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Musical Arts Series to present Boyd Street Brass Ensemble on April 23

Boyd Street Brass Ensemble will be in concert on Saturday, April 23, as part of the Musical Arts Series at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. more

150 Years of Caddo history

The Caddo Herald more

Easter egg hunts

The Kiwanis Club of Durant had its annual easter egg hunt Saturday morning at Billy Miller Park. more

Kiwanis to host 40th annual Prayer Breakfast

Thursday, May 5 is the National Day of Prayer. The Kiwanis Club of Durant will host the Fortieth Annual Durant Community Prayer Breakfast that day at First United Methodist Church. Light breakfast will be served starting at 6:30. The program will begin at 7:00 and conclude by 8:00. Tickets are $10 each. Proceeds help fund Durant High School Baccalaureate, Kiwanis Spiritual Aims Scholarships, donations to Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and other Spiritual Aims projects. more

Soldiers of Honor sponsors poker run

Soldiers of Honor Motorcycle Club organized a poker run Saturday to benefit Gary Williams, who has stage 4 small cell cancer. The club raised $7,185 dollars to bring his family much needed help. The ride began at the club’s clubhouse at 508 N. Second Ave. and concluded at Holly’s Border Bar in Colbert. Three Valley Riders also participated in the poker run. Among motorcyclists shown before the start of the ride is Lori Jo Reid. more

Gardening with children

Kids are so fascinated by how things grow. First planting with something that looks dead, a seed, and then watching it grow into a plant that changes daily. Kids learn a lot from gardening, said Tommie M. James, Family & Consumer Science and 4-H Extension Educator for Bryan County. It teaches a sense of responsibility and accomplishment. There is nothing better than eating fresh produce picked from your own garden. Gardening promotes environmental stewardship and provides opportunities to learn about science, nutrition and health. Gardening also provides an opportunity for a child to spend one on one time with a family member or with the whole family. more

St. William Catholic Church Altar Society has meeting

On April 5, 2022, ladies of the St. William Catholic Church Altar Society held their meeting in the Old Educational Building at St. Williams Catholic Church, with Patty Christian presiding. Due to the Lenten Season, only beverages and scones were provided by Diane Anteau and Natalia Duval. more

Local photographer’s bird pictures on display at library

Friends of the Library recently purchased five canvas photos from a local bird photographer and they are now on display at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center & Library. more

Chickasaw Nation Emergency Command Center nucleus of recovery efforts after tornado

KINGSTON – As local residents took shelter from recent storms approaching Marshall County, area first responders and emergency management staff were busily preparing for the inevitable aftermath. more

Candidate filings continue through Friday

Statewide election activity officially began at 8 a.m., Wednesday April 13 and continues through Friday, April 15, the Bryan County Election Board said. more

Heritage Quilters to have quilt show

Heritage Quilters of Durant, in partnership with Friends of the Library, is having a quilt celebration from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, April 22 and 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center & Library. more

Walk held to stomp out sexual violence

Many “kicked up their heels” to step on sexual violence during a walk last Saturday at the Choctaw Nation Headquarters Amphitheater. more

Atoka High School Esports invitational hosted by Choctaw Nation

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma was honored to host the second annual Atoka Shadowcat Invitational on April 1 and April 2, 2022. more

Dog Day & Easter B’Egg Hunt

Durant Parks & Recreation had its second annual Durant Dog Day & Easter B’Egg Hunt Saturday at Carl Albert Park. The event included a dog-friendly egg hunt, vendor booths, costume and best trick contests. more

Senator Lankford speaks on abortion at local meeting

U.S. Senator James Lankford visited Durant recently and spoke to several groups, including the Bryan County chapter of the Oklahoma 2nd Amendment Association in a meeting at Fairview Baptist Church. more

Southeastern Chorale to present ‘Lift Every Voice: Music of the Black Gospel and Spiritual Tradition’

The Southeastern Chorale will present “Lift Every Voice: Music of the Black Gospel and Spiritual Tradition” on Thursday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Recital Hall on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University. more

Building near railroad tracks burns

A building that appeared vacant and was reportedly used as a shelter by homeless people burned early Saturday morning, according to the Durant Fire Department. more

SE Spring Commencement scheduled for May 6, 7

Southeastern Oklahoma State University will celebrate Spring Commencement May 6-7. more

Caddo, Rock Creek school bonds defeated

Voters in the Caddo and Rock Creek school districts turned down bond elections that would have provided funds for remodeling and new construction on the campuses, according to election returns from the Bryan County Election Board. more

Southeastern students attend Women in Aviation International Conference

Representatives from Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Women in Aviation chapter attended the 2022 Women in Aviation International (WAI) Conference, held recently in Nashville, Tennessee. more
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