NEWS


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Local Author to sign books Friday

Local Author to sign books Friday

Area Author Linda Reed will sign copies of her book Friday at the Donald W. Reynold’s Library in Durant. The book signing is from 1-4pm. ‘...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DNC:

DNC:

Find out what delegations had to say at the Democratic National Convention about jobs and fair wages on our DNC page.Click here to see the DNC page. ....

July 26th, 2016 |  


Everyone has fun at the Durant City Pool! With temperatures in the triple digits, cold water and a waterslide is great. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom:...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Durant City Council meets

The Durant City Council met Monday for a special meeting to go into Executive Session. The topics of business include, to discuss, confidentially with...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Bennington meets over city policeman

Bennington meets over city policeman

The Bennington City Council met in a special session Monday evening. A local policemen has citizens up in arms over traffic stops. An officer named Ch...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


The Spa at Choctaw Resort

The Spa at Choctaw Resort

The Spa at Choctaw Casino Resort opened last year but the Choctaw Grand Theater took the limelight. The Spa staff pampers everyone, male and female. T...

July 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Heath, Road Warriors, and KD vs. Tim

Heath, Road Warriors, and KD vs. Tim

Saw a tweet a couple of days ago from @CardinalsFarm, “Longtime minor leaguer Heath Wyatt was released today. Was close to a big league call up ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Lady Lions off and running

Lady Lions off and running

DHS softball coach Aaron Mullens talks to a player about keys to performing a rundown drill during the first day of practice on Friday morning. The La...

July 17th, 2016 |  


DHS quarterback challenges Manning Passing Academy

DHS quarterback challenges Manning Passing Academy

For 20 years the Manning Passing Academy has been one of the top camps in the United States with not only Super Bowl quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manni...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Southeastern Softball Camp

Southeastern Softball Camp

Southeastern All American Jessica Simmons demonstrates an infield fielding drill during the Southeastern softball camp this week. .neFileBlock { marg...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Caddo rallies to stun Silo in Coach Pitch state opener

Caddo rallies to stun Silo in Coach Pitch state opener

WEATHERFORD – Caddo’s Bruins and Silo’s Dodgers are separated by mere miles and were rivals all season in the Durant OK Kids basebal...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Youngblood garners spot in U.S. Women’s Amateur Championships

Youngblood garners spot in U.S. Women’s Amateur Championships

Another tournament and the honors keep rolling in for Durant’s Sydney Youngblood.The recent DHS graduate competed in the U.S. Women’s Amat...

July 12th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Coming Events

Coming Events

July 15 and 16A garage sale by the Durant Choctaw Seniors known as the “White Buffalo Sale,” July 15 and 16th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chocta...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Baby Xander born

Baby Xander born

Xander Dale Richardson was born at 2:37 p.m. June 8, 2016, at AllianceHealth Durant, weighing six pounds eight ounces and 19 and one-half inches long....

July 8th, 2016 |  


OSF gears up for its season of thrills

The Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival comes alive once again to give the Texoma region a summer of spectacular entertainment. Housed on Southeastern Okl...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Brandi Baumann nominated for The Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Brandi Baumann nominated for The Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Brandi Baumann, a Senior at Durant High School, was a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, MA on June 25-27, 2016.The Congres...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Balls celebrating 40 years in radio ministry

Balls celebrating 40 years in radio ministry

Faith Temple Pentecostal Church of God, 928 N. 8th Ave., will host a gospel jubilee at 7:30 p.m. July 15 featuring Grandpa’s Neighbors.The publi...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Bennington Homecoming Parade held

Bennington Homecoming Parade held

People lined the street Saturday morning to see the Bennington Homecoming Parade.The Choctaw Honor Guard is shown in the Bennington Homecoming Parade....

July 5th, 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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA