NEWS


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Christian wins primary for sheriff
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Durant water being tested for impurities

Polls open Tuesday

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday for the Bryan County Primary Elections.Early voting was held Thursday and Friday and continues fro...

June 24th, 2016 |  


City says water is not contaminated

Tests conducted on a water sample brought to city hall revealed it was not contaminated, according to City of Durant officials.After processing the or...

June 24th, 2016 |  


The Choctaw POSSE Summer School Program site at Calera would like to thank the Durant Central Fire Department and staff for allowing them to visit the...

June 24th, 2016 |  


City says water is not contaminated

The City of Durant has been working diligently on investigating the alleged sample of contaminated tap water brought into City Hall yesterday. After p...

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Manslaughter charge filed in child’s death

A Mead man is accused of manslaughter in the death of a child killed last year by an all terrain vehicle.Thirty-four-year-old Steven E. Matlock is cha...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Durant Lions win tournament championship

Durant Lions win tournament championship

CALERA – Stringing together victories was a tough assignment for the Durant Lions during the spring high school season. If their performance in ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Lions roll into Calera Tourney title game

Lions roll into Calera Tourney title game

CALERA – The Durant Lions batted around in the first inning scoring six runs to cruise past Silo, 11-3, in the Calera Summer Baseball Classic wi...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Chief Batton to Throw First Pitch at Rangers Game Sunday

Chief Batton to Throw First Pitch at Rangers Game Sunday

ARLINGTON, TEXAS – The first pitcher on the mound Sunday in Globe Life Park in Arlington will be Chief Gary Batton.In the Texas Rangers’ h...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Texoma football All-State memories

Texoma football All-State memories

Texoma has produced its fair share of All-State football players over the years.I recently ran across Greg Williams name in a series of articles the D...

June 24th, 2016 |  


SE Bull Rider takes 5th in College National Finals

SE Bull Rider takes 5th in College National Finals

CASPER, Wyo. – Wyatt Rogers capped his 2016 College National Finals run with a fifth place finish overall in the bull riding event as the rodeo ...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Local Kiamichi TC BPA students win big

Local Kiamichi TC BPA students win big

Students and advisors of Business Professionals of America at Kiamichi Technology Center-Durant participated in the National Leadership Conference of ...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Spooner and Dixon wed

Spooner and Dixon wed

Lindsay Rebecca Spooner and Cole Garrison Dixon became united as one on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at the landmark Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, ...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Seeing through my father’s eyes

Seeing through my father’s eyes

I recently found an old photograph of my late father, Bob Swearengin.He is shown walking on Buffalo Street in downtown Caddo in the early or mid1970s ...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Celebrate healthy dads with our ‘top 10’ list

In addition to the celebration of Father’s Day, June has always been a month for dads and men in general – think barbeques, Bermuda shorts...

June 17th, 2016 |  


The Children’s Theatre Workshop and the Young Actor’s Studio to make their debut”

The Children’s Theatre Workshop and the Young Actor’s Studio to make their debut”

The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival is ecstatic to present the Children’s Theatre Workshop, “Beauty and the Beast,” and the Young Ac...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Eggletons celebrate 50th anniversary

Eggletons celebrate 50th anniversary

Kay and Gordon Eggleton celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today.They were married on June 11, 1966 at Washington, Iowa. They moved to Durant in...

June 10th, 2016 |  


OPINION


A Senate Review by Senator Josh Brecheen

A Senate Review by Senator Josh Brecheen

Last week, Oklahoma became the 29th state to call for a Convention of the States to propose a constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget w...

May 6th, 2016 |  


Republicans are to blame for financial mess

The Republicans are scamming voters in Oklahoma again. They cut taxes, supposedly to help everyone but actually to line the pockets of the wealthy. Th...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Reader says Republicans, not oil and gas decline caused budge woes

As huge budget cuts are destroying public schools and colleges and kicking thousands of people out of life-giving medical care, Republicans in the Okl...

April 3rd, 2016 |  


Safe room in the works for Colbert

The town of Colbert is well in to a project that will benefit all it’s citizens, none other than a bi-level safe room located behind City Hall a...

March 26th, 2016 |  


Imagine Durant director responds to Senator Brecheen

A response to Sen. Josh Brecheen’s article “The Most Efficient Use of Funds.”My name is Kara Hendrickson and I am currently the Dire...

March 26th, 2016 |  


The most efficient use of funds

The most efficient use of funds

When the state is facing a $1.3 billion shortfall, every dollar under the state purview must be vetted to ensure it’s meeting true needs. WeR...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


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