be their first- ever Magnolia Drive-In Theatre. The audience will pull into the parking lot … more

Groundbreaking held for ‘Fab 4’ monument

A groundbreaking for a monument in memory of Durant’s “Fab 4” took place Sunday afternoon. Durant Lions Fernando Flores, 15, Hunter Ford, 14, Kaleb Foster, 17, and Jack Sarver, … more

Plump’d Injectables and Beauty Bar ribbon cutting

The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Plump’d Injectables and Beauty Bar at 1201 N. Washington Ave. in Durant on October 8, 2020. Plump’d Injectables and Beauty … more

Sweet Lil’ Repeat ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting was held by the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce for Sweet Lil’ Repeat located at 141 W. Main Street in Durant on October 14, 2020. Sweet Lil’ Repeat offers a great … more

Durant Lions Club celebrates its centennial

On January 2, 1920, thirty-seven of Durant’s most prominent businessmen came together to form The Lions Club of Durant. In addition to being the first formal civic club in Durant, the local … more

Outdoor art show

Jessica Heath was among local artists with their work on display during the Texoma Arts Association outdoor art show/sale Oct. 17 at 703 N. Third Ave. more
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