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Lions Club has annual banquet

The Durant Lions Club held their annual banquet at the Durant Elks Lodge and recognized the achievements of members as well as community volunteers. more

Bryan County Retired Educators provide a voice for all educators

As the school year begins, Bryan County retired educators organized not for their classrooms but to provide a voice for all educators. At the September meeting of Bryan County Retired Educators … more

Democratic women to host ‘vote to be heard’ dinner

A “Vote to Be Heard” dinner will be held on Tuesday, September 26, at 6:00 p.m. at Roma Italian Restaurant in Durant. more


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City council approves change orders on University Boulevard project

Durant City Council approved change orders to the ongoing University Boulevard expansion project during its regular meeting last week. more

Firefighters visit schools to teach them about 9/11

The Durant Fire Department visited elementary schools last week to educate the students about September 11 and allow the children to handle fire department equipment during an obstacle course. more

Learning about trees

Durant Sustainability Coalition, a non-profit organization committed to educating and energizing citizens in sustaining our region’s environmental richness, natural resources and beauty, presented … more

Southeastern SGA to host voter registration drive on Constitution Day

The Southeastern Oklahoma State University Student Government Association (SGA) will host a voter registration drive as part of celebrations of Constitution Day on Monday, September 18. more

Calera school bond passes, Rock Creek fails

Calera voters approved a school bond while one at Rock Creek failed by a slim margin during the elections Sept. 12. more

Dog Days of Summer does not deter Kiwanians

“The Dog Days of Summer” made sidewalks hot enough to “fry an egg.” Nevertheless, Kiwanis Club of Durant continued to meet every Wednesday at noon to keep informed about our community and to … more

First responders honored

Iglesia Adventista Del Septimo Dia (Seventh-Day Adventist Church) at Seventh and Beech in Durant hosted its inaugural appreciation service for first responders on Saturday and Special Forces Vietnam … more

Superintendent discusses security in school district

The Durant Board of Education met Monday and Superintendent Duane Merideth spoke about the school district’s security procedures which were recently updated. more

SE professor publishes book about the Bible

Skip Robinson, longtime English Instructor and Adjunct Professor of Honors Humanities at Southeastern, has published his fourth book, “Tell Me About the Bible.” more


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SE President Newsom begins term on NCAA Division II Membership Committee

INDIANAPOLIS – Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s 21st President, Dr. Thomas W. Newsom, began a four-year term on the Division II Membership Committee of the National Collegiate Athletic … more

Bryan County Free Fair

Area elementary school children visited the Bryan County Free Fair Friday morning including the poultry barn. more

Volunteer mediators obtain certification

Four Durant volunteer mediators obtained certification in basic civil mediation with the program, Early Settlement Mediation. Their certificates were presented by Bryan County Special Judge Emily … more

SE to launch MS in Healthcare Administration in Spring 2024

Following approval by the Higher Learning Commission, Southeastern Oklahoma State University is proud to announce it will now offer a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration degree, beginning … more

Great Plains Network collaborates with SC2, aiming to expand use of Cumulonimbus supercomputer

Mickey Slimp, executive director of the Great Plains Network, recently visited the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University to see the Southeastern Center for SuperComputing (SC2) and the … more

Durant Fortnightly Club planning for 2023-2024 club year

The Durant Fortnightly Club was organized in 1902 by “hanging” Judge Issac Parker’s widow, Mary Parker and federated in 1903. The organization is a member of the General Federation of Women’s … more
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