WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A state lawmaker who co-authored legislation changing the way the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association operates says the organization is making changes for the better and he isn't getting as many phone...
Tomorrow, area residents will all be celebrating Thanksgiving with friends and family. The Durant Fire Department wants to make sure the day is something to be thankful for by helping giving a heads up on common holiday fire hazards.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republicans have surpassed Democrats in voter registration for the first time in Oklahoma history, the result of a decades-long trend in state politics.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Twenty-one states have asked a federal appeals court to overturn Maryland's tough gun-control law, contending that its provisions banning 45 assault weapons and limiting gun magazines to 10 rounds violate the Second...
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Allegations by three girls at a central Oklahoma high school that they were raped by the same male student have led to a police investigation, and on Monday brought protests by students who say school officials have...
A Madill man had to be transported to a Texas hospital after running off the highway Saturday afternoon near Cobb.
The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Brittnee House Farmers Insurance Group into its new office at 614 North Washington Ave. in Durant Tuesday.
According to Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist, strong cattle prices have encourage ranchers to keep any cow that might have a live calf to sell at the next weaning period. If rainfall allows forage growth to be...
The Durant Kiwanis Club sponsored a Pastor Appreciation Day at its regular noon meeting Nov 19.
Join Durant Education and Service Sorority for the Annual Holiday Parade of Homes from 1- 5 p.m. Dec. 7. Tour three homes, beautifully decorated — inside and out — at your own pace, in any order you choose. In addition, a gift show will...
School Board candidate filings are set to Begin Monday, Dec. 1.
Library Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.-OverDrive eBook collection– OK Virtual Library
MUSKOGEE–A former Choctaw Nation construction director convicted Thursday of multiple federal charges is free until his sentencing, the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma said.
We all know the holiday season is about being together and celebrating the ones we love. It isn't about gifts, but the feeling is different when you don't have a gift to give.
TULSA (AP) — Thousands of immigrants living illegally in Oklahoma could benefit from President Barack Obama's executive action aimed at protecting nearly 5 million people in the U.S. from deportation.
The Choctaw Casino Resort has canceled the Bill Cosby stop scheduled for Jan. 23, 2015.The resort released a statement which stated the Choctaw Casino Resort feels this is the best decision.
DURANT – Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Fall Commencement will be held Saturday, Dec. 13. One ceremony for all graduates will begin at 10 a.m. in Bloomer Sullivan Arena.
If you need a way to wind down after Thanksgiving and like free concerts, you are in luck Nov. 30, the Sunday following Thanksgiving.
The Bryan County Commissioners have approved a motion that will allow the county sheriff to go out for bids for two new vehicles for the sheriff's department.
Editor's note: The following is a news release sent Friday afternoon by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
Colbert second and third grade students learned the importance of healthy lungs as they were challenged with tug-of –war, hop scotch and relay races on the Great American Smokeout day Thursday.
MUSKOGEE -A jury found a former Choctaw executive guilty Thursday evening of federal bribery and theft charges.
The Durant Ministerial Alliance will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Worship Service for the entire community at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at Durant First Presbyterian Church, 15th Avenue and Elm Street.
Just a few days after Byron Cordell was fired as Durant's head football coach, his family made a parody video to the tune of Taylor Swift's “Shake It Off” and posted it on YouTube. It went viral.