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Democrat Harvest Moon event features four candidates

On an evening of dark clouds and chilly rain, Oct. 24, the Bryan County Federation of Democratic Women pulled off its 2018 Harvest Moon Barbecue for four candidates in the Nov. 6 General Election and … more

Man injured in motorcycle crash

A Mead man was injured Sunday when he drove his motorcycle off the roadway, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.Fifty-one-year-old Joseph M. White was flown by air ambulance to Medical City Plano in … more

Voters can see sample ballots online or at election board

Sample ballots now are available at the Bryan County Election Board office for voters who want to get a preview of what will be at stake in the Bryan County General Election on Nov. 6.Sample ballots … more

City approves beverage gardens

Special event organizers will now be able to sell alcoholic beverages during their events.At a special called meeting last Tuesday, the Durant City Council approved City Ordinance No. 1866 which … more

Man charged with eluding police

A Madill man is facing felony charges after police said he led them on a pursuit with his child in the car.Thirty-year-old Derick Lynn Hampton has been charged with endangering others while eluding … more

Delton Cox to lead Choctaw Tribal Council

TVSHKA HOMMA – The Choctaw Nation Tribal Council met for its regular monthly session Oct. 13 in the Council Chambers at Tvshka Homma for the first time under its new slate of officers. Officers … more

Victory Life Academy reports top ACT score

Victory Life Academy topped all Bryan County Schools in the ACT college readiness exam with a composite score of 22, according to information from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. … more

Speaker says abortion will end

Pro-life activists, political pundit, and nationally syndicated columnist Star Tucker told a gathering of Bryan County pro-lifers that in the same way He ended slavery, God will end abortion in … more

Man charged with burglarizing county barn

An Achille man is facing a burglary charge after an investigation by the Achille Police Department of the burglary of Bryan County District No. 2 barn.Eighteen-year-old Elijah David Rucker was … more

City adopts medical marijuana ordinance

The city of Durant adopted a medical marijuana ordinance during a special called meeting Tuesday afternoon and proponents of the plant seem happy.“We’re pretty pleased,” said Dustin … more

Pipeline company donates $20,000 to Kiamichi Technology Center

Midship Pipeline Company announced plans to donate $20,000 to Kiamichi Technology Center and its STEM education programs. The gift will help purchase state-of-the-art welding equipment used in the … more

County Democrats to host candidates at Harvest Moon Barbecue

Four Democratic candidates in the upcoming general election will speak and visit with voters at the County Party’s Oct. 24 “Harvest Moon Barbecue.” Candidates attending will be … more

City to consider undertaking cemetery maintenance

The city is planning to advertise for bids for maintenance of Highland Cemetery and may decide to undertake the job themselves if it is cost feasible.The Cemetery Advisory Board met Thursday and the … more

Committee urges Tax Increment Financing for project

The Durant City Council will hold public hearings on a proposed Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District for the proposed Salem Tube Economic Development project. A committee comprised of representatives … more

City hears medical marijuana concerns

Individuals hoping to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Durant say they only want one thing from the city, to be treated fairly. City officials say that is what they want as well.More than 60 … more

Firefighters respond to house fire

The cause of a fire that damaged an unoccupied house is under investigation by the Durant Fire Department.Firefighters were dispatched at 9:31 a.m. Thursday to a home at 123 S.E. Second Ave. When … more

Marijuana Townhall meeting tonight

The City of Durant will hold a townhall meeting at 6 p.m. tonight, Thursday, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center and Library on its proposed medical marijuana ordinance.The Durant City Council … more

Five Civilized Tribes call for action in three resolutions

The Inter-Tribal Council (ITC) of the Five Civilized Tribes faced a light action agenda at its final 2018 quarterly meeting Oct. 12.The council is comprised of leaders of the Chickasaw, Cherokee, … more

Man arrested for robbery

A Durant man is facing multiple charges after police said he broke into a home and fire a gun into a wall.Twenty-two-year-old Eleasah Samuel Horton has been charged with feloniously pointing a … more

Colton’s Run to be held Saturday

The 9th Annual Colton’s Main Street Run will be held Saturday at Market Square.The fun run will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the 5K-10K will begin at 9.The Run is held in memory of Colton Sherrill, … more
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