NEWS


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U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear custody case

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the custody case of a Choctaw child who was placed with extended family in Utah under terms of the Indian ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


EDC holds meeting

EDC holds meeting

The Durant Economic Development Council met Monday at the Durant Chamber of Commerce building, office of Tommy Kramer. A special guest traveled to Dur...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


Kemp High School is a treasure trove of history

Kemp High School is a treasure trove of history

An old, rock building caught my attention during a drive to Kemp one afternoon.This was once the Kemp High School and though its windows were boarded ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Library to get heater for the homeless

Library to get heater for the homeless

An art show and sale was held last weekend at the Durant library.First grader Maggie Martens, age 6 said, “I think they’re good and I like...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


Northwest Heights releases honor roll

Northwest Heights Superintendent’s Honor RollFirst Grade:Aiden Barrineau, Jace Beaver, Olen Beaver, Bayler Black, Avery Blackburn, Boston Browde...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Southeastern to be involved in community projects on MLK Day

Southeastern Oklahoma State University will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16. Classes will not be held, but the University wil...

January 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Soper girls, Bennington boys post tourney wins

Soper girls, Bennington boys post tourney wins

CALERA – The fight for the Bryan County Tournament crown got underway Monday night at Calera with a pair of play-in contests to reach bracket pl...

January 17th, 2017 |  


SE splits pair with rival East Central

SE splits pair with rival East Central

Coming off two big conference wins, Southeastern was looking to extend its streak to three in both mens and womens showdowns with rival East Central o...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Sports Schedule

Wednesday, Jan. 18Basketball: Southeastern at Southwestern, 5:30 (MIX 96.1 Broadcast)Thursday, Jan. 19Basketball: Moore Tournament - Durant girls vs. ...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Silo girls, Boswell boys advance in county tourney

Silo girls, Boswell boys advance in county tourney

SILO – The Annual Bryan County Tournament got off to an exciting start Monday night as Silo’s girls and Boswell’s boys survived play...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Caddo upsets state ranked Rattan

Caddo upsets state ranked Rattan

CADDO – The Caddo Bruins were underdogs going into Friday night’s showdowns with visiting Rattan but the Bruins beat the odds, sweeping th...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Lions survive furious 4th quarter for McAlester split

Lions survive furious 4th quarter for McAlester split

McALESTER - A 26-point second half lead for Durant disappeared in rapid fashion but the Lions were able to hold on at the end to top the McAlester Buf...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Conditts to celebrate 50th anniversary

Conditts to celebrate 50th anniversary

Larry and Margaret Conditt of Durant are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.Larry and Margaret got married January 21st, 1967, 50 years ago at...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Parenting classes to be offered

The Bryan County OSU Extension announces their upcoming free parenting education classes.A parenting class geared for parents with children ages 5 to ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


OHCE to host New Year’s resolutions solutions

The Bryan County Oklahoma Home & Community Education (OHCE) would like to invite the public to attend the “New Year’s Resolutions Solu...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Bentley awarded December CTE Student of the Month at DHS

Bentley awarded December CTE Student of the Month at DHS

Brayden Bentley has been nominated and awarded Career and Technology Education (CTE) Student of the Month at Durant High School. To be considered for ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Dr. Jane Hicks to lead Book Talk

Dr. Jane Hicks to lead Book Talk

A gripping, convincing novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood, will be discussed at the January 12 meeting of Book Talk at ...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Chamber coffee network to be held at McDonald’s

A new year means a new start to the Chamber’s weekly Coffee Network event.We invite you to join us each Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m. for this ...

January 5th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Reader says Trump changes directions

Well, well!Donald Trump changes direction again. While he was running his campaign against Hillary Clinton, he was afraid he might lose, so he started...

December 24th, 2016 |  


The Season for Changes

Thanksgiving has gone and Christmas is upon us. The year 2016 is coming to an end and 2017 is about to begin. The weather was once warm and now the we...

December 14th, 2016 |  


The rights of residents and help from an ombudsman

Long-term care ombudsmen are advocates for residents of LTC nursing homes, Residential care Facilities and assisted living facilities. Ombudsmen provi...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Volunteer this year

Are you concerned about the needs of older people? Do you have two hours a week to spare to volunteer? Would you like to enrich the lives of residents...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Legislators must adequately fund education

The failure of State Question 779, which would have increased the sales tax statewide to give teachers a pay raise and to better support educational i...

November 15th, 2016 |  


Division is our greatest enemy

Not my president.How many times has that floated across your Facebook feed or been dropped into general conversation?Chances are, more than once.It is...

November 10th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA