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Many attend SE’s Super Saturday

More than 600 middle school and high school students and their parents were on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State Universityfor “Super Saturday” Feb. 22. Students were competing … more

Locals are candidates for state FFA office

Durant FFA chapter member Jaycie Shelburne and Achille FFA chapter member Paxton Hutchings are candidates for state FFA office. Running for the office of Southeast Area Vice President, Shelburne … more

‘Breaking Bad’ actor coming to Durant

Steven Michael Quezada said his short stature is what got him into show business. “I didn’t grow tall enough to be the baseball player I was supposed to be,” the award-winning … more

Path to citizenship runs through library

When Alice Morais’ husband started her citizenship paperwork as a gift, she wasn’t sure how grateful she should be. The Brazilian native had been living in the United States on a green … more

Man given deferred sentence for Little League embezzlement

A man convicted of taking thousands of dollars from a Durant baseball league was given a deferred sentence. Thirty-five-year-old Justin Bennett Alberda was sentenced last week to a seven-year … more

Southeastern represented at Higher Education Day

Students from Oklahoma’s state system institutions and members of the statewide campus community gathered at the State Capitol Feb. 11 to promote the value and importance of higher education in … more

Durant faithful pray with others around the state

Approximately 50 people gathered at Victory Life Church Tuesday morning for the first Oklahoma Governor’s Prayer Breakfast. The event was meant to be a first step toward drawing churches, … more

Deadline to Request Absentee Ballots Nears

Less than a week remains for registered voters in Bryan County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Preferential Primary Election, County Election … more

'Susan B. Anthony' visits Durant Middle School

The 19th Amendment Commemoration Committee presented a historical portrayal of Susan B. Anthony by Carissa Thompson for the 7th and 8th graders in Durant on Friday, Feb. 7. Susan B. Anthony was an … more

More sheriffs on sanctuary bandwagon

Chuck Sullivan supports the trend of county sheriffs declaring their counties Second Amendment sanctuaries. After all, he posits that they are simply affirming their desire to enforce existing … more

Victory Life hosts first Governor's Prayer Breakfast in Durant

U.S. Senate Chaplain says Oklahoma needs fervent prayer. more

Powerful tools for caregivers coming to the area

The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) Southeast Center of Healthy Aging and the Durant DFW are collaborating to provide the Powerful Tools for Caregivers program. The classes will be held at … more

Dean outlines plans for city

Durant City Manager John Dean plans to improve the City of Durant by addressing concerns raised by citizens and Durant City employees. more

Massey School of Business earns accreditation extension

The John Massey School of Business at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is one of 48 schools worldwide to have earned an extension of accreditation for its business programs from The Association … more

Vietta recognized as instructor of the year

John Vietta was awarded the 2019 Instructor of the Year by the Fire Service Instructors of Oklahoma. Vietta is a proud Choctaw tribal member and a 22-year veteran of the fire service. He serves as a … more

Man found guilty of manslaughter during robbery

A trial concluded Wednesday with a guilty verdict for a man accused of being involved in a robbery that led to the victim’s death. Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel Wayne Dailey of Trenton, Texas, … more

Durant Police K9 honored on retirement

Durant Police K9 Baron, a 12-year-old Slovakian German Shepherd, received a gift basket of chew toys and the gratitude of city leaders and the Police Department at a retirement ceremony before the … more

Durant voters approve sales tax extension

According to unofficial results released by the Oklahoma State Election Board, Durant voters approved a 20-year extension of the one-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax Tuesday. Official results … more

Don't expect armed teachers in Durant for time being

State Sen. David Bullard, Oklahoma-District 6, has authored a bill that will allow local boards of education to authorize teachers with proper licensing and specific training to be armed in the classroom. more

Should Bryan County be a Second Amendment Sanctuary?

Should Bryan County be declared a Second Amendment Sanctuary? more
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