Results of area school elections, plus a sales tax in Bokchito and a school bond in Bennington, were released Tuesday evening.
After several months of evaluation and discussion, the Durant Industrial Authority decided Tuesday to award a two- percent raise in salary to the DIA Executive Director Tommy Kramer.
Durant City Council heard some citizen concerns over the approval of an annexation that will bring land contiguous to the city limits into the corporate limits of Durant.
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation notified the City of Durant on Tuesday that they will be closing the southbound exit ramp at U.S. Highway 69/75 and State Highway 48/78 (North First Avenue.), as part of a bridge reconstruction project over...
Silo Schools Superintendent Donna Anderson defended the school's new lunch program after what she called misinformation that was given at a recent public forum.
I have recently received many phone calls regarding pocket gophers, so I wanted to share some facts about this animal and control methods. These animals are stocky, short-legged, medium-sized rodents with bodies well-adapted for digging. Two species...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With executions in Oklahoma on hold amid a constitutional review of its lethal injection formula, Republican legislators are pushing to make Oklahoma the first state in the nation to allow the use of nitrogen gas to execute...
A Durant man is in jail on charges of sexually abusing one child and injuring another.Twenty-three-year-old Damian Dewan Taylor was charged Monday with two counts of child sexual abuse and one count of lewd molestation.
TULSA (AP) — Long gone are the days when a surging economy crammed millions of extra dollars into the state's coffers, such as it did when Oklahoma's reserve fund reached nearly $578 million less than three years ago. These days, the...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin has imposed a moratorium on hiring and pay raises for state workers to preserve taxpayer dollars for state services amid a projected budget shortfall of $300 million for the upcoming year.
Bryan County Commissioners discussed the current eight-year plan for county roads and bridges during a meeting Monday morning.
Polls are open until 7 p.m. today for the school elections in Calera, Silo and Boswell, and also a bond for Bennington Schools and a sales tax for Bokchito.
Six Durant Public School campuses were honored as Certified Healthy Schools last week by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.
A Southeastern cafeteria worker and student is accused of raping a woman in a dormitory room.
The Durant Board of Education meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the central administration office for its regular monthly meeting.Board members will discuss the following agenda items:- The 2014 fiscal year audit report
The Cassie Hallmark Memorial Fundraiser was held once more at the Kiamichi Technology Center (KTC).
Students and faculty at Durant High School and Durant Middle Schools have joined others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) MonthTM. This year's theme is Career and Technical...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A plan to dedicate every other legislative session exclusively to crafting a state budget is picking up momentum in the Legislature this year, with Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman writing a bill to send the issue to a...
First United Methodist Church of Durant and Caddo will conduct a special combined worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 15. Bishop Robert Hayes of the Oklahoma Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church will preach.
Durant City Council meets at 4 p.m. Tuesday for its regular monthly meeting.
With Bryan County voters going to the voting booths on Tuesday, Silo School Board Candidate Sean Bradley held a community meeting Thursday evening to discuss what he hopes to accomplish if elected.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m, Tuesday for school elections in Calera, Silo and Boswell, plus a bond for Bennington Schools, and a sales tax to improve streets in Bokchito.
A funeral was held Saturday for a trooper who died last week in the line of duty.
“The Fault in Our Stars” is Book Talk's choice for its Feb. 12 meeting at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center & Library at 1515 W. Main in Durant.
Dr. Martin Bressler was recently appointed as the first John Massey Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.