Oklahoma faces $878 million shortfall for upcoming year

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Without some new sources of revenue, a hole in next year’s state budget that has now grown to $880 million threatens ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Events held Saturday at SE

Events held Saturday at SE

Saturday was a busy day at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.An estimated 1,000-plus middle school and high school students from Oklahoma and nor...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


County still under burn ban

Bryan County remains under a burn ban and Bryan County Commissioners will be voting during a meeting Thursday whether to extend it.The ban, passed Feb...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Choctaw Nation opens new clinic

Choctaw Nation opens new clinic

It was just a drawing and a design last year, but it is a reality for 2017.The Choctaw Nation cut the ribbon on their new Choctaw Regional Medical Cli...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


New police officer sworn in

New police officer sworn in

Larry Marcy is Durant’s newest police officer. He was sworn in Tuesday morning at City Hall.Judge Ken Rainbolt performed the ceremony with Marcy...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Museum to host quilt show

Three Valley Museum will host a quilt show and tea on Friday, Feb.24 from 1-3 p.m. featuring the quilts of “Dust Bowl Betty” Garrett.Garre...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Oklahoma lawmaker’s bill sets rules for medical marijuana

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahomans won’t vote until next year on whether to legalize medical marijuana, but a state lawmaker has already intr...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Tenth annual Choctaw Career Expo coming to McAlester

“Now Showing: Your Future” is the theme for Choctaw Career Expo 2017. Now in its tenth year, the Choctaw Career Expo is open to all person...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Figures show revenue failure likely

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma revenue officials are likely to declare a revenue failure when a state board meets today to certify the amount of ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Childers retires from OSBI

Childers retires from OSBI

It seems Reanae Childers knows just about everyone you can imagine in law enforcement in the area.She’s been involved in thousands of cases in h...

February 20th, 2017 |