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Southeastern garners football bowl bid

Even though the regular season didn’t end how they wanted it to just over a week ago, the Southeastern football team still managed a postseason bid and a chance to keep the 2021 campaign going … more

Woman follows mother’s footsteps to lead crisis center

Eileen Meadows recently took the reins to lead the Crisis Control Center and she is the second director since her mother Norita Walker retired. Walker, who had been the director since the center … more

Woman celebrates turning 102

Estelle Isenberg of Coleman celebrated her 102nd birthday this month. more

The Mission Shelter opens, needs donations

The director of the County’s new community shelter for people who need a place to stay for a while, Michelle Chester, begins her story of building the facility by telling of seeing a man, … more

SE Aviation to add new airline simulator

The storied aviation program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University is getting a significant technology boost thanks to the recent purchase of a new Flightdeck Solutions 737 MAX Flight Training … more

Play On Sporting Goods ribbon cutting

A ribbon cutting by the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce was held Nov. 10 for Play On Sporting Goods at 50 W. Liveoak off North First Avenue. Family owned and operated by Jason and Heather Brewer and … more

Durant ISD choir performs Cinderella

Durant School District Choral Department performed Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” Nov. 18-21. Shown are Kaiten Hudson as “Ella,” and Drew Hamil, who portrayed … more

Durant to have “Shop with a Cop’

It’s that time again and the Durant Shop With A Cop program was created 15 years ago to help families in need with kids provide Christmas gifts for their little ones. While shopping beside … more

Sizzling Sternberger sets SE scoring record

Although it was just his first true game at Bloomer Sullivan Arena Wednesday night, Jett Sternberger made himself plenty at home with a shooting performance for the ages. The sophomore transfer … more

ORWP has annual meeting at library

Oklahomans for Responsible Water Policy (ORWP) hosted its annual meeting recently at the Durant Library and the turnout was impressive. Elected officials in attendance were Rep. Eddy Dempsey … more

Loop of Lights holiday returns for second year at Southeastern

For the second year in a row, Southeastern Oklahoma State University is inviting everyone to a “new’’ holiday tradition– the “Loop of Lights’’ drive-thru … more

Area 13 Special Olympics holds events in Durant

The Area 13 Special Olympics has held two events in the past month in Durant. On October 6, the Durant Elks Lodge hosted the inaugural corn-hole tournament for the Special Olympic players. … more

A Girl, A Shoe, A Prince: An Enchanted Performance

Durant ISD Choral Department’s musical, Cinderella, opened on Thursday, November 18th. You have three more opportunities to see Cinderella, Friday, November 19th and Saturday, November 20th at … more

City to begin process of renaming Magnolia Street

Durant City Council voted in its meeting last week to start the process of renaming Magnolia Street to Business 70. In July 2020, the city council voted to change the name of the highway between … more

SG Blocks executes purchase Agreement for 114 acres in Durant

Durant City Council in a meeting last week voted to sell approximately 114 acres of city owned land to a company that plans to build a manufacturing facility and a housing addition on the … more

Humphrey, Kevin West study medical marijuana impacts on counties

OKLAHOMA CITY – Reps. Justin Humphrey, R-Lane, and Kevin West, R-Moore, recently held an interim study before the House Alcohol, Tobacco and Controlled Substances Committee to discuss the … more

Styx performs at Choctaw Grand Theater

At five minutes after 8 p.m. Friday, the lights dimmed, and Styx took the stage. Opening with “Fight of Our Lives” off their new album “Crash of The Crown” then blending into … more

Veterans honored with parade, honor ride

The Veterans Day parade was last Thursday in downtown Durant with schools and organizations participating. A ceremony was then held at the VFW Hall where Durant City Manager John Dean and Durant … more

Tyler Technologies improves access to justice for Choctaw Nation

PLANO, Texas – Tyler Technologies, Inc. has been working in partnership with Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma on the creation of a sophisticated new court system for the tribal government that … more

Three Valley Museum revamps gift shop

The Three Valley Museum recently announced the revamping of its’ gift shop located at 401 W. Main Street. “Repurposing for a Purpose” is the theme that describes the new vibe … more
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