Helicopter evacuation training held

Helicopter evacuation training held

Everybody runs to see a helicopter land when it’s heard.Many have never ridden a helicopter.There’s one helicopter ride that is hoped you ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Choctaw riders arrive in Durant

Choctaw riders arrive in Durant

It was a ride of remembrance, as 11 bicyclists pulled out of Tupelo, Mississippi on May 19.Their journey was to retrace much of the Trail of Tears ove...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Veteran round up

Memorial Weekend is here and there will be a multitude of faith and patriotic services for our departed veterans; our grandfathers, fathers, brothers,...

May 26th, 2017 |  


‘The Greatest Generation’ gave us the gift of liberty

‘The Greatest Generation’ gave us the gift of liberty

Malcolm L. Krumme was born April 18, 1919, in rural Missouri in Agency, Missouri. After their family journeyed to South Dakota in hopes of settling th...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Durant seniors graduate

Durant seniors graduate

Durant High School seniors graduated Thursday night.The almost 200 graduates walked across the stage to get their diploma.This senior class has an eno...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Last day of school

Last day of school

The last day of school is a special day for kids. Durant’s last day was Thursday.Parents sometimes have to figure out daycare or what their kids...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Firefighters respond to grass and vehicle fires

Durant firefighters hosed down a grass fire and an automobile fire on Tuesday.They received a call about a grass fire at the end of Cherry Lane, but u...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Dobbs named OASA District No. 17 Superintendent of the Year

Dobbs named OASA District No. 17 Superintendent of the Year

Jarvis Dobbs, Superintendent of Colbert Public Schools, has been named the 2017 OASA District No. 17 Superintendent of the Year by the Oklahoma Associ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Pruett’s Foods opens

Pruett’s Foods opens

For years, Nichols Dollar Saver has been the neighborhood grocer for the north side of Durant.It was originally built for Winn-Dixie Grocery chain fou...

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


Choctaw to give scholarships

Choctaw to give scholarships

Choctaw Casino Resort’s The District arcade game playing area of the casino will be giving scholarships for good grades.Any first grader through...

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