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Congressman Brecheen visits Durant

Recently elected Congressman Josh Brecheen of Oklahoma’s Second Congressional District visited Durant Monday morning and he spoke during a town hall meeting at the Donald W. Reynolds Community … more

Ford and Sarver remembered at Senior Night

Durant High School senior basketball players, team manager and cheerleaders were honored during Senior Night last Friday between the basketball games. The late Hunter Ford and Jack Sarver, who would … more

Couple married by Ross Beal Nix revisit Durant

Last week, Three Valley Museum was visited by Juanita (Morton) Williams and Larry Williams of Bowie, Texas, as they retraced the footsteps they took on February 9, 1973, when they came to Durant to … more

Sager named Durant Teacher of the Year

Durant Middle School teacher Lisa Sager was named the Durant School District’s Teacher of the Year for 2022-2023. She is shown with assistant superintendent Kenny Chaffin in December when the … more

School board approves contracts for assistant superintendent, other positions

The Durant Board of Education voted to renew assistant Superintendent Kenny Chaffin’s contract during the recent monthly meeting. more

Third annual Trail of Tears virtual journey kicks off in March

The Third Annual Trail of Tears Virtual Journey starts March 1 and concludes on May 31. This year’s virtual/online route will take participants over 620 miles from Nanih Waiya Mound in Mississippi … more

Southeastern hosting recruiting events this week

Hundreds of high school students will be on campus Friday and Saturday as Southeastern Oklahoma State University hosts a number of recruiting events. more

Bullard writes bill for county option of aggregate tax

Oklahoma State Sen. David Bullard (R-Durant) has introduced Senate Bill 960, asking for a county option to tax aggregate sales. If passed, each aggregate producing county may hold an election opting … more

Calera Fire-Rescue cooks up funds for scholarships, public safety

Calera Fire-Rescue raised a little more than $2,200 during its annual chili dinner Saturday at the fire station on McKinley Avenue. more

Calera High School Homecoming

Calera Homecoming Queen Bre Buck places a sash on King Colt Weaver. Attendants are Layne Johnson and Savannah Reid. more

Municipal candidates file for office

The filing period ended Wednesday for candidates for municipal offices and according to the Bryan County Election Board, the following candidates filed: more

Brecheen to have meeting in Durant

Congressman Brecheen Josh will be hosting a town hall meeting from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13 at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center & Library, 1515 W. Main St. in Durant. more

Southeastern receives McNair Scholars grant to assist students in attending graduate school

Southeastern Oklahoma State University has been awarded the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program grant through U.S. Department of Education. Known as the McNair Scholars Program, … more

Gov. Stitt declares February Career & Technical Education Month

WILBURTON – Governor Kevin Stitt declared February Career and Technical Education Appreciation Month, recognizing the educators, administrators and partners of the Oklahoma CareerTech system who … more

Choctaw Cultural Center plans first Valentine’s dinner experience

The Choctaw Cultural Center is planning another first, a dinner for couples on Valentine’s Day. The Choctaw Cultural Center will host the Chi Hullo Li Dinner, Choctaw for “I love you,” on … more

Candidate filing to begin for municipal offices

Candidates interested in filing for municipal office in 7 Bryan County municipalities will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. Monday, February 6, 2023. more

Book Talk to meet

A novel of never-say-die heroism during World War II is Book Talk’s selection for its February 9 meeting at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Center & Library, 1515 W. Main St. in Durant. more

Library to host free tax prep services

The Donald W. Reynolds Library and Community Center will host the AARP Tax Aid Program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from February 2 to April 13. more

Girl Scout troops participate in Thinking Money program

Local Girl Scout troops participated in the Thinking Money for Kids program in the fall of 2022. Girl Scouts visited the exhibit, learning about financial literacy, then participated in programming … more

Choctaw Nation forms relationship with NASA to support science education for students

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (CNO) and NASA have developed a new relationship which will offer school students more direct insight to Science, Technology, Engineering and Technology (STEM) … more
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