Daylight savings time begins Sunday and as everyone sets their clocks back, the Durant Fire Department suggests everyone also check their smoke alarms to make sure they have batteries and are working properly.For those who don’t have smoke detectors, the Durant Fire Department offers free smoke alarms and free installation to all citizens of Durant and free smoke alarms for residents of Bryan County.
A Durant man has been charged a second time with drug trafficking.Jonathan Blake Fouse, 29, was charged with trafficking in methamphetamine and possession of hydrocodone with intent to distribute.The charges are the result of a traffic stop by Durant Police Patrolman Jared McCreary who pulled over a car driven by Fouse because it had a cracked windshield.According to the report, McCreary spotted a small set of digital scales in a pocket of Fouse’s jacket...
The Durant ISD Board of Education had a full agenda Thursday night as they reorganized the board and heard from the Durant Boys and Girls Club, who plans to occupy the vacant middle school building.As the meeting began, Mr. Bart Granger was seated for Office No. 4 on the board. Once Granger was sworn into his position, the board elected a president and vice president.Dan England was elected President of the board while Nate Morrison was elected to continue serving as vic...
OKC - The Caddo Lady Bruins (23-2) had a remarkable season come to an unwanted end on Thursday at the hands of Pond Creek-Hunter Lady Panthers (26-1) 59-30 at the State Tournament in Oklahoma City.Caddo went toe-to-toe with Lady Panthers in the first period, then the rest of the game, Lady Bruins couldn’t find thier shots. The usual suffocating defense of Caddo was cut-up and unusual miscues befell the Lady Bruins.Caddo’s 3-point shooters were off going 2-for...
Friday, March 7HS Soccer: Durant at Rose Rock Tournament in NobleNoon - NCAA Baseball: Arkansas Tech at Southeastern1 p.m. - NCAA Softball: SE at Arkansas Tech3 p.m. - HS Boys Basketball 2A Area Semifinals (in Byng): Silo vs. Christian Heritage3 p.m. - HS Boys Basketball 3A Area Semifinals (in Ada): Kingston vs. Hugo4 p.m. - HS Baseball: Boswell at Rattan4 p.m. - HS Baseball: Calera at Coleman...
BYNG - Silo basketball has advanced to the Class 2A Area semifinal on Friday. A win today will give the Rebels a shot at making the state tournament in the Area Consolation final on Saturday.Silo diced up Wilson 66-40 on Thursday behind 19 points from Kendall Shives and 15 for Bryce Brister. Coach Dax Simon said Brister was among several players who stepped up when Wilson defenders collapsed on the Rebels’ bigs.“They came out and tried a ‘triangle-and-t...
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - Urald King and Taylor Smaller each posted 16 points, but Southeastern was unable Arkansas Tech’s advantage on the offensive glass in a 63-58 loss in the Great American Conference Tournament on Thursday night in Bartlesville, Okla.The loss ends the Savage Storm season with a 9-18 record.Smaller and King led all scorers with 16 points each, King doing so on a 7-of-11 night from the field, while Smaller put his points on the board with a 6-of-16 ...
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