NEWS


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Updated: 9:02 pm. |    
Fundraiser held for Dorothy Dixon
DHS Choir performs with Foreigner

DHS Choir performs with Foreigner

The Durant High School Choir performed with Foreigner Saturday at Choctaw Casino’s Grand Theater. Lead singer Kelly Hansen joins them on the ris...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Plans to change voter-approved drug laws face backlash

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Some Republicans in the Oklahoma Legislature are pushing back against voter-approved changes in November to soften drug pos...

February 16th, 2017 |  


City Council meets for February

The Durant City Council met Tuesday evening at Durant City Hall for the regular meeting.The council approved two special event permits.One for “...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Boys, Girls Club buys building

Boys, Girls Club buys building

The 100-plus-year-old former Durant Middle School which has housed the Boys and Girls Club for several years, has been the property of Durant Independ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Citizens speak at City Council meeting

Citizens speak at City Council meeting

The Durant City Council met Tuesday evening for the regular monthly meeting.In addition to routine business, the topic of Durant Police Chief David Ho...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Sex harassment in statehouses easy to conceal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — When Carol Johnson landed a position as a legislative assistant in the Oklahoma House of Representatives, she saw it as an ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Area Basketball Roundup
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Updated: 1:38 am. |    
Calera ends season with district losses
Savage Storm drop opener to Muleriders

Savage Storm drop opener to Muleriders

For five innings it was a classic pitcher’s duel in the home opener for Southeastern’s baseball squad on Friday afternoon at the Ballpark ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Lady Mustangs bow out

Lady Mustangs bow out

BOKCHITO – Second chance points were the story Friday night as Tishomingo pounded the offensive glass in force while toppling Rock Creek’s...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Durant junior high wrestlers Cory Hicks and Tagen Jamison recently captured Oklahoma Junior High All-State recognition after claiming championship tit...

February 18th, 2017 |  


SE women comeback for win at SNU, men fall short

SE women comeback for win at SNU, men fall short

BETHANY - The Southeastern women recovered from a rough second quarter and a nine-point halftime deficit, putting all five starters in double-figures ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Area Basketball Roundup

Area Basketball Roundup

Bennington 50, Mill Creek 32 (Boys)An ice cold start in Thursday’s elimination game at Varnum dug Bennington a major hole as they scored just th...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Achille boys fall to perennial power Red Oak

Achille boys fall to perennial power Red Oak

ATOKA – Achille sophomore Cy Burden scored a layup off the opening tipoff in Thursday’s night Class A regional winner’s bracket cont...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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 |  


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 |  


Boy Scouts launch largest annual food drive

On February 11, the Boy Scouts of America will kick off its 28th annual Scouting for Food drive collecting food donations for the needy in the Grayson...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Happy birthday mom!

Happy birthday mom!

Mrs. Doretha Gordon, lifelong resident of Durant Oklahoma, will be celebrating her 90th Birthday this week. Doretha worked for and retired from the U....

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Fortnightly Club holds meeting

The Fortnightly Club of Durant met Thursday, January 26, 2017, in the home of Mrs. Mark Campbell with Ms. Sharon Morrison as Co-hostess. Before the me...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


10:48 pm |    

Health care is under attack

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 |  


Trump is doing well as a rookie … so far

Trump is doing well as a rookie … so far

Dear President-Elect Trump,Good job for a rookie thus far. I understand you’re used to some top-drawer stuff, but not sure anybody needs to spen...

December 24th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA