NEWS


3:42 pm
Updated: 11:15 pm. |    
Police arrest three for suspicion of prostitution
1:37 pm
Updated: 1:38 pm. |    
Oak Ridge Boys perform at Grand Theater
Judges Powers honored for child advocacy work

Judges Powers honored for child advocacy work

Every year the Oklahoma Court Appointed Advocates Association and Post Adjudication Review Board honor Oklahomans who have dedicated their time to hel...

March 24th, 2017 |  


City outlines plan for Albertson’s Grocery

The Durant City Council is considering an incentive package to get Albertson’s to Durant.Representatives from Provident Realty Advisors recently...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Traffic rerouted Friday with truck fire

Traffic rerouted Friday with truck fire

A truck with tires on fire quickly spread to the rest of the vehicle, according to reports Friday morning. A double box trailer truck carrying potenti...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 27th, 2017. |  


Oak Ridge Boys perform at Grand Theater

The Oak Ridge Boys are in concert Friday March 24, 2017 at Choctaw’s Grand Theater.Richard Sterban of the Oak Ridge boys recently spoke with the...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


DHS director warns of potential ‘unthinkable’ cuts

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Department of Human Services would be forced to close 11 county offices and slash funding to a dozen progr...

March 24th, 2017 |  


New Choctaw dictionary dedicated, now available

New Choctaw dictionary dedicated, now available

Choctaw Chief Gary Batton spoke the reigning sentiment at the Dedication Ceremony for the New Choctaw Dictionary when he said, “This is a histor...

March 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Area Baseball Roundup
Durant track at Madill

Durant track at Madill

MADILL – The Durant High School track team notched several outstanding performances, including a host of first place medals in the Madill Invita...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Southeastern splits weekend softball series

Southeastern splits weekend softball series

Southeastern and Ouachita Baptist did the splits here Saturday and Sunday in Great American Conference softball action.The LadyStorm fell 5-3 in Satur...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Durant boys 2nd, girls 3rd in Noble soccer tourney

Durant boys 2nd, girls 3rd in Noble soccer tourney

Quality performances were the story of the weekend as the Durant Lions took second and the Lady Lions third in the Noble Rose Rock Soccer Invitational...

March 27th, 2017 |  


DHS bats stifled in first district loss to Edison

DHS bats stifled in first district loss to Edison

TULSA - A return to District 5A-3 competition on Monday did not turn out as well as the Durant Lions had hoped as they were knocked from the unbeaten ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Durant Lions bomb rival Ada, 21-2

Durant Lions bomb rival Ada, 21-2

On a day fully made for hitters Thursday, the Durant Lions took advantage of a gusty south wind blowing out to leftfield to bomb the visiting Ada Coug...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Area Baseball Roundups

Area Baseball Roundups

Calera 6, Wright City 3In a battle of ranked foes, Calera continued on unbeaten with a solid win over Wright City in the Kingston Tournament opener.Th...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Fortnightly Club holds meeting

The ladies of The Fortnightly Club of Durant, celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Thursday, March 9th in the lovely home of Mrs. Tommy Hitchcock. Mr...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Gardening with kids

Gardening with kids

Kids are so fascinated by how things grow. First planting with something that looks dead, a seed, and then watching it grow into a plant that changes ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Bryan County Democratic Convention to be held today

The Bryan County Democratic Party will hold its biennial convention at 2 p.m. today at the Bryan County Health Department, 1524 Chuckwa in Durant.Coun...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Parenting Classes to be offered

The Bryan County OSU Extension announces their upcoming free parenting education classes.A parenting class geared for parents with toddlers, “1,...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Business tax workshop to be held in Durant

Are you struggling with the taxes for your business? We can help. Join us for a “Small Business Tax Basics” workshop on Thursday, March 23...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Extension ‘Living Well’ Month slated

Extension ‘Living Well’ Month slated

“Raising kids, eating right, spending smart, and living well”….this is the message brought to you on behalf of the Oklahoma Cooperat...

March 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Trump has contempt for the media

I want to state my concern over Trump’s disparaging remarks and outright contempt for the media. He has been selective about which media coverag...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Local Democratic women are on the move

To let you know our Democratic women are on the move. At our last meeting, our president, Margaret Taylor and her daughter, told of all the marches th...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Making the right choices in the nursing home

“It was a nice warm and beautiful day. Got up, went to the bathroom, then looked at the clock and realized it was 11 o’clock in the mornin...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Father’s Rights Bill introduced

Father’s Rights Bill introduced

The Oklahoma 56th Legislature’s first session of 2017 has begun. Unintentionally, in the first week I have managed to spark a national debate wi...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Journalists are more important than ever

Like all young children, I had many ideas about what I would be when I grew up – reporter (like April O’Neal!), doctor, lawyer, reporter (...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Trash is a problem in the city

As a Durant resident, I have been picking up a variety of waste materials and dumped debris on my neighborhood street and property for years. It is ha...

February 14th, 2017 |  


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