Since 1980, the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma has been working with partner agencies and the community to fight hunger in central and western Oklahoma. Last fiscal year alone, the nonprofit distributed more than 1,741,397 pounds of food to help...
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is honoring its veterans with a special ceremony at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 on the tribe's capitol grounds, Tvshka Homma.
Oklahoma can't have too much water in the right places or too many advocates in positions to keep that valuable commodity where it's needed.
Representatives of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma were beaming with pride Thursday morning as a crowd gathered atop the Durant casino's parking garage to celebrate its major expansion.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters have the unique opportunity to weigh in on both of the state's next U.S. senators this year, starting Thursday with early voting.
A trial began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Muskogee for a former executive director of the Choctaw Nation's Construction Administration accused of theft and bribery.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Three days of early, in-person voting began today at county election board offices across the state as most political experts predict turnout will be relatively light for next week's general...
Dr. Steven Hales has lived, studied and/or taught in six countries outside the United States.
The Durant High School Band showcased its 2014 marching show this week at the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association band competition.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Health care workers who return to Oklahoma with a high risk of exposure to the Ebola virus will be subject to a 21-day, in-home quarantine, but others at lower risk will only be monitored for symptoms, the state...
Anna Prichard, Miss Southeast Oklahoma and Nicole Lowry, Miss Southeast Oklahoma Outstanding Teen will crown their successors at the 2015 Miss Southeast Oklahoma and Miss Southeast Oklahoma Outstanding Teen Pageant at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 at...
Attendance was light at last night's candidate forum – three candidates and about a dozen in the audience showed up for the Durant Chamber of Commerce event, but the candidates soldiered on.
The Heart and Medical Center Urgent Care, Durant's new urgent-care facility, will be hosting a community open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its grand opening from noon until 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31.
NEWCASTLE (AP) — Patrons of the Jimmy's Egg breakfast cafe received a surprise visitor on Tuesday when Gov. Mary Fallin rolled into the restaurant parking lot in a giant recreational vehicle, walked inside and began chatting about jobs,...
First United Bank announced plans to expand operations in central and southern Oklahoma through a merger with First American Bank, headquartered in Purcell and Norman, in early 2015.
Bryan County Election Board Secretary Linda Fahrendorf advises voters, candidates, campaign officials, and volunteers to be very aware of—and careful to not violate—state election laws in the Nov. 4 General Election next...
TULSA (AP) — Former state Board of Education member Joy Hofmeister is trying to become just the second Republican in Oklahoma history to be elected as its top education official.
Beginning this January, Southeastern Oklahoma State University will offer a unique new master's degree in Native American leadership.
Sunny, unseasonably warm weather greeted all who attended “Destination Homecoming'' at Southeastern Oklahoma State University on Friday and Saturday.
Blood donors can show their community and school spirit by donating with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) Wednesday, Oct. 29. A blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. will occur at Caddo High School.
Southern Pointe Living Center held its first-ever employee appreciation banquet recently.
The Durant Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting, Oct. 14 at the new Riverwood Barn and Amphitheater located on the south side Hwy 70 just east of the Blue River, welcoming the new wedding venue to the area.
The 31st annual Durant Rotary Gun & Knife Show will be held Saturday, Nov. 1 and Sunday Nov. 2.
Squirrels and rodents cannot resist digging their teeth into the juicy bulbs we so conveniently place in the ground for them each fall. Though our intention is not to feed wildlife, this is the ultimate fate of many flower bulbs. An easy trick can be...
The campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University features the sound of children singing as the Southeastern Hub for Arts Resources (SHARE) Children's Chorus rehearses on Tuesday evenings.
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