Cutting taxes for the wealthy doesn’t help economy

Nobody enjoys paying taxes. But we all appreciate having first responders to call when a fire or a burglary upsets our lives. We all want good schools...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Letter to the Editor

I ran across a letter I had written to the editor on 4-9-93 where I compared the old days when nearly all families were made up of father, mother and ...

October 24th, 2015 |  


Tulsa abortion provider suing Oklahoma

Tulsa abortion provider suing Oklahoma

Editor’s Note: A judge has since temporarily blocked enforcement of the abortion law that is the topic of this column.Last week, the Center for ...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Care matters – residents’ rights

October has been the month to celebrate Residents’ Rights for some time now, for those that are living in the nursing home, assisted living, and...

October 10th, 2015 updated: October 10th, 2015. |  


Assistant city manager speaks on sanitation services

This is the first of hopefully many updates on the activity of your municipal government. My duties as assistant city manager involve all aspects of o...

September 26th, 2015 updated: September 26th, 2015. |  


FFF seeking donations

Families Feeding Families through Families Feeding Hope can only achieve its goals with the assistance of generous donations from members of our commu...

September 26th, 2015 |  


CLO Abandons lawsuit, development plan and state park land

Twenty months ago the Commissioners of the Land Office (CLO) filed suit against Pointe Vista Development for breach of contract. In 2008, they sponsor...

September 26th, 2015 |  


Some thoughts on Constitution Day

Thursday, Sept. 17, was Constitution Day – the 228th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. On that day in 1787, 39 of the origina...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Durant Main Street is on social media

Durant Main Street is on social media

We want to stay in touch with you.Some of you may have noticed, the Durant Main Street program is active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and our Webs...

September 12th, 2015 |  


Reader praises no-tobacco policy

Super thanks and cheers to Gov. Mary Fallen and Legislators for protecting and caring about our youth, and all of us by making our schools and school ...

September 12th, 2015 |