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Optimal Wireless Cricket holds ribbon cutting

Optimal Wireless Cricket holds ribbon cutting

Optimal Wireless Cricket Wireless Authorized Dealer held their ribbon cutting recently at 3601 W. Main Suite 105 in Durant. Cricket …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Fire engulfs Calera storage building

Fire engulfs Calera storage building

A fire in Calera Tuesday morning destroyed a storage facility for Cherokee Phone Company. Plastic coated copper wire burning sent …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Repeatability of calving difficulty

Repeatability of calving difficulty

As the spring calving season begins, it is inevitable that a young cow (probably a two-year old heifer) will need …

February 9th, 2016 |  

More budget cuts likely for schools, roads, prisons

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Budget cuts of 3 percent that began in January for Oklahoma agencies, including its public schools, …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Firefighters battle house fires

Firefighters battle house fires

The Durant Fire Department responded to house fires early this morning and Monday evening. Firefighters were dispatched at 5:34 p.m. …

February 9th, 2016 |  

King named interim executive director of Native American Institute

King named interim executive director of Native American Institute

Effective March 1, 2016, Dr. Bruce King will serve as interim executive director of the Native American Institute at Southeastern …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Library extends computer time

Library extends computer time

The W. Reynolds Public Library in Durant has extended the computer time an extra hour. Reba Titsworth said, “We’ve extended …

February 9th, 2016 |  

Houser named new Chief of Police

Houser named new Chief of Police

Durant has a new Chief of Police effective Monday February 8, 2016. Chief David Houser who has served as interim …

February 8th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  

Democrat to become morning paper

The Durant Daily Democrat will be making the switch to a morning newspaper beginning Tuesday, March 1. The change was …

February 8th, 2016 |  

City council, DIA and school board to hold meetings

Durant City Council, Durant Industrial Authority and the Durant Board of Education are having regular monthly meetings this week. City …

February 8th, 2016 |  

Quakes could prompt action

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The power and frequency of earthquakes in Oklahoma have been increasing, but the Legislature has done …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Hunger coalition registering voters

Hunger coalition registering voters

The Bryan County Coalition Against Hunger volunteers who are registering voters at six food sites in the county have put …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Tip A Cop and Cold Polar Plunge held

Tip A Cop and Cold Polar Plunge held

Saturday, Durant’s Polar Plunge wasn’t as cold as years past, but this year had the biggest ever. Choctaw Casino hosted …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Voters should apply early for absentee ballots

Voters in Bryan County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the March 1 Presidential Preferential Primary …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Pressure mounting for lawmakers to send alcohol plan to vote

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A new plan for Oklahoma voters to decide whether wine and strong beer can be sold …

February 5th, 2016 |  

POLICE LOG

A cross section of calls to the Durant/Bryan County Communications Center Monday 12:42 a.m. brush fire 100 block of W. …

February 5th, 2016 |  

NWH celebrates reading day to benefit Polar Plunge

NWH celebrates reading day to benefit Polar Plunge

Northwest Heights celebrated “Hats Off To Reading” Day this week. Students traveled from class to class reading to each other. …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Firefighters sniff out sewer odor

The Durant Fire Department investigated a complaint Wednesday about an odor at a vacant business that was the result of …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Fire leaves mother and daughter homeless

Fire leaves mother and daughter homeless

A mid-Thursday afternoon fire in Mead has left a mother and daughter homeless. The home is at the end of …

February 4th, 2016 updated: February 5th, 2016. |  

Lawmakers push social agendas amid budget crisis

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The difficult task of plugging a $900 million hole in the state budget has not deterred …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Choctaw Nation announces new headquarters

Choctaw Nation announces new headquarters

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is less than two years away from a $219 million central headquarters to serve their …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Grave marker stolen from veteran’s grave

Grave marker stolen from veteran’s grave

The Bryan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a grave marker from a cemetery in Hendrix. According to …

February 3rd, 2016 updated: February 4th, 2016. |  

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