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City, County, Choctaws move against COVID-19

Bryan County Board of Commissioners declared the county to be under a state of emergency, falling in line with a similar declaration by Gov. Kevin Stitt for the rest of the state. Commissioner Jay … more

Southeastern Oklahoma State University cancels events, sets schedule

Byron Clark, interim president of Southeastern Oklahoma State University, issued the following guidelines for SOSU students, faculty and staff. ACADEMIC PROGRAMMING March 16-20 Spring … more

United Way Be a Hero Run a success

There were 372 participants in the Bryan County United Way Be A Hero 5K Run and Fun Run Saturday, March 7. Pam Robinson, United Way director, said she is still tabulating the amount raised but … more

SE senior studying at Swansea in Wales as Brad Henry Scholar

Fisher Fulton of Ada is Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s recipient of the Brad Henry International Scholarship for Spring 2020. The international study program, established by the … more

Bill to better protect domestic abuse victims passes Senate

OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoman dies every five days on average as a result of domestic violence according to the Oklahoma Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board. Sen. Michael Brooks said he … more

Bill providing relief for student loan debt passes House

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahomans might be more inclined to pursue careers in education under legislation approved Monday by the House of Representatives. House Bill 3382, authored by state Rep. … more

Lawmakers push to revise laws for medical marijuana industry

Home delivery of medical marijuana, a shorter dispensary setback from schools and making the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority its own agency are among the proposals that survived last … more

Law enforcement officers serve students breakfast

Bryan County Sheriff’s Office school resource officer Olesya Haislip serves Silo Elementary School students breakfast during the recent “Super Hero Day” when law enforcement … more

2020 Miss DHS crowned

Lauren Sherrer, sophomore, was crowned the 2020 Miss DHS on Saturday, March 7 in the auditorium at Durant High School. Lauren performed ballet en pointe to Bohemian Rhapsody for her … more

Firefighters rescue people trapped in elevator

The Durant Fire Department rescued three people stuck in an elevator at Choctaw Casino Resort. Firefighters were dispatched at 11:06 p.m. Friday about an elevator that possibly fell three floors … more

Reenactors invade Fort Washita

World War II reenactors visited Fort Washita over the weekend and had a mock battle Saturday afternoon. Here, reenactors costumed as American Military Police capture a man dressed as a German … more

Man charged with double murder

A man police say shot and killed two people on Monday has been charged with six felonies, including two counts of first-degree murder. Thirty-five-year-old Kyon Jermaine Gray of Durant is being … more

Taste of Durant proves to be flavorful event

Those attending the 10th annual Taste of Durant at the Southeastern Visual & Performing Arts Center enjoyed samples from many of Durant’s eateries. Hosted by Leadership Durant and the … more

Southeastern junior attends Nigh Leadership Academy

Anna Antuono, a junior at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, recently attended the Nigh Leadership Academy as a Nigh Scholar. The Academy was held at the University of Central … more

Boatmun named Vice President for Enrollment Management

Dr. Tim Boatmun has been named Vice President for Enrollment Management at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In his new role, Boatmun will coordinate the University’s efforts in … more

Southeastern to add third commencement ceremony

The recent growth in the number of graduates has caused officials at Southeastern Oklahoma State University to add a third commencement ceremony this spring. Traditionally, the University has held … more

City may finance Senior Center renovations

Durant Community Facilities Authority branching out with new project. more

Bryan County parties make their choices

Republican and Democrat voters make their choices for presidential nominee. Primary results will be certified by 5 p.m. Friday. more

Shooting suspect in custody

Police investigate two shooting deaths that occurred Monday afternoon. more

World Thinking Day

Girl Scout Kaitlyn Jones of Durant played a blindfolded game Saturday with Girl Scout Cadette Riley Lehrling assisting. This was one of the activities held last Saturday at the Massey Building during … more
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