NEWS


11:13 pm
Updated: 1:41 am. |    
Hazell State Teacher nominee
10:43 pm
Updated: 2:11 am. |    
Howell retires from Democrat
12:16 am |    
Tractors driven to school
6:42 pm |    
Silo wreck with injuries
Man flown to Texas hospital after crash

Man flown to Texas hospital after crash

Durant firefighters are shown at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Southeast Third Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Authorities and witnesses at the s...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Calera School bond passes

Calera School bond passes

Calera voters approved a bond election to fund the construction for a new high school during a special election held Tuesday.Superintendent Gerald Par...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Fire scorches storeroom

Fire scorches storeroom

A storeroom of a building at 124 S. Eighth Ave. caught fire Monday evening, according to the Durant Fire Department.Firefighters responded at approxim...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Council tables CMC proposal

Council tables CMC proposal

The Durant city council met Tuesday night with three items for business. After the meeting, councilmen adjourned to executive session to continue the ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Southeastern promotes wellness through ‘Commit To Get Fit’ challenge

Southeastern promotes wellness through ‘Commit To Get Fit’ challenge

Students, faculty and staff are taking a proactive approach to wellness at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.Collectively, since the implementati...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Calera residents to vote on school bond

Calera voters will be heading to the polls today to vote on a bond election to build a new high school.To clarify the story from Saturday’s Dura...

August 22nd, 2016 updated: August 22nd, 2016. |  


SPORTS


1:24 am
Updated: 1:27 am. |    
Lions close out preseason with solid showing
Caddo Bruins primed for final scrimmage

Caddo Bruins primed for final scrimmage

Defensive coordinator Shane Millermon works with Bruin defenders during practice Wednesday as they prepare for their final scrimmage of the year tonig...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Hampton fires no-hitter as Durant blanks Noble, 10-0

Hampton fires no-hitter as Durant blanks Noble, 10-0

SHAWNEE - Durant ran its winning streak to five rolling over Noble, 10-0, in the first day of the Shawnee fast pitch softball tournament Thursday nigh...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Durant, Caddo gridders on road tonight

Final football season tune-ups for most Oklahoma high schools take place Friday night, although a handful will start their season with “zero wee...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Wingshooters Urged to Prepare as Dove Season Approaches

Wingshooters Urged to Prepare as Dove Season Approaches

With pigskins in the air as fall practice continues at both Durant High and SOSU, the start of dove hunting season can’t be far away.In fact, th...

August 24th, 2016 |  


SE golf picked 4th in preseason poll

Southeastern men’s golf will follow up its NCAA National Championships run picked to finish fourth in the Great American Preseason poll released...

August 24th, 2016 |  


LIFE


11:36 pm |    
Kiamichi FCCLA Stars named

New classes added to the Bryan County Free Fair

It’s not too late to be thinking about what you could enter in the upcoming 2016 Bryan County Free Fair scheduled for Wednesday, September 7th t...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Spend time to discover your roots

Spend time to discover your roots

In the uncertain world in which we live, I find it to be therapeutic to take a good look over my shoulder at the people and events which helped to bui...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Kiamichi Technology Centers receive Gold Star Award

Kiamichi Technology Centers receive Gold Star Award

Kiamichi Technology Centers (KTC) received the Gold Star Award at the 49th Annual Oklahoma Career and Technology Education Summer Conference held this...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Catching a glimpse of the future in the past

Catching a glimpse of the future in the past

I left Laramie, Wyoming, last month with plans to drive to Amarillo, Texas, to spend the night before coming home. Traveling on I-25 through Colorado,...

August 17th, 2016 |  


‘Start It – Grow It – Own It!’

Leaders help themselves and others to do the right things. They set direction, build an inspiring vision, and create something new. Leadership is abou...

August 16th, 2016 updated: August 16th, 2016. |  


OPINION


10:51 pm |    
Four words that sound alike

Lawsuit ends in loss of Lake Texoma State Park land

The state and Pointe Vista’s joint PR campaign served them well for almost ten years. Every public relations event or news release was designed ...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Greatness abides among us

I was greatly honored to attend the evening of recitations sponsored by the Center for Rhetoric and Professional Development of Southeastern Oklahoma ...

June 3rd, 2016 |  


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 |  


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