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 |  


Engineers needed for road development

Durant is growing and is becoming the place to be. Many new housing developments, some 100 or more houses are being built on empty spaces or pasture l...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Health care is under attack

The attack has already begun! I mean the first attack to tear down and throw away our health care act that was giving more than 20 million of us the c...

February 10th, 2017 |  


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 |