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Special meeting called to discuss community survey results

The City of Durant will host a special City Council meeting on March 6 in the cafetorium at George Washington Elementary. The special session will be held in a town hall format and is scheduled to … more

Tour group from Iowa visits peanut

A tour group stopped in Durant Saturday morning and met with Durant Area Chamber of Commerce executive director Janet Reed to see the “World’s Largest Peanut” monument in front of city hall in … more

Early Settlement Mediation Program is recruiting new volunteers in the Durant Area

Early Settlement Mediation is a program that is funded by the Administrative Office of the Courts of Oklahoma. The South Central Program serves seven counties in our area, including Bryan County. … more

The Great Storm of 1949

“Caddo began to dig out today after the worst ice storm in history left this small Bryan County community virtually isolated from the outside world.” The Caddo Herald, January 28, 1949 more

Council approves amended mobile boutique, park fees

Durant City Council voted to amend fees for mobile boutiques and parks during the regular meeting last week. more

Recruiting events draw impressive number of students to campus

Several hundred high school/community college students visited the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University Friday and Saturday in conjunction with a number of recruiting events. more

Southeastern accepting nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award

Southeastern Oklahoma State University is now accepting nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award through April 30. more

Food banks receive donations

Fusion Bible, Feeding Hope, Hands of Hope, The River Church and Crisis Control Center received donations recently for their food bank programs. more

Local mediator for Early Settlement Mediation program retires

Harold Davis, a long-time volunteer mediator for the Early Settlement Mediation program has retired and he was honored during an event Feb. 9 at the Bryan County Courthouse. more

Aging in the nursing home

Whether we want to admit it, as the years go by we all tend to age. As we get older, we start to think about our health and what would happen to us if we were no longer able to care for ourselves. … more

Man charged with shooting at bar

An Idabel man is facing several charges after Durant Police say he shot someone during an altercation at a Durant tavern. more

Wakefield to celebrate 90th birthday

Joe Wakefield will be celebrating his 90th birthday from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Calera United Methodist Church. more

Journey Stories continue at Three Valley Museum

Journey Stories will continue at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 23 as Ken Rainbolt will speak about education at the Choctaw and Chickasaw academies. more

Fortnightly has meeting

The Fortnightly Club met October 13, 2022, in the country home of Mrs. Patrick Latona with Ms. Sandy Hoag serving as co-hostess. The meeting was called to order by Ms. Mona Campbell. The pledge to … more

Deadline approaching on absentee ballots for March 7 election

The deadline to request absentee ballots by mail for the March 7 special election on marijuana legalization is approaching. Applications must be received by the County Election Board no later than 5 … more

Brecheen denounces D.C. bills allowing illegal immigrants to vote, reducing sentences for violent criminals

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Josh Brecheen issued the following statement after voting for H.J.Res.24, Disapproving of D.C. Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act, and H.J.Res.26, … more

Crisis Control Center chosen as a finalist for non-profit excellence award

The Crisis Control Center is one of 21 Oklahoma organizations that are now finalists for the prestigious Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards, presented annually by the Oklahoma Center for … more

Choctaw Nation law enforcement honored

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) law enforcement officers were honored Jan. 25 for actions above and beyond the call of duty in 2022. CNO Chief of Police Jesse Petty said it is important for the … more

First United Bank seeks to break Kindness record

Each year on February 17th, millions of people come together to change the world, one random act of kindness at a time. First United Bank will be sharing this effort for the third year. Their goal is … more

Mealor wins first in Junior Division, Dinner Rolls Category, at Oklahoma State Fair

OKLAHOMA CITY – Bristol Mealor from Durant placed first in the Dinner Rolls Category of the Junior Division at the State “Best of Wheat” Bread Baking contest held on September 22 at the … more
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