NEWS


4:03 am
Updated: 4:05 am. |    
Durant High School Homecoming Parade held

Jury finds woman guilty of placing tattoos on children

A Mead woman accused of forcibly applying tattoos on two children was convicted during a jury trial this week.Jurors spent about 45 minutes deliberati...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Durant Homecoming candidates announced

Durant Homecoming candidates announced

The Durant High School football Homecoming is next Friday, Sept. 30.The game is against Glenpool’s Warriors with the Durant Lions working for a ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Police officer charged in man’s death

Police officer charged in man’s death

TULSA (AP) — Prosecutors charged a white Oklahoma police officer with first-degree manslaughter Thursday, less than a week after she killed an u...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Calera Police Department to participate in speed enforcement campaign

Motorists enjoying the first signs of Fall are advised to maintain the speed limit as they travel this weekend. Between September 23-25, the Calera Po...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Two vehicles crash at Highway 70 and Silo Road

Two vehicles crash at Highway 70 and Silo Road

An known for many wrecks has claimed two more cars.Silo Road and State Highway 70 west is a hard intersection to enter from Silo Road. Both drivers of...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Durant High School students protest

Durant High School students protest

More than 100 Durant High School students walked out of class just before 9 a.m. Wednesday to protest what they say is a mold problem at the school.St...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 21st, 2016. |  


SPORTS


1:12 pm |    
Little League Football
Lady Lions romp through district finales

Lady Lions romp through district finales

TULSA – Durant closed out softball district play on Monday afternoon in convincing fashion once again, romping past Tulsa Edison in a make-up do...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Southeastern runs past Southern Naz on Homecoming

Southeastern runs past Southern Naz on Homecoming

Adapting on the fly is a key part of almost any football game. That was never truer than Saturday afternoon when Southeastern had to make several adju...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Friday Prep Football Scores

Alex 44, Destiny Christian 42, OTAltus 27, Del City 6Antlers 49, Valliant 12Ardmore 68, El Reno 14Arkoma 20, Canadian 16Berryhill 69, Locust Grove 14B...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Freshman pitches Calera past Rock Creek for district title

Freshman pitches Calera past Rock Creek for district title

BOKCHITO – Calera coach Rick Teafatiller had a gut feeling heading into Friday’s district championship showdown with Rock Creek. And that ...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Miscues haunt Lions in district opening loss

Miscues haunt Lions in district opening loss

COWETA – Missed red zone opportunities and a pair of gift-wrapped touchdowns spelled doom for the Durant Lions Friday night as they dropped a 35...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Bennington takes Class B district crown with 15-2 win over Caney

Bennington takes Class B district crown with 15-2 win over Caney

BENNINGTON – The Bennington Bears flexed their offensive muscle Friday afternoon, claiming the Class B district title with a 15-2 win over Caney...

September 24th, 2016 |  


LIFE


12:17 am |    
Bryant and Reece to wed
10:10 pm |    
Feeding weaned calves
A drive to Clarita to see the simple life

A drive to Clarita to see the simple life

I took photos Saturday afternoon of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sherman, Texas, and after posting them on Facebook, one of my friends lamented...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Theatre at Southeastern’s Assortment of Shows creates fun for all

Theatre at Southeastern is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 season. The season kicks off in late-September with the Greek tragedy “Medea”...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Book Talk to be held

Book Talk to be held

Book Talk opens its new season of book discussions with a comic fantasy novel, “Equal Rites,” on September 8 at 7:00 p.m. at Donald W. Rey...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Fall armyworms in lawns and fall forage crops

Fall armyworms in lawns and fall forage crops

The fall armyworm has been observed in several Bryan County residential lawns over the past few days. In addition, fall armyworm infestations can be f...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Fair’s ‘Best of Wheat’ Bread Baking Contest to be held

To promote the art of baking bread, the Oklahoma Wheat Commission will be sponsoring a special fair category for homemade breads, the “Best of W...

August 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


12:18 am |    
A Senate Review
10:51 pm |    
Four words that sound alike

What will happen with Pointe Vista land bought back?

It’s been three full months since Governor Fallin announced this great opportunity for a new hotel development at Lake Texoma State Park. She an...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Four words that sound alike

Four words that sound alike

Democracy.Hypocrisy.Complacency.Catastrophe.Kakistocracy.Funny how much alike those four words sound. The meanings, however, are a bit different.Yeah,...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Become an Ombudsman Volunteer

Would you like to enrich the lives of residents living in nursing homes and assisted livings, and have two spare hours a week to volunteer? If you sai...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 20th, 2016. |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA