NEWS


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Quilt removed from courthouse
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Watkins holds book signing
Tulsa’s former Black Wall Street tries to remake itself

Tulsa’s former Black Wall Street tries to remake itself

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Not far from a gleaming $183 million arena and other signs of a midsize city striving to become something more, smooth pavem...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Near 18th and Evergreen Wednesday afternoon. City street crews are tearing up old roadway to prepare it for the reconstruction project approved recent...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Fundraiser held for Dorothy Dixon

Fundraiser held for Dorothy Dixon

Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer can be devastating from the first moment you are told you have it.The treatments can make a person sick as a dog.It’s ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


LED lighting installed at courthouse

LED lighting installed at courthouse

The 100-year-old Bryan County Courthouse is getting brighter and more energy efficient. Courthouse Maintenance Supervisor Billy Olenick has installed ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Oklahoma faces $878 million shortfall for upcoming year

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Without some new sources of revenue, a hole in next year’s state budget that has now grown to $880 million threatens ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


SE drops softball pair to Arkansas-Monticello

SE drops softball pair to Arkansas-Monticello

It was 83 nice degrees Thursday with no softball games scheduled.It closer to 38 Friday with the wind blowing like a whole gob of politicians in a sma...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Mustangs Advance

Mustangs Advance

TISHOMINGO – After suffering two playoff losses, including a season-ender, to Rattan a year ago, there was definitely a bit of revenge on the mi...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Late flurry spurs Silo past Mangum in regional tourney

Late flurry spurs Silo past Mangum in regional tourney

The Silo Rebels trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half but found the offensive rhythm in the final quarter to explode past Mangum, 62-52, ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Caddo comeback stuns Tushka in OT

Caddo comeback stuns Tushka in OT

TUSHKA – The McMichael brothers played the roles of Batman and Robin in the fourth quarter and overtime Thursday night as the dynamic duo combin...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Lions bow out of 5A playoffs with loss to Shawnee

Lady Lions bow out of 5A playoffs with loss to Shawnee

Shawnee proved exactly why it is the third-ranked team in the state in Class 5A on Thursday night as the Lady Wolves scored the game’s first 26 ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Cecille Kampplain honored locally and internationally

Cecille Kampplain honored locally and internationally

Cecille Kampplain was recognized as Valentine Girl at the Beta Sigma Phi’s Valentine Banquet held at Cevichi’s Restaurant in Durant on Feb...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Tax workshop to be held

A “Small Business Tax Basics” workshop will be held on Thursday, February 23, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the REI Oklahoma’s Conferen...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Adults should have a power of attorney

In the event life should take an unforeseen turn. Every Adult should have a Power of Attorney in place.What Is a Power of Attorney?Durable Power of At...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Colbert FCCLA members compete in regional STAR events

Colbert FCCLA members compete in regional STAR events

Eleven students from Colbert High School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter competed in Regional STAR Events (Stu...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Busy dancers boast a successful year

Busy dancers boast a successful year

What do canned goods, a movie night, trophies, a swimming party and Christmas have in common? How about the Smiling and Talented dancers from DS Dance...

February 7th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Health care is under attack

The attack has already begun! I mean the first attack to tear down and throw away our health care act that was giving more than 20 million of us the c...

February 10th, 2017 |  


DAV helps woman obtain wheelchair

In a time when the news seems to be more bad than good we just thought we would share the kindness that we were shown by the Disabled American Veteran...

January 30th, 2017 |  


To the good folks of Durant

Wow. It’s been nearly 40 years since I had the honor of cutting the ribbon to open Gail Farrell Drive, a new road connecting US 69-75 and North ...

January 30th, 2017 |  


Heads I win, tails you lose

Most of us, when we look back over our childhood, can remember at least one playmate who was no pleasure to hang out with. The little girl who had to ...

January 30th, 2017 |  


From the desk of Representative Justin “JJ” Humphrey

From the desk of Representative Justin “JJ” Humphrey

I feel it is important to keep the voters of District 19 informed about what is occurring within their state government. With that in mind, I will be ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Reader says Trump acts like a little boy

There was once a little boy who always blamed his sister whenever he was about to get into trouble. Whether the cookie jar had been raided, a vase had...

January 10th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA