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Durant community shreds more than two tons of paper

The Durant community celebrated the close of Earth Week recently at a community “Shred” event outside of City Hall, hosted by local Internet provider, Vyve Broadband. Durant residents and … more

Elliott: Wall That Heals is step in right direction

Brig. Gen. Douglas Elliott, U.S. Army Ret., had some harsh words for antiwar activists and the media during a ceremony to officially open the Wall That Heals exhibit in Durant this past … more

Hands of Hope, Hunger Coalition kick off voter education project

Some people, on hearing that Hands of Hope Food Pantry and the Bryan County Coalition Against Hunger are kicking off a Voter Education and Registration project leading up to the 2020 Presidential … more

Friends of NRA to gather

The Friends of the NRA will host its 15th Annual Banquet this Saturday, May 11 at the Bryan County Community Building and doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $30, Gun … more

Wall That Heals arrives

Approximately 100 motorcyclists escorted the Wall That Heals through downtown Durant and to the Multi-Sports Complex late Tuesday afternoon. The Wall that Heals is a three-quarter scale replica of … more

Durant Main Street brings home awards

OKLAHOMA CITY - Durant Main Street Executive Director Stephanie Gardner, a DMS board member and a downtown business were all recognized at the 30th Annual Main Street Awards Banquet in the Embassy … more

Former Achille mayor accused of stealing drugs and guns from evidence room

The former mayor of Achille has been charged with stealing drugs, firearms and cash from the police department’s evidence room. Forty-two-year-old David Shane Northcutt is charged with grand … more

Wall that Heals to open Thursday

The Wall that Heals, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, will be arriving today in Durant and it will be open for viewing from Thursday through Sunday. A project of the Three Valley Museum … more

John Massey named State Regent Emeritus

State Regent John Massey was recognized as a state regent emeritus during the April 24 meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Massey will complete his third nine-year term on … more

Gov. Stitt tours storm damage

Trish Singleton said her property looks “300 percent better” than it did last Wednesday morning due in large part to an outpouring of support by the Singleton’s friends, family and … more

Man drowns in Red River

A man drowned while trying to rescue a child swept away in a current on the Red River, the Marine Enforcement Division of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. The body of 36-year-old Antonio … more

Rep. Roberts named to Big Five board

Big Five Community Services, Inc. is privileged to announce the newest Big Five Board member to its Board of Directors, representing the Public Sector for Bryan County. Oklahoma State … more

Prayer breakfast focused on Passion, People, Purpose

Approximately 60 people gathered in the Southeastern Oklahoma State University Ballroom Wednesday morning for the 38th Annual Durant Community Prayer Breakfast in observance of the National Day of … more

Task Force starts draft

The Durant Streets and Infrastructure Task Force appointed a subcommittee to begin drafting the report it hopes to present to the Durant City Council at the end of June during its regular meeting … more

Tornado claims second life

An EF-3 tornado that tore through the Blue and Bokchito area Tuesday evening has claimed a second life. The Collin County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed that 83-year-old Mary Draper … more

Infrastructure Task Force heading into home stretch

The Durant Streets and Infrastructure Task Force has an ambitious agenda for today’s regular meeting. Task Force Chairman Mike Davis acknowledged the agenda is lengthy, but he said it is time … more

Tornado tears through Blue/Bokchito area

One woman is dead, and nine others were reported injured by a tornado that tore a path roughly from Blue to Bokchito, tearing trees out of the ground, ripping up power lines and flattening structures … more

Prescription turn-in day held

Ninety six pounds of unwanted prescription pills were turned in during an event sponsored by the Bryan County Substance Abuse Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Adminstration and Walmart. The event … more

Coffee and doughnuts for a cause

The campaign to raise money for a new senior citizens’ center in Durant will end today with a coffee and doughnut social at the current center on 16th Avenue in Durant. Sierra Kovash, local … more

Wreck injures two

Two people were injured during a Friday crash west of Mead, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. The accident happened at 2:27 p.m. on Big Valley Road at Paris Lane when vehicles driven by … more
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