Crisis offers opportunity for hapless Democrats

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma state budget has been cut so deeply that two elementary schools in state Rep. Jason Dunnington’s distric...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Local family pays it forward through Ronald McDonald House charity

Local family pays it forward through Ronald McDonald House charity

Durant natives Leslie and Jerry Mowles recently celebrated a miracle milestone with the tenth birthday of their daughter, Packard and also with son Et...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Jeff Robertson left, and Courthouse Maintenance Supervisor Billy Olenick, on right, are installing a retaining wall on the north side of the courthous...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Friday night storms do minimal damage

Friday night storms do minimal damage

Bryan County and Durant withstood heavy storms Friday night and early Saturday morning.National Weather Service radar indicated several areas of rotat...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Durant High students stuck on coaster at Six Flags

Durant High students stuck on coaster at Six Flags

Two Durant High School students were in a group of 8 who wound up being stuck on a roller coaster Friday night at Six Flags over Texas.The new Joker r...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


Choctaw Nation Bike Team embarks on journey of remembrance

Twelve cyclists are retracing portions of the Choctaw Trail of Tears, riding bicycles from Mississippi to Durant, Oklahoma., and they started Friday. ...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Democrats hold party officer forum

Democrats hold party officer forum

On a beautiful spring day, with the sky above a clear, cloudless blue, County Democrats spent a couple of hours discussing the troubled political weat...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Southeastern science graduates continue education at professional and graduate schools

Southeastern science graduates continue education at professional and graduate schools

Spring Commencement ceremonies are being held all across the country as graduates and their families celebrate their many academic achievements.Southe...

May 19th, 2017 |  


When Cotton was King in Kenefic

When Cotton was King in Kenefic

Driving today along Highway 22 from Caddo to Kenefic it’s hard to imagine that much of the land on both sides of the road was once a vast expans...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 20th, 2017. |  


Michael Folsom announces candidacy for Choctaw Tribal Council

Michael Folsom announces candidacy for Choctaw Tribal Council

My name is Michael Folsom; most people know me by “Happy.” I was born at Talihina Indian Hospital and raised at Bennington. I started scho...

May 19th, 2017 |