OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education said Friday that a focus on high academic standards, not political motives, was behind its decision to deny Oklahoma the authority to decide how to spend some of the federal education money...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An underfunded, little-known Democratic candidate for governor has a new tool to use in attacking the Republican incumbent now that the federal government stripped Oklahoma of its authority to decide how to spend millions in...
College students and educators gathered in the Bloomer Sullivan Arena on the Southeastern Oklahoma State University campus to be inspired by a man who is dubbed “America's Educator.”
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The federal government on Thursday stripped Oklahoma of authority to decide how to spend $29 million in U.S. education funding because the state abandoned national academic standards known as Common Core, in a rebuke that a...
DURANT – Members of the Choctaw Nation recently journeyed to Mississippi to conduct a repatriation and reburial of an unknown Choctaw ancestor. The Choctaw Nation worked with, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the U.S. Army...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after...
A manhunt began in the Cartwright area early Wednesday evening when a man driving a pickup hit a Denison, Texas, police officer with the truck and then led him on a chase.
McALESTER – Choctaw Defense is expanding its capabilities by seeking and fulfilling contracts for engineering, building and remodeling structures.
TULSA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District announces winter campground operations for Lake Texoma to take effect Oct. 1.
DURANT – Southeastern Athletics was recently the recipient of two Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) which have been provided through proceeds from Colton's Main Street Run.
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is scheduled to attend the Choctaw Nation Labor Day Festival on Friday evening at Tuskahoma. She will be participating in several events including:
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Board of Education created a steering committee Wednesday to develop the process for replacing Common Core education standards for English and math instruction in the state's public schools.
Rock Creek Public Schools' first bond issue in several years was less than successful at the polls yesterday.
The Durant Fire Department has put out several grass and rubbish fires.Firefighters went at 7:59 p.m. Monday to West Georgia Street and South Second Avenue after someone called to report possible illegal burning.
As part of statewide ramped-up enforcement efforts for the Labor Day holiday weekend, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and numerous law enforcement agencies, including Bryan county Sheriff's office, Durant Police Department, Caddo Police Department...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Longtime educator John Cox has won the Democratic Party's nomination to be Oklahoma's next superintendent of schools.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — State Sen. Connie Johnson won the Democratic primary runoff election for an open U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, and will face Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford in the Nov. 4 general election.
Josh Brecheen, a Coal County rancher and the current State Senator for District 6, has officially announced his decision to seek re-election.
The Choctaw Welcome Center hosted a Meet the Artist event Saturday, Aug. 23 to show off the talents of Theresa Prough.Prough makes makes several types of artwork such as woven baskets, ceramics, bead work and leather work.
Polls will be open until 7 p.m. today for the Democratic primary runoff and a Rock Creek Schools bond election.
Of Durant School District's 266 third-graders, 25 failed the recent statewide end-of-semester reading test. Under a new law, they faced the possibility of not being promoted.
After seeing many homes in Durant that were condemned or had stickers placed on them to warn the owners to bring them up to code, Terri Weir and husband Skip formed the Durant Restore and Preserve Association to assist homeowners.
Durant judicial and legal professionals hosted a party Thursday to say farewell to one of their own.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A century after ground was broken for Oklahoma's Capitol building, state officials are beginning the process of securing the funds for repairs to the structure's crumbling exterior and outdated...
It has been six years since Colton Sherrill, a shy but caring 10-year-old boy, died of congenital heart disease. But his spirit lives strong through the Colton Sherrill Memorial Fund, the foundation created in his honor by his family.